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Feature Announcement: Read Time of the Articles

By Vigneshwari
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Read Time of Article Feature

Assist your readers in managing their time more effectively by providing a quick overview of the time commitment required to consume the article, allowing them to make informed decisions about what to read based on their available time. This feature enhances the reader experience by offering convenience and helping them prioritize their reading activities.

Desktop View

Desktop View: Read time of the article

Mobile View

Mobile View: Read time of the article

How does this feature help Digital Publishers

Improved User Experience

The Read Time feature enhances the overall user experience by providing a quick and convenient way for readers to gauge the time commitment required to consume content. This can encourage users to engage with articles and posts that they might have otherwise skipped due to uncertainty about the time investment.

Increased Engagement

By displaying the estimated Read Time, publishers can capture the attention of readers who are looking for content that fits into their available time slots. This can lead to increased engagement and higher readership as users are more likely to start reading an article if they know it can be finished within their preferred timeframe.

Enhanced Content Planning

Provides valuable insights for publishers when planning their content strategy. By analyzing the average read times of various articles, publishers can identify patterns and preferences among their audience. This data can help publishers optimize content length, adjust writing styles, and focus on topics that align with the target audience's reading habits.

Reduced Abandonment

Uncertainty about the length of an article can lead to reader abandonment. The Read Time feature reduces this uncertainty, as users can assess the time commitment required before starting to read. This can decrease bounce rates and increase the likelihood of readers staying engaged throughout the article.

Overall, the Read Time feature benefits both publishers and readers by improving user experience, increasing engagement, optimizing content planning, and facilitating effective time management for readers.