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Site Twitter handle

jzlomek

Facebook link

https://www.facebook.com/ThePostPublications

Year launched

2008

Tax status

  • LLC

Monthly visitors

March 2015-February 2016: 14,616

Revenue

  • $50,000 or less

Primary revenue sources (50% or more)

  • Local advertising
  • National advertising

Secondary revenue sources (20-49%)

  • None at this level

Smaller revenue sources (less than 20%)

  • None at this level (less than 20%)

Publishing platform

  • WordPress

Mobile

47.31

E-newsletter

  • Yes

E-newsletter subscribers

310

Is your site indexed on Google News?

  • Yes

City

Sanatoga

State

PA

Last Publisher Update

  • 2016-03-29 20:13:09 UTC

The Sanatoga Post
Sanatoga, Pennsylvania
Joe Ziomek

The Sanatoga Post is part of a group of local news sites operated by Joe Zlomek in southeastern Pennsylvania. Others in the group are The Limerick Post and The Pottstown Post. Revenue: Advertising.

Effective engagement practice

1) Facebook.
2) MailChimp subscriptions.
3) Remaining social media (in this order): YouTube, Vimeo, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr

Business challenge

I work full-time in addition to running our sites. There's not enough of me to go around (Still true in 2016).

Coverage area

  • Community or town

Mission

  • Cover general local news

Topics of coverage

  • Crime & justice
  • Education & schools
  • Government & politics

Watchdog

  • No

Institutional partners

  • None

Content contributors

  • Professional journalists
  • Partner organizations

Contributor compensation

  • Freelance or part-time paid staff
  • Volunteers

Revenue-side compensation

  • Unpaid volunteers