Research

Comparing search and social media data around the U.K. election: Our analysis

by Nick Lioudis
2020-02-18T19:40:49-05:00
Research

Paywall model breakdown: The current landscape and new frontier

As publishers continue investing in reader-driven revenue streams, the question of which paywall model — or models — to pursue or experiment with has been a hot topic among many…

by Emily Ingram
Posted on
Research

How distribution channels drive reader loyalty: Our findings across devices 

We’ve spent hundreds of hours researching the drivers of subscriptions for publishers to better understand its connections to reader loyalty. Equally important is how you reach readers.Below, we share some…

by Nick Lioudis
Posted on
Customer Story

Driven by Mission, Informed by Data: The Marshall Project

See how The Marshall Project's use of real-time tools supports its content strategy and mission.
Product

FAQ: Chrome 80 browser update and Chartbeat

On Feb. 4, Google will release the new Chrome 80 browser update that enhances user security and privacy through a new SameSite cookie classification system.Below, we wanted to address your…

by Kris Harbold
Posted on
Research

How mobile homepage optimization deepens engagement for content creators

Nearly 40% of direct visits take place on mobile devices and in the next two years, we see that number surpassing 50% of mobile homepage visits. This is great news for…

by Nick Lioudis
Posted on
Customer

Data, platforms, and subscriptions: What you read (by Total Engaged Time) in 2019

In December, we showed you where readers spent over 294 billion minutes of Total Engaged Time through our 100 Most Engaging Stories.We also took this as an opportunity to look…

by Nick Lioudis
Posted on
Research

Give stories new life: How to optimize content when ‘zombies’ emerge

It’s common for our global content creators to see an article that was published months (or even years!) ago suddenly see a spike in traffic. We call these “zombie” articles,…

by Nick Lioudis
Posted on
Research

The Most Engaging Stories of 2019: Reading beyond the top 100

One of the most difficult parts of compiling the The Most Engaging Stories of 2019 is that it needed to end at 100 pieces.We err on the side of transparency…

by Nick Lioudis
Posted on
Research

The Most Engaging Stories of 2019

For the fifth year, Chartbeat’s installment of The Most Engaging Stories gives unique insight into the stories that captured the attention of the world. Whether they hold institutions accountable, feature…

by Chartbeat Staff
Posted on
Research

Global audience engagement insights: Third quarter 2019

Chartbeat’s third quarter global audience engagement insights confirmed what we’ve known for some time — mobile readership is growing rapidly across the world. About 40% of direct visits take place on…

by Nick Lioudis
Posted on
Product

Hot tip: Use this scroll depth heat map for a simple view of reader behavior

We’ve stressed that real-time adjustments informed by reader behavior can be huge for digital content creators, particularly when 45% of the readers who load an article will leave within the…

by Kristen Peck
Posted on
Product

How content creators can grow engaged audiences during high traffic events

Black Friday and Cyber Monday direct traffic drove 27% of online sales last year, according to Practical Ecommerce. However, online retailers don’t have to be the only beneficiaries of engaged…

by Alisa Schuster
Posted on