CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (July 2007) – AlbemarleFamily.com, the weekly online magazine and resource for families in the greater Charlottesville/Albemarle area of Virginia, today announced a major milestone – the popular web site is now receiving over one million hits and more than 80,000 unique visitors per month. The engaging interactive site was developed in 1997 by Robin Johnson, Creative Director, and Peter Bethke, Technical Director, and debuted online in 1998. The number of readers has grown by more than 30% in the last year and it is projected that the site will continue to grow. To put these numbers into perspective, consider that population estimates for Charlottesville/Albemarle are 27,000 children under age 18 and 124,000 total residents of all ages.
Parents who read the site every week enjoy an extensive Calendar of Events and Classes for kids & parents, a comprehensive Guide to Family Services, a free Community Classifieds, and more.
In 2000, the local company debuted their companion print publications to the web site, AlbemarleFamily.com Living magazine and the AlbemarleFamily.com Directory.
AlbemarleFamily is dedicated to serving families in Charlottesville-Albemarle with useful comprehensive community resources designed to help “Make Parenting Easier & Growing Up Fun”. Each month over 60,000 visitors make use of their extensive web site which includes free classifieds for families, the School Connection, a Volunteer Bulletin, The Family Calendar and so much more. It is a much appreciated support network for local parents. The popular web site also has companion print publications: 12 Magazines and 2 annual Directories.