January 1 2018 letter to readers
January 1, 2018
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to our valued readers. We are so thrilled that you trust us as your #1 source of New York-focused news.
2017 rocked the media and political world and 2018 will be even more exciting.
Thanks to your loyal readership, our web traffic continues to skyrocket. In 2017 Empire Report generated over 12 MILLION pageviews, averaging over 1 MILLION pageviews per month. The site has been featured in the New York Post, Daily News, Reuters, CNBC and Politico.
Our twitter handle @empirereportny generated over 9 MILLION impressions during 2017.
Third party web trafficking sites show that we have outpaced our competition to make Empire Report the #1 source of political news in the state.
We have hired new staff to help deliver the most informative, the most entertaining, and the most up to date news anywhere in New York.
We have attracted blue-chip sponsors who trust us to help deliver their message to the most influential audience in the state. We are especially appreciative to the organizations that advertise and sponsor our site. We encourage our readers to click on the ads!! This will help us continue to deliver Empire Report every day. For information on advertising and sponsorships, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
We have received glowing testimonials from some of the biggest names in politics:
CONGRESSMAN JOSEPH CROWLEY: “There has never been a more important time for Americans to be engaged with their country and communities. The Empire Report is an important resource for New Yorkers who demand current and reliable information to run their lives.”
SENATE MINORITY LEADER ANDREA STEWART-COUSINS: “The Empire Report is very useful and helps keep me informed about what is happening throughout New York State. It is easy to navigate, and I like that I can access nearly all New York State publications just by using the Empire Report site.”
SENATE MAJORITY LEADER JOHN FLANAGAN: “The Empire Report has quickly become a must-read for Albany insiders and those who want to stay up-to-speed on the very latest in New York government and politics. This site is a dependable resource for me to track the constantly changing news happening throughout the state. Like so many others in Albany, I visit the Empire Report every single day.”
IDC LEADER JEFFREY KLEIN: “Empire Report is my go-to source for the most important news happening in every corner of the state. With them I know I’ll never miss a story!”
FMR. SYRACUSE MAYOR STEPHANIE MINER: “When you’re a leader, you need good information as quickly as possible and the Empire Report has become a one-stop shop for the latest news in New York State government and politics. Whether it’s the presidential election or the latest out of Albany, Empire Report keeps me informed of what’s happening across New York.”
ROCHESTER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CEO AND FMR. LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR BOB DUFFY: “I have added the Empire Report to my daily routine of reading news that may have an impact our local, state, and national business climate.”
FORMER NEW YORK GOVERNOR GEORGE PATAKI: “I am impressed with the buzz JP Miller has generated with the Empire Report. I wish we had a resource like this when I was Governor!”
Thank you again to our loyal readers and sponsors for a terrific 2017. We hope to continue the growth, the information and the entertainment in 2018.
JP Miller Publisher Empire Report www.nyempirereport.com