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Site Twitter handle

@tewksburytoday

Facebook link

https://www.facebook.com/yourtewksburytoday

Year launched

2014

Tax status

  • Sole proprietor/no specific tax status

Monthly visitors

15,000

Revenue

  • $50,000 or less

Primary revenue sources (50% or more)

  • Local advertising

Publishing platform

  • Developed in house

E-newsletter

  • Yes

E-newsletter subscribers

1005

Is your site indexed on Google News?

  • Not sure

City

Tewksbury

State

Massachusetts

Last Publisher Update

  • 2016-03-16 02:53:42 UTC

Your Tewksbury Today
Tewksbury, Massachusetts
Bill Gilman

Your Tewksbury Today is a news site that covers Tewksbury, Mass. It was founded in 2014 by Bill Gilman, a former editor for Patch.com. Revenue: Advertising.

Effective engagement practice

Social media such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.

Business challenge

Yes. Generating sufficient revenue to grow is difficult.
Right now we are just treading water.

Coverage area

  • Community or town

Other geographic focus

Tewksbury, Mass.

Mission

  • Cover general local news

Topics of coverage

  • Crime & justice
  • Government & politics
  • Local business

Watchdog

  • No

Institutional partners

  • Nonprofit media organization

Content contributors

  • Professional journalists
  • Community members who are not journalists

Contributor compensation

  • Freelance or part-time paid staff
  • Volunteers

Revenue-side compensation

  • Part-time commission only