Simple, Instant Apple News Publishing for Bespoke CMS Users

FlatPlan's powerful, no-code tool empowers publications running bespoke/custom CMS builds to publish to Apple News instantly.

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FlatPlan Apple News

The shortcut to Apple News success with a Bespoke/Custom CMS.

Many publishers opt for bespoke/custom CMS builds for their flexibility; as such, they're perfect partners for FlatPlan. FlatPlan empowers publications powered by bespoke/custom CMSs to publish to a custom Apple News channel easily and automatically, without interrupting their daily workflow.

FlatPlan makes brand growth with Apple News a breeze.

By utilising FlatPlan’s inline follow mechanic, bespoke/custom CMS publishers can deploy a convenient one-motion follow mechanism to effortlessly entice valuable readers to more of their stories. FlatPlan’s bespoke footers and custom headers direct the same users to any area of the brand where growth is the aim.

FlatPlan’s bespoke designs stick in the memory.

Bespoke CMS publishers will boast flagship Apple News channels thanks to FlatPlan’s simple, flexible design process. All branding distinctions are catered for by bespoke channel and article builds, and FlatPlan templates are optimised for all Apple News devices, in the latest Apple News format.

Revenue generation is straightforward and instantaneous.

Bespoke/custom CMS publishers looking to monetise their Apple News presence have native content, backfill, affiliate and video advertising to rely on. Subscription and e-commerce revenue streams are available, too. FlatPlan flags native content with Apple instantly, so it monetises immediately.

Site navigation is mirrored in-app, exactly as intended.

Custom CMS publishers’ on-site categories are automatically reflected in FlatPlan-made Apple News channels, so that readers may navigate an Apple News channel exactly as the publisher wishes.FlatPlan automatically duplicates in-article Read Next links and connects them in-app by default.

Analytics are transparent and tailored to inform growth strategies.

Bespoke/custom CMS users are instantly notified should their stories be selected by Apple News editors for inclusion in the app’s top areas, or receive significant spikes of organic traffic, thanks to the FlatPlan Notify notification system.

FlatPlan handles the tech, you handle the content.

Once a custom CMS publisher has completed their Apple News channel integration in collaboration with FlatPlan, their stories will be surfaced to the app instantly and automatically, allowing them to continue doing what they do best: creating brilliant articles.

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