The year 2020 has accelerated the adoption of new solutions for online learning and publishing at an unprecedented pace. At ThingLink, the increased demand shows as a sharp 50% increase in new monthly signups. Over 100,000 new users login to ThingLink every month to create engaging visual experiences for their students, employees or customers. For may, ThingLink has become a home for hundreds, even thousands of interactive images and videos. Our new interface offers them improved options for arranging and managing this content.
ThingLink user: Pool Corp (click to explore live page) - Oftentimes complex products are best presented visually and this is how Pool Corp uses ThingLink in February's spotlight. Visitors of the site can view this interactive illustration to get ideas on various renovation projects that will give new life to their pools and learn all the reasons why updating your pool is a good idea and an economically smart choice in the long run. Since pools have many parts, Pool Corp deconstructs each element with a unique hotspot including a tip and link to relevant product lines.
360-degree images and videos can help learners develop understanding of real-world environments outside their physical learning space, but trying to successfully setup over twenty headsets for a shared VR experience is not easy. For a while, we have been thinking of an alternative solution, based on the following three assumptions
Topics: Product Marketing
ThingLink user: Daytona International Speedway - Interactive map
Description: Aerial views + interactive hotspots = a match made in heaven. Using ThingLink, Daytona creates an interactive facilities map that lives in the plan your visit section of their website. Scroll over the map to check out each location and find out more about Daytona! This information is relative to many events here at Daytona International Speedway including Speedweeks and the Coke Zero Sugar 400.
ThingLink user: Euromate - Interactive world map (created with new editor)
Description: Air quality experts Euromate use a ThingLink interactive infographic to market some of the services they provide. Poor air quality creates an unhealthy workplace that leads to unpleasant health conditions and polluted indoor air can arise in different places due to various causes. Navigating the office building infographic below will teach you about these issues and how to get in touch with Euromate for office air cleaners.
ThingLink user: Sears Home Services - Top Signs You Are Misusing Your Fridge (created with new editor)
Description: Sears Home Services uses an interactive infographic to visually educate their customers within a blog post on their corporate website. Sears experts offer their insights into common ways people improperly care for their fridges — and how you can correct these bad behaviors. Hover over or click on the image to see the pop-up tips and videos. For example, one common problem is overloading your fridge and an easy solution is to clean out the fridge regularly and toss anything past its prime.
Our new interactive editor offers a wide range of enhanced features and much more flexibility than the previous editor. Note that if you change to the new editor it won't alter previously uploaded content and is only be activated for new uploads. As of today, we support four different types of media that you can make interactive: images, videos, 360 images, 360 videos. Each of these four media types will have the same exact feature set and interface once opened in the new editor. Continue reading for a summary of the main highlights and why we believe you should switch to the more powerful new editor.
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: 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.