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Kingston Duffie

Kingston is the CEO/CTO of Slickstream.

How Covid-19 Has Affected Food Blogging

The food blogging business has not been immune to the effects of Covid-19. We heard many of our customers tell us about how advertising rates had dropped. And we were well aware that traffic levels to these websites grew significantly during the crisis.

Because of our rather unique position, we were able to put numbers to these stories. Sure enough, traffic levels have almost doubled during the crisis, while advertising rates fell to about half of their usual levels, although rates have been recovering recently.

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Slickstream Price Reduction Through July 15

These are trying times for everyone, and the impacts of Covid-19 are being felt acutely in the publishing industry.

Many publishers are seeing increased traffic, but their ad revenue per pageview has decreased significantly. Since we charge on a pageview basis, we understand that this has made our service less affordable. As such, we've decided to make a temporary adjustment to our pricing:

For the next three months, we will be lowering our prices by 50%.

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Slickstream Adds Category-Aware Search

One of Slickstream's key features is site-search. Visitors to your site will stay longer if they can quickly and easily find exactly what they're looking for. So we're always looking for ways to make search faster and better.

In our new release, you will notice a change in the experience. When you type in a search query, you may see category cards showing up above the search results. These category cards replace the filter buttons that used to appear below the search bar.

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