- Betsy Morgan, former CEO The Huffington Post, President of The Blaze
"'Steve's book brilliantly explains the fine art of content curation and why it is essential in a world of infinite information. Read this book and become smarter about how and why curation makes readers better informed."
- B. Bonin Bough, Vice President of Global Media and Consumer Engagement, Mondelēz International
"The next few years will be marked by organizations trying to figure out how to curate content from across the internet and deliver it in compelling ways to their audiences. This book has the road map to help you do that. Period!"
"We're all dealing with a world that's feeding us Too Much Info. It all comes down to trust. We all need a hand finding information that we can trust, and Curation fills that growing void. "Curate This! " helps us understand curation, why it's important, and how we can provide clarity for ourselves and others. Together we can help one another manager information overload."
"From my work at FUBU, to my gig swimming with Sharks on ABC - every day of my life is about Curation. From choosing a logo, to picking a company to invest in, to focusing on what I what my brand to be associated with, I curate. Today we're all overwhelmed. My friend Steve Rosenbaum was ahead of the curve. He predicted digital overload, and prescribed Curation at the cure. Now, with his new book, Curate This!, he's turning theory into practice. If your looking to help your visitors and customers find coherent content in the noisy web, this is the book for you."
- Lisa Gansky, Author, The Mesh. Why the future of business is sharin
"The power of creation and distribution lies in the hands of the many. Rosenbaum reveals why and how curation is queen!" .
- Howard Morgan, Partner: First Round Capital
"With the rising tide of content overload, curation isn't something that can be deployed without a roadmap and a gameplan. We’re all realizing that curation is essential to finding relevant, interesting videos, but figuring out how to do it well is hard. Now, Steve Rosenbaum, a leading expert in this emerging practice shares his own tips and tricks to make curation accessible and actionable. It’s a book you’ll want to keep handy as you build and navigate the ever growing video cloud."
- Jack Myers, Author: Hooked Up: A New Generation's Surprising Take on Sex, Politics and Saving the World
"Today, we’re all curators. For those of us who want the content we share and highlight to be seen, heard and read, and we all do, Curate This! is a must-have guide and hands-on resource. With billions of voices competing for attention, Curate This! helps your voice stand out and be heard."
- Steve Case fmr Chairman & CEO AOL, Chairman and CEO Revolution LLC
"Curation will be one of the drivers in the next chapter of the Internet, as we continue to shift from a world of scarcity to one of abundance. Curate This! is a valuable guide book for publishers, marketers and merchants as they seek to leverage the growing importance of curation."
- Jean-Louis Gassée, Venture Partner, Allegis Capita, fmr Founder and CEO of Be Inc.
"Read this and curate. Seriously. Follow Steve Rosenbaum and respect both the work of creators and the intelligence of consumers. Steve’s book is a must-read for anyone yearning for a trusted, valued presence on the Web."
- Joe Pulizzi | Founder - Content Marketing Institute
"Content marketing has become an essential practice area for any business interested in growing and keeping their customer base. The art of curation is a critical cog that makes your content marketing go. You simply need to understand the intricacies of making content curation work for you. Curate This! will show you how."
- Jim F. Kukral - Author of over ten books and owner of Author Marketing Club.
"The Web is a massive museum of constantly changing content. Do you realize you can be the master curator of all that content and use it to drive sales, leads and traffic to your business or brand? In his new book Curate This, Steven Rosenbaum shares the stories and solutions of the web's leading Curators, giving you a road map of how you can do it as well."
- Jon Miller, Partner - Advancit Capital
"I remember a time when I had enough time to watch, read, and experience everything that interested me. Now with the web at our fingertips, amazing content is blooming. That's good. But finding what matters to me has gotten hard - very hard. Curation is the human act of finding valuable signal in the torrent of noise. Steven Rosenbaum, since his days at MTV, has been ahead of the curve. He's a creator and a curator - and with Curate This! he's penned a valuable guide to the best practices, tools, and thinking that will make the web work in the era of abundance."
- Bob Pittman, Chairman and CEO, iHeartMedia, Inc.
“Steve Rosenbaum understands that the next wave of digital success will depend on understanding the consumer – the content they want on whatever device or platform they want to use – and delivering it to them easily and seamlessly. Steve’s book is a great resource for the creators and curators focused on bringing the right content to the right audiences at the right time.”
- Robin Good - Publisher MasterNewMedia
"The best way to understand something new is to sit and listen to the stories of those who are already doing something with it. Curate This! showcases some of the best ones to inspire and lit up your discovery of the content curation universe. Curators are the new content stars. If you have doubts about it, Steve Rosenbaum has collected ample proof to prove you wrong."
- Douglas Rushkoff, Author, Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now.
