William Hackney

Will (he/him) is a Content Specialist on the StoryMaps editorial team. A yinzer born and bred, he is an aficionado of two-lane road trips, Minor League Baseball, malt-forward beer, or any combination thereof.

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When are briefings in ArcGIS StoryMaps the right tool for your content?

Thinking about some of the possible uses for briefings in ArcGIS StoryMaps, and when they might be more effective than a longer story.

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Enhance your collections with design options and more

Catch up on all the latest updates and upgrades to the collections experience in ArcGIS StoryMaps.

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Lessons from the winners of the 2022 ArcGIS StoryMaps Competition

Seven stories earned prizes from the 2022 ArcGIS StoryMaps Competition. Meet their creators and learn what went into these exemplary stories.

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Media layers & ArcGIS StoryMaps: a treasure trove of possibilities

Learn about how to use media layers in Map Viewer to tell unique, innovative stories with ArcGIS StoryMaps.

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Unearthing the story in a mountain of data

Learn some strategies to find the right threads to pull in big data sets that will lead to a compelling story.

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Boost your map tour experience with countdowns, 3D globes, and more

Map tour is one of the most popular blocks in ArcGIS StoryMaps; learn about new creative ways to use it in your stories.

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Your guide to the 2022 ArcGIS StoryMaps competition judging criteria

Thinking about entering the 2022 ArcGIS StoryMaps competition? Learn about what the judges will be looking for as you craft your data story.

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Using a personal lens to make data relatable

Data helps us understand the world, but relating it to a wide audience can be a challenge. Thinking smaller can help you tell data stories.

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Turning a big dataset into a great story with ArcGIS StoryMaps

A look at some of the cartographic storytelling techniques in ArcGIS StoryMaps that can pull an engaging narrative out of big data.

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