IncredibleEmbeddables<br />Make your news site unforgettable.<br />
WHY?<br />Why do people play Farmville? Or post status updates? Or microblog?<br />Readers want to explore ideas — learn, ...
Look to the best<br />
Soundlides<br />http://soundslides.com/<br />
Photopeach<br />http://photopeach.com/<br />
<ul><li>Web-based. Free. Simple.
 No control over transitions
 Pay ($3/mo) to customize audio or photo durations, effects</li></li></ul><li>Animoto<br />http://animoto.com/<br />
<ul><li>Web-based. Free. Simple.
 Upload your own mp3 file
 Free videos limited to 30 seconds
 Free videos branded with logo</li></li></ul><li>flickr<br />http://www.flickr.com/<br />
<ul><li>Web-based. Free. Simple.
 Professional look. Full-screen viewing option.
 View slideshow, click share, copy embed code
 Captions do not display by default
No audio option</li></li></ul><li>Vuvox<br />http://www.vuvox.com/<br />
<ul><li>Flash-based sliding collages
Presentations are heavy
 Interweave photos (including cutouts), audio, and video.
Still in beta
 Embed optional pop-up videos and link to external content.</li></li></ul><li>Photosnack<br />http://www.photosnack.com/<b...
<ul><li>Web-based. Free. Simple. Stylish templates.
 Viewer controls slideshow (click to advance)
 Add audio, descriptions and links
 Free version has watermark at beginning
No audio-image pairing</li></li></ul><li>Dermandar<br />http://www.dermandar.com/<br />
<ul><li>Web program. Easy to use.
 Make a 360 or wide angle panorama
 Clean, professional
 Need to adhere to panorama shooting guidelines</li></li></ul><li>Magtoo<br />http://www.magtoo.com/<br />
<ul><li>Web-based. Free.
 Create slideshows, panoramas or “trip shows”
Panoramic stitching not as clean as Dermandar
A little cheesy</li></li></ul><li>CleVR<br />http://www.clevr.com/<br />
<ul><li>Web-based. Free. Easy to use.
 Drag and drop, then stitch together
 Final image is downloadable
 Use Hospots to include other images, links and info
 Not frequently updated </li></li></ul><li>Google Maps<br />http://maps.google.com<br />
<ul><li>Web-based. Free. Easy to use.
 Use rich text editor to include information
 Embed photos and video
 Use placemarks, lines and shapes
 Collaborate with others</li></li></ul><li>Many Eyes<br />http://www-958.ibm.com/software/data/cognos/manyeyes/<br />
<ul><li>Web-based. Free.
 16 types of visualization
 Interactive (hover effects)
 Somewhat steep learning curve
 Must front-load data prep</li></li></ul><li>amCharts<br />http://www.amcharts.com/<br />
<ul><li> Free with small logo/link.
 11 types of Flash charts, 9 JavaScript/HTML5
 Must be downloaded and created locally.
 Can use .csv and .xml files to import data</li></li></ul><li>Protovis<br />http://vis.stanford.edu/protovis/<br />
<ul><li> Free and open.
 JavaScript based (no Flash needed)
 Steep learning curve, but extensive documentation
 Attractive output</li></li></ul><li>StatPlanet<br />http://www.sacmeq.org/statplanet/index.html<br />
Hohli<br />http://charts.hohli.com<br />
Dipity<br />http://www.dipity.com/<br />
<ul><li> Free with ads and no custom branding
 Easy to use. Web-based.
 Paid version required for multi-user</li></li></ul><li>Timetoast<br />http://www.timetoast.com/<br />
<ul><li> Free and very easy to use
 Clean interface and display
 Text or timeline view
 Entries expand to show larger image, details
 No video support</li></li></ul><li>Simile<br />http://www.simile-widgets.org/timeline/<br />
<ul><li> Open source. No Flash.
