MEET ARENA

The Best Viafoura Alternative

Arena is the #1 enterprise Live Blog & Live Chat solution powered by first-party data to create streaming feeds of content curated specifically for your audience, whether you're in publishing, media, broadcasting, sports or any other industry.

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Trusted By Thousands of Customers in 100+ Countries

Explore Why 20,000 Companies Trust Arena Over Viafoura

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Create Deeper Audience Engagement

Increase digital engagement with powerful features like community live chat, comments, reactions, Q&A, polls & more.

  • Instantly add features from today's most popular social media apps.
  • Uncover audience sentiment in real-time or analyze historical interactions for trend analysis.
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Drive More Subscriptions With Conversion Cards

Deploy rich content with embedded CTAs without interrupting your audience experience.

  • Conversion cards are a combination of Display Ads and Web Forms. It can be also be used to drive conversions of subscriptions, premium content, shopping carts and more.
  • Easily design, edit, store and manage rich content cards inside the platform, so your campaigns are on-deck for live events.
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Add A New Channel To Monetize Ads

Connect your AdSense, DoubleClick or AppNexus accounts and easily integrate programmatic ads inside your content streams.

  • Live Blog increases average time on page, making your live updating an advertising revenue booster.
  • Leverage Arena's native API integration to bring your network's Ad units directly into your content stream.
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Make First-Party Data Feel Like A Party

No cookies? No problem. Gather 1st party data and prepare for the cookieless world.

  • Capture actions, interests and intent to build rich customer profiles that power detailed segmentation.
  • Use Arena Personas to consolidate your first-party data streamlined with your Customer Data Platform.
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Optimize Your SEO Strategies

Improve page ranking and search results.

  • Automatically tag content with schema tags inserted into both client-side and server-side databases.
  • Enrich the collection of keywords which your audience is talking about and boost digital presence.

4 Reasons Customers Choose Arena Over Viafoura

Number one

Larger Scale

Arena can support millions of cuncurrent users. There’s no limit to how many Live Blogs your in-house and field teams can create.

Number two

More Features

Arena offers monetization, engagement and social media features that keep your audience in your site longer.

Number three

First-Party Data

Gather first-party data with content experiences your audience actually wants to engage with.

Number four

Better Support

Reach out to Arena at any time, in any way. Always get the help you need through multiple contact channels.

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FEATURES
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PRODUCTS

Live Chat

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Live Blog

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Personas

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ENGAGEMENT

Custom Avatar & Icons

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Reactions

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Polls

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Q&A

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Replies

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Comments

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Direct Messages

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Social Stream

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Auto Post

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Video Integration

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MONETIZATION

Ads Integrations

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Conversion Cards

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Direct Payment

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Paypal Integration

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ANALYTICS

First Party Data

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First Party Data Enrichment

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Real Time Analytics

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Chat Logs

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Engagement Analytics

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Data Exportation

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MODERATION

Manual Post Approval

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Team Moderation

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AI Moderation

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Spam Filter & Anti-Flood

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Language Filter

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ENTERPRISE READY

Full Customization

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Mobile Integration (API/SDK)

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Single Sign-On

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Mobile Responsive

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Mobiel App

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Scalability

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EDITORIAL ASSETS

SEO

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Colaboration

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Display Editor Name

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Drafts

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Content Library

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REAL-TIME SPORTS

Auto Play-By-Play

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Sports Calendar

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Sports Widgets

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Arena In Numbers

2018

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20,000+

Customers

150+

Countries

1.2B

Monthly pageviews

See How Arena Has Helped Global Brands

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“Arena powers our core digital products via a reliable and elegant live chat and live blog tool. Our engagement went up by 64%, we won’t go back to Adobe.”
Anthony
Head of Product at Fox
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“With Arena Chat API, we were quickly able to build a custom chat experience integrated with Spotify. Best product in the market, hands down!
Giovana
Marketing Manager at Sony
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“Arena Chat is a powerful platform. We use it for our global events and our community loves it. Great moderation tools.”
Hank
Lead Cloud Engineer at Microsoft
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“Arena powers our core digital products via a reliable and elegant live chat and live blog tool. Our engagement went up by 64%, we won’t go back to Adobe.”
Anthony
Head of Product at Fox
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“With Arena Chat API, we were quickly able to build a custom chat experience integrated with Spotify. Best product in the market, hands down!
Giovana
Marketing Manager at Sony
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“Arena Chat is a powerful platform. We use it for our global events and our community loves it. Great moderation tools.”
Hank
Lead Cloud Engineer at Microsoft
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