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New video tips from Michigan Plinkit

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Michigan Plinkit has created a number of new Plinkit video tips.

Visit the Michigan Plinkit Tips page to view these video tips (the link is also posted in Training Materials on the Illinois Plinkit site, for future reference):

 

Joining Amazon Associates Program 

A short YouTube video about this fund raising program your library can use on your Plinkit Website

 

Using SurveyMonkey on Your Site 

A short YouTube video about how to create and embed a free survey service.

 

Adding a Twitter Widget 

A short YouTube video on how to embed Twitter onto your Plinkit site.

 

Installing SiteMeter 

This is a free Web site tracking software that you can use on your Plinkit site. This short YouTube video takes you through the installation process step-by-step.

 

RSS Feeds 

A YouTube video on using Plinkit's RSS feed feature found in the portlets.

 

Rotating Images 

How to create a rotating image for your Plinkit site. This YouTube video will walk you through the process using a free online service.


Adding "Related Content"
 

Did you know you can display pages of your Plinkit Web site on the bottom of other pages - such as adding a quick and easy link to your "Contact Us" form to your homepage? Watch this video to find out how to utilize this very helpful feature.

 

Adding a PayPal Donate Button 

Would you like to securely accept donations to your library through your Plinkit site? You can! Watch this video to find out how.

 

Goodreads is great!

Discover this reader advisory tool that your library can use to promote books and book discussion! This video will teach you about the Goodreads site and then show you how to implement it in Plinkit.

 

Shrinking Images with Fotoflexer 

Don't have photo editing software? No problem! But it's still important to re-size for Plinkit. Check out a video about this free online service that allows you to quickly and easily manipulate your images for the Web.

 

Adding a Flickr widget to your Plinkit site 

Love Flickr? You can pull images from your Flickr account and have them rotate onto your Plinkit pages. Watch this video to find out how!

 

Inserting Graphical Links 

Wondering how to insert an image and make that image clickable to a Website? This video will show you how to do that on your Plinkit site!

 

AccuWeather Widget 

A video on how to add a weather widget showing the temperature of your library's town with a link to more information via AccuWeather.

 

Using the anchor tool

 

Ever wonder how to link from one page on your Plinkit site to one particular section of another Plinkit page? Then this video by Yvonne Brown of the Lapeer District Library is for you!