Our New Home Page

April 18, 2015

We have a new updated home page!

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My favorite part of the this new page is the stories section. Scroll down to the green section and click through on any of the quotes to read the stories.

Thank you so much to our wonderful friends who shared their stories with us!

If you have a LiveBinders story to share, please send it to us info@livebinders.com with your picture so that we can add it to the site.

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More Auto Embed – Pinterest Boards and Vimeo

March 4, 2015

We have just added auto embed for Pinterest boards and Vimeo videos. Unfortunately Pinterest profiles will still need to be embedded with the embed code. But for boards you can either copy/paste the link into your binder or use “LiveBinder It.”

A shout out and thank you to Joy Kirr (@joykirr) who requested auto embed for Pinterest boards.

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More Automatic Embed of Content – TED and Prezi

February 28, 2015

Now you can use “LiveBinder it” or copy/paste the link to add both TED and Prezi presentations. We will automatically insert the embed code for you.

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We are still working on others, but feel free to send us your request. We want to make binder building as easy as possible.


Automatic Embed of Google Drive Docs

February 20, 2015

Google recently changed things on Drive so that .jpgs, .pdfs, live presentations, and videos require embed codes to sit in a binder.  We now detect that from the url and insert the embed code automatically for you. So all you have to do is insert the url – either through the editor or through “LiveBinder It.”

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Google is always changing things though, so be sure and let us know if something isn’t working right for you!


Automatic Embed of YouTube Videos and Apple App Store Pages

February 14, 2015

We just added a time-saving feature that automatically inserts embed codes for YouTube videos and for Apple App Store pages. Now if you use “LiveBinder It” to add a YouTube video to your binder, it will automatically be embedded with no further effort on your part. No more hunting down embed codes!

Please note: if you currently have a YouTube link and it is showing up as an icon/link instead of a video, just go back into the editor and click on “Insert” next to that link. You should see the embedded video.

Look for more enhancements from us like this in the future for things like Google docs and Slideshare.

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YouTube Video insert from a link.

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App store insert from a link


Updates to our Individual Subscription Plans

February 9, 2015

The 1 GB plan has been a popular option for our group subscribers, so we are pleased to be able to offer it to our individual subscribers, as well.  The increased storage will give you the flexibility to add more to your binders. The following changes to our Individual Subscription Plans will take place over the next month:

  1. BASIC PLAN storage and price increase: Our Basic plan will increase from 500 MB to 1 GB in storage size.  New prices will be $49.95 annually for Business users and $24.95 annually for educators and non-profits.  This increase in storage and resulting price will take effect on March 1, 2015 and renew automatically each year.  If you would like to sign up for the new 1 GB Basic Plan now, you can sign up here.
  2. LAST CHANCE to Subscribe at BASIC PLAN current rate: If you are interested in subscribing to the current 500 MB Basic Plan, you can lock in the annual recurring rate of $29.95/year for Business users or $14.95/year for Educators and non-profit users by upgrading to the Basic plan here by February 28, 2015.
  3. GRANDFATHERING for the 500 MB Basic Plan:  Current Basic 500 MB Plan Subscribers can keep their current plan and renew it when the full year is up.
  4. ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTIONS renew automatically:  Like our Monthly subscriptions, annual subscriptions for individual subscribers will now automatically bill your credit card on the one year anniversary of your subscription start date.  We will continue to send you a reminder that your account will be charged for the next subscription due date and you can cancel your subscription at time before your next payment.

Please note that discounts on our group plans start with just 10 people. If you have any questions, or are interested in our group pricing plans, please contact us at support@livebinders.com.


Table of Contents Update

January 30, 2015

show_tocWe recently introduced a table of contents feature for our subscribers, but we’ve decided to make it available in all binders.  We now automatically generate the table of contents in the player, so it is always current and does not need to be manually updated in the editor. Also, the table of contents is no longer in a tab as it was in our first version.

Just click on the “t” icon next to the “Search” box to show the table of contents for any binder.

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We have also added a binder’s information alongside of the table of contents as shown in the screenshot above so that viewers can see more information about your binder including your description and author name.

Other changes include the ability for subscribers to set the display options for “Views” and “Comments” of a binder in the table of contents.  Subscribers can also set the table of contents as the first thing someone sees when they open the binder.


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