"Rosenbaum, the king and coiner of curation, finally shares the method behind the seeming madness of finding, collecting, and contextualizing the infinity of the net."
- Seth Godin - Author, The Icarus Deception
"Urgent, erudite and entertaining, this is a book from a pioneer who cares (a lot) about what's going to happen next."
- Shelly Palmer -- Advisor, Author, and Host of Fox Television's Shelly Palmer Digital Living
"40 years ago, in his seminal book Future Shock, Alvin Toffler understood that those of us who live in mass-mediated cultures were destined to suffer from information overload. Obviously, he was right. Today, rather than try and limit the volume of media we consume, there's a new generation of content organizers who are finding, sorting, and sharing relevant content. The socialization of content amplifies strands that find their audience, and now with Steven Rosenbaum's new book -- curators have a hands-on, how-to guide for putting this theory into practice. Buy Curate This! it's a map to the future. I hope Mr. Toffler agrees."
- Jason Silva, Filmmaker / Futurist / Epiphany Addict
"Curation should serve as a kind of user-driven serendipity: look for something and find something else that is even more useful... this is not about curating a filter bubble, but about cultivating juxtaposing content streams to create spaces of unexpected connection... Steven gets it and explores that in this book"
- Sonia Arrison -- Author, 100 Plus
"Do you want to be a great curator? Then read this book. Steve Rosenbaum delivers how-to lessons in an entertaining and crisp prose -- exactly what curation was meant to be!"
- Tom Rogers, President and CEO, TiVo Inc.
"'TiVo leads the way in the curation of video for consumers - we live it every day. So, it's great to see that publishers and marketers now have the wisdom and tools to curate content across the growing media landscape. Steve Rosenbaum is a leading expert in this emerging practice. With Curate This, his tips and tricks make curation accessible and actionable."
- Alison Stewart, Reporter NPR. Author: First Class
"When I worked with Steve on MTV Unfiltered, the first mainstream user generated TV program, he was already keenly aware of the role of the curator. His was prescient about the power of sorting and cultivating content. He continues to study this important field and share his knowledge with others."
- Andrew Nachison, Founder, We Media
"So many stories, so little time. This paradox of abundance has opened up new opportunities for people who are good at extracting gems from the networked culture's relentless gush of digital content. Whether you call them curators, editors, bloggers or something else, Steve Rosenbaum has compiled a useful primer on the state of the art."
- Brian Bedol Bedrocket Media Ventures
"Curation is an act of media creation. This book will help you understand why everyone needs to find good curators -- and why we should all become curators for ourselves."
- Deanna Brown, CEO In Residence, Samsung Accelerator / Internet Media Exec of 30+ years
"Curate This is a smart and simple look at the info world we live in - lots of noise, very few signals, and just smart people to guide us. Curators are a world that i know and love. Steve does a great job in sharing his perspective and inherent knowledge of this world."
- Gary Vaynerchuk, Author: JAB, JAB, JAB, Right Hook
"Curation is DJ-ing, taking content from around the world and bringing it into your voice. It is an enormous skill set. I think one of my biggest weaknesses is my lack of curation. Re-Blog on tumbler, Re-Tweet on Twitter - that's all Curation. Guy Kawaski's Twitter feed is all curation. Curation of other peoples stuff is the biggest weakness in my social media, so checking out Curate This! from my friend Steve Rosenbaum is just what the doctor ordered. I'm a beliver that curation AND creation of content go arm and arm, and learning the tips, tools, and tricks of curation is the best way I know to help use your knowledge to make content more coherent and contextual."
- Dan Gillmor, Author: We, The Media
"Curation is the most important yet least understood part of building a successful digital media brand. Finally, thanks to Steve Rosenbaum, the best practices are no longer a mystery."
Jeffrey Hayzlett - business television host
"In today’s digital business world, content is king, but only if you get it in the hands of the people who need it. “ In Curate This!" find out how to make your message rise to the top--- Get noticed or die!"
- Jason Hirschhorn, CEO – REDEF, The Interest Remix Company
“Even in this age of automation where software is everywhere, Steve understands the importance of context, taste and point of view. Human curation is a must have navigational layer in a sea of infinite ideas. Curate This! is a great resource to understand how it’s evolving.”
Jim Louderback - Web video pioneer, CEO Revision3
"Authentic, insightful and adept curators are the new media rock stars of the future. And no one knows more about how this world works, and how to curate better than Steve Rosenbaum. This book provides incredible insight both into the concept of curation and how to become a master practitioner. Want to be tomorrow’s media star? Buy this book today."
- J. Max Robins Executive Director Center for Communication
"Media savants have long talked about information on the Internet as being a mile wide and an inch deep. Not if you consume "Curate This!" Steve Rosenbaum delivered one lollapalooza guide for anyone looking to strike the digital motherlode."
