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12 Reasons to Use Live Blog Pro to Cover Breaking News

By Manolis Zografakis | March 13, 2023

As a journalist or media professional, covering live events in real time can be a daunting task. Whether it’s a political rally, a sporting event  or breaking news, being able to provide up-to-date and accurate coverage is critical. That’s where Live Blog Pro comes in. A powerful and user-friendly live blogging tool, Live Blog Pro enables journalists and media professionals to cover live events like a seasoned veteran – no matter how expansive or limited your resources may be.  When it comes to live updates, Live Blog Pro has you covered. With real-time posting capabilities, you can provide breaking news updates as they happen, ensuring that your readers stay informed and engaged. This is particularly important for live events where timing is critical. Here are 12 reasons why Live Blog Pro is a great choice for your live blogging needs:

1.Easy to Use

One of the standout features of Live Blog Pro is its ease of use. With a simple and intuitive interface, even those with little or no experience in live blogging can quickly get up to speed. This makes it an ideal choice for journalists who need to cover live events quickly and efficiently.

2.Easy integration

Live Blog Pro also offers multi-platform support, allowing journalists to integrate in easily with their existing website or CMS. Whether you’re using WordPress, Drupal or Joomla, Live Blog Pro makes getting started a snap.

3.Customization

In addition to its powerful live update capabilities, Live Blog Pro also offers a range of customisation options. You can customise the appearance of your live blog, including the layout, font and color scheme to create a unique and professional-looking live blog that reflects your brand or publication.

4.Collaboration

Live Blog Pro allows multiple journalists to contribute to a single live blog simultaneously, making it ideal for covering large events or breaking news stories.

5.Social Media Integration

With simple embedding options, Live Blog Pro allows journalists to integrate social media content into their live blog, including tweets, Instagram posts and YouTube videos. This enables readers to get a more complete picture of the event being covered.

6. Analytics

Live Blog Pro also provides real-time analytics, allowing you to see how many people are viewing your live blog and what posts are generating the most engagement. This information can be used to refine coverage and improve future live blogs.

7. Live Blog Pro Mobile App

The Live Blog Pro mobile app allows journalists to live blog from their mobile phones, making it easy to cover events on the go. With the app, journalists can quickly publish updates, upload photos and embed videos, as well as moderate comments, all from their mobile device. This is particularly useful for covering fast-moving events, such as breaking news and protests, where being able to quickly share updates can make a big difference in the quality and accuracy of coverage. The mobile app is available for both iOS and Android, and is designed to be user-friendly and easy to use, even for those who are not technically savvy.

8. SEO friendly

The platform’s use of structured data helps search engines read the content of your live blog, leading to higher indexing and better search engine rankings. Learn more about Live Blog’s SEO capabilities.

9. Post scheduling

Live Blog’s new post scheduling feature enables users to schedule posts for publication at any time in the future.

10.Smart discoverability

Live Blog allows editors to create and apply as many tags as they want to each post, making them searchable on a granular level. Readers can filter content by selecting from a dropdown menu of available tags so that they find what they are looking for.

11.Monetisation Opportunities

There are many ways to generate revenue with your live event coverage. For instance, you can create branded versions of a  blog to offer an attractive package to sponsors, place  native ads or third-party ads within your blog, or use affiliate marketing to embed links and promo codes in product features. Learn more about monetising your live blog.

12.User comments

Live Blog Pro provides a user-friendly and interactive way for readers to engage with content through comments. This feature allows for a more immersive and engaging experience for the audience, as they can share their thoughts and opinions with other readers, event participants or speakers. Moreover, the moderation options enable publishers to keep the comments section clean and constructive.

In conclusion, Live Blog Pro is the ultimate tool for live event coverage. Its user-friendly interface, multi-platform support, live update capabilities, customisation options, collaboration features, social media integration, analytics and mobile app make it the go-to choice for journalists and media professionals who want to cover live events like a pro.

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