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Statistics
Unique monthly visitors

47,187

Average page views

405,920

Average visits

98,425

E-newsletter

  • Yes, a single newsletter

E-newsletter subscribers

3,064

Facebook followers

14,351

Twitter followers

6,817

Instagram followers

1,246

You Tube

94

Revenue

  • $101,000 - $250,000

Primary revenue source(s)

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

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

Paywall

  • No

Distribution

  • Direct to web/mobile

Total personnel/contributor FTE

3

Date of most recent publisher update

05/21/2019

Last Publisher Update

  • 2019-05-21 16:57:08 UTC

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

The B-Town Blog in Burian, just south of Seattle, Washington, covers local news, arts, politics, events and more, using rich multimedia including video, photos and more. IT is 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. Revenue: Advertising.

Who is in charge?

Scott Schaefer

Job title

Founder/Publisher/Editor

City

Burien

State

WA

Zip code

98166

Year launched

2007

Tax status

  • LLC

Geographic scope

  • Small city or town

Population of coverage area

51,000

Scope of coverage

  • General news or a number of topics that are not necessarily closely related to each other

Primary focus

  • Current news and events

Topics of coverage

  • Business in coverage area
  • Crime & justice
  • Education & schools
  • Events in coverage area
  • Politics

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 continues to be our #1 referral of Readers.

Revenue challenges

We need more Sales People!