We are happy to announce that users of Microsoft Office 365 software will now be able to create and view interactive images, videos and 360-degree virtual tours in the Microsoft Teams environment. See our official press release below!
ThingLink user: Mittelbayerische - Interactive Infographic (created with new editor)
Description: Using ThingLink's 360° image editor Mittelbayerische creates an interactive advent calendar for their readers. Each hotspot includes a variety of surprises, quizzes and Christmas stories that are opened each day. This experience is a unique way to get readers or customers engaged during the holiday season. Other interactive holiday campaigns include shoppable showrooms, seasons greeting messages from your team, and festive blog posts.
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: 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.
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.
ThingLink user: Olovi 3D (click to explore live or embedded below)
Description: This interactive 360° image by Olovi 3D breaks down the different components of their ointment and cream plant. Using a 360° image to deconstruct their complex products is a visually engaging and easy vehicle for customers to explore and learn more about the product. Educate customers with a 360° image describing what sets your product apart from the competition, it's key selling points, and for troubleshooting tips. One creative way to incorporate this use case for your brand is to think about where your product is consumed, and capture a 360° image of that space. For example, maybe you sell sports drinks. Capture an image of a sporting event and label key-selling points within each hotspot.
ThingLink user: Travel Slide 360° Cruise Ship (click to explore live or embedded below)
Description: Travel Slide uses ThingLink to uniquely market their travel experiences digitally with interactive 360° previews for customers. Each product landing page contains a beautiful, immersive view of the cruise ships and hotels that directly transports customers into the ship or hotel. Customers can unlock videos, testimonials, and key selling points from hot spots that live within the tour. Product marketing that is visual and attention grabbing results in stronger sales conversion of new visitors to your website.
ThingLink user: WDIV Local 4 (click to explore live or embedded below)
Description: With the royal wedding quickly approaching May 19, 2018, WDIV Local 4 utilizes a ThingLink 360° image to give readers the experience of visiting this prestigious event. Take a virtual trip to St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle and click on the hot spots to learn about the royal wedding's history, key personalities, fun facts, and how you can be involved in the festivities.
Looking for a unique and engaging way to activate participation in your initiative, cause, challenge, or project? Let's take a look at how two organizations use ThingLink 360° experiences to build awareness and inspire viewers to participate in their initiatives. Also, a unique ThingLink project idea for your organization.
ThingLink user: Condé Nast Traveler Spain (click to explore live or embedded below)
Description: Trends in digital advertising have shifted from banner ad-units to native advertising. Blending ads as editorial content has become a much more engaging and productive vehicle for generating interactions within ads. This opens the door for digital media companies to use more visual and interactive experiences like ThingLink within brand ad campaigns.