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About Ghost

Ghost is a professional publishing platform aimed primarily at blogging, with simplicity and easy writing as the chief priorities. Because of this, Ghost has been created with a crisp and minimal, but still beautifully designed user interface.

Ghost also offers simplified settings section, with general options to edit the title, description, logo, theme, and to modify users. Bloggers can even try experimental features in the Labs section. The admin screen contains published posts with just a few, essential controls.

All written content is stored in an quickly searchable archive which has a robust tagging feature - enabling it to be scanned with ease. Users can be logged in as authors, editors, and administrators, with team collaboration functionality.

Ghost also offers SEO features, mobile optimization, RSS subscription, content publishing calendar, themes, and more.

About Bold

Bold is the CMS that understands your content. Unlike a traditional CMS, Bold separates the presentation of the content from the content itself. This makes it effortless to create, curate and distribute content for modern consumption across different screens and screen-less voice devices. With a content workflow that is modelled after an effective newsroom, Bold makes it easy for authors to tell stories better with built-in support for reusable content cards, story elements and story types.

All content added on Bold is optimized for distribution across channels such as SEO, Social and Mobile. Third-party integrations include Apple News, Google News, Facebook Instant Articles, AMP, PWA, Push notifications, email marketing, RSS feeds and others.

As a hosted SaaS CMS, Bold manages server management, performance, security and upgrades for its clients so that digital publishers can focus on creating great content for their audience.

Bold offers developers well-documented APIs, starter kits and design consulting services to jumpstart their own front-end development.

Bold offers free onboarding, migration services, 24/7 chat/email support, auto-scaling infrastructure, 95.95% uptime guarantee and regular backups.

Pricing for bold begins at $99/mo.

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

  • An editor for writers.

  • Simple content management.

  • Schedule content in advance.

  • Search engine optimisation.

  • Accelerated Mobile Pages.

  • Detailed structured data.

  • Subscriptions by RSS, Email and Slack.

  • Powerful tooling.

  • Simple, powerful theming with Handlebars.

  • Fully managed service.

Summary

    No key features associated with this application.

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

Personal

$19.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • 1 Blog
  • 50,000 Monthly Views
  • Unlimited Transfer & Storage

Advanced

$39.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • 3 Sites
  • 200,000 Monthly Views
  • Unlimited Transfer & Storage

Team

$79.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • 10 Sites
  • 500,000 Monthly Views
  • Unlimited Transfer & Storage
  • Phone Support
  • Dedicated Environment
  • Subdirectory Installs

Business

$199.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Unlimited Sites
  • 2,000,000 Monthly Views
  • Unlimited Transfer & Storage
  • Phone Support
  • Dedicated Environment
  • Subdirectory Installs
  • Account Manager
  • 99.9% Uptime SLA

Pricing

Lite Version


1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • SEO
  • WYSIWYG editor
  • Flexible and Scalable integration
  • 24/7 Tech support
  • Image editor

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: FAQs, Help Center, Email Support, Knowledge Base.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Main users of this service are authors, editors, administrators, and publishing teams.

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

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Ghost comes in two variants: self-hosted version, and hosted version on Ghost’s own servers. There are native apps for Mac, Windows, Linux, and Android.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Ghost is generally used as an blogging platform.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Integrations: Slack, Transifex, Disqus, Discourse, Zapier.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Ghost offers a RESTful JSON API.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • It is very often used in tandem with Slack.

FAQs

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Digital Publishers, Content Creators, Travel and Healthcare, IT.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Social channels: Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
    Video hosting platforms: Vidible and Brightcove
    Email- automation engines: Mailchimp and SendGrid
    Messaging platforms: Whatsapp
    Podcast providers: Amazon Alexa

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • We have email supoprt 24*7.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Web, Android, iOS, Mac, Windows.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes .

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

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Social channels: Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
    Video hosting platforms: Vidible and Brightcove
    Email-automation engines: Mailchimp and SendGrid
    Messaging platforms: Whatsapp
    Podcast providers: Amazon Alexa

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • CMS for digital publishers like news sites, travel industry blog, etc. Users who need to publish dynamic content to various platforms.

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 Ghost
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • Android
Languages:
English, French, Dutch, Spanish, Chinese, Hungarian, Arabic, Russian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Turkish
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other

Who uses Bold
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
  • WinPhone
  • Blackberry
Languages:
English, Urdu, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, Tibetan, Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Estonian, Persian, French, German, Afrikaans, Basque, Malay
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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