Have you been interested in creating interactive infographics and 360° experiences for your organization or customers, but could not yet commit to a full Premium plan? We have exciting news for you: ThingLink just launched a new Professional business plan that gives an individual content creator the most flexible and affordable way to get started with creating stunning interactive visuals!
ThingLink user: River Island - Interactive 360° Shoppable Experience
Description: River Island recently expanded into homeware and uses ThingLink interactive 360° images for digital customers to immerse themselves in the pop-up shops. Exploring the three rooms gives viewers the power chose their preferred style, as well as click on the hotspots and purchase the products they're browsing. Our new tag layouts are fully responsive on mobile and work excellent on all screen sizes. In this use case, we see the e-commerce tag in action that includes a customizable picture, product description, price, and call-to-action button.
ThingLink user: Arsenal - Interactive Player Introductions
Description: Arsenal uses ThingLink to create an immersive experience for their fans to meet the players through an interactive image introduction. While navigating from the team news section of Arsenal's website, unique landing pages include an image for fans to hover and unlock video highlights, key stats, and quotes from each player. Using interactive images is an engaging way to educate your audience on any person or place. Project idea: simplify your team introduction landing page with an interactive image featuring your staff.
This new feature gives Premium business users the ability to invite colleagues to view and create ThingLink content for easy team collaboration. Each admin user will have the ability to invite and manage users through the new "My Users" tab appearing on the top bar navigation. Anyone who is invited and accepts the invite will be able to create and post to shared folders that can be viewed by the entire team. Continue reading and click the green icons in the interactive images to learn how to use this new feature. If you have any questions or feedback about this new feature, feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ThingLink user: Drive Shack Orlando - 360° walkthrough tour
Description: Drive Shack Orlando, an entertainment company that combines golf, competition, dining, and fun, takes customers on a walkthrough tour of their stunning entertainment complex with a ThingLink 360° experience. Visitors to the Drive Shack website can "explore the space" and learn about the various amenities and unique offerings available for their next visit by clicking the arrows to navigate. If you are a business in the entertainment industry, using a ThingLink 360° experience is an affordable, simple and innovative solution to educate and excite new customers about your destination.
Animated GIFs provide an easy way to bring tags to life and add that extra "wow factor" to your interactive images and 360 images. GIFs are also an effective way to communicate information, or show a product or feature in action without relying on video content. Not sure how to make GIFs? You can easily create your own gifs with services like Quicktime Screen Recorder & Makeagif.com. Continue reading to see four use cases of GIFs being used in ThingLinks.
ThingLink user: C.P. Hart- Monochrome Bathroom Style Finder
Description: C.P. Hart uses an interactive style finder to showcase products within the inspiration section of their online store. This experience allows customers to start imagining their new bathroom and learn about C.P. Hart's product offerings and features. In the landing page above, use the filter to browse styles, then click on the ThingLink hotspots to purchase products seen in each bathroom scene. Anyone operating an e-commerce store can easily make a similar experiences to showcase your products and provide inspiration to customers.
ThingLink user: Saveur - Dried Seafood of Chinatown Guide
Description: Using an interactive image is a great way to visually introduce a text-heavy article or topic. In this use case, Saveur wrote an article featuring the dried seafood of Chinatown. At the beginning of the article, Saveur embeds an image collage with ThingLink hotspots that previews the main topics of the article below. This image captures reader attention from the jump, as well as gives them a nice user experience of previewing what will be discussed. For example, maybe I am most interested in a certain fish. Using the interactive image, I can see the fish on the image and learn more about it without having to scroll through the entire article.
ThingLink user: Dirt Rider - 10 Items To Use When Changing A Dirt Bike Tire
Description: Dirt Rider is a digital media publisher who provides their readers with buying guides, gears and parts recommendations, and how-to content for dirt bike riding. In this specific article, Dirt Rider educates their readers with unique tips for decreasing the hassle of changing motorcycle tires and different products they recommend. While watching the how-to video, readers can learn more and purchase the ten products Dirt Rider recommends by clicking on the interactive hot spots that appear throughout the video.
ThingLink user: Salesforce Commerce Cloud
Description: Educating your potential customers with client success stories is critical for improving sales conversion. Salesforce Commerce Cloud uses ThingLink on a landing page that highlights how their product helped Boggi Milano master today’s unified customer experience. Explore this interactive 360° tour to take a closer look at how Boggi extends digital innovation into the store and enables sales associates to engage with shoppers anywhere on the floor. This innovative product marketing technique transports new leads and potential customers to a physical location to learn unique selling points firsthand.