A content curator identifies a theme, selects content, chooses how to add value to it and how to display it on a web page for public viewing and interaction.
Squidoo is a free and popular publishing platform and community of content curators that makes it easy for you to create curated “lenses” online.
Aggregator + Editor = Curator
A curator moves way beyond an aggregator of information. Curators inject their expertise and their point of view into the mix. A curator uses context to focus the information making it useful and easily accessible to the reader.
Squidoo lenses are pages for overview articles, that gather everything you know about your topic of interest and snap it all into focus. It’s a super simple, fun and powerful way to share your interests, build your online identity and credibility, and connect with new readers and friends. Explore the most popular topics and see who’s writing about what.
Squidoo is a place where SEO tools are built-in and easy to use allowing your lens to rank higher on search engines for your topic. Many Squidoo lensmasters consider building backlinks to Squidoo lenses as being the number 1 way to increase income.
Squidoo is a place to publish webpages about all your favorite things and earn money for your labor of love through affiliate links and banner ads on your lenses. For some Squidoo is a place to make a living.
Squidoo is a place to publish webpages to increase traffic to your web site.
Almost all of the modules allow you to either insert copy, which you can then use to link to your website using HTML code, or upload an image, which you can also link to your website. I recommend that you link to your website in the first module, which is text-based module that everyone uses as their first module. It’s a module for explaining what your Lens is all about. — How to Use Squidoo to Increase Your Website’s Traffic
Learn Squidoo: Lens Creation Demo Tutorial
(This is the fourth article in a series focused on increasing organic (unpaid) traffic and natural backlinks to your blog.)
- More Traffic and Backlinks for Your Blog: Guest Blogging (onecoolsite.wordpress.com)
- More Traffic and Backlinks for Your Blog: Paper.li (onecoolsite.wordpress.com)
- More Traffic and Backlinks for Your Blog: Scoop.it (onecoolsite.wordpress.com)