work to maximize the revenue from your content by:
Revenue-Generating Online Archive Program
a NewsBank Media Services program, delivers public access to newspaper
archives through the web. NewsLibrary now serves more than 200 newspapers,
magazines, transcripts, and wire services and is the clear leader
in operating newspaper-branded online archives. NewsLibrary's customer
list includes such prestigious names as NPR Transcripts, Associated
Press, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, Minneapolis Star-Tribune,
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Sacramento Bee, Miami Herald, Newsweek
and U.S. News & World Report, as well as most of the Knight-Ridder
Risk, High Reward
costs related to getting your archives online are modest, since
NewsBank Media Services is committed to gaining revenue through
royalties rather than development fees. This not only frees your
capital, but also encourages us to help our customers succeed. Moreover,
our basic business model does not charge you monthly fees, so your
online archives show a positive cash flow from day one.
Branding, National Marketing
NewsLibrary, subscribers access your archives at your own site as
well as throughout the entire NewsLibrary.com network of Web Sites.
The search and result pages are designed to fit the look and feel
of your local site for a sense of seamless navigation. NewsBank
Media Services also leverages a direct sales group to position your
archives in schools and libraries nationwide. Our Professional Account
Access targets law firms, government branches and other businesses
that typically need to search newspaper information. Additionally,
the NewsLibrary.com network of websites showcases your archives
before a national consumer audience, extending your reach and generating
revenue from customers you might not normally reach.
the Customer Uses Your Archives
are unlimited and free of charge. Customers are billed either per
downloaded article, or after they select a daily or weekly access
Your Archives Online
NewsBank Media Services receives your signed service agreement,
we assign an Account Executive from our Support Group who will
guide you through the rest of the process.
Conversion & Filtering
NewsBank will work with you to get a datafeed from your current
archive or front-end system. NewsBank will filter, index and build
your database and provide access so that you can perform quality-control
checks prior to launch.
You can make corrections automatically by sending unique document
Ids in both the back data and the live data, providing a status
indicator showing new/correct/delete, and by sending the complete,
corrected document(s) in your live data feed to NewsBank Media
Capture & Update
We will work with you to set up a daily capture and update process.
The preferred communications method is FTP; however, you can also
reach our capture system through a dial-up connection.
Pages & Templates
takes just two HTML pages and three HTML templates to enable search
and display functions through your website. We provide instructions
with samples and documentation for the search and registration
pages and the display templates. The search page can reside on
your web server or NewsBank can host that for you,
revenue stream can begin as soon as your archived content is posted!