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Statistics
Unique monthly visitors

45,500

Average page views

70,000

Average visits

45,500

E-newsletter

  • Yes, a single newsletter

E-newsletter subscribers

2,200

Facebook followers

3,500

Twitter followers

6,600

Instagram followers

500

You Tube

n/a

Revenue

  • Less than $50,000

Primary revenue source(s)

  • Local advertising (including web and e-newsletter ads)

Ad products

  • Traditional Web display advertising sold directly by your organization

Paywall

  • No

Distribution

  • Direct to web/mobile

Date of most recent publisher update

05/10/2019

Last Publisher Update

  • 2019-05-10 19:55:52 UTC

Silicon Hills News
SiliconHills

Silicon Hills News is a regional tech media publication that covers the Austin and San Antonio technology industry.  Revenue include subscribers and supporters, advertising, sponsorships, events and sale of special products. Revenue: Advertising, events.

Who is in charge?

Laura Lorek

Job title

Publisher

City

Wimberley

State

TX

Zip code

78676

Year launched

2011

Tax status

  • LLC

Geographic scope

  • Other

Other geographic focus

Two large metros: Austin and San Antonio and the region in between.

Population of coverage area

3,000.000

Scope of coverage

  • A single topic (such as education, environment, or criminal justice)

Primary focus

  • Current news and events

Topics of coverage

  • Other

Other content topics

Technology startups, fundings and event coverage.

Watchdog journalism?

  • No

Site Twitter handle

@SiliconHillsNew

Effective engagement practice

We accept submissions from select community members to run as articles. We also regularly engage with our readers at local events and we have an annual calendar and calendar party to celebrate the local tech community. We also host monthly lunch and learn events and we have two annual content creation events. We occasionally host happy hour events. We also participate in Austin Startups Facebook group and a San Antonio Startup Facebook group, which we run. And we send a weekly newsletter to more than 2,000 people on our mailing list.

Revenue challenges

Securing recurring revenue sources.