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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 …


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 …

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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

<i>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.</i><p>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 …


5 Reasons Why Pictures Make Your Flipboard Magazine Better

Flipboard is a visual platform. Photographs don’t just make your magazines <i>look</i> better, they also help to increase their discoverability and engagement.<p>The brain processes images 60K times faster than text.<br>• 90% of the information transmitted to the brain is visual.<br>• 40% of our neural tissue is directly …


Let’s Talk Topics on Flipboard: Top Things to Know

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 …


How to Create and Share Presentations on Flipboard


Top 5 FAQs Answered!

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.<p>Here are a few of …


Enhance Your Class Magazines with Flipboard’s Compose Feature

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.<p>What could this mean? The possibilities are plentiful. Here are some ideas for you to try out:<p>Ask your students …


Extra, Extra! Bring Your School Paper Online with Flipboard

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 …


Embed Flipboard Magazines On Your Website or Blog

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.<p>The easiest way to get started is to visit your magazine on the Web.<p>Hover you mouse over “Share” below the bottom right …


MagMaking 101: How to Make a Magazine for your Class

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</b> …


How to Create a Brochure for Your School

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 …


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 …