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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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Traffic Drivers: 10 Ways to Get Clicks (Alternate Title: How to NOT Depend on Organic Facebook Traffic)

Notice your traffic from Facebook is in steep decline? It’s by design. News has been de-prioritized in the Feed (notice, it’s not called News Feed anymore). But, you’re the master of your own domain and there are other ways to get clicks. SND is bolstering you with 10 ways to drive traffic without being at…

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Twitter ‘Carousels’ Takes Off (Because SND Clients Know What To Do With Great New Features)

SND partnered with Twitter this week to launch a new product concept for organic Tweets called “Carousels.” And we’ve watched it absolutely take off since making the feature live in SND Dashboard. We’re humbly bragging that ‘we knew it would’ for this reason alone – our clients are the best storytellers in the biz. Now,…

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6 creative ways newsrooms can use Twitter’s NEW ‘Carousels’ feature in SND

Twitter has just launched ‘Carousels’ for organic tweets and its available to all news publishers via Social News Desk’s leading-edge publishing tool: SND Dashboard. The new capability is representative of a philosophical shift at Twitter… as the company looks for ways to build out more engaging content-experiences for its users. And for newsrooms, this signals…

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Why relying on Google AMP could hurt your traffic

Many publishers, in the interest of faster-loading site speeds for mobile users, have implemented Google’s AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) technology. This allows them to quickly create lightweight versions of articles that load faster than traditional websites. Twitter announced that starting today (Oct. 27), they are discontinuing support for Google AMP, and will no longer automatically…

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Journalists: 3 Steps to Secure Your Twitter Account

Local journalists spend a lot of time building up trust from their community, and when accounts get hacked, that trust can be eroded. Twitter has seen an uptick in hacked account cases from journalists lately, and gave us these 3 easy steps to secure your account and make sure your audience can continue to rely…

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