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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.

Click here to download our 2016 Media Kit.

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

Nancy Colvin
[email protected] — mobile: 614-949-6853
Nancy Colvin has been a part of the Columbus Underground team for nearly five years. In that time, she has expanded the company’s digital advertising capabilities available to clients, hired and expanded the sales team, rappelled 20 stories down from the roof of Downtown’s PNC building, and became certified by the The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) in digital media sales. Earning that certification on her first attempt shows her dedication to staying on top of digital advertising trends and what that means for the future of publishers and their clients. IABCertified She and her fiancé recently became the owners and caretakers of a beautiful historic home and garden in Olde Towne East, along their young son and cats. In the past, Nancy has assisted with the planning of the Olde Towne East Summer Tour of Historic Homes. She now enjoys trying new recipes, checking out the local music scene, and tasting what’s new at The Guild House.



Codi Giesey
[email protected] — mobile: 614-285-4826
Codi is a graduate of Bowling Green State University where she received a degree in Telecommunications with a focus in Media Business. After graduating she moved to North Central Ohio where she started her career in Media Sales working for three locally owned radio stations. Codi made the move to Columbus in August of 2014 and already calls the capital city home. She grew up in a very small town so in her free time she loves to explore the city.


chrstineChristine Horvath
[email protected] — mobile: 614-349-5732
Christine's roots are in Northeast Ohio but she has lived in and around Columbus for the better part of a decade. She's lived in Westerville, Old North, Grandview, and is currently living in Olde Towne East. She enjoys exploring different neighborhoods, discovering what's new in the city and introducing her friends and family to her favorite spots. In her spare time, she can be found spending time with her wife and dogs or performing stand-up comedy.


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.