A/B Testing: The ABCs of Paid Social Media

The reason social media is such a strong marketing tool, apart from the massive reach it offers, is the versatility of ads that marketers can create to engage with their audiences. And while there are thousands upon thousands of articles filled with tips and best practices, the simple truth is that there is no silver [...]

Why Timing is Key for Commerce Content Distribution

As with most things in life, timing is key for the paid marketing of commerce content. While much of your content may be evergreen, seasonal or holiday-specific content can perform very well on social channels due to relevance ranking. In fact, for many commerce content publishers, holiday-related content in Q4 is responsible for the bulk [...]

Using Facebook to Drive Audience Loyalty

As big proponents of local news organizations, we recently jumped at the chance to co-host a webinar with the Local Media Association (LMA). Through various initiatives including Accelerate Local, the Branded Content Project and the Local News Resource Center, LMA works to strengthen local journalism by helping local media companies discover new and sustainable business [...]

Content Distribution Trend Report 2019

For storytellers, 2018 was a year filled with change: publishers adjusted to platforms’ algorithm updates, content marketers pivoted (and pivoted back), and the industry made a collective push to diversify revenue streams. And in facing the challenges of last year, the publishing world showed just how nimble and adaptable it can truly be. This resilience [...]

The 2019 Publishing Calendar

Through our work with over 400 of the world’s leading publishers (like The BBC, Red Bull, National Geographic, Forbes, and The New York Times), we’ve found that successful storytelling and distribution often comes down to proper planning. To help you get a head start on mapping out your 2019 content strategy, we’ve put together a [...]

The 4 Steps to Building a Content-Based Funnel

In today’s publishing ecosystem, a diverse portfolio of revenue streams is more important than ever. And while many publishers have gotten creative – driving revenue with their own product lines, branded events, or even licensed software – good ol’ reader revenue remains the cornerstone of many publishers’ strategies. Yes, we’re talking about paid subscriptions. When [...]

Everyone’s doing it: Paid Distribution for Branded Content [Part 1]

Pour lire cet article en français, cliquez ici The branded content market is exploding. Some estimates peg the market size for branded content at $20 billion over the next five years. When a brand partners with a publisher for a branded content campaign, the brand is buying a few things: the publisher's storytelling expertise, its [...]

Recommended Podcasts for Digital Publishing and Media Listeners

We love to read at Keywee, and we also love to listen. Our team has been on a podcast tear recently, and we recently shared a few of our publishing and digital media-related podcasts in our Friday Reader email. We got a lot of recommendations for other podcasts we should check out, so we compiled a big list [...]

Do Questions Make Good Facebook Headlines?

The content world is in a frenzy thanks to a recent “News Feed FYI” from Facebook. The team announced that they are further cracking down on “clickbait headlines.” This is a follow up to a 2016 announcement cracking down on pages or domains that consistently posted clickbait headlines — headlines that withhold and exaggerate information. The [...]