 Two choices of theme (dark and light)
 Steep learning curve
 Not very customizable</li></li></ul><li>Quizsnack<br />http://www.quizsnack.com/<br />
<ul><li> Free with company watermark
 Simple to set up
 Single-question polls, personality quizzes, and surveys
 Free version only allows you to see 10 survey responses
 Customize size and colors</li></li></ul><li>ProProfs<br />http://www.proprofs.com<br />
<ul><li> Free without tracking and storage
 Simple interface
 Embed pictures, video or other html
 Show answers at end</li></li></ul><li>Prezi<br />http://prezi.com/index/<br />
<ul><li> Create Powerpoint-like presentations with motion
 Free and not-too-complicated
 Customizable, including adding audio
 Combine graphics, text for powerful user-controlled presentations</li></li></ul><li>Wix<br />http://www.wix.com/<br />
<ul><li> Create Flash websites on the web
 Time-intensive to build, but sophisticated look
 Free version not embeddable
 Great for feature packages with multiple parts</li></li></ul><li>xtranormal<br />http://www.xtranormal.com/index<br />
<ul><li> Free with educator account
 Create computer-narrated animations
 Use to explain/simplify something complex
 Interesting platform for bloggers</li></li></ul><li>Scribd<br />http://scribd.com/<br />
<ul><li> Free document hosting
 Large community of readers and writers
 Upload MS Office documents directly</li></li></ul><li>issuu<br />http://issuu.com/<br />
<ul><li> Mostly publications (magazines, newspapers)
 Embed on your site
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  1. 1. IncredibleEmbeddables<br />Make your news site unforgettable.<br />
  2. 2. WHY?<br />Why do people play Farmville? Or post status updates? Or microblog?<br />Readers want to explore ideas — learn, understand, and experience. And they want to build connections.<br />Adding interactivity transforms the reader from passive observer to active participant and co-creator.<br />This is good for your site.<br />
  3. 3. Look to the best<br />
  4. 4.
  5. 5.
  6. 6.
  7. 7. Soundlides<br />http://soundslides.com/<br />
  8. 8. Photopeach<br />http://photopeach.com/<br />
  9. 9. <ul><li>Web-based. Free. Simple.
  10. 10. No control over transitions
  11. 11. Pay ($3/mo) to customize audio or photo durations, effects</li></li></ul><li>Animoto<br />http://animoto.com/<br />
  12. 12. <ul><li>Web-based. Free. Simple.
  13. 13. Upload your own mp3 file
  14. 14. Free videos limited to 30 seconds
  15. 15. Free videos branded with logo</li></li></ul><li>flickr<br />http://www.flickr.com/<br />
  16. 16. <ul><li>Web-based. Free. Simple.
  17. 17. Professional look. Full-screen viewing option.
  18. 18. View slideshow, click share, copy embed code
  19. 19. Captions do not display by default
  20. 20. No audio option</li></li></ul><li>Vuvox<br />http://www.vuvox.com/<br />
  21. 21. <ul><li>Flash-based sliding collages
  22. 22. Presentations are heavy
  23. 23. Interweave photos (including cutouts), audio, and video.
  24. 24. Still in beta
  25. 25. Embed optional pop-up videos and link to external content.</li></li></ul><li>Photosnack<br />http://www.photosnack.com/<br />
  26. 26. <ul><li>Web-based. Free. Simple. Stylish templates.
  27. 27. Viewer controls slideshow (click to advance)
  28. 28. Add audio, descriptions and links
  29. 29. Free version has watermark at beginning
  30. 30. No audio-image pairing</li></li></ul><li>Dermandar<br />http://www.dermandar.com/<br />
  31. 31. <ul><li>Web program. Easy to use.
  32. 32. Make a 360 or wide angle panorama
  33. 33. Clean, professional
  34. 34. Need to adhere to panorama shooting guidelines</li></li></ul><li>Magtoo<br />http://www.magtoo.com/<br />
  35. 35. <ul><li>Web-based. Free.
