Web Publishing News & Analysis
| Wednesday Sep 5, 2012
Web publishing platform WordPress is attempting to provide users of its VIP service with Twitter-like instant blogging functionality through its new Liveblog Add-on. The add-on enables users to post updates from the front end of their site, without using the WordPress admin dashboard.
| Wednesday Aug 22, 2012
A recent Adweek article noted that print magazine newsstand sales are still falling, with major titles like Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Elle and The Oprah Magazine experiencing double-digit drops. The majority of readers still get content through print channels, but as tablets catch on, more and more consumers are turning to digital sources.
| Monday Aug 20, 2012
If the credibility of major U.S. news organizations keeps declining, at what point are they no longer “mainstream”? That’s one of the questions that emerges from the results of a new study.
| Thursday Aug 9, 2012
Content management is like having a garden. Everyone appreciates a beautiful garden, but few want to toil in the heat that makes it all possible.
| Wednesday Aug 8, 2012
Accrisoft Corporation is releasing version 8.0 of its Freedom Web CMS aimed at building and managing dynamic, database-driven websites. Freedom 8.0 includes upgrades to the user interface as well as to email marketing, statistics and file management.
| Monday Jul 30, 2012
These days, commenters often want to include digital assets in their comments. LiveFyre gets that and has released the newest version of its comments platform, which it describes as “media-rich.”
| Wednesday Jul 18, 2012
Visually rich Web pages that scale to any size, created in the browser by anyone. That’s the central feature of Squarespace’s website creation platform, and today the company announced a “complete overhaul” that offers over 50 new features.
| Tuesday Jul 17, 2012
Sourcefabric, makers of the open source Newscoop CMS designed expressly for working journalists, has released version 4.02, so here's what to expect.
| Friday Jul 13, 2012
Digg, once the king of social sharing and news sites, lost its luster as sites like Twitter and Facebook became more popular. The founders left. The company was just about to fade into the great digital beyond, but Digg is having one more day in the media spotlight due to the sale of the final remnants of its existence.
| Wednesday Jul 11, 2012
ePublishing, a cloud-based SaaS provider of integrated content management, e-commerce and CRM solutions, is acquiring the clients, staff and technology of Ellington CMS and Ellington Marketplace from The World Company's Mediaphormedia software division. Ellington software is aimed at providing content management and user-generated tools to news/media organizations and content networks of all sizes.
| Monday Jul 9, 2012
A new content management and e-commerce hosted platform has been released by a United Kingdom-based company. Label Media’s Yetti platform, announced last week, is intended to provide agencies with a flexible set of tools for fast building and easy maintenance of websites for their clients.
| Wednesday Jun 27, 2012
A Colorado-based startup led by the former CEO of DailyCandy has emerged from stealth mode. LinkSmart uses text links to help sites increase traffic and drive visitor engagement.
| Tuesday Jun 26, 2012
New York Times readers will now be able to read more than just the top news stories on Flipboard after a new content deal was struck between the two companies.
| Tuesday Jun 19, 2012
When it comes to publishing great user experiences on the iPad, the first name that comes to mind is Adobe (as in Adobe DPS). But there's a new offer in town that takes a different approach to mobile publishing and integrated advertising.
| Saturday Jun 16, 2012
It's not official, official, but word is Yammer is selling the farm to Microsoft for $US 1.2 bil. Good news for Yammer? Or good news for Microsoft? The answer depends on who you ask.
The truth is Yammer is a great addition to SharePoint giving it some proven social collaboration features -- ones that exceed SP 2010 and what's expected in the upcoming SharePoint 2013 release. Yammer, as a cloud-based service, will fit in nicely with Microsoft's plans for Office 365. But is it the end of Yammer as we know it?
Beyond Yammer here's what stood out in Social Business this week:
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