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Here’s How to Celebrate & Curate Earth Day on Flipboard

April 22nd is Earth Day, a global celebration to encourage environmental and climate literacy. The 2017 edition also coincides with the first-ever March for Science rally and teach-in taking place at the National Mall in Washington, DC. Scientists and aficionados will be participating to defend the …

Flipboard Spotlight: Stacie Vaughan of Simply Stacie

<b>My name is Stacie Vaughan</b> and <b>I’m a</b> Canadian mother of two girls who blogs at Simply Stacie. I’m also the co-founder of the newly launched Click Start Club.<p><b>I have a passion for</b> all things food! I enjoy creating easy recipes for the home cook and taking drool-worthy photos.<p><b>I use Flipboard</b> to share my …

5 Collaborative Magazines by Bloggers to Inspire You

Collaborative Flipboard Magazines are a powerful way for bloggers to extend their reach, grow their audience, and create robust and engaging magazines. There’s no limit to how many people can be invited to contribute to a group magazine, but we suggest inviting people who share your vision or have …

3 Ways for Bloggers to Use the SoundCloud Integration

One of the many ways that Flipboard Magazines are better than traditional magazines is that, by including SoundCloud files, you can enhance them with audio, like music and podcasts. Beyond simply giving readers music to listen to while they peruse articles, images, or social posts, bloggers can put …

Does Curating Make us More Connected? Celebrating Four years of MagMaking on Flipboard

Four years ago today we added the + to every item on Flipboard, so people could collect what they read into magazines on any topic, we call that MagMaking. Today there are millions of MagMakers having curated more than 30 million Flipboard Magazines. Some of the best MagMakers convey a perspective …

Get Inspired with 5 Fantastic Travel FlipBloggers

Countless talented bloggers use Flipboard to showcase their writing and share their passions with their followers. As we discover their work, we add to the FlipBlogger profile the magazines we feel will inspire the rest of the community. Now we’re excited to share some of these FlipBloggers and …

Spotlight: Julia, Blogger at Savory Tooth

<b>My name is</b> Julia and <b>I’m a food blogger</b> at Savory Tooth. I develop delicious savory recipes, photograph the cooking process, and share on my blog and social media.<p><b>My work specializes</b> in creating and sharing savory dishes.<p><b>I have a passion for</b> food, photography, websites, and social media.<p><b>I use</b> …

A Tour of Your Flipboard Profile

Flipboard’s latest update moved a couple things around, but don’t worry everything you’ve curated and followed is still there. Take a tour through our latest design:<p>When you launch Flipboard, one of the first things you see are your Cover Stories, a feed of everything you follow. When you follow …

The Blogger’s Guide to Getting Started on Flipboard

Completely new to Flipboard? Looking to help a friend explore how Flipboard can boost engagement? Getting started isn’t hard! The following articles explain how to effectively set up your profile, learn how Flipboard Magazines work, get some relevant SEO tips, discover how to drive your readers to …

MagMaker’s Guide to the All-New Flipboard

Flipboard Magazines were created to give our community a place to collect stories, photos, video and audio in a beautiful, flippable format. With the addition of Compose, we supercharged your magazine’s voice by allowing text updates and the ability to upload your own photos. Now, with the launch …

How to Create Stunning Presentations with Flipboard

Many of us spend our days typing behind a screen where no one can make eye contact with us. But every so often, we’re called to step away from the computer and stand in front of people to speak at an event or deliver a report to a client. While you might not have considered using Flipboard as a …

Spotlight: Beth Blecherman, Product Manager and Blogger

<b>My name is</b> Beth Blecherman. <b>I’m a</b> VP Product at Savitude and blogger at TechMamas.<p><b>My work specializes in</b> Product Management and Social Media.<p><b>I have a passion for</b> reading articles on all different types of topics online—I read tons of them each day! Reading is learning, and learning energizes me, …

5 Insanely Useful Custom Smart Magazine Ideas for Professional Bloggers

Earlier this month, we unveiled the all-new Flipboard, which unleashed Smart Magazines (among other things) onto the world. Smart Magazines are continually updating collections of content that can be highly customized and tailored to your interests.<p>For bloggers, Smart Magazines are quickly …

Love Is in the Air! Celebrate Valentine’s Day on Flipboard

Traditionally, lovers exchange cards, flowers and/or chocolates on Valentine’s Day, but these Flipboard Magazines might inspire couples and really any and all loved ones to find more modern and interesting ways to celebrate each other.<p>Valentine’s Sweet Day by Margaret Garvin: In South Africa, young …

