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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 Rocketium

Video is the best way to engage users, sell products and create an immediate impact on viewers.

With Rocketium one can create beautiful videos for social media without any design expertise. Making videos is a 3 step process:

  1. Add Media

    • Upload your own images or video clips
    • Search collection of over 1 million HD quality royalty free images and video clips
    • Import all images and video clips from any blog post or website
  2. Select and customize theme

    • Browse built in themes & templates for different types of videos like ads, listicles, announcements, stories, news headlines and review videos.
    • Customize settings like fonts, colors, music, animations, transitions and motion graphics
    • Select orientation: landscape, square or portrait for ideal viewing on different devices
  3. Share to social media or download to your local storage

    • Facebook (page, profile, ad library)
    • Twitter
    • YouTube
    • Brightcove

Rocketium is perfect for social media marketers, content marketers, bloggers, digital journalists, freelancers, marketing & advertising agencies, and anyone who is serious about upping their social media game.

All of your videos are accessible from your dashboard and can be redownloaded or edited as many times as you like.

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

  • CAD Tools
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Multi-User
  • Pixel Graphics
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons
  • Vector File Support
  • Video

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 design/coding expertise required

  • 1 million + collection of royalty free HD quality images and video clips

  • Brand videos by adding logos to your videos

  • Built in templates for every video type: ads, listicles, product reviews, announcements, stories, news headlines, etc

  • Smart adaption to 3 orientations: landscape, portrait and square

  • Work in teams and collaborate in real time for a project

  • Download video for free or share to social media directly (Facebook - profile, page, ad library; Twitter; YouTube; Brightcove)

  • Cater to a global audience by auto translating videos to over 100 languages

  • API and SDK integrations

  • Collection of over 700 music tracks, animations, motion graphics, fonts and transitions

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

Basic

Free
Included in plan:
  • All Basic Image, video Text editing features
  • Copyright free media library
  • Tons of Styling options, copyright free media search
  • Download in square, portrait or landscape aspect rations
  • Add as many captions as you want in each scene
  • Image editor - Crop, filters, vignette, blemish removal
  • Style using built-in themes
  • Video editor - Fast forward, slow motion, mute, loop
  • 200+ video-friendly music tracks

Premium Monthly

$19.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • All basic features
  • Remove Rocketium Watermark
  • Advanced Styling Options
  • Add your own music
  • Save your own themes

Ultimate Monthly

$49.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • All Premium Features
  • Upload you own logo
  • Unlimited Styling Options
  • Create 1 team and work with upto 3 members
  • 24x7 customer support
  • Import media from web links (URLs)

Business

$149.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • All Ultimate features
  • Video reseller rights
  • Create upto 3 teams and add upto 10 members
  • Upload custom fonts
  • Custom position of media and text
  • Custom size of logo, media and text
  • Import media from Dropbox
  • Advanced timing controls
  • Advanced styling options
  • Advanced customisation options
  • Premium customer support
  • Translate videos to over 100 languages

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?
    1. Marketing experts - Digital and Social Media marketers
    2. News and online media brands
    3. Bloggers and Vloggers
    4. Marketing & Advertising agencies
    5. Freelancers
    6. Early startups
    7. Non-profits (premium discounts available)
    8. Real Estate brands
    9. Retailers and e-commerce platforms
  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Yes

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Yes

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Canva, Buffer

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Web platform, iOS and android

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

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • To create videos that lead to 12x more engagement over social media, 300% conversion of traffic from social media for retailers and e-commerce products, 3x more real estate sales and 75% more donations and volunteer sign-ups for non-profits.

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.

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Who uses Rocketium
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English
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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