What is TheFiveTowns.info?
  • TheFiveTowns.info is a digital news service covering stories vital to The Five Towns Jewish , Far Rockaway Jewish and Long Island Jewish local communities. Our professional journalists produce and publish concise, objective multimedia stories. We combine original content with the best aggregation to bring our audience all the news from the neighborhoods. In the future, we will also publish top-notch freelance writers and bloggers who are fully immersed in their communities. We will deliver all of this across web and mobile platforms.
  • TheFiveTowns.info is guided by the following beliefs:
    • News stories should be told by journalists who rely on facts, not spin.
    • News reporting should be useful, fun, and fearless.
    • A nimble news operation available across all digital platforms can attract viewers and make money.
What does TheFiveTowns.info cover?
  • TheFiveTowns.info covers neighborhood and local news in The Five Towns , Far Rockaway and Long Island.
  • In addition to street-level coverage, TheFiveTowns.info also focuses on larger issues; e.g. the economy, politics, education, crime, the courts, transportation and technology.
Why the Five Towns , Far Rockaway and Long Island?
  • The Five Towns , Far Rockaway and Long Island did not get adequate coverage of their local Jewish communities, giving TheFiveTowns.info the opening to cultivate this niche.
Isn’t this space already really crowded?
  • Yes, but media is undergoing a major shift, with every traditional outlet looking to capitalize on the Internet revolution. The world-class team assembled at TheFiveTowns.info is already well-versed in the latest multimedia technologies. So, while everyone else is trying to figure out how to survive the digital revolution, we will be executing with compelling multimedia content on mobile and Web platforms.
Who is behind TheFiveTowns.info?
  • The inspiration, funding, and strategic vision for TheFiveTowns.info came from an entrepreneur and successful Business man. A pioneer in the use of technology who believes there’s a solid business proposition in providing digital local news.
What is the site’s revenue model?
  • TheFiveTowns.info is a for-profit business, and intends to monetize its content with both traditional and newer revenue strategies.
Will there be advertising?
  • Yes
Why will TheFiveTowns.info succeed?
  • The upheaval facing traditional media provides a great opportunity for TheFiveTowns.info. Now is the right time to experiment with new ways of storytelling, content delivery, and revenue generation.
Does TheFiveTowns.info plan to expand to other places in the future?
  • Currently the focus will be on The Five Towns Jewish , Far Rockaway Jewish and Long Island Jewish local communities.
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