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  • 1. Authoritative Content Larry Schwartz, President lfschwartz@newstex.com 203.453.0189 1
  • 2. Newstex Caveats •I’m not a developer or engineer News On Blogs On Video On Demand Demand Demand www.newstex.com 2
  • 3. Newstex - News On Demand www.newstex.com 3
  • 4. Newstex Caveats •I’m not a developer or engineer News On Blogs On Video On Demand Demand Demand www.newstex.com 4
  • 5. What is a Blog? (cira 2001) A Blog (a contraction of the term weblog) is a type of website, usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Many Blogs provide commentary or news on a particular subject; others function as more personal online diaries. -Wikipedia www.newstex.com 5
  • 6. www.newstex.com 6
  • 7. Blurring of Mass Media  Many mainstream journalists have Blogs  Many Bloggers have moved to mainstream media (esp TV Commentators)  Blog based books  Government Blogs – Federal, State and City  Corporate Blogs  Video Blogs www.newstex.com 7
  • 8. What is a Blog? (2009)  RSS Distribution Channel  Content Management System  Micro blogging – twitter  Social Blogging – Facebook  Citizen Journalism - CNN iReports  Press Release –Google Blogs news  Newspapers Blogs – more Blog From: When Is a Blog Not CGM? And What Does this Have To Do with posts then news articles Monetization? By Jon Gibs, Connecting the Dots (CGM – Consumer Generated Media) www.newstex.com 8
  • 9. Newstex – Why Blogs On Demand?  Save time - deliver only Authoritative Blogs for each topic or market  Embed Blogs in existing content systems: • Research • Financial market systems • Work flow applications (legal, health)  Integrate Blog content with mainstream news in the search process www.newstex.com 9
  • 10. Newstex – Blogs On Demand Blogs On Demand®− Only service to offer:  Full-text premium blog feed  Over 3,000 licensed Blogs  Hand-selected Blogs  Editorially reviewed  Tagged  Archive - 4 years+  Real-time delivery www.newstex.com 10
  • 11. Newstex – Authoritative Content The Authoritative Source For Blogs  Blogs hand selected by topic prior to acquisition  Editorially reviewed prior to contract signing  Paper/Electronic Contract signed with all Bloggers  Reviewed semi-annually or sooner if alerts appear www.newstex.com 11
  • 12. Newstex - Authoritative Review • Standardized metrics Categorization (multi-level) Copyright Exposure (proprietary rating system) Post Frequency Content Style (news, analysis, commentary) Tone (professional, narrative, edgy…) Perspective (industry observer, insider, pundit…)      Political Bent (left, right, middle…) Regionalism (local, regional…int’l) Rich Media (images, audio, video) www.newstex.com 12
  • 13. Newstex - Delivery Blogs ingested via RSS full-text feeds – 50 blogs/sec. Posts/stories normalized & transformed into XML, incl. NewsML Delivered via FTP or TCP/IP socket www.newstex.com 13
  • 14. Newstex - Royalties Bloggers paid monthly royalty on usage Complete back-end support to bloggers via portal Bloggers treated as publishers “A small bit of evidence ($29.54 worth) that one can earn money through blogging. Thanks to all the Newstex readers who made this possible - just have to figure out what to do with the money ... “-Gumption Blog www.newstex.com 14
  • 15. Newstex - Tagging Blog Metadata…….  Company Tickering (US & CDN) – Proprietary algorithm – Daily ticker updates (Thomson Financial/Questnet)  People Tickering – Business executives & government officials – Includes unique metadata • Fortune 1,000 executive database • SEC CIK database (Sec. 16 insiders)  Categorization – Automatic matching 1,400 categories (IPTC taxonomy) – 150,000 key terms uniquely score stories (Princeton WorldNet) – NAICS industry codes www.newstex.com 15
  • 16. Newstex - Tagging Standard Blog Post www.newstex.com 16
  • 17. Newstex – Tagging Stock Tickers www.newstex.com 17
  • 18. Newstex Tagging Categorization www.newstex.com 18
  • 19. Newstex – Blogs On Demand www.newstex.com 19
  • 20. Top 20 Blogs (1Q2009) www.newstex.com 20
  • 21. Top 20 Political Blogs (1Q2009) www.newstex.com 21
  • 22. Top 20 Legal Blogs (1Q2009) www.newstex.com 22
  • 23. Top 20 Financial Blogs (1Q2009) www.newstex.com 23
  • 24. Top 20 Technology Blogs (1Q2009) www.newstex.com 24
  • 25. Newspaper Blogs Over 1,000 Newspaper Blogs www.newstex.com 25
  • 26. Top 20 Newspaper Blogs (1Q2009) www.newstex.com 26
  • 27. Top 20 Newspaper Blogs - Entertainment (1Q2009) www.newstex.com 27
  • 28. Top 20 Newspaper Blogs - Politics (1Q2009) www.newstex.com 28
  • 29. Top 20 Newspaper Blogs – Sports (1Q2009) www.newstex.com 29
  • 30. Top 20 Newspaper Blogs - Business (1Q2009) www.newstex.com 30
  • 31. Google Blogs – Over 85 Official Google Blogs www.newstex.com 31
  • 32. AOL Blog Network – Weblogs, Inc www.newstex.com 32
  • 33. Newstex – Newstwits www.newstex.com 33
  • 34. Newstex – Newstwits 510,441 www.newstex.com 34
  • 35. Newstex – Newstwits www.newstex.com 35
  • 36. eReaders - Kindle www.newstex.com 36
  • 37. Blogs = mainstream media? “Blogs are now mainstream media,” said Richard Jalichandra, CEO of Technorati, in an interview with eMarketer. “We’ve certainly seen that with the number of professional, semiprofessional and passion/enthusiast bloggers who are creating real media experiences. At the same time, you’re also seeing mainstream media come the other direction to add blog content.”  Your major competitors have integrated Blogs into their products and workflow  News has become a commodity, Blogs as commentary creates excitement, discussion and increased usage  Leverage Blogs into corporate workflow  What Blogs are your customer’s reading? www.newstex.com 37
  • 38. Newstex Caveats •I’m not a developer or engineer News On Blogs On Video On Demand Demand Demand www.newstex.com 38
  • 39. Newstex – Video On Demand  Authoritative videos for select topics and markets similar to Blogs  Videos are “YouTube” style and typically less then 5 minutes.  Transcript and keywords created for each video  Transcripts look like existing Blog articles  Link to view video in each article  Newstex hosts and streams video www.newstex.com 39
  • 40. Newstex – Video On Demand www.newstex.com 40
  • 41. Newstex – Video On Demand www.newstex.com 41
  • 42. Newstex – Video On Demand www.newstex.com 42
  • 43. Newstex Video Player www.newstex.com 43
  • 44. Newstex Video Player – Custom Branding www.newstex.com 44
  • 45. Newstex Video Player – Tags/Categories www.newstex.com 45
  • 46. Newstex Video Player - Transcript www.newstex.com 46
  • 47. Newstex Video Player - Search www.newstex.com 47
  • 48. Video has arrived….. “A full 65% of online media sites now use video, according to a new Web Influencers Internet Media Tour Survey conducted by D S Simon Productions. What's more, 77% of online media sites project the use of video to increase over the next year. “  “Marriage of Text and Video”- Combining Video Transcripts and Video Player creates a unique offering.  We are actively licensing video content and welcome your suggestions  Don’t be left behind….. www.newstex.com 48
  • 49. www.newstex.com Larry Schwartz, President lfschwartz@newstex.com 203.453.0189 49