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 [...]

Avoid Facebook clickbait and still engage readers? Let the data show you how

Facebook recently announced yet another change to its organic newsfeed algorithm: It will now punish publishers using clickbait posts (as defined by Facebook) on an individual post level, and not just on a page / publisher level as it was previously doing. We turned to Keywee’s Facebook data to check which phrases are most common [...]

Using Publisher Audience Extensions for Branded Content

Publisher Audience Extensions are what makes publishers indispensable in the branded content value chain, as a means of meeting audiences where they are. As a marketing strategy, branded content is used by brands to support their top-of-the-funnel marketing objectives. Increasing brand awareness, consideration, preference, and favorability are all achievable through effective branded content. An example [...]

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Here at 🥝, our expertise is in the world of distributed content. Lately, we've 🔍 (investigated) the Facebook posts that perform best in different verticals from 👗👠 (fashion) to ⛷🏀 (sports) to 🐘🐎(politics). We’ve even looked at how the same phrases perform across different verticals. In case you missed it, we discussed the use of [...]

In Case You Missed It, This Template Doesn’t Always Work

We like to think that we’ve picked up a thing or two while working with over 300 of the world’s top publishers, but when we want to be sure, we turn to the data. We recently did an analysis of millions of articles posted on Facebook, and we noticed some trends in the post texts [...]