Blogging Comes out on Top in State of Inbound 2014

Blogging Comes out on Top in State of Inbound 2014

The 2014 State of Inbound report has been released by HubSpot and thousands of marketers agree—blogging works. According to the research, blogging is the number one way that marketers get their content and companies found. In fact, marketers who have prioritized blogging are 13x more likely to generate positive ROI than marketers who haven’t prioritizeContinue Reading

How to Increase Revenue from Your Content

How to Increase Revenue from Your Content

Timing, market conditions, frequency, and length—these are just four of the things that affect content revenue, which Newstex president Larry Schwartz and Jonathan Hoy, director of licensing and copyrights for the American Bar Association Publishing, shared at the recent SIPA conference. During the presentation about content licensing and syndication, Larry explained that SEO is veryContinue Reading

Rhett Butler of Mongabay Wins Prestigious Parker/Gentry Award

Rhett Butler of Mongabay Wins Prestigious Parker/Gentry Award

Rhett A. Butler, Founder of Mongabay (syndicated by Newstex), has been awarded Field Museum’s top conservation prize—the Parker/Gentry Award. In 1999, Butler’s passion for nature and wildlife led him to found Mongabay, a site dedicated to raising interest in and appreciation of wildlife and wild lands as well as promoting awareness of environmental issues andContinue Reading

SIIA Previews 2014 Call for Company Presenters

SIIA Previews 2014 Call for Company Presenters

The annual SIIA Previews event will be held during the the new Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) conference—the Business Information and Media Summit (BIMS)—which is is coming to Miami, Florida on November 10-12. The conference brings together all three of the SIIA content divisions: CISD, ABM, and SIPA. The 2014 SIIA Previews are nowContinue Reading

When Will Newspapers Become Extinct?

When Will Newspapers Become Extinct?

Newspapers in their current form will become insignificant in the United States by 2017. That prediction comes from The Future Exploration Network’s research on the future of media. As you can see in the company’s digital visualization below, newspapers as we know them will be extinct across the entire globe by 2040. By 2025, they’llContinue Reading

Nearly 1 in 3 Fortune 500 Companies Maintain Active Blogs

Nearly 1 in 3 Fortune 500 Companies Maintain Active Blogs

Who said blogging is dead? In Corporate America, blogging is holding steady with nearly one in three Fortune 500 companies maintaining public facing corporate blogs (from the primary corporation) with current posts published. The data comes from an annual study by the University of Dartmouth Center for Marketing Research. Back in 2008, only 16% ofContinue Reading

10 Questions to Ask to Evaluate New Content Opportunities

10 Questions to Ask to Evaluate New Content Opportunities

Content publishers are always looking for ways to grow, but for Authoritative Content publishers, choosing the right opportunities, which support their reputations as reliable providers of quality content, requires some strategic thinking. The wrong content opportunity could damage an Authoritative Content publisher’s reputation, which is a key competitive advantage. Before you jump on a contentContinue Reading

10 Years of Digital Storytelling and 10 Years of Newstex

10 Years of Digital Storytelling and 10 Years of Newstex

Ten years ago in 2004, blogs ruled the internet and “blog” was named the word of the year by Merriam-Webster. The same year, Newstex launched with a simple goal—to provide real-time news and commentary, collected from the world’s best authoritative sources, to customers who need reliable information but don’t have time to search for it.Continue Reading

3 Signs Your Home Page is Losing Value

3 Signs Your Home Page is Losing Value

Home pages are losing value quickly. There was a time (in the not too distant past) when home pages were the top priority for website owners and consumers. Today, people arrive at websites in a wide variety of ways, and most of them are not going directly to your site’s home page. Landing pages areContinue Reading

3 Irrefutable Realities of News Publishing in 2014

3 Irrefutable Realities of News Publishing in 2014

As we get deeper into the second half of 2014, it’s disappointing to see the news publishing industry continue to struggle. The biggest problem? Failing to accept the irrefutable realities of the news publishing industry today. These realities aren’t shocking. They didn’t happen overnight. However, they are the source of many problems within the newsContinue Reading