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Site Twitter handle

@achildgrows

Facebook link

Facebook.com/achildgrowsinbrooklyn

Year launched

2006

Tax status

  • LLC

Monthly visitors

45,000

Revenue

  • $51,000 -€“ 100,000

Primary revenue sources (50% or more)

  • Local advertising
  • Events

Secondary revenue sources (20-49%)

  • Local advertising

Smaller revenue sources (less than 20%)

  • National advertising

E-newsletter subscribers

6,000

City

Brooklyn

State

NY

A Child Grows in Brooklyn
Brooklyn, New York
Kim Janulewicz & Nicole Horne

A Child Grows in Brooklyn provides news and information for parents, including child-friendly events and parenting tips. The owners purchased the site from its founder in 2013. Revenue: Advertising, including sponsored posts.

Effective engagement practice

Social media and email newsletter

Coverage area

  • Metro or large city

Mission

  • Cover news of a specific demographic community

Watchdog

  • No

Contributor compensation

  • Freelance or part-time paid staff

Revenue-side compensation

  • Part-time commission only
  • Contractors paid commission only