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Record & Share your Ideas. Pinterest Changes Improve Storytelling. In a recent video from NBC Nightly News Ben Silbermann, the founder of Pinterest, shared that his childhood bug collection was part of the story that transformed his passion for nature and science into the third most popular site on the web.

Pinterest Changes Improve Storytelling

Timehop. Transmedia Storytelling and Journalism · lorenatarcia. Email Marketing and Email List Manager. Social media consulting for nonprofits. StoryTelling. How to use storytelling and NLP to create sales campaigns. Projeqt: A Creative Storytelling Platform. By Maria Popova The new language of the creative polyglot, or what tweets have to do with portfolios. Much has been said over the past few years about the future of publishing and content on the web. Terms like “transmedia storytelling” and “cross-platform publishing” are tossed around like giant balls of cotton candy — delicious, fluffy but, ultimately, without much substance. And while certain platforms have made multimedia storytelling possible for publishers and visual artists, none offers a truly holistic proposition. This week, the launch of projeqt offers hope for a platform that does it all and then some. Great stories keep us riveted to the page. We’re thrilled about the creative possibilities with projeqt.

Though projeqt is currently in beta and invite-only, we’ve secured a limited number of invites for our newsletter readers — to request one, subscribe to our free weekly newsletter if you haven’t already, then shoot us an email with “projeqt” in the subject line. Everyone has a story! ImaStory Browse shared stories first prev next last Layman has talent for law Though he has won court battles, he doesn't plan to become a lawyer.

Everyone has a story!

Friday, January 12, 1990 to Tuesday, January 12, 1999 Layman has talent for law Though he has won court battles, he doesn't plan to become a lawyer. By: Michael McKinzy Saturday, May 26, 2012, 10:19:00 AM updated: Wednesday, May 30, 2012 10:55:00 AM 2. Intersect. Whrrl. Links to Storytelling Platforms, Prompts, and Tools. Projeqt - an artful way to create, present and share real-time stories. Try These Dynamic Digital Storytelling Platforms.

Image courtesy of Jill Clardy Nonprofit organizations can tell the best stories.

Try These Dynamic Digital Storytelling Platforms

Stories about the impact that a nonprofit has on people’s lives can engage, recruit and solidify donors and members. As ImpactMax writes so beautifully, tying individual stories to overall contextual problems and societal issues can really change policies. Anecdotely, I see a lot of blogs and Flickr photo streams, some YouTube and Vimeo use. Why limit yourself? Posterous is a publishing platform whereby you email your posts to your Posterous account, attach video/audio/photos and voila! Why It’s Great: Less time commitment than blogging, easy publishing by email. Whrrl has been my favorite “under the radar” platform for at least six months. OCCUPYTwitter: A Revolution in Social Media · SoapboxNeat.

Using Great Storytelling To Grow Your Business. Every two months, I pull together a community of innovators.

Using Great Storytelling To Grow Your Business

We meet somewhere in New York City, usually a boardroom overlooking a park or cityscape. But last month we all found our way into an acting studio operated by The TAI Group to learn about storytelling. The members of this group certainly already know something about the topic. They are senior executives at some of the largest corporations, partners in some of the most prestigious consulting and private equity firms, and several cutting-edge entrepreneurs. The Importance Of Online Video In Transmedia Campaigns - Starlight Runner's Jeff Gomez.

[Jeff] As a new generation of creators, producers and executives rise to power, we're going to see an exciting new video design and integration sensibility come into play.

The Importance Of Online Video In Transmedia Campaigns - Starlight Runner's Jeff Gomez

Video will segue into and out of a more fully realized interactive experience, one that is going to be easily navigable even for those of us who weren't raised with a game controller in our hands. Brand owners and entertainment content producers are also going to realize that technology is further leveling the playing field and that huge swathes of target audience members are becoming capable of generating their own video. The video expression of audience members is going to become more polished, and more importantly it's going to become more poignant, which will make their arguments more compelling.

So again, in the near future brand owners and content creators will simply have to place an emphasis on quality and transparency. [Jeff] The smart ones are already grappling with these issues. Projeqt \ how great stories are told. Transmedia Storyteller. Jeff Gomez on Transmedia Storytelling at nextMedia... Smarter online research - annotate, organize & collaborate on web pages. First 5 things that brought me closer to transmedia guru Jeff Gomez. The shortest distance between two people is a story This is a two-part post written by Mitesh Solanki – the last five things (that brought me closer to Jeff Gomez) will feature in part two.

First 5 things that brought me closer to transmedia guru Jeff Gomez

Rise of the Facebook-Killers. On a cold Friday evening in February two years ago, with a historic blizzard bearing down on the Eastern Seaboard, a small crowd of people bundled into a New York University lecture hall to hear a talk that would become something of a legend, a shot heard 'round the Internet.

Rise of the Facebook-Killers

The speaker of the evening was Eben Moglen, a professor at Columbia Law School and the founder of the Software Freedom Law Center. A stocky man with a white beard, glasses, and a high, nasal voice, Moglen spoke casually and rocked back and forth on his heels as he turned to make eye contact with his audience.

"So, of course, I didn't have any date tonight," Moglen began, deadpan. "Everybody knows that. My calendar's on the Web. Emily Berl A longtime champion of the free-software movement, Columbia Law School professor Eben Moglen predicts Facebook will be extinct in a matter of months. Related Stories More About "Mr. Why? Fixing it wouldn't be hard, Moglen argued. "Mr. To many, Facebook is social networking. is SlideShare Meets YouTube. Have you ever wondered what would happen if SlideShare and YouTube got hitched and had a child together? is SlideShare Meets YouTube

If you answered ‘yes’ to that, I’m a little concerned. But if that question has stirred your curiosity, let me introduce you to