EdHat has been publishing community news and serving as a place for community conversations since November, 2003. In 2013, Edhat had developed online several online communities in addition to the Santa Barbara site, includeng Ventura, San Luis Obispo, and Sonoma. Revenue: Advertising and subscriptions. Bonus point: Highly engaged community is evident in the daily number of comments.
We have a very large organic base, social media helps bring in new readers.