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Businesses submitting calendar events

Patrick Brannan 4 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated by Christine Masters (Director of Product Management) 4 years ago 2
It would be great if when a business was submitting a calendar event they could link their business listing to it, or otherwise have it connect.
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Boost ad income with virtual bulletin boards

Aaron Gillette (Marketing Director, TownNews.com) 4 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated by Sam Williams 4 years ago 1
Looking for another way to draw attention to classified ads, calendar events and business directory listings? With our new Bulletins block, you can create themed "bulletin board" regions that stand out from the rest of your BLOX CMS site. It's a can't-miss upsell your advertisers will love. Learn more »
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Is there a custom property that allows you to redirect one article asset to another?

Ellen Moseley 4 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated by Michael Becker 4 years ago 6
I thought I'd seen it in one of the "Pro Tips" webinars, but I can't make it work and I can no longer find those webinars on the site. 

Thanks! 
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3 easy ways to boost your BLOX CMS site's SEO

To attract advertisers and make a buck, your site needs traffic. Lots of it. There are many ways to bring in eyeballs, but one of the most important is still making sure your content shows up early and often in search engine results. Click here for three painless ways to boost your content's SEO using BLOX CMS.
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Contest application

Create a new contest application that allows customers to create new contests such as: Best of the Region, Cute Baby Contest, Best City, etc. It could tie into the Business Directory as a great addition to that product.

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Subscription Transactions

Jason Schaefer 4 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated by Mike Stickler 4 years ago 5
Why do subscription transactions not get listed with other subscriptions (marketplace/subscriptions program)

I had to finally tell our accounting department (and give them access) to use the analytics program to verify revenue for subscriptions. I have a funny feeling the same will be true when we fully turn Ad-Owl on as well.
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Persons Asset

Jason Schaefer 4 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated 4 years ago 2
One of the projects that I have on my list is a reference guide for medical professionals and health care facilities. The health care facilities are easily done by using your business directory.

After using the election stats program I was thinking that a similar asset for people would be handy to display contact information and other relevant information about the person. (I do not want our business directory filled with non-businesses)
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When Creating an Employee under 'User'; I would like to see Edit HTML Source on the TAGLINE field.

Jeff Sebestyen 4 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated by Christine Masters (Director of Product Management) 4 years ago 3
When Creating an Employee under 'User'; I would like to see Edit HTML Source on the TAGLINE field.  This way I can be positive that at the end of each story, the authors email and hyperlink and font size is just right. 
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Webinar: Introduction to BLOX Tributes

Aaron Gillette (Marketing Director, TownNews.com) 4 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated 4 years ago 2
This week we're rolling out BLOX Tributes, a new add-on for BLOX CMS that helps you commemorate your community's most important milestone events. Create sections dedicated to obituaries, births, anniversaries, weddings, graduations, cards of thanks and more. All ways to build traffic and offer lucrative advertising opportunities.

And unlike some third-party obit sites, BLOX Tributes bulletins are hosted on your site, and the ad inventory is yours to sell!

To learn more about BLOX Tributes, join us for a webinar on February 20th at 10:30 AM CST. Click here to register! Ready to order? Contact your sales representative for more information.
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Search option

Ellen Moseley 4 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated by Aaron Gillette (Marketing Director, TownNews.com) 4 years ago 3
Is there a way to search for assets with a start date of "today," such that you can save a search called "Today's stories" or something similar without having to change the date each day? If it's there, I'm just not seeing it. Thanks!
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vehicles featured search question

Jason Schaefer 4 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated by Christine Masters (Director of Product Management) 4 years ago 3
Is there a setting that makes the Classified: vehicles featured search display the dealerships alphabetically instead of a random order?
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Ad Targeting

Jason Schaefer 4 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated by Christine Masters (Director of Product Management) 4 years ago 3
Does anyone know how to target an ad based on vehicle make in the vehicle vertical?
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Inventory Forecasting

april bunch 4 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated by Patrick O'Lone (Director of Software Development) 4 years ago 6
Can you please add a feature showing how many impressions are still available for our teams to sell, via the forecasting window in our Banner Ad System, since this is not currently available?  Thanks! 
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Connected Services/Broadcast

Jason Schaefer 4 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated by Patrick O'Lone (Director of Software Development) 4 years ago 1
Can Google+ be added to this? It would be sweet to broadcast some of our content to our google+ page as well as our facebook/twitter.
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Author for YouTube Asset

Jason Schaefer 4 years ago in BLOX CMS 0
Is there anyway you can add a way to add an author option to the youtube asset? Right now I've noticed our people have been using the batch edit screen to add this information to the asset. (Used for finding a video by a specific videographer)