Category «Publishing»

Analysing Diario Público’s winning strategies

A recent post by the International Journalists’ Network highlighted Spanish publisher Diario Público and the success that their strategic changes have brought. “How Spain’s Público redefined its strategy and grew its audience by 40 percent” We are always excited to read about the success of our customers, and this article is littered with fantastic insights …

Intelligence – Powerful historical data for you

EzyInsights is proud to announce the launch of Intelligence – putting powerful historical data at your fingertips. Over the last 3 years, we’ve worked with the top publishers around the world. We’ve tracked hundreds of millions of stories. We’ve seen newsrooms and editorial teams transformed by our real-time data. Now, the perfect complementary tool has …

Crowdtangle vs EzyInsights

vs. Before Crowdtangle was acquired by Facebook in 2016, its presence was largely focused on the US market. Since then, having made the tool available to all media publishers, more European media houses have begun to investigate and use the tool.  EzyInsights appears on paper quite similar to Crowdtangle, both monitor Facebook engagement on media content. It …

More Facebook Engagement Means More Web Traffic for Publishers

Similar patterns Snowflakes are a classic example of symmetry. Correlation a fascinating pattern of similarity, and this post will show you some most important and intriguing correlations in social media publishing: how social media engagement reflects on media publishers’ traffic that eventually turns into revenue? Everybody knows correlation does not imply causation, and many of …

Live Video Polls – Never Underestimate a Publisher’s Ingenuity

Live video is Facebook’s current star feature. Ever since its launch this spring, Facebook has been heavily promoting it in the News Feed, giving live videos immense reach and therefore engagement. The idea is not new – Meerkat, Periscope, and other dedicated live-streaming apps have popularised live video over the last few years. Though the …

How Spain dodged the Facebook algorithm changes

In July we reported on how Facebook algorithm changes affected Nordic media publishers. SocialFlow had previously analysed the impact of the changes in the USA. They reported a worrisome 42% drop off in news publishers’ Facebook reach in the US. Our main takeaway was that Nordic news publishers got off quite lightly – except Norway who was affected to the same degree …

How worried should publishers be about the latest Facebook algorithm change?

Yesterday Facebook announced an upcoming change to News Feed ranking that essentially further prioritises stories posted by friends over ones posted by anyone else – including publishers and brands. Engineering Director Lars Backstrom reiterates Facebook’s priority of keeping users connected to the people, places and things they care about, people on their friends list being the most important. …