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Advertising, Demographic and Analytic Information for Columbus Underground

Live Work PlayAbout 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:
5,409,395 visits
Absolute Unique Annual Visitors:
2,495,444 users
Total Annual Pageviews:
12,038,967 pages

Average Visitors Per Day:
14,820 users
Average Pageviews Per Day:
32,983 pages
Average Time Spent per Visit: 2 minutes 15 seconds
Average Pageviews Per Visit: 2.23 pages

All statistics based on information gathered Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014 utilizing Google Analytics.

Columbus Underground Social Reach:

Total Newsletter Subscribers: 27,000+ (as of June 23, 2015)
Total Facebook Likes/Fans: 50,209+ (as of June 23, 2015)
Total Twitter Followers: 73,200+ (as of June 23, 2015)
Total Instagram Followers: 23,900+ (as of June 23, 2015)


Information based on our biannual 2012 readers demographic survey.

Click here to download our 2015 Media Kit.

For more information regarding advertising opportunities, please contact our advertising staff:

Nancy Colvin
nancy@columbusunderground.com — mobile: 614-949-6853
Nancy is the Advertising Director at Columbus Underground and The Metropreneur. She has a degree in finance from the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University and understands the importance for clients to earn a return on their ad spend. With a love for learning and a passion for digital media, she enjoys advising clients on the ever changing digital marketing landscape IABCertified and helping them reach their advertising goals through customized campaigns. In August of 2015, she earned the IAB Digital Media Sales Certification. In her spare time, Nancy enjoys spending time with her family, experimenting in the kitchen, and working on her historic home in Olde Towne East.


Tyler Wiseman
tyler@columbusunderground.com — mobile: 614-725-8235
Tyler is a graduate of Franklin University with a degree in Accounting and has spent the past decade taking in everything the city has to offer! Jack of all trades, Tyler has a wide swath of exposure to local industry. He enjoys spending time with friends and family, going on outdoor adventures, and cooking up new recipes from his Short North home. Find Tyler out and about in the city -running, cycling, patio-ing, or enjoying live shows.


Ashley Brannon
ashley@columbusunderground.com — mobile: 614-568-3402
Ashley is a graduate from The Ohio State University with a degree in Strategic Communications. She has had the opportunity to travel all over and finds herself happiest in her hometown, Columbus. She currently lives in Grandview and loves the area. Ashley enjoys trying new spots around town, traveling, and practicing yoga.