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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. Since then, we have grown both our range of topics as well as our readership, and have become the most well-read independently-owned online media outlet in Columbus. Awarded Best General News Site in the state of Ohio (2016, 2017) by The Society of Professional Journalists.

Event Series

Columbus Underground has created specialized events since 2014 when we launched the Urban Living Tour and Best Bites Burgers. Since then, our events have evolved into large scale festival-type atmospheres that bring together a showcase of restaurants, chefs, retailers, and guests to enjoy the best Columbus culture has to offer. Some of our events include the annual Sweet Treats Dessert Festival, CoffeeFest - a coffee festival at Ohio Village, Urban Living Tours, All Things Brunch Festival, Taco Festival, a Healthy Living Festival, and more. Please contact us to be a part of these exciting opportunities to showcase your brand and what you do!

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: 4,750,000+ visits
Absolute Unique Annual Visitors: 2,200,000+ users
Total Annual Pageviews: 8,500,000+ pageviews

Average Visitors Per Week: 91,000+ visitors
Average Pageviews Per Week: 160,000+ pageviews

Average Visitors Per Month: 395,000+ visitors
Average Pageviews Per Month: 700,000+ pageviews

All statistics based on information gathered Jan 1, 2017 Dec 31, 2017 utilizing Google Analytics.

Columbus Underground Social Reach: 336,000+ Fans

Total Email Subscribers: 34,300+ (as of Jan 2018)
Total Facebook Likes/Fans: 77,000+ (as of Jan 2018)
Total Twitter Followers: 167,500+ (as of Jan 2018)
Total Instagram Followers: 65,400+ (as of Jan 2018)

Click here to download our 2018 Media Kit.

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


jonJon Mitchell
[email protected] — mobile: 614-349-8350
Jon earned a degree in business and marketing from Wright State University, a field he has worked in for over nine years. His resides in the Victorian Village neighborhood where he enjoys all of the bars and concert venues within walking distance. He loves the outdoors and enjoys close proximity to the bike path and explores 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.

If you are a vendor interested in participating in any our Events, please contact Leanne Moore, Director of Events at [email protected].

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