Revolutionize the Way You Tell Stories
You’ve got a blockbuster of a story to tell that includes marvelous maps, fabulous photographs, and a riveting narrative. To help you tell your story simply, powerfully, and with style, Esri has developed ArcGIS StoryMaps (esri.com/storymaps).
This new story builder gives you intuitive tools to add maps, pictures, and videos to your narrative; incorporate stylish design; and choose from among predesigned themes that harmonize your story’s visual elements.
Why add a new storytelling builder to the repertoire of popular Esri Story Maps app templates like Story Maps Tour, Story Maps Cascade, and Story Maps Journal?
Well, here’s the story.
Esri has been enabling place-based multimedia storytelling for more than seven years, providing everyone—from GIS professionals to journalists and from conservationists to scientists—with the app templates to tell compelling stories about their work. Almost one million stories have been produced using the classic templates.
But time and experience taught members of Esri’s StoryMaps team—who develop and test the builders and make story maps themselves—that changes needed to be made. The project to design a next generation product launched in 2018. It quickly became clear that to...