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Statistics
Unique monthly visitors

150,000

Average visits

45%

Revenue

  • $51,000 -€“ 100,000

Primary revenue source(s)

  • Local advertising
  • National advertising

Ad products

  • Traditional Web display advertising sold directly by your organization
  • Traditional Web display advertising sold via an ad network or ad buyer
  • Social media services

Universal Hub
Universal Hub

A community news and information site for the Boston area, focusing on Boston neighborhoods with news and photo contributions from local social-media users. Revenue: Advertising, user contributions.

City

Boston

State

MA

Zip code

02131

Year launched

2005

Tax status

  • Sole proprietor/no specific tax status

Geographic scope

  • Metro or large city

Scope of coverage

  • Cover general local news

Topics of coverage

  • Crime & justice
  • Government & politics
  • Local events
  • Planning & development
  • Other

Other content topics

Transportation (local transit system in particular)

Watchdog journalism?

  • Yes, infrequently

Site Twitter handle

@universalhub