24 Signs You’re A Content Curator

Only content curators will get these gifs

1) No, this is not my own content

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2) But that doesn’t matter, because you’re adding value to other people’s work

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3) You see, there are three steps you take to make a great curated post:

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4) Ingest.

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5) Analyze.

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6) Contextualize.

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7) In layman’s terms: find content, understand content, and make content work in your own post.

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8) Curating content isn’t as simple as posting your favourite images (that’s what Tumblr is for).

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9) No, it takes a true artiste to carefully curate a post.

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10) Museum curators need a university degree to do their job!

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11) And while you aren’t big on dinosaur fossils, you spend hours making all sure your gifs all make sense.

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12) You also have to be careful to respect not just your audience, but the original content creators.

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13) You’re an author now! People respect you, so you have to respect them.

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14) There’s no way you would risk your reputation to make a crude joke.

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15) But more than anything…

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16) You need to make content worth sharing!

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17) A great post is only as effective as its reach.

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18) If your post was great, you’ll probably get thousands of comments.

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19) And if you’re really lucky, thousands more shares.

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20) So while creators made the content…

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21) You are the curator. You made it make sense together.

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22) And that’s what your audience needs: themed content grouped together.

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23) And that’s your specialty, because you’re a content curator.

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24) And you are AWESOME!

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