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Local news blog makes good… WestSeattleBlog.com

Good for Patrick and Tracy…

The husband-and-wife team of Patrick Sand and Tracy Record run WestSeattleBlog.com. She is the site’s the primary reporter and editor, while he handles advertising sales and business development. Since January 2006, the pair have covered the bedroom community of West Seattle (over 65,000 residents) seven days a week, 365 days a year. They started selling ads about a year later. The site now has about 60 advertisers and brings in enough to support the couple and their teenage son, and to pay for occasional freelancers. Next on the agenda: hiring a Saturday editor so they get a day off. We spoke with Tracy earlier this week.

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Posted in: Citizen Journalism, Community Building, Democracy, Front Porch Forum, Local Online, Social Media


2 comments

  1. Tracy @ WSB says:

    Hi! Thanks for linking to that story about us. Just one thing about your headline … westseattle (dot) com is a site with which we are not affiliated. Small thing but in the Google world, it could mean a difference to somebody who’s searching. Thanks again and take care!

  2. Michael says:

    Thanks Tracy… fixed!

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