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8 Ways to Get the Most Out of the All-New Flipboard

Our latest update has arrived! It was created to quickly connect you to the things you’re most passionate about in the world and in your own work, life and play. Here are eight ways it can benefit you as a reader, curator and all-around inquisitive person.<p>Ready to get started?<p><b>It’s one place to keep</b> …

How to Get Flipboard’s Curated Emails

Email may be ancient, but it’s as vibrant as ever and proving to be a critical way for publishers to reach readers. As a home for thousands of publishers’ content, Flipboard has a 10,000-foot view of all the great stories, photos, videos, music and podcasts being made out there. There is so much …

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 …

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 …

Tips for Driving Readers to Your Flipboard Magazines

Flipping posts, videos, images and more into Flipboard Magazines allows bloggers to show off passions that reach far beyond what’s covered on their blog’s niche. For instance, a food blogger can show her audience that she is also passionate about homesteading or a music blogger can share a passion …

How to Make Gift Guides on Flipboard

With less than two months to go before Christmas and Hannukah, it’s safe to say that we’re well into the holiday preparation season. What does that mean for bloggers? Well, it means that if you’re going to be putting together some holiday gift guides, now’s a good time to get cracking.<p>If you’re …

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 …

How to Find Your People On Flipboard

Flipboard is a social magazine, not a social network, so it’s entirely possible to be an active user by following topics of interest rather than connecting with your online community, but, really, where’s the fun in that? If you’re interested in following people you love and/or respect so you can …

How to Curate a Flipboard Magazine for Events

A Flipboard Magazine can be your repository of live tweets, videos, photos and news coverage during events. It can be a conference, class, festival, meet up or anything social online, like a chat. The key is a is to pull all relevant hashtag and accounts together with Flipboard.<p>For those of you new …

The Freelancer’s Guide to Flipboard

As the CEO, CFO and sole employee of a one-person startup, the freelancer must be motivated and multifaceted, managing the work, identifying new opportunities for income, and mastering the delicate art of self-promotion. Here are three ways Flipboard can help.<p><b>1. Make a digital portfolio</b><br>Sure, a …

How to Set up a Compelling Profile on Flipboard—A Blogger’s Guide

Whether you’re already using Flipboard or just getting started, we’ve designed things to get you going quickly and easily so you can make the most out of your time here. As a blogger, you’ll want to make sure your profile just right: the more complete and clear your account description is, for …

How to Combine Twitter Lists with Flipboard

It is simply impossible to digest your Twitter stream when you are following hundreds, thousands of people. If you or your business want to use …

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Smart Workflows for Your Magazines, On & Off Flipboard

You’re looking at your Flipboard Analytics and your magazine stats aren’t improving. What gives? You’re an excellent curator with a killer cover, why aren’t the fans arriving in droves? Here are some ideas and smart workflows for your Flipboard Magazines, both on and off Flipboard.<p><b>Curate with care</b>. …

3 Magazine Title Mistakes to Avoid

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 …

Time-Saving #FlipTips from a Daily Commuter

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 …

So You’re New to Flipboard? Here’s What You Need to Know

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 …

Web Tools Update: Editing Text, Picking Images and Quick Cover Picker

Today’s Flipboard for Web update makes editing your magazines’ captions, images and covers a little easier.<p>Here’s what’s new:<p>1) <b>Edit commentary and text updates:</b> 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 …

Add a Flipboard Profile Badge to Your Website

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.<p>Visit https://share.flipboard.com/ to get started.<p>Scroll to the “BADGE” portion of the page. Select your preferred color and shape, then …

How the Visually Impaired Community Can Use Flipboard

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 …

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MagMaking 101: Make Your First Magazine on Flipboard

With the ability to make your own magazines, you can be a curator on any subject you want. Not only is it easy, but once you get the hang of it, magazines are flexible and customizable. Now that you’re on Flipboard, let’s make a magazine.<p>Getting started<p>On the Web, click on your profile icon and …