Local Publishing

  • As 10-Year Mark Approaches, West Seattle Blog Sticks to Profitable Basics

    … In December 2005, West Seattle Blog was just what the name suggested — a new blog, a “personal project,” in the words of co-founder Tracy Record, with no news or advertising. A major windstorm that struck West Seattle and King County in December 2006 changed all that, and in the nearly 10 years since, WSB has become a highly regarded inspiration…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fight- 7 readers -
  • From Print to Patch to His Own ‘Indie’ Site — A 25-Year Saga

    …, but the more towns they gave editors to cover, the less contact they had every day with readers. Readers can contact me at a moment’s notice, and I work hard to return all correspondence within a couple of hours. From the consumer’s perspective, I feel like my audience is very loyal. Everyone likes to support local, independent businesses…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fight- 7 readers -