Sets Traffic Record, Number One Boca News Site

BocaNewsNow is leading news website in Boca Raton. BOCA RATON, FL ( — With a little help from major websites like Drudge Report, Weekly Standard, Gawker and Fark, surpassed 110,000 pageviews in the past few weeks, making us solidly the number one site based in Boca Raton for news and happenings in Boca Raton and South Palm Beach County.

According to independent web tracking service “Alexa” (owned by, is now one of the top 70,000 websites in the United States — other news websites based in Boca Raton do not even register.

“This is an incredible affirmation that Boca Raton is full of smart, involved people who want a news source to call their own,” said Andrew Colton, founder, editor and publisher of the website. “This started as a hobby and experiment and continues to grow by leaps and bounds. It is exciting to see how solid journalism and effective marketing can turn an idea into a major news source.” advertisers are thrilled as well, as many have seen an uptick in business since advertising on the site.

Wrote one advertiser after just days on “as of yesterday I had three calls…one booked yesterday and his wife is coming tonight. Gained a client for life!”

Colton is a former ABC News Correspondent who now runs a successful strategic litigation communication firm — producing settlement documentaries and day in the life videos — for attorneys in high-stakes cases. He also provides communication and crisis consulting to Fortune 1000 companies.

“ is proof positive that the future of the media is hyperlocal, knowing your community and providing targeted marketing opportunities,” said Colton. “The days of a local business advertising on television or radio when the vast majority of listeners or viewers will never travel to your town are over. Hyperlocal journalism means your readers are your customers and you’re not paying to reach people who will never use your services. advertisers are seeing the results of this first hand.”

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