  36. 36. Create slideshows, panoramas or “trip shows”
  37. 37. Panoramic stitching not as clean as Dermandar
  38. 38. A little cheesy</li></li></ul><li>CleVR<br />http://www.clevr.com/<br />
  39. 39. <ul><li>Web-based. Free. Easy to use.
  40. 40. Drag and drop, then stitch together
  41. 41. Final image is downloadable
  42. 42. Use Hospots to include other images, links and info
  43. 43. Not frequently updated </li></li></ul><li>Google Maps<br />http://maps.google.com<br />
  44. 44. <ul><li>Web-based. Free. Easy to use.
  45. 45. Use rich text editor to include information
  46. 46. Embed photos and video
  47. 47. Use placemarks, lines and shapes
  48. 48. Collaborate with others</li></li></ul><li>Many Eyes<br />http://www-958.ibm.com/software/data/cognos/manyeyes/<br />
  49. 49. <ul><li>Web-based. Free.
  50. 50. 16 types of visualization
  51. 51. Interactive (hover effects)
  52. 52. Somewhat steep learning curve
  53. 53. Must front-load data prep</li></li></ul><li>amCharts<br />http://www.amcharts.com/<br />
  54. 54. <ul><li> Free with small logo/link.
  55. 55. 11 types of Flash charts, 9 JavaScript/HTML5
  56. 56. Must be downloaded and created locally.
  57. 57. Can use .csv and .xml files to import data</li></li></ul><li>Protovis<br />http://vis.stanford.edu/protovis/<br />
  58. 58. <ul><li> Free and open.
  59. 59. JavaScript based (no Flash needed)
  60. 60. Steep learning curve, but extensive documentation
  61. 61. Attractive output</li></li></ul><li>StatPlanet<br />http://www.sacmeq.org/statplanet/index.html<br />
  62. 62. Hohli<br />http://charts.hohli.com<br />
  63. 63. Dipity<br />http://www.dipity.com/<br />
  64. 64. <ul><li> Free with ads and no custom branding
  65. 65. Easy to use. Web-based.
  66. 66. Paid version required for multi-user</li></li></ul><li>Timetoast<br />http://www.timetoast.com/<br />
  67. 67. <ul><li> Free and very easy to use
  68. 68. Clean interface and display
  69. 69. Text or timeline view
  70. 70. Entries expand to show larger image, details
  71. 71. No video support</li></li></ul><li>Simile<br />http://www.simile-widgets.org/timeline/<br />
  72. 72. <ul><li> Open source. No Flash.
  73. 73. Two choices of theme (dark and light)
  74. 74. Steep learning curve
  75. 75. Not very customizable</li></li></ul><li>Quizsnack<br />http://www.quizsnack.com/<br />
  76. 76. <ul><li> Free with company watermark
  77. 77. Simple to set up
  78. 78. Single-question polls, personality quizzes, and surveys
  79. 79. Free version only allows you to see 10 survey responses
  80. 80. Customize size and colors</li></li></ul><li>ProProfs<br />http://www.proprofs.com<br />
  81. 81. <ul><li> Free without tracking and storage
  82. 82. Simple interface
  83. 83. Embed pictures, video or other html
  84. 84. Show answers at end</li></li></ul><li>Prezi<br />http://prezi.com/index/<br />
  85. 85. <ul><li> Create Powerpoint-like presentations with motion
  86. 86. Free and not-too-complicated
  87. 87. Customizable, including adding audio
  88. 88. Combine graphics, text for powerful user-controlled presentations</li></li></ul><li>Wix<br />http://www.wix.com/<br />
  89. 89. <ul><li> Create Flash websites on the web
  90. 90. Time-intensive to build, but sophisticated look
  91. 91. Free version not embeddable
  92. 92. Great for feature packages with multiple parts</li></li></ul><li>xtranormal<br />http://www.xtranormal.com/index<br />
  93. 93. <ul><li> Free with educator account
  94. 94. Create computer-narrated animations
  95. 95. Use to explain/simplify something complex
  96. 96. Interesting platform for bloggers</li></li></ul><li>Scribd<br />http://scribd.com/<br />
  97. 97. <ul><li> Free document hosting
  98. 98. Large community of readers and writers
  99. 99. Upload MS Office documents directly</li></li></ul><li>issuu<br />http://issuu.com/<br />
  100. 100. <ul><li> Mostly publications (magazines, newspapers)
  101. 101. Embed on your site
  102. 102. Full-screen viewing mode
  103. 103. Very clean</li></li></ul><li>DocumentCloud<br />http://www.documentcloud.org<br />
  104. 104. <ul><li> Free. Easy.
