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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 …

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 …