Why Advertise on TheCitizen.com?


TheCitizen.com is:

  • #1 on Google when searching for
    Fayette County, Ga news
    Fayette County, Ga classifieds
    Fayette County, Ga sports
  • #2 on Google for Coweta County news
  • #9 Among Atlanta’s Top News Sites, with CNN at #1, followed by:
    ajc, wsbtv, cbs46, atlanta business chronicle, my fox atlanta, 11 alive, and wsb radio.

TheCitizen.com has more regular unique visitors than WSB radio. It is regularly used for background and leads by major news outlets CNN, Fox news, Atlanta area television stations and the Atlanta Journal - Constitution. Information from the site has been quoted numerous times by many of these outlets.
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• Growing. We have 14,378 registered users and counting, up more than 142% from 9,792 in July, 2007. The number of unique visitors to our site has soared beyond 70,000 per month.

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• Constantly Developing. The site was redesigned in the fall of 2006 and traffic dramatically increased. A new redesign of our site is in progress. New design and features will no doubt increase the value and popularity of the site.


  • History: Thecitizen.com is a companion to The Citizen newspapers. Launched in 1996, it was one of the first newspapers in Georgia to have a web presence.The site features:
  • 24/7 News Coverage of Fayette and Coweta counties.
  • Breaking stories and updates added numerous times daily
  • News from our print editions
  • Podcasts
  • Video programming
  • Amazing, passionate, engaged users who vigously post comments and discuss situations in blogs and forums, even giving news tips and information to our staff.
  • A community discussion forum - Users post comments on the site which range from trivial to riveting, on local issues mostly but also on national and global issues.
  • Popular Photo Galleries which hold thousands of local photos that are never published in print.


Online advertising delivers:

  • Desirable Audiences
    Internet users are more likely to be affluent, well-educated, and employed in white collar positions.
  • Accessibility
    The internet is open 24 hours a day and so is your website!
  • Influence
    The internet influences offline spending.
    68% research online and then purchase at the store
    47% research online and then purchase by telephone
  • Support for Advertising Campaigns
    The internet can compliment other traditional media campaigns and offer synergistic marketing approach.


TheCitizen.com is home to Citizen TV, which hosts and launches a variety of video projects, including The Citizen Sports Blitz and Game of the Week.

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And members of the news staff pull no punches in weekly podcast commentaries on news and politics.

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Audio and video have added new dimensions to the site and have made it a local hot spot particularly for sports information.

Our photo galleries hold thousands of local photos that are never published in print. This is a very popular feature of our website.

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TheCitizen.com won first place for community interactivity in the 2007 Suburban Newspapers of America website contest. Judges commented on the veracity and engagement of our audience.

In May, 2008, SNA announced that once again, thecitizen.com is a blue ribbon winner. We were awarded 1st place for Best Multimedia Initiative.

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We are the best.
There is no better site for local online advertising in our markets. Period. No one else even comes close.

We are affordable.
TheCitizen.com is affordable, with advertising opportunities to fit every budget.

We are visible.
We see your customers 24 hours a day, every day. Today’s consumer is not limited by geography or time. Advertisers must go where consumers are in order to reach them. In Fayette and Coweta county, the affluent customer is on thecitizen.com.


Advertising on TheCitizen.com will increase your brand awareness and can provide additional traffic to your business and your Web site.

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