online publishing

Insticator raises $5.2M to help publishers make their stories more interactive

Insticator is announcing that it has raised $5.2 million in Series A funding. The startup allows online publishers to add quizzes, polls and other interactive elements (either created by Insticator or

Online publishing platform Verst adds tools for paywalls and prettier websites

Recently launched publishing platform Verst released a big update today, with new features like a homepage builder, new pricing and support for subscription paywalls. CEO AJ Frank told us that his tea

Google News gets a fresh coat of paint

After years of sticking with essentially the same design, nobody was going to accuse Google News of looking modern. While the rest of the company's portfolio received major facelifts in recent years,

Taboola buys Commerce Sciences to tweak sites with “Amazon-style” personalization

Taboola, the startup that works with hundreds of online publishers to run carousels of recommended content and ads from their own and other publishers’ sites to grow engagement and revenues, h

Medium lays off 50 employees, shuts down New York and D.C. offices

It’s not the happiest new year at social publishing platform Medium, apparently. According to a blog post from its CEO Ev Williams, also co-founder of Twitter, the well-funded startup is layi

Jerrick, the company that relaunched Omni, unveils a new community publishing platform

Rick Schwartz has produced some great, successful movies, including The Departed, Black Swan and Gangs of New York. But with Jerrick Media Holdings (founded with former Wall Street executive Jerem

Medium Debuts Publishing API And New Writing Features, Including Mentions

Medium unveiled a new publishing API today, as well as a roster of new publishing features to make formatting, editing, and commenting simpler.

Hail Creates Content For Multiple Online Publishing Platforms With One Click

If you work on any kind of online content, you know it’s not enough to hit publish and then sit back waiting for traffic. Links have to be shared to Facebook and Twitter, excerpts posted to Tumblr,

Google News Gives Publishers More Control Over How It Indexes Their Sites

While European publishers have a rather contentious relationship with Google News, U.S. publishers have no such qualms and are more than happy to be indexed by the search giant's crawlers. And startin

Say Media Says Yes To $27M, Will Build Out Publishing Platform, Buy More Assets

Another milestone for online publishing company <a target="_blank" href="">SAY Media</a>, just weeks after it had <a href="