Curation is Not Aggregation


Curation is the big new buzzword this year in social media circles — collecting information in a strategic amassing of selected information that’s presented in a new way to draw out the subtleties and patterns that might not otherwise be noticed when looking at the group in toto.

10 Words And Phrases Social Media Pros Should Help Their Clients Understand

SocMed Sean

They don’t understand human speech patterns like sarcasm or irony. 7) Creative Commons – Whether you like it or not, social media is beating the snot out of copyright law.

Best practices in nurturing leads into sales

jasonwoodhead23 / Creative Commons BY. While every buyer is different, you can use your data to analyze patterns and find out where you’re losing sales, and what buyers are likely to do next. The most common way to lose sales is through lack of data tracking.

8 creative ways to use customer feedback to improve your business

Lindsay Bremner / Creative Commons BY. 1 A pattern of product issue dissatisfaction may indicate a problem with your product or simply a problem with your advertising. How to evaluate & act on the information you gather.

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Best YouTube Documentaries


Watching documentary movies has a lot of benefits, especially when we want to escape the regular pattern of Hollywood blockbusters and learn something new in the process. His internet career helped him develop the world-wide popular forum network Reddit, as well as RSS and Creative Commons.

How to Increase Reader Engagement with Images


Common sense will tell you that a dog training post don’t need a cat image and you need also, extra effort to ensure that the image you have chosen is not just there to occupy space but to explain and lay more emphasis on the post. This is a guest post by Steven Papas.

5 essential books for geeks…

The Way of the Web

By that, I don’t mean that all hackers are working towards some kind of common vision, but that there are certain traits and motivations which are shared by a signficant proportion. Neuromancer and/or Pattern Recognition by William Gibson: Picking the first major novel by the creator of cyberpunk isn’t exactly a radical suggestion, but when it comes to weaving fascinating stories with a technology thread, there are few equals. Pattern Recognition on Amazon.

How to Promote Your Content Across Owned, Earned, and Paid Media

Convince & Convert

While it’s become a something of a buzzword, thinking about your content promotion plan in the ‘Paid-Earned-Owned’ matrix is a useful cognitive pattern. If your content has visual elements, consider licensing them with creative commons and/or making them easy to embed.

13 Time-Saving Blogging Tips from the World’s Busiest Marketers

Writtent Blog

While individual patterns can vary, many blogging experts swear by a process of outlining, research, writing, and editing, in that exact order. Every content creator encounters creative exhaustion every once in a while. How do you manage to create content without any time to blog?

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Are Blog Comments Dead? | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

I've noticed this pattern for the last four years so I haven't really given it any thought that they might be dead. by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

Sleep is Forbidden | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

I’ve studied my levels of productivity based on different sleeping patterns and length of sleep. by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

Put Learning on Your To Do List " Experiencing E-Learning

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Patterns (8). Creative Think. Creative Commons. Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Experiencing E-Learning. Building Engaging Learning Experiences through Instructional Design and E-Learning. « Daily Bookmarks 06/26/2008.

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Personalizing Web Access " WebTools For Learners

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Just as we have idiosyncrasies in the speech, how we do math, writing (think of handwriting), we develop different patterns for tools and how we use them. Common Craft - Explanations In Plain English -. Creative Commons Licenses. WebTools For Learners.

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Could Google Wave Be One Of The Many Social Media Networking Sites

Social Media Network Marketing

Social Networking is all about people interacting with each other having a common topic, which sometimes has differences and sometimes mutually agreeing on certain view points. Was Wave asking its users and new people who were to experience this to change a behavior pattern?

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The Future of Work Weblog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

For example, many call center jobs, accounting tasks, payment processing jobs, and even some technical support jobs are relatively routine activities that would actually decline in quality if the individuals doing them were to act creatively and deviate from prescribed procedures. On the other hand, if both the task outcomes and the processes used to produce those outcomes are very loosely structured, it is creative work, or perhaps even research. The Future of Work Weblog.

eLearning & Deliberative Moments: The present and future of Personal Learning Environments (PLE)

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Through the project they will define the scope, review the theory, come up with scenarios (use cases), look for and document patterns, and define some specifications. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons licence. eLearning & Deliberative Moments.

The Bamboo Project Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Create common meta language to provide semantic meaning to various forms of learning. Need structure of a language, standards to then create a pathway for creativity to ensure that content is available to people so that it can be seen in a consistent, productive way. (

Customer Anthropology: The Art of Observation

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. Wear Patterns: Evidence of stress or overuse, e.g. damaged power cords or hinges. Creative Works. · Creative Works. Common Dreams. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. June 2006. May Jul. MADE IN CANADA. trust your instincts. <