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Live Center

Show your readers that your coverage is truly live

Live Center is a real-time live blogging platform that gives you complete control over blog and post design.

Fully customized design

Don’t let your live blog be limited by prefabricated themes, instead design it however you want it to make it look and feel integrated with the rest of your website.

Create your own post visuals

Create more engaging content by designing and creating your own custom blog post visuals and elements such as sport scoreboards, Index panels, election counters, etc.

Multi platform friendly

Live Center’s mobile friendly design allows you to live blog directly from events in real-time through your mobile device. Live Center also supports integration with your native app.

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Extensions

Live Center allows you to create custom post visuals and elements for specific types of live reporting. Extensions can be created for:

  • Sports events
  • Financial markets coverage
  • Elections and other breaking news scenarios

Live Center

Live Center is a real-time live blogging solution that allows you to create your own custom post visuals. It can be embedded anywhere on any website to create a live blog of video, images, text, and audio.

Developed by writers

The intuitive editor was developed in collaboration with newsrooms and have been battle tested since day one. The result is a editor that requires little to no training for users.

Up and running in minutes

Simply paste the code on your website and you are live. Live Center can be embedded as either an iframe or directly on your site using our JavaScript library.

Easy to integrate

The Live Center API allows you to use the editor and integrate the public presentation layer as a module in your CMS.

Features

Live Center Pricing & Packages

One month free trial for all plans

Pay-Per-Blog

19€/ live blog

  • 1 blog for 24 hours
  • 2 users
  • <12 h email support response
  • Quick and easy setup
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Basic

69€/ month

  • 3 blogs/ month
  • 2 users
  • 2 blog theme design options
  • Extensions- ability to create custom post elements
  • <12 h email supports response
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Professional

699€/ month

  • 10 blogs/ month
  • Unlimited users
  • Fully customizable blog theme design
  • Extensions- ability to create custom post elements
  • Zero delay real-time publishing
  • Live Blog Overview – dashboard summarizing posts by topic and importance level
  • Coming soon
    Live Center Elements – design and embed interactive graphs and charts directly in posts
  • Coming soon
    Live Center Blocks – manage your web page content using Live Center
  • Dedicated account support & <12 h email support response
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Enterprise

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  • Unlimited blogs
  • Unlimited users
  • Fully customizable blog theme design
  • Extensions- ability to create custom post elements
  • Zero delay real-time publishing
  • Live Blog Overview – dashboard summarizing posts by topic and importance level
  • Coming soon
    Live Center Elements – design and embed interactive graphs and charts directly in posts
  • Coming soon
    Live Center Blocks – manage your web page content using Live Center
  • API for publishing from CMS
  • Dedicated account support & <12 h email support response
  • SaaS or dedicated hosting
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* All plans are excluding VAT where applicable. All plans are flat fee and does not have a cost per reader/view and include the complete Live Center editor. Blogs can be embedded in many different ways including as frames or a JavaScript library. Please contact contact@norkon.net for more details on plans.

FAQ

Here are some of the most common questions

General questions

What is Live Center?

Live Center is a real-time live blogging solution with a highly flexible architecture that allows you to easily create your own post visuals and elements. It is easily embedded on website and allows contributers to post blogs that include video, text, images, and audio from inside and outside the newsroom. Live Center is a web-based application and it allows multiple users to collaborate within the same application to produce blog content from anywhere with internet access. Content can be collected from events, tradeshows, and product releases and then refined and published by a newsroom at a centralized location.

What are Extensions?

Extensions are visuals, charts, tables, and other elements which can easily be created and embedded into your blog posts. Thanks to Live Center’s modern architecture you have complete freedom to create your own Extensions! They are great ways to personalize your content deliver and drive reader engagement. Don’t have the technical base to build them on your own? Don’t worry! We are experts in visualization and can develop pretty much any type of Extension for you.

Is Live Center mobile and tablet friendly?

Yes. Live Center is mobile friendly and renders beautifully on all kinds of handheld devices. It is design to be used by writers in the field and supports uploading of pictures directly from smartphones. Live Center is also designed to be integrated with any kind of native app through its API.

Is there a free trial available for Live Center?

Of course! Just complete this form and we will set you up with a free trial account.

I need posts to appear in real-time, and published posts need to automatically appear on users’ screens without the need for the browser or app to refresh. Does Live Center support this?

This is where the solution truly stands out. Live Center uses real-time technology to distribute posts to upwards of hundreds of thousands of readers in real-time. Readers instantaneously get updates with zero-delay on any new, edited, or delete posts without the need to refresh the page. Additionally, any media that’s playing in the post feed for readers does not get interrupted if changes are made to the blog.

What are the different plans for Live Center and how much does it cost?

Live Center scales to fit any kind of live blogging need. We have plans that fits every live blogging need ranging from a limited number of blogs and readers, to true enterprise scale live blogging with hundreds of thousands of concurrent readers.

Technical questions

Can I integrate Live Center with my existing media library?

Yes, you can integrate Live Center with your existing media library.

My websites receive various amounts of traffic. How does Live Center perform under high loads?

Live Center is powered by the Azure Cloud and is built from the ground up to support heavy traffic loads. Please contact us for more details on traffic and load management.

I use Wordpress on my website, can I still use Live Center?

Yes. You are free to embed Live Center as either aniframeobject or directly on your website as a JavaScript Library

I want to publish posts across multiple platforms (web and apps). Does Live Center support this?

Yes. Live Center comes with a web interface for publishing, and an API to be integrated with native apps.

Can blogs be shared across multiple websites? I.e. can I create one blog that appears in more than one location?

Yes. There are no limitations on how many locations a feed of posts appear on, and they can be distributed across multiple platforms.

I have my own CMS, can I still use Live Center on my website?

Yes! Live Center has APIs for both publishing from a centralized CMS, and for retrieving content from Live Center to allow it to be reused somewhere else.