(Joey Weed and Brandon Carter / NPR Social Media Desk)
After 54 episodes of daily live video from The Two-Way, what has NPR learned?
(Nicholas Quah / Hot Pod)
Art19 measures actual user behavior and has some big partners on board.
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Seven things you can do with Google’s new (real-data filled!) demo account.
(Ellen Cools / Folio)
Having more regular contributors and fewer freelancers increased readership.
(Max Willens and Lucinda Southern / Digiday)
“Right now, the view rate is painfully low.” But give it time.
17 Ways to Measure a Feature News Story by Jason Alcorn
Bulgarian Analytics Startup Aims to Fix How Publishers Use Data by Benjamin Bathke
4 Tips for Successful Instagram Videos by Liam Corcoran
How the Los Angeles Times Located Students from ’06 Immigration Protests by Daniela Gerson
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Jason Alcorn (@jasonalcorn) is the Metrics Editor for MediaShift. In addition to his work with MediaShift, he is an analyst with the Media Impact Project and works as a consultant with non-profits and newsrooms.