How to monetize your live blog in 2021

How to monetize your live blog in 2021 In a world where there is a constant flow of information with social media, newspapers need to change the way they cover news and update readers in real-time. For this reason, live blogs are becoming the best way for journalists to tell a story. It is aContinue reading “How to monetize your live blog in 2021”

How to use live news blogging to increase your reader engagement

How to use live news blogging to increase your reader engagement Top of mind Reader engagement is on everyone’s mind these days. As publishers and newspapers shift from an ad-based to a subscription based revenue model, how and where readers are engaged has become a top priority because it largely impacts if readers will convertContinue reading “How to use live news blogging to increase your reader engagement”

Election live blogging – DN live blogs the Norwegian Parliamentary Election

Election live blogging – DN live blogs the Norwegian Parliamentary Election Dagens Næringsliv uses Live Center to live blog the 2017 election results   Last Monday, on September 11th, Norway held their national parliamentary election to elect the political parties which would form the “Storting” for the next four years. One of our Live Center customers, Dagen’s Næringsliv,Continue reading “Election live blogging – DN live blogs the Norwegian Parliamentary Election”

7 ways to succeed with your live blog

7 ways to succeed with your live blog Using live blogging to deliver live breaking news, live sport blogs, or live event coverage is a great way to increase traffic to your site and build reader loyalty.  Publishers and media outlets are increasingly using live blogs to engage their readers, as The Guardian outlines in thisContinue reading “7 ways to succeed with your live blog”

Storify is shutting down – How do you find a replacement solution?

Storify is shutting down – How do you find a replacement solution? Storify, the social media curation solution, announced a few days ago that it is shutting down after many years of service. Once a staple for newsdesks and journalists by providing them with a way to arrange and publish social media in a feed,Continue reading “Storify is shutting down – How do you find a replacement solution?”

4 Steps for Live Blogging a Conference Successfully

4 Steps for Live Blogging a Conference Successfully Live blogs are widely used for everything from breaking news events such as terror attacks or fast-changing situations in world affairs, to sports games and election results. They are a great tool for publishers and news outlets to engage their audience through feeds of short, summarized, postsContinue reading “4 Steps for Live Blogging a Conference Successfully”

34 Live Blog Friendly Events to Increase Your Traffic this Summer

34 Live Blog Friendly Events to Increase Your Traffic this Summer Summer is just around the corner and with it a plethora of festivals, conferences, championships, and elections. These events provide a great opportunity to grow your traffic by live blogging updates, key events, and on-site nuances that other news outlets might miss. To helpContinue reading “34 Live Blog Friendly Events to Increase Your Traffic this Summer”

How to Automate Social Media in your Live Blog

How to Automate Social Media in your Live Blog Live Blogging  Your local football team scores in the 89th minute, a nail-biting election is unfolding, an alert for severe weather has been issued for the public.  You are there covering everything minute-by-minute for your readers, providing them with the very latest update on what’s happeningContinue reading “How to Automate Social Media in your Live Blog”

Add GIFs and Emojis to your live blog

Add GIFs and Emojis to your live blog Live blogs are by their nature less formal, more straightforward, and generally contains less text than articles and full-length pieces. As a format for covering conferences, provide live sport commentary, or publish election updates live news feeds often make use of social media, videos, and pictures toContinue reading “Add GIFs and Emojis to your live blog”

7 live blog examples and what you can learn from them

When it comes to reading about a live event today, most readers are not interested in lengthy, multi-page stories. They want to know the instant headlines, key steps, and the truly-compelling attention point of a story. The competition of online breaking news reporting is exponential and to get to the front of the queue, theContinue reading “7 live blog examples and what you can learn from them”