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More Traffic and Backlinks for Your Blog:

The amount of information bloggers receive as it happens on any given day is so much and so rapidly delivered that it’s intellectually impossible to keep pace. Content curation is a time management and content creation strategy that could be your best hope for overcoming the challenge.

Content curation is an editorial function

Information overload is one of the major challenges bloggers face in the information age.  However, there are content curation tools that you can use to reduce time and energy it takes to sort through the “noise” and find the right piece of orchestral music for your audience.

Content curation is an editorial function involving locating, organizing,  categorizing, commenting on and presenting the top content on a given topic.

A curator (editor) carefully selects the most relevant, highest quality digital information to meet readers’ needs on a specific subject.

Neil Patel’s interesting and informative article  How Content Curation Can Improve Your Search Rankings points out how curation and SEO are connected.

Using content curation tools to present the best selection of digital content on a specific topic will result in more traffic to your blog and more backlinks to your content.

Create a magazine topic

Scoopit is free and makes it easy to cut through the noise on social media by creating your own magazine style curated topic pages.

You  scoop information from your social networks into an organized collection of  curated topics  and send it to your followers to build your authority in any niche.

The free account allows you to curate five topics and you can post your scoops to Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Tumblr and WordPress.

Here are my two topic pages on

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(This is the third article in a series focused on increasing organic (unpaid) traffic and natural backlinks to your blog.)

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    • Yo! It’s all about my pages don’t you know? The more natural backlinks we have from as many sites possible pointing to our blogs the better it is for our blogs. Backlinks are one of the most powerful factors when it comes to search engines determining authority, pagerank and positioning in the SERPS (search engine page results). We are curating content on and that means adding value to the posts we link to by enhancing them with out own links to related resources and our insights. So when are you starting your page hmmmm ?

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  2. Fascinating … just not sure how to implement it on my multi-focused blog, but am inspired to investigate further. My original goal for starting a blog was to have a writer’s presence on the internet, and has evolved to a greater ambition – depicting my view of the world around me not just through words, but imagery and art.

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