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Pearltrees helps you to organize the web - visually

Pearltrees helps you to organize the web - visually
Pearltrees is a new visual bookmarking tool that utilizes a mind map-like interface to help you to organize your web page shortcuts in a much more intuitive way than the typical browser bookmark list. It also enables you to connect with other users who share similar interests, which places it in the same camp as other social bookmarking tools. But Pearltrees is different – very different. Before I can explain how it works, we first need to get a bit of terminology out of the way: Pearl: A pearl represents a link to a web page. It’s more than that, however. Pearltree: A pearltree contains other pearls. How to add content to your Pearltree When you first set up your Pearltrees account, the application gives you the option of adding several toolbar buttons to your browser: Add a new pearl for the web page you’re currently viewing, choose where to put the pearl (in an existing tree or a new one), and go to your Pearltrees account. Social aspects of Pearltrees Conclusion

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6 Best Bookmark Manager Finding the best bookmark manager can be a tricky task what with the plethora of options that are available out there. So just how do you zero in on a reliable one that will cater to all your needs in this aspect? Well, to make your search a little easier, we’ve jotted down a comprehensive list of solutions that will enable you to juggle all your archived links, web pages, photos, interesting online articles and more. 1 – Xmarks: This handy extension is available for a host of web browsers such as IE, Firefox, Chrome and Safari.

Organize The Best Of The Web In Your Own Visual Library On Pearltrees [Chrome] Just a month back we had a brief but interesting discussion where a reader asked about Pearltrees and what was good about their visual way of curating web content. I had heard about Pearltrees before, but had never really got down to using it. The one phrase that has been consistently used to describe it is – visually pleasing. Use the painter's technique when creating mind maps Sep 10th, 2010 | By Chuck Frey | Category: Tips & Techniques Painters tend to step back from the canvas on a regular basis when creating a painting. Why do they do this? Why do you need to do the same when creating a mind map? Quite simply, painters do this to gain perspective on their work – to determine if the strokes that they have laid down on the canvas correspond to their vision for what they wanted to create.

Organizing Online Content With Pearltrees While on the Traveling Geeks trip to Paris, we had the opportunity to meetup with a French company called Pearltrees. This was our first stop on what was a busy day meeting an exciting group of French companies. Beyond hearing about the companies, I was just happy that I made it on and off the Paris Metro without losing my ticket. Pearltrees is a collaborative way to share interests online. I was intrigued by the concept of a new way to organize (in real time) my content and find additional content online. I also appreciated the visual nature of Pearltrees, each unique content link is considered a “pearl” while groupings of pearls are “pearltrees”.

Pearltrees: Visually Organize and Share Web Bookmarks - informat Pearltrees [] is a new online visualization tool that allows users to organize their favorite content found on the Web as a network graph, which then reveals the connections between the interests of people. Or, in other words, Pearltrees is a somehow alternative visual version of the social bookmarking concepts that drive, or a "collaborative network" that let users create, organize and share the world of their interests. However, in contrast to a tag-based system, Pearltrees connects people by the real content that is shared. Users can save their favorite websites, organize what they find interesting, and explore what others have saved and are saying about specific web destinations. You can watch a documentary video below. Via Mashable.

25 Social Media Channels You're Probably Not Using Now Chances are your small business has used social media in one way or another. There are the big guns like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. And other familiar names like Instagram, Pinterest, and Vine. Content Curation With Pearltrees EduTip: Content Curation with Pearltrees by Linnea Sudduth Ward Content curation tools—or tools designed to collect, store, and share ideas on a particular topic—are great tools for allowing your students to delve more deeply into a given concept. Perhaps the most well-known content curation platform is Pinterest, which boasts 1.36 unique visitors a day.

NovaMind 5 offers unprecedented freedom to create high-impact mind maps The NovaMind development team has always been focused on being innovators, and NovaMind 5, released on April 28, 2010, is no exception. This innovative new version makes it easier to create high-impact visual maps than any other program on the market – period. It provides beginner, intermediate and advanced mappers with an impressive breadth and depth of features and functionality, yet never overwhelms. Thanks to some excellent user interface design, NovaMind 5 is also surprisingly easy to use for beginners and advanced users alike.

Q&A: Patrice Lamothe of Pearltrees on personal organisation of t Believe me when I say you've never used a web application quite like pearltrees. With this application, you can literally map your personal web. Take all of the bookmarks scattered across your web browser, assign them a category and you've got a pearltree. Organize, visualize and share your Web November 26th, 2009 by Patricia Finding a title for this post to describe all Pearltrees‘ potential uses is near impossible. You’ll soon understand why. This is not a paid advertisement! I don’t know the creators and have not invested in their start-up (though if it ever goes public, I’ll consider investing). I discovered this tool just a few days ago: the more people use it and contribute to it, the better it will become.

An interesting review - even though it might be one of the worth review pearltree had so far - the detailled analysis of pearltrees usability is very usefull and the feedback are always actionable. One surprizing thing however is that many of the authors suggestion are... already in place. Such as writing "home" at the top of the interface, or enabling users to pearl in just one click. Did he test Pearltrees on a previous version? In any case, I may very much want to take an other look at it now :-) by Patrice Dec 2

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