Excalibur is a platform for digital content providers. Any site, large or small, can use Excalibur to easily build a new revenue stream from paid content. While you are still free to earn money from advertising anywhere on your site. Its been proven that a simple paid content plan can quickly surpass what you can earn from advertising, even if you’re only selling access to a small percentage of your site’s content. Our automated system can generate a configuration for you within seconds which allow to be ready to sell as soon as possible. We have the best features on the market. Our flexible and extensible architecture allow you to grow and to experiment with new content offering and settings.
Every digital content platform we work with offers their unique subscription package. Many of these content platforms may offer a print edition to local subscribers as well as online subscriptions, for articles you read online.
Content platforms such as publications, may also offer an e-Edition (a PDF replica version of the paper), an app based reader or a mobile versions of the newspaper.
When a customer is logged in, they can manage their account using the secure customer portal. View subscriptions and transactions, even update their payment information.
Subscription can be billed monthly, one time, or free for print subscribers client. The flexibility of our system allows you to configure and experiment with various price points.
Excalibur provides a simple, intuitive interface for clients to manage customers, accounts, view analytics and more. You have full control over your settings.
You can turn it on/off , increase/lower page views, pricing, etc..
Does charging for content make sense for my site?: Yes – at least for some of it, if not all. Each site is different, but there is always an appropriate mix to maximize revenue. Our clients use Excalibur in different and creative ways. Some examples are
We believe premium content should be delivered properly. The power of Excalibur goes well beyond only newspapers – it can be used by anyone serving content on the web for their readers. You can lock each page, deliver metered access, one day passes, monthly subscriptions and more – Excalibur is the premium, flexible add-on that will monetize your content. It can be used in many different ways such as:
Excalibur has the ability to protect your content across browsers. When a visitor reach its article limit and this feature is turned on, they will not be able to by pass anything and get to your content. Helping you convert more.
Ad blocker detection – Excalibur can gather information related to ad blockers from visitors to your site. You can also enable messaging to allow increase conversions to your site. A feature other provider charge extra to use is available to all clients at no cost.
Dynamic metering offer – Excalibur allows you to show your campaign in different currency and language based on location. For example, a visitor to your site from France may see your offer in Euro, and someone from Canada would see the same offer in Canadian dollar. Showing an offer to your site visitor in their own language and currency will improve conversion rate significantly.
Fully PCI compliant with industry-leading payment service providers (Braintree, PayPal, Stripe). No secure data will ever hit your servers, so you can focus on selling rather than security.
optimized cash flow with seamless automatic recurring billing. We offer credit/debit card or PayPal for all your customers.
Having a simple way to see how individual customers navigate and take actions on your site in real time is an extremely helpful tool. Our Access report view helps you quickly identify where your visitors spend most of their time. And Also gain insight on where your customers are coming from ( desktop, mobile (android, IOS ) )
Excalibur offer ways to apply different exclusion rules: IP/IP ranges, referral URL, city, and even zip code. This allow you to offer licensing deals to other company or groups to access your content, helping you generate even more revenue. Something no other provider will allow you do easily.
Connect and engage your customers, offer multiple monetization types. Wether metered/freemium or hard paywall settings. You can experiment and use what works for you.
Using our IOS and Android SDK, you can power Excalibur through your mobile apps. Be able to authenticate and also meter content through your mobile applications.
As both audiences and business models change over time, using a provider with a flexible and easily extensible architecture will be invaluable. Allowing you to experiment with new content offering and settings in the future is what we developed. A technology solutions that evolve as you do and without any hidden fees and extra cost.