News & Blog Websites

What is a News or Blog Website

Professional blogging has increased enormously in popularity in recent years, especially with the ability to monetize a website and focus it around the personality of the brand or person publishing the content. On the other hand, the primary purpose of a news website is to keep its readers up to date on current affairs—whether it's an online magazine, entertainment, journalism, or general interest site. Either way, the primary goal with both news and blog sites is to get relevant, fresh content to readers quickly and efficiently.

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Why Do I Need a Custom Solution for my News or Blog site?

There are several decent options for creating a theme-based blog site on today’s open-source CMS platforms (WordPress, Squarespace, etc.). However, sometimes your brand or business might need additional functionality or customization that you just can’t get with a typical theme. In this case, you need a custom developed news or blog site that is tailored specifically for your needs. Here are few reasons why a custom news or blog website from ipsoCreative might be best for you:

  • You want to stand out as a brand, personality, or business and not use the same cookie-cutter theme everyone else is using
  • You have specific brand guidelines that require customization for styles, fonts, design treatments, etc.
  • You have technical requirements beyond the limitations of a template theme (e.g. content delivery networks, affiliate linking, third-party integrations, unique layout needs)
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Things to Keep in Mind for Your News or Blog Website

Blog functionality is a standard element of websites, but there are several moving parts that require planning and consideration. Here are a few things to keep in mind:

  • Content strategy should be your first priority
  • How will people find your content? Developing a distribution strategy is key.
  • Develop an editorial calendar for scheduling posts and curating content.
  • Don’t forget about imagery! The best blog and news sites rely on stunning images to support the written content

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Akron, OH
Contact Robyn

Robyn Bardall

Discovery Guide | Sales Manager

[email protected]
330.807.0906

In the first 5 minutes of talking with Robyn, you’ll most likely realize three things:

1. She’s the most warm and welcoming human you’ll ever meet 
2. She’s a careful listener who cares about others 
3. She’s got a great sense of humor, but starts laughing before the words come out.

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Pasadena, CA
Contact Jon

Jon Taylor

Discovery Guide | Partner & Pasadena Managing Director

[email protected]reative.com
626.765.1440

In talking with Jon for the first time, you’ll likely discover the following:

1. He’s a coach at heart and loves discovering how he can help others 
2. He’s drawn to how things work and figuring out how to make things work
3. He doesn’t believe something is lost unless you are looking for it.

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Greenville, SC
Contact Brent

Brent Warwick

Discovery Guide | Partner & Leading Director

[email protected]
330.319.4009

At first you’ll wonder exactly how old he is, but then you’ll likely discover:

1. He’s intentional and has more travel and life stories than seems possible
2. He’s interested in how business can contribute to the common good
3. He’s actually 43 yrs old despite his appearance.

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