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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
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How content creators can grow engaged audiences during holiday traffic spikes

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
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Mobile aggregators: The next major source of referral traffic

Referral traffic to content has risen in recent years due in part to a largely unknown channel — mobile-first aggregators. Here’s what we know about mobile aggregators, why they matter,…

by Nick Lioudis
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Demystifying reader loyalty metrics with the Membership Puzzle Project

Editor’s note: This Q&A is a set of follow-up questions to a post written by Membership Puzzle Project researcher Emily Roseman — Loyalty is membership’s North Star. Here’s how news sites…

by Nick Lioudis
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Smart Moves: A content strategy story with Genius

Home to over 25 million songs, albums, artists, and annotations, Genius opens a window into the minds of musical artists and their work. Over the years, the company has also…

by Chartbeat Staff
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Using Spike Alerts to get to the (content strategy) punch faster

Content teams want to stay on top of notable changes in audience interactions as they happen. That’s why we created Spike Alerts — it gives teams a real-time opportunity to…

by Mike Fiammetta
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Facebook traffic bounces back: What to make of the platform’s recovery

Facebook traffic has completely reversed course.After a 40% decline from 2017 to mid-2018, traffic coming from the global platform is currently up more than 20% compared to this time last…

by Nick Lioudis
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Product release notes | Chartbeat

Welcome to Chartbeat’s product release notes page. This page gives you immediate access to new features in Chartbeat and enhancements across our entire suite. Below, see what’s new in our…

by Chartbeat Staff
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How layered section tagging customizes data for deeper content analysis

Our publishers need to conduct content analysis in the most efficient way possible. That’s why we recommend implementing section variables, a customizable data input that enables better content attribution within…

by Noah Berman
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The new Google News: How recent changes affect referral traffic data

Google News relaunched in May of 2018 with a sharp new user interface and algorithm. Underneath, there’s more to the recent changes from the influential news aggregator and its impact…

by Nick Lioudis
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Should media worry about “Trump fatigue”? We analyzed engagement data to find out

Editors have expressed concern over “Trump fatigue” after over two years of nonstop political coverage. So, has the pace of Trump-related content grown to the point where readers are tuning…

by Nick Lioudis
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When is the best time to post on social media? It’s later than you think

Publishers tend to think that in a mobile-first landscape the best time to post on social media is, well, all of the time. From a traffic standpoint, they’re right —…

by Nick Lioudis
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