All Hacker News Evergreen Stories Ordered by Score

This resource contains all evergreen stories posted to Hacker News through November 7th, 2014. Up to that time, 1,544,661 stories were submitted to Hacker News. Of those stories, 6,826 have been identified as evergreen. They are posted here ordered by … Continue reading

All Hacker News Evergreen Stories in Chronological Order

This resource contains all evergreen stories posted to Hacker News through November 7th, 2014. Up to that time, 1,544,661 stories were submitted to Hacker News. Of those stories, 6,826 have been identified as evergreen. They are posted here in chronological … Continue reading

Exploring Algorithmically Identified Evergreen Stories

Some stories are meant to live a much longer life than the time they get on the homepage. That’s why Contextly algorithmically finds and promotes Evergreen stories. Continue reading

Are You Making the Most of Your Content Marketing or Just Wasting Money?

If you are paying to get someone to visit your site, the last thing you want is for that visitor to bounce off your site. That’s just money wasted. Depending on your organization’s business goals, you want that visitor to … Continue reading

In Defense of Categories and Tags

When I was at Wired, I dutifully added tags and categories to stories I wrote and edited, but I was never sure I ever understood why we all bothered, other than that’s what one was supposed to do. It just … Continue reading

Why Contextly is Fighting for An Open Internet

Back before the iPhone app store and then Google’s Android app store, building software to run on mobile phones was a loser’s game. You had to get the permission from Verizon or AT&T, and then you might have to sign … Continue reading

Contextly Launches Wicked Smart Content Recommendation Service for Publishers

    The most powerful tool for publications looking to build a loyal, high-value audiences just got even more powerful. And a lot more public. On Wednesday, Contextly’s current and new publishers will be powered by our next-generation content recommendation … Continue reading

The Most Important Thing Publishers Need to Do to Build a Long-Term Audience

Chartbeat uncovered the key to building a long-term audience out of social and search visitors: It’s to get them to read more than one story. That’s how you get them to come back later. Continue reading

Fully Auto, Responsive, and Custom: Contextly’s Big Summer 2013 Release

Contextly released a major upgrade to its Wordpress plugin, including automatic related posts, responsive designs, custom rows and more. Continue reading

What’s the Best Content Recommendation and Related Links Plugin for WordPress?

There’s a lot of related links plugins for Wordpress. How do you know which is the best one for you? Here’s a look from a San Francisco Wordpress meet-up at Automattic HQ at what content recommendation services and plugins available, and what their strengths and weaknesses are. Continue reading