BrandForge is Deseret Digital Media’s end-to-end content studio designed to help digital publishers grow audience & revenue opportunities through engaging, carefully crafted articles, video and more. We specialize in native advertising, highly curated newsfeeds and custom content. Our services are available in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
We’re not your average content studio! Working with a dedicated strategist, we’ll help you move the needle. We’re talking more page views and more money for your organization – all from high quality content at a surprisingly low price.
You'll have access to...
Native Ad Training
Our trainings are built online and include presentations, quizzes and resources to help you and your team with the tools they need to enter the native marketplace.
Three trainings included:
• Native 101
• Pricing & packaging
• Sales & go-to-market strategy
Dedicated Content Strategist
Your strategist – who specializes in crafting effective, powerful story campaigns for native advertising clients – will work with your sales team to build & scale your native product. We'll also work with your editorial team to understand and enhance your editorial content strategy. Your content strategist oversees the fulfillment process to ensure you’re getting the content you need, when you need it.
Daily Budget & Strategy Email
We’ll show you which articles are available in our curated feed and which ones are already resonating with audiences like yours. We’ll also provide social, placement and audience engagement tips based on DDM’s renowned best practices.
Our partners receive two branded articles per month, upon request. Additional articles are available at a low per article price. We also offer volume discounts starting at 6 articles per month. Learn more
Our video lab will create beautiful, shareable videos for your advertising clients or editorial team at a low per video price. Watch samples
Say it visually with an infographic. Our designers will share your message simply with infographics for your advertising clients or editorial team at a low per graphic price. See samples
Selecting the best articles from FamilyShare, Deseret News and KSL.com, we offer curated news feeds to compliment your newsroom coverage. All partners will receive 10 articles/week, specially curated from our full news feed. You can take advantage of our full feed for a low additional cost. Our full feed is also available as a stand-alone service. Learn more
Have a specific content need to fill? We can help. Your content strategist and our team of writers will put the same care into crafting custom editorial content as they do with branded content. Learn more
Upgrade to our analytics platform to track your content’s performance. Our platform targets the metrics most important to your native ad clients. Available in 2016.
Don't explore native advertising alone!
Let BrandForge be your guide.
We’re more than a native ad studio – we’re publishers just like you! We’ve built a 7-figure native advertising business and are organized to help you succeed too. We’ve worked with 100s of advertisers and trained 100s of media executives from 26 countries. Our services include end-to-end training and guidance from product creation to campaign fulfillment.
Training: Our training sessions are built online and include presentations, quizzes and resources to help you and your team with the tools they need to enter the native marketplace.
Content production: Our dedicated content strategist and writers specialize in crafting effective, powerful story campaigns for native advertising clients.
How it works
Join the publishers, brands and agencies working with our team of content strategists and writers to craft effective, powerful story campaigns for native advertising clients.
New to native? Don't stress. We have the proven training, tools, and collateral you need to launch and scale your product.
Your staff submits content request to the BrandForge platforms.
BrandForge content strategist shapes story ideas and produces content.
We deliver engaging, powerful, sponsored content to your audience.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, imagine what your clients can say with a stunning infographic. Let us tell your complex stories simply and beautifully. Our infographics are designed to enhance or replace articles. Prices vary based on number of data points.
Bring your campaigns to life with targeted, highly shareable videos. Custom and ready-made options available.
BrandForge content strategists carefully curate the most engaging, highly social and impactful articles from Deseret Digital Media's FamilyShare network (familyshare.com, familias.com, familia.com.br), Deseret News and KSL.com. These audience-focused articles cover the people and issues that truly matter to families in your market.
All partners receive 10 articles/week – specially curated from our full news feed. You can take advantage of our full feed for a low additional cost or subscribe to our full feed as a stand-alone service.
Have a specific content need to fill? We can help. Your content strategist and our team of writers will put the same care into crafting custom editorial content as they do with branded content. Custom content is available at a low per article price.
International business development
About Deseret Digital Media
Established in 2009, Deseret Digital Media has a rapidly expanding global reach with an array of online news sites, consumer services, social media channels and other digital products. It’s news and consumer facing digital media brands include Deseretnews.com, KSL.com, familyshare.com, Familias.com, Familias.com.br, Keluarga.com, OK.com, Utah.com. It’s business-to-business services, offered through DDM Publisher Solutions, include Deseret Connect contributor platform, BrandForge digital content studio, and DDM Academy which operates Digital Bootcamp training services and the Innovation Wire.