Interactive Content Fuels Customer Experiences

Editor’s note: Research from the Content Marketing Institute shows that marketers are increasingly using interactive content as a part of their marketing effort. Should L&D be creating this type of content to engage employees in ideas and resources?

10 Content Curation Tools Every Marketer Needs

Editor’s note: There are some good free and paid-for tools in this list that will help you get started with content curation.

Free podcasts to challenge your thinking

Editor’s note: L&D practitioner Andrew Jacobs shares his favourite podcasts – some good business-related ones here – and how to access them on your phone.

How to Curate: Putting Curation into Practice for L&D Resources Shared at #ATD2017

Editor’s note: A great set of resources on curation curated by David Kelly. The list includes tools and tips for getting started.

4 sites to fight fake news

Editor’s notes: Here are four sites worth exploring if you are interested in media literacies, especially around sourcing verified or verifiable stories rather than opinion, gossip or alternative facts.

15 Psychology Hacks that Boost UX

Editor’s note: Some really great tips here that will help you create more engaging digital content.

Mastering Google Search Operators in 67 Easy Steps

Editor’s note: Google, as we know, is a sophisticated search engine. This list provides a range of tips on how to better use Google to find the information you need. Finding information is key for curators which makes this a useful list for anyone interested in curation.

Six Strategies You May Not Be Using To Reduce Cognitive Load

Editor’s note: Some useful tips here on how to more effectively process information.

A tough crowd at work is no joke – stand-up comedians share their tips

Editor’s note: At some point in your working life you will have to stand up and give a talk. And the audience might be quite challenging. Here are some tips from comedians to help get through it.

How to find the knowns and unknowns in any research

Editor’s note: In our ‘post-truth’ era we need the skills to sort information and establish its provenance. Some goods here on how to do this with published research.

Why the FT creates so few clickable graphics

Editor’s note: Great insights here into how the Financial Times is developing ‘scrollytelling’ and other data visualisation techniques to help users make sense of data.

How to Start Your Own Podcast

Editor’s note: Some really good advice here on how to get started with podcasting. Audio is a great medium, why not consider creating one inside your organisation?

Shhhhh! Don’t tell anyone but SEO tools are great for market research and completely free

Editor’s note: Some useful tools here which can help you curate content from the web. These may be used by marketers but they are useful for anyone researching ideas and insights.

How to Use Twitter: Critical Tips for New Users

Editor’s note: If you know someone new to Twitter, then this is a useful article. Lots of tips and covers the basics well.

This Googler Explains How To Design Your Time Rather Than Manage It

Editor’s note: If you like quadrants, you’ll like this. A simple approach to managing your tasks and which one enables you to prioritise doing more of the tasks you enjoy. However, to makes this work you will need to say no to things.