What if in just a few minutes you could create an exciting multimedia post using your favorite social media sources? Well that is exactly what Storify does and more. Once you have tried Storify you will kiss those old fashion, time consuming, and boring roundup posts good-bye. I can’t think of a better way to introduce how to use Storify than to make a story post. Meet Storify…
Storified by · Fri, May 25 2012 19:02:02
Storify is the best thing to happen to the multimedia post since high speed Internet! Seriously, writing a multimedia post without Storify is like waiting for a photo to upload using dial up. You will be amazed how quickly you can pull media from all over the web into your post.
Getting Started with Storify
Search Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, Instagram and more directly from within the Storify editor to find elements for your post. You can add your own links and even look through other Storify members materials for posts.
Embed your finished story post anywhere or choose to connect through your WordPress or Drupal blog, publish to Tumblr or Posterous, or send an email newsletter through Mailchimp.
Storify is both SEO and social friendly. All stories are optimized for SEO and social sharing. Share the whole story post or an invidual element to Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, LinkedIn or email.
Storify and WordPress
Storify sounds too good to be true? Wait there’s more…I am creating this story from inside my WordPress blog using the Storify Plugin for WordPress. When I am finished creating this story post, I can hit publish and it will publish on the Storify site. To post my story post to my site, I will simply create a new post and click the Storify button on the visual editor.
Using the StoryPad and the Storify Bookmarklet
You can use the Storify bookmarklet to gather materials from any where on the web to your StoryPad . Learn how with in this Storify tutorial that is of course a story…
Tip: Currently there is not a way to remove items from your StoryPad and the items you put on it are public so be judicial in what you bookmark.
Have questions? Storify has a great FAQ section with answers.
Ways to Storify Your Next Post
This Storify story post was fast and fun to create. It’s the perfect way to share those interesting news items you find in your email inbox everyday. Give Storify a test run soon, I think you will like it as much as I do.Sue Surdam | Artizon Digital | WordPress Specialist and Social Media Solutions | 503-577-1035