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Brainstorming tools

  • Answer the public (http://answerthepublic.com/) Sometimes you need the right questions for the best answer - this is what you get here ...  Ask the Seeker. Enter your keyword and he'll suggest content ideas in seconds.
  • Gamestorming (http://gamestorming.com/) - All you need for brainstormings ... make it fun, make it a game. Lots of ideas and tools.
  • Mindjet (www.mindjet.com) - for all who want to organize their thoughts and ideas. And fans of mindmapping.
  • Portent´s Content Idea Generator (https://www.portent.com/tools/title-maker): an easy and fun website which helps you to generate catchy headlines. You als can use it to brainstorm phrases and claims.
  • Mindmeister (https://www.mindmeister.com/de): Online-Brainstormings einfach gemacht.
  • Evernote (https://evernote.com/intl/de): Einfach keine Idee mehr vergessen - das geht mit Evernote
  • Trello (https://trello.com/home): Wer Listen mag, dem wird Trello gefallen, denn hier kann man jeden Projektschritt als Liste anlegen und mit Teams teilen

 

Design Thinking Tools & Canvas Templates:

  •  Futurise - Lean Service Creation (https://leanservicecreation.com/) - Design your next business  - and the Finish consulting agency Futurise will help you with this tool kit.
  • Futurise - IoT Service Toolkit (http://iotservicekit.com/) - The Internet of Things isn´t that complicated. Make it playful with this toolkit.
  • Futurise Augmented Toolkit (http://iadesignkit.com/) - Futurise is very generouse to pulish this Intelligence Augmented Design tool kit for product & service development with and around Augmented Reality.
  • Mural (https://mural.co/): hiermit kann man Brainstormings moderieren oder Moodboards erstellen
  • Go Moodboard (http://www.gomoodboard.com/) - und noch einfacher gehen Moodboards mit GoMoodboard
  • Boords (https://boords.com) - Great tool to visualize your ideas
  • Paper by WeTransfer (https://paper.bywetransfer.com/) - A collection of creative prompts to draw, doodle and sketch
  • Creately (https://creately.com/):  The Visual Workspace For Team Collaboration - Plan, brainstorm or design anything, visually
  • Miro (https://miro.com/): It comes with a lot of pre-built templates as well as great features such as sticky notes. You can easily import images, PDF, PowerPoint files, keynotes, etc. When the session is over, you can easily export the entire board to share it with your team.
  • Mural (https://www.mural.co/): Put imagination to work - MURAL is a digital workspace for visual collaboration
  • Ziteboard (https://ziteboard.com/): Virtual online whiteboard with team collaboration

 

There is high enthusiasm around storytelling. New tools are popping up ... others are going out of business. Sorry if some of this links aren´t working - I´ll try to update this list as often as possible. 


Graphic / Infographic

  • Canva https://www.canva.com/ - make your content beautiful ... colors, frames, lines, deco elements.
  • Color Picker http://www.colorpicker.com/ - explore different colors and learn which colors fit to eachother
  • Data Wrapper (https://www.datawrapper.de/) - Enricht your stories with charts, maps and tables.
  • Easel.ly (http://www.easel.ly/) - Create and share visual ideas. 1000s of Reporting, Timeline, Resume and Process templates to choose from.
  • Infogr.am (https://infogr.am/) - Charts & Infographics the Easy Way. Create and publish beautiful visualizations of your data. Interactive, responsive and engaging.
  • Lucidcharts (https://www.lucidchart.com/pages/): It’s like a virtual drawing board where we can throw our ideas. 
  • Piktochart (https://piktochart.com/) - Easy-to-Use Infographic Maker.Take your visual communication to the next level, without hiring a professional designer.
  • Venngage (https://venngage.com/) - Make Infographics For Free. Everything you need to create and publish infographics is right here.
  • Colorzilla (https://www.colorzilla.com/chrome/) - absolutely helpful if you want to find out the values of a color. Just point to a color on your screen and you´ll get the information.

Icons

  • Flat Icons (http://www.flaticon.com/) - The largest database of free icons available in PNG, SVG, EPS, PSD and BASE 64 formats. 
  • The Noun Project (https://thenounproject.com/) - if you search for an icon, check out here.
  • Streamline Icons (https://streamlineicons.com/) - They say they are the  worlds largest icon library. Don´t know whether this is true. But they do have a lot of icons!

Gifs


Photos


Improve Photos (instead of Photoshop)



Video & Film


Make a Storyboard

Multimedia Tools

  • Simple long Form (https://wordpress.org/plugins/simple-long-form/) - Simple Long Form helps to build easily one-page-scroll - in WordPress - without knowing anything about coding.
  • Storybird (https://storybird.com/) Write. Your words. Our art. Amazing stories. Simple tools help you build books in minutes. Let the art inspire and surprise you as you write. Readers will encourage you along the way. ... a beautiful exeption among all this many multimedia. 
  • ArcGIS Storymaps (https://storymaps.arcgis.com/ - Erstellen Sie mit einer Kombination aus Text, interaktiven Karten und anderen Multimedia-Inhalten inspirierende, beeindruckende Storys.
  • StoryToolz (http://storytoolz.com/) - this are very interesting resources for authors.
  •  Flipsnack (www.flipsnack.com) - Digital flipbook maker  for stunning magazines. Create your own magazine  with a pdf or design it from scratch.
  •  Yumpu (www.yumpu.com) - The distribution of digital magazines has never been so simple ... this is Yumpu´s promise. Made with love in Switzerland
  • Aesop Story Engine (http://aesopstoryengine.com/)  is a collection of thirteen unique components wrapped in a plugin that can be used to present rich, interactive stories or articles in any WordPress theme.
  • Atavist (https://atavist.com/) -  Make a story, design it your way, share it. A powerful tool for media-rich stories.

  • Explory (http://www.explory.com/) -  It's easy to create a compelling story from your photos and videos — add music, narration and text.
  • Microsoft Sway (https://sway.office.com/) - well, it´s simple a great way to create a beautiful presentation. But some may call this storytelling.
  • Pageflow (https://pageflow.io/) - a favorite of German journalists ... one of the best tools to tell multimedia stories
  • Shorthand (https://shorthand.com/) - Beautifully simple storytelling. Design is key for this tool.
  • Steller (https://steller.co/) - Everyone has a story to tell. Tell yours with photos, videos, and text. Create a multimedia story.
  • Storyful (https://storyful.com/There has never been a better time to be a storyteller. And there is no team better suited to storytelling in the social age than the Storyful team. Storyful is very much about videos.
  • UtellStory (http://www.utellstory.com/) - Tell stories with audio, image, video and words. Collaborate on topics. It's fun, easy and free.

Content Management Tools

There is high enthusiasm around storytelling. New tools are popping up ... others are going out of business. Sorry if some of this links aren´t working - I´ll try to update this list as often as possible. 



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