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Facebook Live: How to Increase Your Following on Flipboard

Would you like 100,000 Flipboard followers? Join Jenn de la Vega (Flipboard community manager, author and blogger) and Jessica Rosenberg (FlipBlogger community manager, author and blogger) <b>Wednesday, November 15, at 12:30pm PST/3:30pm EST</b> for the third #FlipBlogger Facebook Live, where we’ll be …

The unexpected connection between SEO and Flipboard traffic

Better SEO = More Readers Adding Your Content to Magazines<p>Follow these 3 SEO tips inspired by our partner ShareThis to drive more traffic to your blog and increase the number of readers who add your content to their Flipboard Magazines, which, in turn, increases the number of people who see your …

4 Ways to Get More Eyeballs on Your Flipboard Magazines

So you’ve got a beautiful Flipboard Magazine that you’ve painstakingly curated with only the most interesting and relevant content—now it’s time to get some readers. While it’s true that a great magazine should promote itself once users discover it, the first step is to deliver it to their digital …

We’re Going Live on Facebook Again: Let’s Talk Q4 Goals

We had so much fun going live on Facebook that we’re doing it again! <b>Join us Wednesday, October 25, at 12:30pm PT/3:30pm ET</b> as we chat about “How Flipboard can help bloggers achieve their Q4 goals!” Jenn de la Vega (Flipboard community manager, author and blogger) and Jessica Rosenberg (FlipBlogger …

3 Powerful SEO Tips to Help Curators Find Your Content for Flipboard Magazines

No matter what you write about, a portion of the people who arrive on your blog do so as a result of conducting a search. You can enhance that traffic, and in turn the number of people who add your content to their Flipboard Magazines, by being savvy about search engine optimization (SEO). These …

New! Pipe Your RSS Feed into a Flipboard Magazine

We have fantastic news for all publishers and bloggers! We’ve been listening to your feedback and we think you’re going to love what we have to announce: Your RSS feed(s) can now be directed into a public Flipboard Magazine through our new self-service publisher site.<p>This additional way to curate …

Give Your Fans the Power to Promote You

<b>Sharing is Caring: Inspire Your Readers to Share Your Posts</b><p>For a blogger, a social share is like a virtual pat on the back, a public endorsement of one’s writing and ideas. Make it easy for your readers to spread your posts to their own Flipboard followers with these tips and tools. It’s a powerful …

Spotlight: Paul Johnson, Editor, A Luxury Travel Blog

My name is <b>Paul Johnson</b> and I’m <b>the Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog</b>, which focuses on luxury travel.<p><b>The purpose of my work is to</b> showcase what the world has to offer as far as luxury travel is concerned. We cover everything from new luxury hotel openings, the best places to dine, top travel tips, the …

We’re Going Live on Facebook. Join Us!

The FlipBlogger team is going live on Facebook, <b>Monday, September 18 at 2pm PT/5pm ET</b> and we would love to have you join us for “How to Up Your Blogging Game with Flipboard!” Jenn de la Vega (Flipboard community manager, author and blogger) and Jessica Rosenberg (FlipBlogger community manager, …

ShareThis: How to Inspire Your Readers to Share Your Posts

As a blogger, nothing beats the feeling of seeing your post shared by readers who were moved by what you wrote. But social shares have more significance than just making your heart do a little jig. They can engage more readers, influence your blog performance, and even impact your site’s SEO …

Spotlight: Jackson Groves, Travel Blogger and Instagrammer

<b>My name is Jackson Groves</b> and I’m <b>a travel blogger, photographer and Instagrammer.</b><p><b>My blog</b>, Journey Era, focuses on <b>adventure travel</b>.<p><b>The purpose of my work is</b> to share my adventures with the rest of the world.<p><b>I started blogging because</b> I wanted to create content, experience adventures and explore the …

