Favorite Feature #7: Promoting What’s Valuable to You

One of the lessons we learned early on is that publishers have more than just content they want to recommend to readers. Publishers might have their sports writer talking every Tuesday at noon about Sunday’s game. Or have an email … Continue reading

Favorite Feature #6: Customizing the Main Recommendation Display

So far, our set of posts on our favorite features has largely focussed on editorial tools. Things like choosing links for SEO building; or cool sidebars that build engagement and lower the bounce rate. For the Friday edition, I want … Continue reading

Favorite Feature #5: Creating a Curated In-Story Sidebar

We love sidebars in stories. So much so that we have both automatic and curated ones. Here’s how to choose the stories to add to a sidebar that lives in the body of a story. Continue reading

Favorite Feature #4: Auto-Updating Sidebars in the Body of Stories

Getting readers deeper into your site to earn their loyalty requires giving them ways to find your best stuff. So why not give them a portal from inside the body of a story? That’s the Contextly Auto-Sidebar. Continue reading

Favorite Feature #3: Choosing Related Posts, Made Simple

Contextly doesn’t require writers to choose related posts, but for those times when they do want to, we made curating related links wickedly simple. Continue reading

Favorite Feature #2: Linking Out to The Web, Made Easy

Linking out to other sites shouldn’t be hard, so we made it simple in one of Contextly’s earliest features. Continue reading

Favorite Feature #1: Linking to A Previous Story

Adding a link to your previous content should be easy. That was one of Contextly’s first features and remains a favorite. Continue reading