Google Reader to Shut Down – What to do?! by on March 15, 2013 · googlenewsNewspaperSearch Engine OptimizationSocial Media

By now, I’m sure you’ve heard the news that Google will be shutting down their popular Google Reader RSS aggregator as part of their 2013 Spring Cleaning.  At Anvil we ... » Continue

Newspapers: Go Social or Go Home (Anvil on Search Engine Journal) by on November 30, 2010 · NewspaperSocial Media Marketing

Obviously the newspaper industry is struggling. Industry analysts, journalists and online marketers are frantically scrambling to come up with a smart solution to monetize content and compete with quick and ... » Continue

Twitters’ New @Anywhere Platform by on March 15, 2010 · NewspaperOnline PublicationsSocial Media MarketingTwitter

Ev Williams took the stage for todays SXSW keynote to discuss twitters newest change.  There were rumor abound that Tiwtter would finally announce an Ad Platform to generate non-search engine ... » Continue

#Follow Friday – Newspapers on Twitter by on October 16, 2009 · Newspaper

Most newspapers use Twitter – if you are a newspaper and not on Twitter, your days are numbered anyway – and so for Follow Friday, Anvil reviewed some of the ... » Continue

Future of News Interview by on September 28, 2009 · NewspaperOnline Publications

This interview is a part of a series where Anvil focuses on the future of news.  Please read The Future Newspaper & Social News and join the discussion on Twitter ... » Continue

Social News by on August 24, 2009 · NewspaperOnline Publications

Social News: The Future of the Publication Industry Much has been written, and surely much more has been discussed about how to “save newspapers.”  Recommendations range from the recent (rehashed) push ... » Continue

The Future Newspaper by on August 20, 2009 · NewspaperOnline Publications

Y Combinator, a venture firm specializing in seed funding startups, recently released startups they would like to fund including a “New News”.  The partners of Y Combinator asked this year’s ... » Continue

Newspapers Are Dead. Long Live Newspapers by on May 6, 2009 · Newspaper

A rash of articles have recently discussed how a big screen e-reader such as the soon-to-be launched Kindle has the potential to rescue/save newspapers because more people will be willing ... » Continue