Spotlight: Cacinda Maloney author of Points and Travel

<b>My name is</b> Dr. Cacinda Maloney and <b>I am</b> currently an experienced luxury travel writer, blogger, and digital media influencer over at PointsandTravel.com and a travel ambassador for Travelocity. In my old life, I was a chiropractor for 22 years. Back then, I traveled every six weeks of my life for …

Useful Flipboard Tools to Help Bloggers Grow Their Reach

Flipboard offers four useful tools that make curating and sharing easier for bloggers. Whether you’re looking to add stories while browsing the web or encourage readers to curate your posts to their own magazines, we have the Flipboard Tools you need.<p>1. The Flip.it Bookmarklet and Chrome …

Quick Start Guide: Collect Your Favorite Stories and Videos into Flipboard Magazines

When you’re reading Flipboard—on your phone, tablet, desktop or even in email—you’ll see a + button at the corner of every item. That powerful plus (+) lets you collect stories as you go, organize them into categories you love (like “travel ideas” or “professional development”) and then share your …

Spotlight: Carol Cain, Food and Travel Blogger

<b>My name is Carol Cain</b> and I’m a <b>travel and food blogger and freelance writer</b> at GirlGoneTravel.com.<p><b>My blog focuses on</b> a little bit of everything that inspires travel, either with friends, family or solo.<p><b>The purpose of my work is to</b> reach out to those who might see limitations in their travel dreams …

5 Terrific Travel Bloggers You Should Follow on Flipboard

The travel blogger community is creating breathtaking Flipboard magazines filled with travel stories, inspiration, and tips for travelers excited to take on the world. Escape the everyday by getting to know a few of our favorite travel #FlipBloggers.<p>1. Charles McCool of McCool Travel<p>Charles McCool …

Spotlight: Ivy Boyter of SAHM, Plus

It’s always a treat for the #FlipBlogger team to run into an avid Flipboard fan when out and about. We met Ivy at the Mom 2.0 Summit last month and are delighted to introduce her to the larger community through this month’s #FlipBlogger Spotlight.<p><b>My name is</b> Ivy Boyter and <b>I’m a</b> SAHM (Stay at Home …

Read, Save, & Share: Three Stages of The Flipboard Experience

Maybe you’ve heard that Flipboard is the place to go to stay on top of current events and to get the lowdown on all of your passions, but you’re not sure where to start. Or, you’re in love with Flipboard, and want to know the best way to explain it to your friends. Well, here’s how we like to …

Flipboard at Mom 2.0 Summit 2017: Demos, Videos and More

Last week the #FlipBlogger team flew cross-country to spend a few days in the company of the amazing 2017 Mom 2.0 Summit attendees. Bloggers from all around the country congregated at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, to network and attend sessions designed to help them take their business to …

We’re Going to Mom 2.0. Are You?

The #FlipBlogger team is thrilled to be attending the Mom 2.0 Summit in Orlando, Florida, at the Ritz Carlton, Grande Lakes, May 10-12.<p>Will we see you there?<p>We can’t wait to hang out with you and chat about Flipboard in person. If you’re attending, give us a shout-out in a tweet with the …

5 Takeaways from the Third FlipBlogger Webinar

On April 25, we held the third FlipBlogger webinar where we shared three innovative ways Flipboard helps bloggers.<p>Through practical explanations and hands-on demos, we noted how bloggers could:<p>1. Shift from consuming information on Flipboard to curating content from around the Web by mastering the …

How Flipboard Analytics Can Improve Your Magazines

While every blogger at some point has heard “It’s not about the numbers, it’s about the engagement,” it’s not entirely true. Fact is, numbers can be hugely informative and help guide your blogging journey and growth. The trick lies in knowing how to interpret those numbers and putting them to work …

How Mixed Media Can Make Flipboard Magazines Come Alive

Flipboard Magazines are a great place to collect content to read later but did you know you can flip more than just stories? With the help of our browser extension, you can go to the Web and add more types of media to your magazines. It’s awesome to have multimedia in your Flipboard Magazines …

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 …