Now open for business: Scrollytelling. It’s a new online application for easily creating multimedia stories where scrolling is the main user experience. It embraces the Web and gives both editors and readers 24/7 access to their stories. All hosting is fully managed. Scrollytelling currently offers a single, all-in subscription where most limits do not apply. All subscribers also have unlimited access to our experienced storytellers.
Create stunning multimedia stories yourself using our online application. Upload all media using the online editor, where is processed and made available across all your stories automatically. We make sure to generate thumbnails for all images, and generate responsive images for mobile/tablet devices. Video is transcoded on the fly, so that it works on all platforms, no matter the source file. Publish everything in real-time on your own domain in your own styling. Mix and match photography, video, audio, animation and words.
Scrollytelling handles every aspect of serving readers from all over the globe. All operational tasks are handled by us: including deploying new servers when needed. Your media will be deployed as close to your audience as possible, using a global Content Delivery Network. This means that readers won’t have to wait long for images to appear and video to start playing. We actively monitor every single story and spring into action when there’s signs of trouble. We strive for continuous availability, which means we aim for 100% uptime.
Our subscription includes free access to our experienced and diverse team of storytellers. You will never be without expert guidance to create the most appealing, most impactful story. Stuck on a certain angle or unsure which combination of media is most effective in your case? Give us a ring and we’ll set you straight right away. When a story is published, we go in and check if there’s something we think can be done better. If so, we will send you an email detailing our thoughts.
Our customers get a yearly on-site Scrollytelling workshop for the entire editorial staff. We often find that manuals aren’t read and helpful emails too easily forgotten. So we come to you and get all your creative in a single room. We have a huge pile of tips and insights we’re all to keen to share with you. Materials and expertise are freely available. Additional design and development, should you need it, is at your fingertips.
Scrollytelling enables storytellers to create online stories. We do this using our Software-as-a-Service which is offered in the form of a subscription. To our customers, we offer unprovoked editorial feedback, ensuring all stories are told in the most appealing way.
The company launched in January 2016. Its founders Martijn van Tol and Joost Baaij are an unstoppable internet storytelling engine. Or a tank, maybe. Since launch, we have reached over 3 million souls worldwide. On average, one story is created every day. Most stories have images, words and video and a great many have background audio tracks too. The only limit is in the imagination of the storyteller. Visit the contact page if you want to reach out to us.