Neighborhood Notes

TaglineHyperlocal news and advertising in Portland, Oregon
Year Founded2008
Type or CoverageGeneral
Business TypeFor-profit
Revenue SourcesLocal Ads
Revenue SourcesAd network partnership with local business association
Institutional SupportJ-Lab
Institutional SupportKnight Foundation
Staff Size (Business)2-5
Staff Size (Editorial)2-5
Active VolunteersNone
AffiliationsBusiness: Supportland; Content: Oregonian News Network (supported by J-Lab and the Knight Foundation)
Mappin LocationPortland - Oregon
Principal StaffKenneth Aaron
Principal StaffLynnette Fusilier
DescriptionFor hyperlocal news sites one problem looms above all others: while demand for hyperlocal news is growing in communities around America the small location-specific audiences targeted by these sites often don’t provide enough web traffic to support an advertising-based revenue model. Can hyperlocal sites become financially viable through other means? This is the problem Neighborhood Notes a hyperlocal website serving Portland Oregon is currently trying to solve.
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