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Webinar Replay: CrowdTangle is Going Away…Now What? (And Other New Features in SND Dashboard)

Support is winding down on Meta’s CrowdTangle platform and it’s one of those tools that most newsies can’t live without. Team SND has gleaned the most used features from CrowdTangle and integrated them into SND Dashboard to keep you informed without any hiccups. Search & Listen is among our newest features. Here’s the webinar replay…

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Traffic Drivers: Don’t Add Work, Just Add Clicks with SND’s AI-Powered Publishing Automation

If you’re like most newsrooms, the realization that clicks from the Facebook (News) Feed to your website are in a steady decline has you feeling on edge. But this new-normal doesn’t have to spell disaster for your social media referrals. In this Social News Desk blog series, we’re exploring the MANY different ways you can…

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Philadelphia Inquirer’s Newsletters: Strategy Worth Picking Up

Have you picked up the Philadelphia Inquirer lately? You might not be in that particular newspaper market, but if you’re in the business of marketing newspapers –  you can certainly pick up their good habits. Philadelphia Inquirer is laser-focused on growing their top-performing newsletters. They consistently and successfully run newsletter campaigns – collect email addresses…

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SND Ads drives huge results for Sinclair’s The National Desk

Sinclair Broadcast Group recently expanded The National Desk, a national news broadcast, to 20 new markets across the United States. With goals of driving additional website traffic and increasing awareness of the broadcast, they enlisted SND Ads to get the word out. Our Meta-certified ads team quickly launched a large-scale campaign that promoted local tune-in…

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Facebook announces sunset of Breaking News Indicator

Meta announced recently that as of June 20th, the Breaking News Indicator on Facebook will no longer be supported. Necessarily, Social News Desk will also sunset the feature as part of this change. Facebook sent the update to participating newsrooms this week, letting them know that its testing over the past few years showed that…

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