• 7 Ways Local News Sites Can Grow Their Digital Audiences

    … users live in our towns, so we must treat them all with respect. The top topics include weather, traffic, breaking news, neighbors, real estate, events, shopping, eating, health.” (Carll Tucker, Daily Voice) 7. Build a responsive site. “In terms of specific technical things we’re doing to maintain and encourage engagement, we are currently…

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  • Community Publishers Mixed on Borrell Prescription for Content

    …. But we have over 3 million readers because of the original award-winning local news content we provide through our unique model of franchising local news sites to local owner/publishers.” Mike Ragsdale, founder of, which serves the Gulf Coast communities of Santa Rosa in Northwest Florida: “I agree that publishers need to stop thinking…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fightin Content- 8 readers -
  • How to Get to 5 Years of Success in Hyperlocal Publishing

    … Scott Brodbeck was a local TV writer-producer in Washington, D.C., when he decided to go entrepreneurial in digital community news. He launched his on turf he knew well from his broadcast experience — Arlington County across the river in Northern Virginia. Once a mostly white, bedroom community for federal workers in the capital, today…

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