Michele'S List

  • 8 More Community Sites Climb to Michele’s List Revenue Pinnacle in 2016

    Michele’s List has added eight independent community websites to its prestigious $1 million-plus top revenue category, which had previously been monopolized by a single site — 30A along the West Florida coast. The closely watched survey of independent local news sites saw other positive trends, most of which were bootstrapped with the personal credit cards of their entrepreneurial founders.

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fight- 8 readers -
  • Native Ads Compete With News for Audiences’ Attention — And Get It

    … I was fascinated by a finding of the new Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism study on how community and other news publications are tipping their revenue funnel toward native advertising. What caught my eye had nothing to do with dollars. It was all about how sponsored content could connect with readers as much as “news…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fight- 11 readers -
  • Technical.ly Finds Big Revenues in Niche Markets Along the Mid-Atlantic

    … Technical.ly is built around tech startup news in five communities — Philadelphia, where it launched in 2008, and now Brooklyn, Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Delaware. With revenue in the $501,000-$1 million range, it is one of the top niche sites in the recently released “Michele’s List” of community-based startups. To find out how it has done…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fight- 10 readers -
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