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Embed Flipboard Magazines On Your Website or Blog

MagMaker / April 10, 2015

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” …

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MagMaking 101: How to Make a Magazine for your Class

Educators / March 31, 2015

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. …

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How to Create a Brochure for Your School

Educators / April 7, 2015

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 …

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Using Multimedia to Power Up Classroom Magazines on Flipboard

Recently I’ve become aware of dozens, maybe hundreds, of Flipboard Magazines that have been curated by educators for students. This isn’t…Continue …

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The MagMaker’s Guide to Private Group Magazines

MagMaker / March 30, 2015

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 …

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Easy Tools for Bloggers to Bring Content to Flipboard

Are you a blogger? We’ve introduced a couple of tools to help get your content to Flipboard faster and to expand your reach. You may have already …

How to Use the NEW Flipboard 3.0 to Market Your Business

Flipboard is a mobile app that helps you create magazines by curating articles from the Internet that relate to a chosen topic (i.e. Food, Sports, …

So, What’s the Deal With the New Numbers on My Magazine’s Cover?

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 …

My Analytics: An Overview of Your Magazine Stats

Knowing how your magazines perform on Flipboard can help you improve as a magazine maker. This new view gives you a sense of what types of articles …

Make Your Magazines Move with Animated GIFs

MagMaker / October 9, 2014

Everywhere you look on the Internet, you’ll encounter moving images of cute cats falling over, your favorite sitcom quotes and laugh-out-loud snippets. Where did it all come from? GIF stands for “Graphics Interchange Format,” an image type created in 1987 by CompuServ and …

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Turn it Up with More SoundCloud Tips & Ideas for MagMakers

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 alive? For music professionals, our partnership with SoundCloud can be a free promotional tool.

If you’re in a band, offering an exclusive sneak peek …

How Hashtags Can Help Your Magazines on Flipboard

The # symbol, known as the “pound” or “hash” key on your phone, is now more popularly known across social media as the hashtag. You may have used it …

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You’re Invited! How to Collaborate on Magazines with Contributors

Adding contributors to your magazine can create a new dynamic for you on Flipboard. Another person’s perspective can expand your reach and round out your magazines with articles you may not have thought of or discovered yourself. Invite and motivate a friend who is trying the same diet as you or …

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Why You Should Add an Avatar to Your Flipboard Profile and Write a Good Description

Sprucing up your profile with an avatar and description can go miles when engaging the Flipboard community. Providing a “face” to a name helps …

What Kind of Publisher Are You? Tips for When You Go Live

Whether you’re publishing spontaneously or following a planned schedule, there are key things to have in place before your magazine goes live. How do …

Create a Flipboard Magazine for your Online Shop

Do you sell on eBay, Etsy or on your own website? From hand-forged jewelry to DIY kits and handmade clothes, a Flipboard magazine can act as a …

Make Some Noise (Literally), With Flipboard Magazines and SoundCloud

Sound is the perfect ingredient to make your magazine feel more dynamic and fun. So don’t be shy! Get loud and proud by adding audio tracks to your …

Basics #2: The One and Only Thing You Need to Personalize Flipboard

Think of Flipboard as your one-stop shop to keeping up with the news and your interests. Whether you enjoy business articles from Fast Company or ice …

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Basics #1: 3 Essential Ways to Navigate Like a Pro

In the spirit of the approaching back-to-school season, we thought it might be a good time to educate on Flipboard, too. Starting today, we’re …

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Let’s Be Real: Your Cover Really Does Matter

You may not be able to fairly judge a magazine by its cover, but people will try to anyway, so be sure to keep your magazine covers fresh and …

FlipTip: Edit Your Full Name

Every Tuesday, we’ll have a simple tip related to MagMaking in this blog. Some tips will be for power curators, but others, like this one, are good

Put a Dashboard on It!

It may be all about birds in Portlandia, but in the land of tech and social media, it’s all about the dashboard—a “control center” of the latest and …

How to Use Flipboard for the iPad

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Flipboard is a fantastic way of seeing the days news, along with Facebook and Twitter updates, although for some it may seem daunting at …

How to Link Social Media Accounts on Flipboard

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Four Methods:Linking Facebook to FlipboardLinking Twitter to FlipboardLinking Instagram to FlipboardLinking Soundcloud to …

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Flip the Switch: Pocket + Flipboard

Flipboard App Review: Customize Your Own Magazine!

Use This Trick to Find Cool Flipboard Magazines

MagMaker / March 17, 2014

Looking for something new to read? There are a few places to start, including Flipboard’s staff-curated #MagsWeLove and By …

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Select a Beautiful Cover Image to Make Your Magazine More Awesome

MagMaker / April 11, 2014

This is a tale of two Flipboard magazines.

Both are Ridiculously Awesome. Both were created by the same person, and both …