Andrew Elston

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Looking Backward: Good News Dominates in April! Quite Literally!

Posted on May 09, 2017
By Andrew Elston

Each month we take a tally of the hottest news and features syndicated from repubHub in the prior month, as measured by page views from across republishers’ websites. Looking backward is an opportunity to reflect on where we have come from and where we may be going—and gives editors a snapshot of what piqued readers’ attention. 

After many months when articles with the keywords “Trump” or “Conway” dominated the news and our republishers' attention, it was delightful to read Good News Network’s uplifting exclusive, Rick Steves Sacrifices Nest Egg to House Dozens of Homeless Women and Kids. Not only was this the top article republished in April, it was one of the most viewed articles in the history of our network. So, as Geri-Weis-Corbley, founder and editor of Good News Network, likes to say, “Good happens!” 

5 Reasons to Display Trending News Headlines on Your Site

Posted on Apr 12, 2017
By Andrew Elston

Most website editors are constantly hungry for compelling content that will expand their coverage, engage more readers, and produce longer visits with more page views and ad impressions. Right there you have 5 reasons to display trending headlines on your site. 

But if that alone doesn’t convince you, here are 5 exclusive benefits of the repubHub Headlines Widget:

Looking Backward: February’s Most Popular Syndicated Articles

Posted on Mar 09, 2017
By Andrew Elston

Each month we take a tally of the hottest news and features syndicated from repubHub in the prior month, as measured by page views from the republishers’ websites. Looking backward often gives us a whiff of what lies ahead—and reminds us of where we have come from.

No surprises here: Donald Trump and his administration continued to dominate the news, political analysis, and commentary of publications across the globe. Trending headlines and syndicated articles from repubHub followed this movement in February.

The Most Viewed Articles Licensed from repubHub in 2016

Posted on Dec 28, 2016
By Andrew Elston

It’s no surprise that coverage of the U.S. presidential election dominated the news in 2016. News and commentary on the election process accounted for the most page views in each of 7 months. 


Posted on Dec 22, 2016
By Andrew Elston

We’ve just launched a headline widget that delivers continually updated trending articles
from world-class publications and websites directly into your web site. Not only does this widget present the latest headlines, it automatically links to the full text of the articles on your own site, generating new page views and new revenue.  It’s like no other widget you’ve seen.

Go to and login. (While you don’t need to be logged in to repubHub to create a widget, we recommend that you log in first so your settings are saved and you can modify your widget later.) Once logged in, click RepubHub Widgets in the top left and create your widget with these 5 easy steps:

Meet up with the repubHub Team at ONA16 in Denver

Posted on Sep 01, 2016
By Andrew Elston

Find out how you can extend your editorial coverage with syndicated content from world-class publishers and websites—for free!

One of our favorite events of the year is just around the corner. 

It’s the annual gathering of digital journalists and innovators in technologies for reportersona16-logo-test-white-denver-e1456428731362.png and editors, otherwise known as the Online News Association Annual Conference. 

ONA16 will be held September 15 to 17 at Denver’s Colorado Convention Center, and we’ll be exhibiting and demonstrating repubHub and the iCopyright Toolbar plugin for WordPress in the Midway area of the exhibit hall adjacent to the ballroom.

Of Politics and Political Opinion: Something for Everyone

Posted on Jul 16, 2016
By Andrew Elston

As the U.S. enters two weeks of back-to-back political conventions, the Republicans in Cleveland and the Democrats in Philadelphia, you can be sure that coverage of these events will be prominent in repubHub’s Political Opinion and Politics filtered categories (those tabs immediately beneath the search box on the repubHub portal page). 

Our Political Opinion category is rich with reporting and commentary from many leading websites and prominent voices, whether left, right, or center—and sometimes quite outrageous in ways that delight their adherents. Here’s a quick summary of what you can find and republish on your website from an even dozen of the sources on repubHub:

repubHub Gets Some Glory—The 2016 SIIA CODiE for Best Service Using Aggregated Content—And We Share it with You

Posted on Jun 07, 2016
By Andrew Elston

There’s nothing quite so satisfying (and challenging!) as building something that is fundamentally new, and that makes it easy for people to accomplish tasks that otherwise would be difficult, if not impossible.
2016 SIIA CODiE Press ReleaseBuilding repubHub has been one of those satisfying challenges for the team at iCopyright. And so it was very rewarding for us to be recognized by the Software
and Information Industry (SIIA) as the “Best Service Using Aggregated Content” for 2016.

repubHub Earns Prestigious Industry Recognition

Posted on Apr 09, 2016
By Andrew Elston

iCopyright's repubHub® Syndication Portal
Named SIIA Business Technology CODiE Award Finalist
for Best Service Using Aggragated Content
repubHub® Earns Prestigious Industry Recognition

iCopyright's content licensing and CODIE_2016_finalist_black.jpgsyndication portal, repubHub has been named a finalist for the 2016 SIIA CODiE Awards in the “Best Service Using Aggregated Content” category. 

Read the Press Release

Content Strategy: Video and Image Search on repubHub

Posted on Oct 22, 2015
By Andrew Elston

We’ve been at it again. We’ve added a new search feature to the repubHub content network. This time we’ve included an option to quickly search for content that includes images or video.