  105. 105. Upload documents you have the rights to and comment
  106. 106. Embed annotated</li></ul>documents on site<br /><ul><li> Make sense of more</li></ul>complicated docs<br />
  107. 107. SlideShare<br />http://www.slideshare.net/<br />
  108. 108. <ul><li> Free. Easy.
  109. 109. Upload slideshows and embed
  110. 110. Work from PowerPoint originals</li></li></ul><li>HandBrake<br />http://handbrake.fr<br />
  111. 111.
  112. 112. Tal.ki<br />http://tal.ki/<br />
  113. 113. <ul><li> Free. No login required.
  114. 114. Embed directly into your site
  115. 115. Lots of junk, need to filter</li></li></ul><li>Tangler<br />http://www.tangler.com/<br />
  116. 116. <ul><li> Free. Easy.
  117. 117. Now has TanglerLive option to work from Twitter
  118. 118. Login in required</li></li></ul><li>Keepstream<br />http://keepstream.com/<br />
  119. 119. <ul><li> Use to store fleeting ideas
  120. 120. Simple drag and drop
  121. 121. Be a virtual discussion facilitator</li></li></ul><li>Curated.by<br />http://www.curated.by/<br />
  122. 122. Storify<br />http://storify.com/<br />
  123. 123. <ul><li> Curate content created by others
  124. 124. Use multiple reports to cover an event
  125. 125. Tied into Facebook, Twitter, flickr, youtube
  126. 126. Search for CC content, too</li></li></ul><li>Intersect<br />http://intersect.com/<br />
  127. 127. SoundCloud<br />http://soundcloud.com/<br />
  128. 128. <ul><li> Community audio
  129. 129. Mostly used by musicians and composers
  130. 130. Invite your audience to comment (e.g. on an interview)</li></li></ul><li>Audioboo<br />http://audioboo.fm/<br />
  131. 131. <ul><li> Free. Mobile-friendly.
  132. 132. Made for short audio podcasting on the go.
  133. 133. iPhone and Android apps</li></li></ul><li>Cinch Cast<br />http://www.cinchcast.com/<br />
  134. 134. <ul><li> Lots of ways to contribute content
  135. 135. Includes options for text and photos
  136. 136. Easily embeddable</li></li></ul><li>Cover It Live<br />http://www.coveritlive.com/<br />
  137. 137. <ul><li> Free for basic service
  138. 138. Branded
  139. 139. Tweet in comments
  140. 140. Comment from site as well
  141. 141. Polls
  142. 142. Official commentators</li></li></ul><li>UStream<br />http://www.ustream.tv/<br />
  143. 143. Livestream<br />http://www.livestream.com/<br />
  144. 144. <ul><li> Allows for free stream
  145. 145. Needs strong, reliable</li></ul>signal (hard line best)<br /><ul><li> Viewers can discuss live
  146. 146. Multi-camera option
  147. 147. Delay in syncing</li></li></ul><li>To stay up-to-date<br />LIFE-ALTERING MULTIMEDIA JOURNALISM BLOhttp://10000words.net/Another really helpful source:http://mindymcadams.com/tojou/<br />http://www.jtoolkit.com/wp/And another:http://www.multimediashooter.com/And of course:http://jeadigitalmedia.org/For a frequently updated list of free online tools:http://www.kcnn.org/modules/the_freebies_list/<br />

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