11NETWORKS: WRITING INSIDE A CURATED COMMUNITY
If the first curators were bloggers, which seems likely, then blogging is very much on the early side of the curve in terms of where media is going. Blogging and curation are like parts of a set of Russian nesting dolls, with individual bloggers increasingly becoming link gatherers and curators. And on the network side, the emergence of both blog-content networks and blog-ad networks are providing new sources of revenue for bloggers and new aggregated-advertising opportunity for marketers.
Early on, back in 2005, three extraordinary women noticed that something was missing from the Internet. They knew that women were blogging, but there wasn’t a central organizing place for them to meet, ...