NPR Digital Services http://digitalservices.npr.org en How to add your branding: Logos http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/how-add-your-branding-logos <p>Inside the NPR One app, your station's brand is presented in 3 distinct ways: <strong><a href="http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/how-add-your-station-text-identifier-branding-npr-one">text identifiers</a></strong>, <strong><a href="http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/how-add-your-station-logo-npr-one">logos</a></strong>, and a <strong><a href="http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/how-add-your-station-hello-audio-branding-npr-one">hello audio branding</a></strong> pieces connected to the NPR hello at the beginning of a user session. Each of the branding placements can be updated and managed by stations, or stations can rely on the default placements created for stations by NPR. Stations can use newly created tools within <a href="https://stationconnect.org">StationConnect</a> to manage and update branding elements inside NPR One.</p><p>Learn where you can find your logo in the app, how to prepare your logo, and instructions on how to upload your logo below. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:16:38 +0000 Janeen Williamson & Jeff Burke 1041 at http://digitalservices.npr.org How to add your branding: Logos How to add your branding:"Hello" Audio Branding http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/how-add-your-brandinghello-audio-branding <p>Inside the NPR One app, your station's brand is presented in 3 distinct ways: <strong><a href="http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/how-add-your-station-text-identifier-branding-npr-one">text identifiers</a></strong>, <strong><a href="http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/how-add-your-station-logo-npr-one">logos</a></strong>, and a <strong><a href="http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/how-add-your-station-hello-audio-branding-npr-one">hello audio branding</a></strong> pieces connected to the NPR hello at the beginning of a user session. Each of the branding placements can be updated and managed by stations, or stations can rely on the default placements created for stations by NPR. Stations can use newly created tools within <a href="https://stationconnect.org">StationConnect</a> to manage and update branding elements inside NPR One.</p><p>Learn where your "hello" audio branding will be heard in the app, how to prepare your audio, and instructions on how to upload your "hello" audio branding below.</p><p> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:16:34 +0000 Janeen Williamson 1050 at http://digitalservices.npr.org How to add your branding:"Hello" Audio Branding Advice Column: Should Reporters Produce Stories for Radio and Web? http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/advice-column-should-reporters-produce-stories-radio-and-web <p>The NPR coaching and development team works with NPR and member stations to help newsrooms and journalists reach a growing, multi-platform audience. As part of that work, we’ve found that stations share many of the same questions and concerns with us.</p><p></p><p>This advice column is one way to help make those questions and answers more public. By making public radio’s collective knowledge accessible, we can continue to learn from each other.</p><p>All thoughts, questions and feedback are welcome. Share your feedback via email to <a href="mailto:tgorman@npr.org?subject=Advice%20Column">tgorman@npr.org</a>.</p><p>Submit your own questions for future installments of the advice column in <a href="http://bit.ly/1mgwFtQ">this form</a>.</p><p><strong>Kim Perry</strong></p><p><em>NPR Director of Editorial Coaching and Development</em></p><p></p><p> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:31:37 +0000 Teresa Gorman & Kim Perry 1105 at http://digitalservices.npr.org Advice Column: Should Reporters Produce Stories for Radio and Web? How to add your content: Sonic IDs http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/how-add-your-content-sonic-ids <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Sonic ID provides a unique opportunity to reconnect the listener with their local station by relaying a distinct sense of place within the NPR One player. &nbsp;While there are a number of local content opportunities within the experience, the Sonic ID offers even more familiarity to the listener through local sounds, ideas and voices they know.</span></p> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:44:25 +0000 Janeen Williamson & Jeff Burke & Asli Binal 1059 at http://digitalservices.npr.org How to add your content: Sonic IDs Core Publisher Responsive Theme FAQs http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/core-publisher-responsive-theme-faqs <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">These are questions asked during the </span><a href="https://www.nprstations.org/nprstationsorg/nprdigitalserv/cp.cfm">FY2015<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Core Publisher &nbsp;</span></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="https://www.nprstations.org/nprstationsorg/nprdigitalserv/cp.cfm">webinar</a>. We expect to continue adding to this list as more questions come up.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:00:51 +0000 Erin Teare Martin 1104 at http://digitalservices.npr.org Join the NPR Stations Twitter Chat Thursday, August 14th http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/join-npr-stations-twitter-chat-thursday-august-14th <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p>Come join us for the first all-station Twitter chat under the hashtag #NPRChats on Thursday, August 14 from 1-2 p.m. ET.</p><p>#NPRChats is an informal way for NPR Digital Services to talk with and answer questions from our Member Stations about a different topic or theme each month.</p> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 18:43:47 +0000 Anna Levitt 1098 at http://digitalservices.npr.org Join the NPR Stations Twitter Chat Thursday, August 14th Podcast Guide Part 4: How to Customize a Podcast's Title, Logo, and Description http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/podcast-guide-part-4-how-customize-podcasts-title-logo-and-description <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In our ever-evolving digital era, audience members &nbsp;are &nbsp;turning to podcasts as a way to connect with radio content. It is imperative that stations provide this alternative digital platform to their audience members, but why not take it a step further and distinguish your streams with creative, customized settings? &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 20:57:26 +0000 Anna Levitt 1081 at http://digitalservices.npr.org Podcast Guide Part 4: How to Customize a Podcast's Title, Logo, and Description Podcast Guide Part 3: How to Retrieve a Podcast Link http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/podcast-guide-part-3-how-retrieve-podcast-link <p class="p1">To retrieve the podcast and RSS links go to the Category, Tag or Program page on your site. This will ensure that you access only certain audio files and not all of your digital audio content. I will use the Talk of Iowa program on Iowa Public Radio as an example.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 20:51:30 +0000 Anna Levitt 1080 at http://digitalservices.npr.org Podcast Guide Part 3: How to Retrieve a Podcast Link Podcast Guide Part 2: How to Promote a Podcast http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/podcast-guide-part-2-how-promote-podcast <p></p><p>If you read <a href="http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/podcast-guide-part-1-how-create-and-add-podcast">Part 1</a> then you know that every piece of audio added to a post in Core Publisher will be included in at least one podcast. However,<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> most stations are only interested in packaging and promoting a few select podcast streams for their listeners. With a few simple steps, you can learn how to promote certain podcasts at the forefront of your Core Publisher site. &nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 20:42:56 +0000 Anna Levitt 1078 at http://digitalservices.npr.org Podcast Guide Part 2: How to Promote a Podcast Podcast Guide Part 1: How to Create and Add to a Podcast http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/podcast-guide-part-1-how-create-and-add-podcast <p class="p1"><strong>What is a podcast?</strong></p><p class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A podcast is a way to deliver an episodic feed of audio files. You can subscribe to a podcast so it automatically updates when new audio arrives.</span></p><p class="p3"><strong>How to Create a Podcast:</strong></p><p class="p3"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The first step in creating a podcast in Core Publisher&nbsp;is adding audio files into the NPR API.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 20:28:39 +0000 Anna Levitt 1076 at http://digitalservices.npr.org Podcast Guide Part 1: How to Create and Add to a Podcast