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Go Shopping with RebelMouse​

RebelMouse is great at integrating with external services such as ad networks, exit-intent strategy platforms, newsletter services, and even e-commerce solutions like Shopify. You can easily structure your articles as product particles and integrate Shopify into them. Here's how:


1. Create a New Post

2. Structure Your Post as a Product

  • In the lead media, upload an image of the product.
  • In the subheadline, insert the price.
  • In the body of the post, write a description for the product as needed.

Remember to select any specific layout you may need in the layout tab.

3. Create a Shopify Button

  • Log in to Shopify.
  • Click on the Buy Button that's located on the lefthand side of the screen.

  • Click on Select product and choose the product that corresponds with the one you've just created a post for. (Click on the video below to see how!)

  • Make sure you choose the small Buy Button template and then click on Generate code.
  • Copy the embed code to your clipboard.

4. Add the Shopify Embed Code (Buy Button) to Your Post

  • Click on the Add Media (+) icon in your post.
  • Choose the Embed code option.
  • Paste your Shopify embed code.

  • Remove the /*<![CDATA[*/ portion of code from your embed and then click on the Embed button to save it.

5. Finalize Your Product Post

  • Categorize your new product post by placing it under a section like Products. (This is to keep your content tidy. You're ultimately in control of how you categorize your content on RebelMouse.)

  • Choose the Product page layout template, click Publish, and you're done!

  • Here's an example of a finished product page:

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As an editor, you might want to manually control the order of your posts on any given section page. With our powerful CMS platform, this is as easy as dragging and dropping. Watch how it's done in the following video:

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How to Thrive in a World Without Ads

Mike Mallazzo, Director of Marketing at Narrativ, recently wrote a post on Medium: "Life After Ads: The recent purchase of TIME should remind publishers of the power a strong brand can wield."

He discusses how some media companies are starting to question their total reliance on digital advertising. With Facebook and Google capturing the majority of revenue in the online advertising space, Mallazzo talks about how some companies are diversifying their revenue streams with models that depend on building loyalty and trust through subscriptions and commerce content in addition to just advertising. He writes:

"Media conglomerates have rediscovered the power of brand equity, offering the most plausible hope for sustainability since the proliferation of the internet."

At RebelMouse, however, we are still seeing digital advertising work. Our clients — such as Dance Magazine — are seeing huge success with digital advertising. But what if you were a media company in a world where traditional digital advertising didn't work at all? What would you do? How would you make money and continue to grow as a company?

The key is loyalty. You can't have a brand without loyalty.

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