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Re: Why should I use the listicle tool instead of using slideshows?

It depends on the user experience you're aiming for. 


A listicle is an article format that presents your content (typically media + copy) as a list and in one pageview.   If you have content  that is crucial to the article's narrative, go the listicle route.

Check out this listicle example from One Country

Learn more about creating listicles with RebelMouse


Slideshows are typically embedded within an article and require the user to click to view a series of images, which may or may not be paired with captions.  Slideshows can be a great way to generate pageviews once a user engages.

Check out this slideshow example from Paper Magazine

Learn more about creating slideshows with RebelMouse


But a great rule of thumb is to mix it up and try different formats to keep audiences engaged!

NEW! Beta Posts Dashboard: Filtering and Search UI Upgrade

New Filters in Posts Dashboard

We've implemented new filters that allow users to easily find exactly what they need in their posts dashboard. You can now customize your search results by:

  • Creators You Follow
  • Rating
  • Post Status
  • Post Type
  • Period
  • Sections
Here's what the new filter menu looks like:

Easy-to-Use Search Queries

In the same slick user interface, you can also create search queries and combine them with your filtered results:

  • Post Search
  • Creator Search With Ajax Autocomplete
  • Community Search

This is an exciting step forward in enhancing the editorial experience for our users. It should now be much simpler to narrow down results to exactly what you're looking for.

Here's how the workflow looks in action:

If you have any questions about these dashboard updates, please email

Higher SEO Audit Scores With RebelMouse

SEMrush Reports Help Keep Our Sites Optimized for Search

Even the most brilliant and successful marketers will admit that chasing a perfect search strategy is a full-time job in and of itself. Google's algorithm is fickle at best, with frequent algorithm updates that can turn a site's rankings completely sideways.

At RebelMouse, we obsess over Google's algorithm updates and the latest SEO best practices so that our publishers can focus on doing what they do best: create quality content. This means our traffic experts work around the clock to make sure our sites are optimized for search, and are even a few steps ahead of what Google's next move will be.

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