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Banner year for Alaska Dispatch

  • Author: Craig Medred
  • Updated: September 27, 2016
  • Published August 29, 2011

Alaska Dispatch, the state's leader for online news, is reporting a banner year for growth in revenue and readership. Because of our relentless coverage of Alaska our readership has grown by more than 300 percent in the past year. From our original coverage of the Iditarod Sled Dog Trail Race to our Arctic Imperative Summit in June, which brought international policymakers, business leaders and rural Alaska Native leaders together to discuss investment in the Far North, Alaska Dispatch has proven itself a news leader for the most important stories in the state. (Read more about our success.) And we're now planning to expand to offer more Alaska news. Stay tuned for details...

While some Alaska media use paid-for services to boost their readership statistics, the graphs below come directly from -- a world leader of comparing and contrasting websites. Check for yourself at and compare us to other news sites. As you can see, Alaska Dispatch has experienced tremendous growth over the past several months, outpacing just about every web media outlet in the state.

Readership milestones

Over the past few months, Alaska Dispatch has established itself as the second-largest online news source in Alaska for daily visitors.

Alaska Dispatch readership in July.

On Aug. 12, Alaska Dispatch for the first time records more visitors than any other news site in the state.

Now is the time to advertise

Each month more and more people are discovering Alaska Dispatch -- and our advertisers are reaping the benefits. We offer some of the highest click through percentages and visibility for any online advertising in Alaska.

Now is the time to book for your fall and winter advertising campaign. For more information on pricing, demographics, and how Alaska Dispatch can grow your business, contact Sales Director Tom Marriage at Also check out our new advertising page.

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