Eight Things Publishers are Saying about Affiliate Content

At our recent Distributed Content Publisher Breakfast, we had a great time hosting publishers like PureWow, Fatherly, Forbes, Equinox, Keep, and USA Today. Among the topics we discussed was affiliate content, and how publishers are growing this revenue stream. We had a good mix of publishers with a strong affiliate game, and some who were [...]

Three Things We Heard at Keywee’s Digital Publishing Leaders Breakfast this Morning

Earlier today we hosted 20 senior digital publishing leaders at our NYC office for a summery breakfast. It was a treat having Keywee customers and friends from New York Magazine, The Atlantic, PureWow, MarketWatch, Business Insider, and other leading NYC publishers join us for open conversations about topics such as GDPR, the rise of branded [...]

Working with Pulitzer Prize Winners to Help Their Stories Reach More Readers

Image credit: Michael Sloan and Jake Halpern for The New York Times, here. The 2018 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced last week. Here at Keywee, we were thrilled to spot four Keywee customers among this year’s Pulitzer winners: The New York Times - in the Public Service, National Reporting, and Editorial Cartooning categories The New Yorker - [...]

3 topics publishers talked about at Keywee’s Distributed Content breakfast

Last week, we had the great honor — and fun — to host 20 of NYC’s best & brightest publishing stars at our office for donuts and discussions. We had Keywee customers and friends from New York Magazine, New York Post, Hearst, HuffPost, Untuckit, NBC News, The Daily Beast and more candidly sharing recent successes [...]

[Keyweeana] Keywee R&D Hackathon: Machine learning, Elasticsearch, and Whiskey

Last week, Keywee’s R&D team took a short break from our usual two-week sprints for our second hackathon. For this hackathon, we focused on ideas related to images, and aptly named it “The IMAGEine Hackathon.” (get it???) The day started with a delicious breakfast of sandwiches, pastries and fresh vegetables. Then it was off to [...]

Career Advice from The NYT and Bloomberg Pros

As part of Keywee's efforts to be a helpful, educational partner for the NYC publishing and digital media community, we were fortunate to host Bryan Davis from The New York Times and Shannon Doubleday from Bloomberg Media for a candid discussion about careers in digital publishing and audience development. We talked about their career paths, [...]

When a unicorn meets a cartoonist: Keywee’s Office Warming Party

Recently, our New York crew reached an exciting milestone: Moving to a new, fancy-but-not-too-much, perfectly-located-in-Flatiron office. Among other things, it boasts iconic New York City views (The O'Neill Building, water towers, and Essen), plenty of natural light, an air hockey table, and passion for all things blue. To celebrate the occasion, we hosted an office [...]

Trends in Digital Publishing and Distributed Content

At our recent Distributed Content Event, we partnered with Ceros to host a panel discussion with Sari Ziedler, Editorial Director of Growth at Quartz, and Sarah Harrison, Director of Content at Vice. We dove into the challenges they face day-to-day and how they're adapting to the ever-changing world of publishing. Both Sari and Sarah highlighted [...]

Innovation in Branded Content

All types of partnerships, from personal relationships to business ventures, come with challenges, but in all cases, the key to success is building a strong and stable bond between the two partners. In the world of distributed content, this applies to the many publishers and brands teaming up to create unique and compelling stories. Branded [...]