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MagicalPad for iPad: An innovative, multi-faceted visual thinking tool

Oct 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Mobile Mapping Tools

In 2011, I told you about MagicalPad, a list-making tool for the iPad that showed a lot of promise for capturing and organizing ideas. In the last three years, it has come a long way and now offers multiple ways to represent your ideas – using mind mapping, outlining, notes, tasks and images – all via a single, intuitive interface. What makes it truly unique is that you can intermingle these different types of visuals all on the same page, interconnected to one another.



8 unique advantages of web-based mind mapping tools

Oct 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Uncategorized, Web-Based Mapping Tools

If you’re looking for a low-cost way to try out mind mapping for business, then a web-based tool is a great place to start. Here are 8 unique advantages they have versus desktop programs.



MindMeister accelerates mind map innovation

Sep 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Web-Based Mapping Tools

MindMeister is taking advantage the growing popularity of cloud-based software applications; it has launched a surprising number of new and enhanced features during 2014.



Coming soon: The 2014 Mind Mapping Software Comparison Chart

Sep 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Resources

I’m now in the process of updating the mind mapping software comparison chart that I’ve been doing for the last seven years. But I’m making simplifying it. Here’s why.



New MindManager 15 for Windows offers valuable ease-of-use enhancements

Sep 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Software

MindManager 15 for Windows, released today by mind mapping software developer Mindjet, offers some practical new features and enhancements that will help you to be more productive and well organized than ever before.



It’s time to take off your blinders (and expand your thinking)

Aug 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Tips & Techniques

Your ability to think and plan is limited by blinders. Mind mapping software can help you to cast them off and become a better thinker, planner and creative problem solver.



NovaMind unveils subscription pricing – plus 3 new products

Aug 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Software

The NovaMind family of mind mapping products is about to expand significantly. Developer NovaMind Software has announced it will soon release mobile apps for iOS and Android, plus a new browser-based NovaMind client. To keep it all affordable, it will also roll out a new subscription pricing model



Visual content: How to create original images that command attention

Jul 31st, 2014 | By | Category: Visual Marketing

Well-designed visual content commands attention and communicates instantly with your readers. This free 3-part video training course can help you learn how to create powerful visual images.



iMindQ: Far more than a new mind mapping program

Jul 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Software

iMindQ is a new visual thinking program from Seavus that combines organic mind maps, concept maps, whiteboard space, flowcharts and project planning in a single, easy-to-use program. It gives you more ways to visualize your ideas and information in a single, affordable package.



Mindmeister enables on-the-fly idea capture with Google Glass

Jul 19th, 2014 | By | Category: News

Remember Geistesblitz from MindMeister? Introduced 6 years ago, it enabled you to send ideas to your default mind map in several ways. It has now been enhanced to enable you to do so via Google Glass. MindMeister for Glass enables you to send a Geistesblitz note to your default map via voice command. Once you’ve […]