Oct 2, 2020 6:29:54 PM

Slickstream's New Cloud

Since Slickstream went live a year ago, we've been growing quickly. Last October we managed a handful of websites, indexed a few thousand webpages daily, and processed a few hundred gigabytes of traffic per month. Now we are handling more than 600 websites, indexing more than half a million webpages in real-time, and over the past month have processed more than 30 terabytes of traffic.

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Sep 23, 2020 7:37:13 PM

Slickstream and First Party Data

If you use advertising on your site to generate revenue, then you may have heard horror stories about what will happen when Google starts to block third-party cookies on Chrome -- currently slated for sometime in 2022.

First of all, this isn't as bad as it may sound. Apple started blocking third-party cookies earlier this year, and most publishers have not seen a significant decline in RPMs on mobile. With about half of the entire mobile market, this is significant.

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Sep 18, 2020 10:41:31 PM

How Slickstream Prioritizes Stability, Performance and Support

Here at Slickstream, we field a lot of questions from customers, trialists, and interested publishers about our technical processes and how we affect the websites we're on. This is, of course, totally reasonable! The performance of your site is paramount, and you need to be confident in the reliability of any new component you're adding to it.

We can generally group these questions into three categories:

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Sep 17, 2020 5:53:13 PM

Slickstream Service Outage: 9/17/2020

Slickstream had a major service outage today affecting all customers. The outage started around 12:30PM Pacific Time and lasted approximately 30 minutes. At that point, service should have returned to normal on all sites.

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Aug 11, 2020 10:53:55 PM

Slickstream Stories Beta Program Officially Launches

We have an exciting announcement today: Slickstream Stories are officially launching into beta!

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Jul 30, 2020 11:17:23 AM

Slickstream Answers Content Questions in MarketMuse AMA

We were thrilled to get a chance to talk to the folks at MarketMuse's Content Strategy Collective a few weeks back in an hour-long "Ask Me Anything" session. Our CEO Kingston Duffie and I chatted with content professionals at length about a variety of pressing topics surrounding engagement, publishing and more.

We thought that some of the topics discussed would be relevant to our publishers as well, so we decided to share it here - lightly edited for clarity. Enjoy!

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Jul 27, 2020 1:38:03 PM

How Slickstream Supports Shopify and E-Commerce

We're excited to announce that Slickstream is fully compatible with Shopify and other e-commerce solutions, and can integrate recommendations across multiple platforms.

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Jul 6, 2020 11:31:32 AM

Slickstream Appears on The Chopped Podcast

As Slickstream's marketing person, I never get tired of talking about on-site engagement and the data behind it. Honestly it's the best part of the job!

So you can imagine how thrilled I was to feature in the latest episode of the Chopped Podcast with Marly McMillen. She runs the Chopped Academy, which features a variety of resources for bloggers, and her own blog Namely Marly.

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Jun 30, 2020 6:48:00 PM

Slickstream Update: 6/30/2020

Slickstream is being updated starting today for some sites, rolling out to others within the next few days.

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Jun 22, 2020 2:17:25 PM

Service Outage: 6/20/2020

Slickstream suffered a partial system outage starting at 5:18PM Pacific Time on Saturday, June 20, 2020. The outage lasted until 6:43PM at which point the problems were fully resolved.

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