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Advertising, Demographic and Analytic Information for Columbus Underground

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About Columbus Underground

Columbus Underground is a dynamic community-driven website that offers news, reviews, events, opinions and insight regarding all topics related to life in Columbus, Ohio.

A brief history of Columbus Underground

Columbus Underground was launched in November 2001 as a resource for everyone interested in updates on local dining, nightlife and entertainment options. Over the past eleven years we have grown both our range of topics as well as our readership, and have become one of the most well-read and recognized names in independent online media in Columbus.

Who reads Columbus Underground

Simply put, our demographics skew toward a younger, well-educated, urban-minded and affluent audience than most other local media outlets. The following statistics provide a more detailed breakdown:

Columbus Underground Annual Website Traffic:

Total Annual Visits:
5,331,751 visits
Absolute Unique Annual Visitors:
2,525,791 users
Total Annual Pageviews:
11,349,048 pages

Average Visitors Per Day:
14,608 users
Average Pageviews Per Day:
31,093 pages
Average Time Spent per Visit: 4 minutes 01 seconds
Average Pageviews Per Visit: 2.13 pages

All statistics based on information gathered Jan 1, 2015 - Dec 31, 2015 utilizing Google Analytics.

Columbus Underground Social Reach:

Total Newsletter Subscribers: 28,500+ (as of July 21, 2016)
Total Facebook Likes/Fans: 65,000+ (as of July 21, 2016)
Total Twitter Followers: 108,000+ (as of July 21, 2016)
Total Instagram Followers: 48,000+ (as of July 21, 2016)


Information based on our biannual 2012 readers demographic survey.

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jonJon Mitchell
[email protected] — mobile: 614-349-8350
Jon recently graduated from Wright State University with a degree in business and marketing, a field he has worked in for over seven years. His relocation to Columbus found him in the Victorian Village neighborhood where he enjoys all of the bars and concert venues within walking distance. He loves the outdoors and is excited to live close to the bike path and explore all Columbus has to offer.


Sydney Lee
[email protected] — mobile: 614-706-7612
Sydney is a graduate of The Ohio State University where she received a degree in New Media & Communications Technology with a focus in Human-Computer Interaction. After working in Marketing with the Columbus Zoo, she moved to Columbus Underground to start a career more connected to the community she loves. Sydney has lived around the Columbus area her entire life and is excited to have finally found herself living in the heart of it all. Sydney spends her time volunteering with local poetry nonprofits and hunting for Columbus’ best cup of coffee.