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Top 30 Content Curation Tools for Bloggers

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Blogging is no longer just a trend, but an actual job that allows you to score a decent income from the comfort of your living room or your favorite coffee shop. However, in order to be a successful blogger, you will need to build a community that’s passionate about the niche you’re writing about, and then come up with fresh, unique and interesting content constantly.

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Finding the information you need, or content curation, as the process is known as, can be greatly automated if you have the right tools at hand. To help you get the job done, we’ve put together a list of the top 30 content curation tools for bloggers. You’re welcome.

1. Utopic.me

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Utopic is the equivalent of your browser’s bookmarking feature on steroids. It provides a more intuitive way to bookmark pages, organize them in folders, and easily find exactly the one you’re looking for, when you need it.

2. Saved.io
Saved.io is another bookmarking tool for easier management, but this one is geared towards helping you organize and access your devices regardless of the platform or browser you’re using. Just create an account, save the pages you want there and you’ll be able to access them from anywhere.

3. Prismatic
Prismatic is a content curator that uses machine learning algorithms. You just set up an account, start reading and liking the content that matches your preferences and let Prismatic do the rest. It will browse through the web and fetch you content that matches what you’ve liked.

4. Protopage

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As a professional blogger, you should never get caught off-guard. Protopage is built with that idea in mind – it is basically a mobile-friendly virtual desktop that allows you to save your bookmarks, RSS feed, create task lists and basically everything you would need to stay organized when you don’t have your devices at hand.

5. Headslinger
Headslinger is all about the headlines. Set your preferences and let Headslinger do the rest. You can quickly browser the latest headlines in the fields you’re interested in, share them or schedule them to go live on your blog directly at any time. Never miss a headline again.

6. Pocket
Pocket is a tool that allows you to easily save pages, articles or videos for later browsing across devices. What’s great about pocket is that it can save the content locally, so you can access it even when you don’t have a working Internet connection.

7. Kippt
Kippt is similar to Pocket in pretty much every aspect, offering all the features Pocket offers. You can save, share and browse your content whenever you want, from an easily-manageable library.

8. List.ly

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Lists are popular nowadays because they’re informative, entertaining and easy to read. However, with List.ly, your lists also become interactive, so your readers can add new items, up-vote or down-vote list elements, and much more.

9. Pinterest
Pinterest is basically a social network, but used right, it’s a whole lot more than that. By fine-tuning the boards you’re following, you can easily get access to a lot of relevant content that fits right on your niches of interest. Great content and ideas, delivered to you directly. Sounds awesome, right?

10. Twitter
Using the same philosophy as in the case of Pinterest, Twitter can also help you stay in the loop with the latest trends and events in your field. Just create a Twitter listwith users and pages that are relevant to you, and watch the magic happen.

11. Feedly
Feedly is a supercharged RSS feeder that gets all your relevant content in one place, and allows you to browse it either classically by opening one link at a time, or by displaying a stream of content directly within the app. The choice is yours.

12. Storify

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Storifyis a great tool to turn the social media into an effective news-story generator. Storify can make more of events, Q&As, and pretty much anything else that’s happening on social media platforms nowadays.

13. Swayy
Swayy does more than just curating your content – it also brings you advanced analytics, all in one place. Not only will you not have to worry about finding topics for your blog posts anymore, but you will also get an in-depth look at the numbers and see if your strategies are effective or not.

14. PublishThis
If your blog is focused more on content aggregation, PublishThis is a must-have. The tool collects content from multiple sources, and using its powerful APIs, you can easily broadcast the content you want on the platform you want.

15. Trap.It

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Trap.It is a smart content curation tool that learns what you like and adjusts the suggestions accordingly. The great thing about Trap.It is that it gets smarter the more you use it.

16. Quora
Quora is a keyword-based content aggregator that allows you to keep tabs on relevant keywords in your industry, and provides the latest and most interesting content on those keywords.

17. Scoop.It

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Scoop.It is a tool that not only searches for content by itself, but also grabs content from other content curation tools. It’s a great way to avoid having to use multiple tools for just one job.

18. iFlow
iFlow is a tool that provides you with a constantly up-to-date stream of content selected from the sources you select. It’s great when you run out of ideas.

19. Curata
Curata is a powerful content curation tools that goes through blogs and other content sources, allowing you to save and annotate the pieces based on your interests.

20. Triberr
Triberr is a great tool to stay up to date with what industry leaders are doing. Content is grouped to allow for easy browsing and following.

21. Bundlr

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Bundlris a tool that allows you to easily create bundles of content based on your preferences. What’s great about it is that you can share your bundles on the platform, and browse through other people’s bundles – great way of finding new content.

22. ContentGems
If you’re an avid user of RSS feeds, ContentGems is the tool you’re looking. With access to more than 200,000 RSS feeds, you’ll never run out of content to browse though.

23. Learnist
Learnist is not only a great curation tool, but also an amazing learning platform. By giving you access to content from experts and industry leaders, you will always be up to date with the latest news in your fields of interest.

24. Spundge

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Spundge is the result of combining Pinterest with artificial intelligence. It uses PInterest’s style, with story boards, but adds intelligent learning to the recipe, so over time, Spundge will be able to automatically create boards of interest for you.

25. MyCurator for WordPress
The MyCurator for WordPress plugin brings content curation directly to your WordPress blog.Content curation doesn’t get easier than this.

26. Flipboard
If you’re looking for a content curator that puts great accent on visuals, Flipboard is it. Just install, start adding some boards and let it do the rest.

27. Newsle
Newsle is a great curation tool if you’re into social events. The tool monitors social platforms for mentions of people you’re interested in, and creates streams of data that you can follow or publish easily.

28. BundlePost

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BundlePost is a tool that curates, organizes and schedules your content, automating most of the process. What’s great about it is that it integrates nicely with other tools such as Hootsuite, Sensible, Buffer and other tools you might be already using.

29. Thinglink
Thinglink not only curates your content, but also allows you to enhance it by creating interactive images. You can add texts or other forms of media directly on images of your choice, and they show up when your readers move their mouse over them.

30. Post Planner
Having curated content is not enough – you have to also publish it, and Post Planner is one of the best tools to do that. The tool is geared at optimizing posting to Facebook for maximum reach.

Guest Author: Jason Phillips

Jason Phillips is a professional writer for Conosco.com.

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