Michele's List
Building blocks in the emerging local news ecosystem

Show_b02db7cbae2b9056
Statistics
Unique monthly visitors

103,000

Average visits

54%

E-newsletter

  • Yes

E-newsletter subscribers

2,945

Revenue

  • $101,000 - $250,000

Primary revenue sources (50% or more)

  • Local advertising
  • Sponsorship

Secondary revenue sources (20-49%)

  • Local advertising
  • National advertising

Smaller revenue sources (less than 20%)

  • None at this level (less than 20%)

Ad products

  • Traditional Web display advertising sold directly by your organization
  • Contextual advertising delivered based on the user or the content (such as Adsense or Outbrain)
  • Sponsored content or native advertising

Last Publisher Update

  • 2018-04-07 19:35:42 UTC

The B-Town (Burien) Blog
The B-Town Blog

For Burien, WA (south of Seattle), The B-Town Blog covers local news, arts, politics, events and more, using rich multimedia including video, photos and more, in addition to standard journalism. Founded/Published by Scott Schaefer, with wife Theresa serving as Sales Manager, and Jack Mayne as Senior Writer. Part of a network of 7 local blogs, including iLoveKent.netThe SeaTac Blog, White Center Blog, Waterland Blog (Des Moines WA), Normandy Park Blog and Tukwila Blog. In 2016, we prouced News Podcasts via SoKing News, based on a 2015 Encore Entrepreneurs Grant from J-Lab. Revenue: Advertising. Bonus Point: Winner of the SPJ's 2010 and 2011 awards for "Best Hyperlocal Website."

City

Burien

State

WA

Zip code

98166

Year launched

2007

Tax status

  • LLC

Geographic scope

  • Community or town

Scope of coverage

  • Cover general local news

Topics of coverage

  • Entertainment & arts
  • Government & politics
  • Local events

Watchdog journalism?

  • Yes, occasional

Site Twitter handle

btownblog

Effective engagement practice

After a story is posted, we immediately cross-post it to our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/btownblog/), which is our #1 referral of Readers.