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About CatBase

CatBase gives its users a handy solution to effortlessly publish and organize stored or imported data. It helps them to format data, and make catalogs, listings or directories ready for publication.

Data can be managed, edited, or imported from Excel files, CSV, text files, XML, or via ODBC, and published to various formats. Custom uses of this tool are: labels or QR codes printing, price listings printing, letters and emails formatting.

This tool can also add tags and format pictures. The whole process can be customized to user's needs and specific type of publishing.

About Superdesk

Superdesk is a state-of-the-art digital newsroom system. It combines headless CMS functionality with powerful workflow features for an end-to-end news creation, production, curation and distribution platform. Built alongside journalists in the newsroom, it has a modular, API-centric design that enables news organisations to add and adapt the functionality most relevant to their business. Superdesk is an open-source web-based newsroom software that integrates easily with legacy systems as well as third-party applications.

About Live Blog

  • Set up in minutes; nothing to install or configure
  • Easily include social media content, videos, and image galleries
  • Take advantage of our unique SEO-optimised theme to grow your organic reach
  • Expand without limits through Live Blog’s source-accessible code stack
  • Syndicate limitless live content from other news outlets
  • Unique native SSI hosting options for improved SEO performance.

Features

  • API
  • Customer Management
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • External Integrations
  • Marketing Automation
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons
  • Shipping Management

Features

  • A/B Testing
  • API
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Dashboard
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • External Integrations
  • File Sharing
  • File Transfer
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons

Features

  • API
  • Dashboard
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • External Integrations
  • File Sharing
  • File Transfer
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Scheduling
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons

Summary

  • Catalog Creation

  • Content Management

  • Custom Product Attributes

  • Customizable Catalogs

  • Desktop Publishing

  • Pricing Management

  • Data Filters

  • Search Feature

Summary

  • Powerful customization options

  • Easily create and save custom searches

  • Newsroom automation

  • Build new products and services with user-friendly content profiles

  • Add context to stories with text annotations

  • Maintain a paper trail with file attachments

  • Multiple languages

Summary

  • Engage! Receive, manage, and share user comments on your Live Blog.

  • Curate! Compatibility with over 400 content providers.

  • Monetise! Simple and effective ad integration for PPC and native campaigns.

  • Grow! Live blogs offers an SSI injection as an embed alternative for Superior SEO rankings.

  • Measure! Add GA tracking code in seconds.

Pricing

Single-User Licence

$777.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • One-time purchase $777 with optional annual support plan.

Pricing

Pro


1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • 2 Day Workshop with Project Manager
  • 8 Hours of End User Training
  • Global Customer Support
  • Road-map Prioritization Meetings - Have your say in Superdesk's development
  • Services managed by Sourcefabric

Enterprise


1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Custom Integration with Legacy Technologies
  • Tailored Implementation of 3rd Party APIs
  • A Continuous Development Partnership with the Sourcefabric Team
  • Development of New Features Specific to Your Needs

Self-starter

Free
Included in plan:
  • Access to Sourcefabric Wiki's
  • A copy of the full Superdesk Manual
  • Software available on GitHub

Pricing

Solo

$109.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • 3 Active Editors
  • 1 Default Theme
  • 2 hours of Technical Support per Month
  • 1 Active Blog

Solo Mobile

$154.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • 1 Active Blog
  • 3 Active Editors
  • 1 Default Theme
  • 2 Hours of Technical Support per Month
  • Live Blog Reporter App

Team

$427.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • 3 Active Blogs
  • 5 Editors per Blog
  • Theme Management (up to 3 themes)
  • Live Blog Reporter App
  • 4 Hours of Technical Support per Month
  • Free Types Manager for Creating Custom Posts

Corporation


1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Unlimited Blogs
  • Unlimited Editors
  • Unlimited Customization Themes
  • Unlimited Technical Support
  • Free Types Manager for Creating Unique Posts
  • Live blog Reporter App

FAQs

    Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Support offered: Technical Support, FAQs, Tickets, Knowledge Base, Training, Email, Phone Support, online tutorials and videos.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes, this service offers multi-user capability.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • CatBase doesn't offer API.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Adobe InDesign, QuarkXPress, Excel, Word.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Main users of this service are small and medium-sized enterprises.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • It is used in tandem with Excel, Word, InDesign, QuarkXPress.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • This is desktop software for Windows and Macintosh.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • CatBase is used for turning data into formatted catalog, directory, or price list.

FAQs

    Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Our robust open source code stack has proven itself as an ideal platform for integration with the existing legacy systems of newsrooms around the world, a crucial consideration for the successful implementation of any CMS. We continue to work closely with our clients and development partners to expand 3rd party app integration exactly as they require.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Superdesk is a content management system for news agencies, newspapers and corporate publishers. Although Superdesk was designed in collaboration with the world’s leading news agencies, it’s highly scalable design provides writers and editors with intuitive, lightweight CMS tools regardless of the publishing environment.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • As well as a full end-user guide, an in-depth technical manual is available to guide IT-specialists in the proper installation of Superdesk. Serviced Superdesk customers will be provided with on-site training for end-users and technical staff, as well as access to our global network of systems administrators and support technicians.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Superdesk combines a state-of-the-art editorial workflow with effortless CMS functionality for a complete creation, curation, and distribution platform. Superdesk allows digital publishers and news organisations to add and adapt its functionality to suit their individual needs through its API-centric design.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Superdesk is designed from its conception to manage the entire cross-desk production workflow of news organisations, large or small.

FAQs

    What platforms does this service support?
  • As a web-based application, Live Blog is accessible on any device or operating system with internet access and basic browsing functionality. Live Blog itself is a server-based application written in Python. The Live Blog Reporter app is available on IOS and Android.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Live Blog enables its users to share live text coverage and minute-by-minute updates on the news items they are covering directly with their audience.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Like all Sourcefabric software, Live Blog was developed in collaboration with leading newsrooms and news organizations. Modern collaborative journalistic workflows are at the very core of Live Blog’s design and development. With Live Blog’s ‘Corporation’ plan you’ll be able to collaborate with a limitless number of contributors.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Live Blog enables its users to share live text coverage and minute-by-minute updates on the news items they are covering directly with their audience.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Live Blog is used by newsrooms around the globe. Journalists and bloggers use Live Blog to cover live news stories, whether planned events or spontaneous breaking news.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • As well as the Live Blog helpdesk where a full manual can be found, plenty of tips and tricks are available on the Live Blog Blog and the Sourcefabric youtube channel. Live Blog customers will have access to our global network of system administrators who provide Live Blog technical support 24/7.

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Who uses CatBase
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other

Who uses Superdesk
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Languages:
English, Norwegian, Portuguese, Greek, Spanish, Arabic, German, Russian, Ukrainian
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other

Who uses Live Blog
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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