Spotlight: Klaudia, Blogger at Klaudia’s Corner

<b>My name is</b> Klaudia. <b>I’m a</b> German ‘midlife girl’ living the good life on the Canary Islands and writer of the lifestyle/home interior design blog, Klaudia’s Corner.<p><b>My work specializes in</b> improving home-and-lifestyle to help create happier lives by trying to spread a bit of positivity and motivation.<p><b>I</b> …

How to Keep Up with #BlackHistoryMonth on Flipboard

February is Black History Month, and here are the ways to read and learn about the black experience in America. From historic civil rights moments like the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to police brutality and modern social media activism, there are decades of ground to cover. Here are …

How One Flipboard Fan Reached 100,000 Followers

If you’ve ever wondered how the Flipboard fans with thousands of followers manage to achieve such followings, you’re in good company. While high numbers aren’t always indicative of success, they can, at times, be suggestive of high quality engagement. I’ve been working hard to increase my personal …

How and Why You Should Add Your RSS Feed to Flipboard

If there’s one thing bloggers love, it’s finding simple solutions to help share posts with more readers. That’s why one of the most common questions we get asked has to do with adding RSS feeds to Flipboard. Good news! There is a way to find your feed on Flipboard, which can really make it easier …

How to Use Flipboard to Make Your 2017 Blog Bucket List

Blogging can sometimes feel like an insatiable multi-mouthed beast. No matter how hard you work or how much you do, there’s always going to be another area—marketing, writing, researching, developing—where you could be doing more to further your efforts.<p>The start of the year is the ideal time to …

How to ensure that Flipboard readers discover your blog

If there’s one thing bloggers love, it’s having people read their words. After all, none of you are out there banging the keys just because you enjoy the noise it makes, right? When you flip your posts into a Flipboard magazine, your followers will most likely see it in their Cover Stories (home) …

5 Useful Flipboard Topics for Professional Bloggers

Bloggers, take a deep breath. Can you smell that? It’s the scent of a brand new year. So fresh and full of potential. As you start to plan out your blogging year, we have a few suggestions for core Flipboard topics that might help inspire you and keep you on track to reach your professional …

How to Use Flipboard to Commemorate Events

Events can take forever to prepare, but then happen in the snap of a finger. You’re left with just the memories and a few photos on your cell phone. Whether you’re going to a blogging event, a friend’s wedding or a family trip, you can use Flipboard to create a stunning magazine that will allow you …

How to Create an Outstanding Portfolio on Flipboard

After having discussed how to use Flipboard to create an eye-catching media kit, we’d be remiss if we didn’t also discuss how to make the media kit’s close sibling, the portfolio. While a media kit is designed to tell potential clients about the services you offer and give them a glimpse at samples …

How to Use Flipboard for Your Media Kit

Whether you’re a blogger who writes about food, finance, travel, education or anything else, odds are high that marketers everywhere are anxious to hire you to help them promote their message. The challenge for them lies in finding the perfect blogger to help them get the word out. Bloggers can …

How To Use Flipboard to Build and Engage Community

No matter where you live or how unique your passions, there’s a good chance that you have found a way to connect with like-minded people online. Those people make up your community. Not a traditional one, for sure, but a valuable one nonetheless.<p>Online communities are a great way to learn more …

Spotlight: Victoria Dare, MagMaker You Should Know

<b>My name</b> is Victoria Dare and <b>I’m a</b> creative who’s learning to appreciate the journey. I left the tech industry to be a full time mom and homeschool my children.<p><b>I have a passion for</b> the creative process; all things that technology has to offer; expanding my thought process; and collectively learning …

Make a Modern Holiday Card on Flipboard

Once the turkey has been inhaled, the last slice of pie tucked away for safekeeping, and the football game is over and done, more than one family embraces the fact that everyone is together and dressed in their finery to snap the perfect holiday card photo. OK, maybe the photo taking happens later …

Spotlight: Tawanna Browne Smith, Digital Strategist MGT Travel Media

<b>My name is</b> Tawanna Browne Smith <b>and I’m a</b> digital consultant and mom getaway enthusiast.<p><b>My work specializes in</b> educating and positioning business owners in online markets.<p><b>I have a passion for</b> creativity, new experiences, and adventures.<p><b>I use Flipboard because</b> it allows me to curate a visual digital …

How to Write Flipboard Headlines That People Want to Click

You spend enough time online to know that a great headline is critical to getting people to click through and actually read a post. Copyblogger did the math and figured out that while eight out of 10 people take the time to actually read headlines, only two out of those same 10 will actually click …