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Statistics
Unique monthly visitors

36,000

Revenue

  • $50,000 or less

Primary revenue source(s)

  • Local advertising
  • Business services

Ad products

  • Traditional Web display advertising sold directly by your organization
  • Sponsored content or native advertising
  • Daily deals
  • Business directory or shopping site
  • Social media services

TAP into Scotch Plains/Fanwood
TAP into Scotch Plains/Fanwood

TAP into Scotch Plains/Fanwood is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008, the network shifted to a franchise model with independent ownership in 2013-14 and re-branded as TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising.

 

City

Scotch Plains

State

New Jersey

Zip code

07076

Year launched

2013

Tax status

  • LLC

Geographic scope

  • Community or town

Scope of coverage

  • Cover general local news

Topics of coverage

  • Education & schools
  • Government & politics
  • Local business
  • Local events
  • Sports & recreation

Watchdog journalism?

  • Yes, occasional

Site Twitter handle

@spf_tap