Category Archives: Research and Writing

MindManager 2017’s new features in action – 3: researching with reusable tags (part 2)

In the first part of this two-part series I discussed the use of MindManager as a research tool and specifically the benefits provided by the addition of reusable text tags in analysing interview and survey data. I also provided two … Continue reading

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MindManager 2017’s new features in action – 3: researching with reusable tags (part 1)

One of the lesser-known features added in MindManager (MM) 2017 is the ability to reuse the same tags in different tag groups. As the MM 2017 help file notes: Earlier versions of MindManager limited tags to be unique across all … Continue reading

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Update: Good news on Google searching in MindManager

In my last post I described some work-arounds to cope with the recent and sudden demise of MindManager’s Google search map part, due to changes in the Google search API. The map part allowed users to undertake Google searches within MindManager (MM) and … Continue reading

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Web searching in MindManager without the Google search map part

Why was the Google map search part so useful… For those of us who use MindManager (MM) for research purposes, the sudden demise of the program’s Google map search part has left a serious gap. It was also one of … Continue reading

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Freestyle – how to deal with MindManager styles in documents exported to Word

Welcome to the first Sociamind post of 2016. Recently I described my technique for using MindManager (MM) to write blog posts which involved exporting a map to Word and then importing from there to WordPress. I extolled the virtues of … Continue reading

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Supercharge web searching within MindManager

Update (21/06/2016): unfortunately the MindManager Google search map part has ceased to operate due to Google deprecating their old search API and adopting a new one. Consequently Mindjet have announced that they will update and completely rewrite the map part but … Continue reading

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Writing news blog posts with MindManager in eight steps

Introduction I’m certainly not the first nor will I be the last person to use a mindmap to assist in writing a blog post, but it was only recently that I discovered how useful they are in writing regular news … Continue reading

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