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We’ve explained that looks matter by writing why images help to draw readers to a Flipboard Magazine, but did you know that composing a smart magazine title is equally important? As there are over 15 million Flipboard Magazines out there, here are three key mistakes to sidestep and ensure potential …Personalized News
Not many people say this, but I love my morning commute! I’ve got 25 minutes to enjoy my coffee, listen to some music, catch up on news, and do a little Flipboard curating. If you’re an active Flipboard user like me, you probably have a lot of great magazines, sections and topics saved. Where to …Personalized News
Ah, Flipboard. So much information to read. So many topics to explore. Flipping through beautiful magazines, you’re thinking, “I could never do that.” Well, wrong. With all the tools Flipboard provides, even beginners don’t have to look like newbies. Here are some ways to ensure your Flipboard …Personalized News
Today’s Flipboard for Web update makes editing your magazines’ captions, images and covers a little easier.
Here’s what’s new:
1) Edit commentary and text updates: Click “Edit” on any of your magazines, then click on an item to add or edit any commentary you’ve written to accompany the article. This …Photo Manipulation
Flipboard profile badges are now available for bloggers, partners and fans. You can choose from a variety of simple logos in different sizes, shapes and colors.
Visit https://share.flipboard.com/ to get started.
Scroll to the “BADGE” portion of the page. Select your preferred color and shape, then …Personalized News
Did you know that Flipboard is accessible to people who are visually impaired? We believe all people should have access to everything from current events to great stories around trends or topics they want to keep up on, which is why early on our developers ensured that Flipboard could be read out …Personalized News
We know many of you reading the MagMaker blog are curation pros; this post is great for anyone new to the platform who wants a quick way to get started.
Flipboard isn’t just for reading your custom mix of favorite topics and sources. With the ability to make your own magazines, you can be a curator …Personalized News
Flipboard is a visual platform. Photographs don’t just make your magazines look better, they also help to increase their discoverability and engagement.
The brain processes images 60K times faster than text.
• 90% of the information transmitted to the brain is visual.
• 40% of our neural tissue is directly …
One of the defining features of the new Flipboard is topics.* Topics are designed to give you more of the stories you want, no matter how niche the subject. At the same time, topics empower you to discover a diversity of sources and magazines you might not have known about before. Here are the top …Personalized News
Over the years we’ve received a lot of valuable feedback which has helped shape Flipboard as well as how we support our readers and curators. Our community support team has taken much of that information and turned it into the Help & Feedback section both on the Web and in the app.
Here are a few of …Personalized News
With Flipboard’s new compose feature, your class magazines can become more powerful and personal. Now you, your students and collaborators can add your voices to your Flipboard Magazines.
What could this mean? The possibilities are plentiful. Here are some ideas for you to try out:
Ask your students …Personalized News
Flipboard can be a great digital tool to supplement your school paper online. Breaking news in a modern, digital world is not just writing and editing anymore. Writing goes hand in hand with curation, strategy and social engagement. It’s important to stay on top of the way students and teachers are …Personalized News
Sharing magazines to your social networks is a great exercise in promotion, but if you want an attention-grabbing visual—a preview that pops—embed your magazine on your Website.
The easiest way to get started is to visit your magazine on the Web.
Hover you mouse over “Share” below the bottom right …Personalized News
The biggest tool Flipboard can offer educators is the ability to make magazines. Not only is it easy, but once you get the hang of it, magazines are flexible and customizable. Best of all, joining Flipboard is free and you can make as many magazines as you need them. Here’s how to get …
With the rise of tech in education, a natural step is to get your school’s presence online. You can unlock a lot of potential if you think about a Flipboard magazine as a digital pamphlet or brochure to distribute information. The advantages include saving on printing costs, paper and time to …
Recently I’ve become aware of dozens, maybe hundreds, of Flipboard Magazines that have been curated by educators for students. This isn’t…Continue …Personalized News
Collaboration is important to us at Flipboard and we understand that you sometimes don’t want to share with the whole wide Web. What if you only wanted to share with your family, colleagues or best friends? Lucky for you we’ve just announced private group magazines. Any groups of people with shared …Personalized News
MagMaker / November 5, 2014
Are you a blogger? We’ve introduced a couple of tools to help get your content to Flipboard faster and to expand your …
By Janette Speyer
Last week when I visited the Flipboard headquarters in Palo Alto, I realized that this simple mobile application is quite a lot more …Personalized News
UPDATE (01/21/15): Today we have updated the way we count your followers on magazines and profiles. In the past, your follower number reflected the …
MagMaker / October 29, 2014
Knowing how your magazines perform on Flipboard can help you improve as a magazine maker. This new view gives you a sense …
We’ve covered how to hook your SoundCloud account to Flipboard, but have you thought of the many ways you could use audio to make your magazines come …
MagMaker / January 8, 2015
Adding contributors to your magazine can create a new dynamic for you on Flipboard. Another person’s perspective can expand …