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Zopler

Writers Social Network Collaborate


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Published 07/05/2012 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by Robyn Valenzuela
What can you use the app for?

Zopler is a resourceful teaching tool to assist students to become improved writers since Zopler encourages users to quickly participate in a storyline and begin receiving feedback. Input is offered from a community of writers from all ranks. Zopler is a social media networking site for writers of all levels to exchange information and ideas. Zopler is a site to hone writing skills, practice spelling, grammar and sentence structure and to commune with other writers as ideas are exchanged. Mentoring online is possible with Zopler as established writers and novice writers have an opportunity to share. Zopler is an application that lends itself easily to editing and adjusting writing ideas as a springboard for an existing storyline or a new story.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

The genesis of Zopler was born out of necessity while looking for more creative ways to easily insert text into a larger data base. Eventually, a version of this editing application became known as Zopler and was made available as a free online application. The name Zopler was chosen primarily as a convenience to it's user base. Limited information is available regarding the development of Zopler. Zopler is a social media networking site for writers of all levels and skills to exchange information and ideas. Zopler is an application that lends itself to editing and adjusting writing ideas as a storyline develops.

What are the differences to other apps?

Zopler easily allows and encourages writers from novice to seasoned to participate in an ongoing or a new storyline. Each story is to be unique and evolving as multiple writers participate in the story's development. Zopler is a user-friendly application that guides the new user quickly to the task of writing. Mentoring online is possible with Zopler as established writers and novice writers have an opportunity to share technique, style, information and ideas as well as editing, grammar, sentence structure and spelling.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

Zopler registration begins with a tutorial with instructions on maneuvering the site. After log in, the top right corner allows the user to start a new story, view the user's profile, edit settings. To edit a story in progress, select the entry point with the cursor that text is to be inserted and typeset the text as desired. Pictures can be uploaded from the user's collection or the user can select the menu button labeled "pics" and browse as needed to paste and illustrate the story. The story cover can be designed and edited using the menu button labeled "Edit Story Settings". User's reputation allow others to rank contributions with stars. Zopler has a policy to report spam. The website application appears to be fully functional.

How does the registration process work?

Zopler registration begins by entering the user's name or nickname and email address. A temporary password will be emailed to the new user. The new user can log in with the temporary password in the email. A tutorial is available to guide the user through the website describing the various menu buttons and options. A menu at the top right hand corner allows user to begin a new story, edit the user's profile and select from a catalog of profile symbols and pictures or upload a photo from the user. The option to change the online display name, edit or change email address and change the password is available. A menu is available for the user to select the country of choice and time zone. Facebook users should find Zopler easy to maneuver.

What does it cost to use the application?

Zopler offers a permanently free membership for use of this website application. Zopler prompts and guides the user along the way to writing and appears to be fully functional. Zopler is a user-friendly application that guides the new user quickly to the task of writing. The genesis of Zopler was born out of necessity while looking for more creative ways to easily insert text into a larger data base. Eventually, a version of this editing application became known as Zopler and was made available as a free online application for writers of all skill sets.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Teachers, students, authors and writers of all skill levels would benefit and appreciate the use of Zopler. Fans of Facebook would likely find Zopler maneuverable with it's familiar setting. Zopler is a resourceful teaching tool for teachers and professors to assist students as writers since Zopler encourages users to quickly participate in a storyline and begin receiving feedback. Established writers and published authors could use Zopler as a platform for mentoring students. Zopler is a site for writers to hone skills, practice spelling, grammar and sentence structure and to commune with other writers as ideas are exchanged.

  • Allows the members to insert and edit text within a story.
  • Members can upload pictures and illustrations for a story.
  • Users can edit and design the cover of a story.


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