- Merrill Brown, Director - The School of Communication at Montclair State University, fmr Editor-In-Chief, MSNBC
"Few people make better sense of the complicated world of content and commerce than Rosenbaum. His utterly current take on curation reminds us that without committed curators like Rosenbaum the web would merely overwhelm most of us."
- Rick Smolan, Journalist and Author of “The Human Face of Big Data"
"A famous futurist (that would be Paul Saffo!) once predicted that one day value wouldn’t reside in raw information alone, instead it would be the result of "information refineries", the tools, technologies and individuals who help us navigate the deluge of data sweeping over us. That day has come and Steve Rosenbaum’s powerful "Curate This" is a wake up call to information providers of every kind, that curation isn't something that can be deployed without a roadmap and a gameplan. Rosenbaum, a leading expert in this emerging and increasingly essential practice, shares his own tips and tricks to help creators of every shape and size make curation an essential part of their workflow. Highly recommended!"
- Steve Rubel - Chief Content Strategist, Edelman
"Curation is the selfless act of separating art from junk. It requires a fine eye, incredible self discipline to positively edit yourself (and others) and a willingness to be patient that good things will come of it. Steve Rosenbaum's new book distills all you need to know about the "how" of curation into a single timeless volume that is, ironically, an artful form of curation in itself."
- Brian Solis, Author: , What's The Future of Business, Principal Analyst at Altimeter Group
"The art of curation combined with social media, its partner in enablement, allows for content to travel to and also through people bringing to life a human broadcast network. Steve’s vision has shaped a new wave of technology startups, platforms and media channels that would empower everyday experts to create and curate content for networked audiences around the world."
- Morgan Spurlock, Filmmaker
"As a filmmaker, we're used to knowing where to point the camera, and how to edit the raw film into a sharp, smart story. But now, thanks to digital overload, everyone has a flood of raw content, unedited - pouring into their inbox and their brain. Curation isn't a neat word, or a nice idea - it's essential, it's the only thing that makes content coherent. Rosenbaum gets it. He is a curator, and he knows how the world is wired. Pick up Curate This! and you'll be able to start curating your brand, your web site, even your life. "
- Chris Brogan, CEO Owner Media Group.
"Rosenbaum was a pro at this before you knew there even was a “this” to understand. His work teaches you to go deeper, deliver more value, and serve the people who have given you their attention. Dig in."
-Bob Garfield, Author and Host of NPR's On The Media
"Back in the day, there were, like, 20 magazines. The biggest was Reader's Digest, which just cherry-picked from the other 19 -- because who had the time to sift through everything? Now there are a squidrillion media sources, Glut is the disease, and -- paging Dr. Rosenbaum -- curation is the cure."
- Jon Klein, CEO of TAPP, former President of CNN/U.S.B
"Everyone in digital media is talking about curation these days - but Steven Rosenbaum has been doing curation for years, and doing it better than most. In "Curate This!" he generously spills his secrets of success, and arms readers with all the tools and insights they'll need to make sense of a cacophonous world for their followers, and make a bigger splash."
- Lauren Zalaznick, Founder & Curator, The LZ Sunday Paper
"Curate This! is the comprehensive guide to "curation"--what it means, how to do it, and why it's important. But it also provides a deep, well-illustrated analysis of how our business-- and human --interactions are shaped by an ever-morphing digital realm."
- Will Richmond, Editor and Publisher, VideoNuze
"Working with content is hard, and getting harder. Mixing content creation with content curation requires a voices, a vision, and a plan. in CurateThis! one of the web's leading curators - Steven Rosenbaum - opens his bag of tricks and takes you inside the emerging world of curation. It's wild ride into the future."
- David S. Rose, Managing Partner, Rose Tech Ventures, NYT bestselling author of "Angel Investing"
"In a world heading at a breakneck pace toward complete transparency and availability of everything everywhere, curation has become the new epicenter of value creation. Curate This, by Steve Rosenbaum, the world's leading expert on the subject, is the definitive manual on what it is, why you need to do it, and how to do it right."
- Ross Levinsohn, Executive Chairman of Scout.com
“Rosenbaum has his finger on the pulse of what matters now, and what the cutting edge looks like. Curate This! Is a testament to his deep knowledge of all things internet, and its a must read for those who care deeply about where things are headed"
- Alan M. Webber, co-founder Fast Company Magazine
"If you want to keep up with the future, my advice is to keep an eye on Steven Rosenbaum. He was the first to name Curation Nation and now he’s the first to teach each of us how we can be a Curator. Today we’re living what he wrote about back then—which tells me that the best way to stay relevant is to read this book."