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Google Chrome Suggestions, in more detail than you could possibly want

by Josh Schwartz
2018-04-12T10:27:18+00:00
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This Chrome feature, up 21x, is emerging as the next major traffic source for publishers

This article originally appeared on DCN and Nieman Lab. If you use Chrome on your phone or tablet, you’re probably familiar with the article suggestions that you see when you…

by John Saroff
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Google is up: Here’s why that’s good, and what to do about it

This post originally appeared on Digital Content Next. Since January 2017, we’ve watched with interest as traffic from Google Search to publisher sites globally has risen by more than 25%,…

by John Saroff
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Working Together to Make Sense of Facebook’s News Feed

At Chartbeat, we are committed to helping our clients and all publishers understand and make sense of the effect that platforms, particularly Facebook, have on the readership of their stories….

by John Saroff
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The 100 Most Engaging Stories of 2017

2017 was filled with authentic and impactful stories that ranged from breaking news to longform portraits of the human experience. We’re at a time when, as The Atlantic editor-in-chief Jeffrey…

by John Saroff
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A look back, a look ahead

As 2017 comes to a close, we at Chartbeat find ourselves incredibly grateful for the remarkable year we’ve had. In October, we evolved our brand to match the evolving industry….

by John Saroff
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The Enhanced Art of Writing Headlines

This article first appeared in DCN. What makes a great headline, and why? How can headlines make the casual skimmer stop and read? While much has changed in media’s shift…

by Terri Walter
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The 5 Big Trends Media Execs Must Understand to Succeed

This article first appeared in DCN after the data was originally presented by Josh Schwartz at ONA17. How has both consumer consumption of news and traffic patterns changed year-over-year? What…

by Terri Walter
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News Hacking: The Trump/Russia Saga So Far

In this series, we’ll be looking at what’s capturing attention each month across a wide range of topics – from politics, to science, to entertainment. How does the media cover breaking…

by Kris Harbold
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The Global Monetization Discussion

The Chartbeat team and I just returned from an incredible trip to Vienna for the GEN Summit 2017 where the three-day action was non-stop. Perhaps most exciting was the opportunity…

by Sonya Song
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The New Speed of Mobile Engagement

This article was originally published on DCN. Download the full study here. Does improving page load time positively impact readership?The Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Project was launched in February 2016…

by John Saroff
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Do people actually read what they share on social channels?

According to recent Chartbeat research, the answer is no.  The different ways a visitor can land on your content influence not only what they read, but also how they read….

by Katie Stuart
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The Political Divide: How Liberals and Conservatives Read the News – or Ignore it

This week, we partnered with The New York Times – The Upshot on a study of supply and demand in the news. Essentially, we sought to uncover how many articles…

by Sonya Song
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