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[29 Nov 2010 | 3 Comments | 1,972 views]
Thought we were kidding, did ya?

At long last, some of us scruffy little online publications are getting a little attention by the mainstream press.
First Arkansas News received a mention in this article in Arkansas Business today. It’s only fair to mention that the article was primarily about more established sites like Fort Smith’s The City Wire (run by the intrepid Michael Tilley), we at First Arkansas News were glad to be included in an article along featuring some sites we know and respect. It doesn’t hurt to be included along with friends of ours like …

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[24 Nov 2010 | One Comment | 973 views]
‘First Arkansas News’ passes 100,000 hits

Here’s something no one expected to see happen until sometime next year — First Arkansas News has received over 100,000 unique hits this year.
Why is that exciting? We’ve only been around since April 16 and were hoping — at the time — to work up to 2,000 unique visits per week. We passed that mark a long time ago and visitors keep dropping in to see what’s new around here. Indeed, we’re receiving 5,000 to 6,000 unique visits per week regularly these days and hope to build from there.
While this …

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[19 Nov 2010 | One Comment | 2,419 views]
The City Wire partners with Ozarks at Large

FORT SMITH/FAYETTEVILLE — Ozarks at Large (KUAF 91.3) and The City Wire have agreed to a content partnership that will allow both news outlets to expand the information provided to their respective listeners and readers.
The partnership also allows KUAF News Director Kyle Kellams and The City Wire Editor Michael Tilley to collaborate on coverage of issues important to residents of Northwest Arkansas and the Fort Smith area.
The veteran reporters have a combined 45 years in journalism and covering issues and events in the two metro areas.
“I’m thrilled to include The …

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[31 Oct 2010 | 2 Comments | 1,824 views]
‘First Arkansas News’ needs an ad rep

Things have been going well here at First Arkansas News since the site launched back in April.
We’ve got some great reporters submitting articles and now average around 3,500 unique hits per week. Furthermore, there are more than a few regulars who stop in to read articles regularly and the growth in the number of people subscribing to the site through email and the RSS feed has been impressive when one considers the site is less than a year old.
The only area that has been disappointing has to do with ads. …