Posts Tagged ‘johnson county sun’

Editorial – Amazon’s Web information company Alexa.com ranks KansasProgress.com in top 75,000 of US sites

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

(From our Email May 16, 2011.)

We’re pleased to report that Amazon.com’s Web Information Company, Alexa.com, has ranked KansasProgress.com at 72,636 among US Web sites.

To be clear, Alexa.com’s methods are not scientific (best results would be obtained from large numbers of private owners voluntarily releasing internal information, something that is difficult to achieve).  Results should be considered as estimates.  Nonetheless, we are pleased with the results.

Number 1 is the best rank.  In comparison, The Johnson County Sun’sWeb Site (kccommunitynews.com) is ranked at #115,727.  The Gardner News is ranked at #296,213.  KCConfidential.com, owned by Hearne Christopher (who reportedly had the #1 column in The Kansas City Star before being hit by the frequent budget cuts at the leftist Kansas City Star), is ranked at #384,061 in the United States. (more…)

Op-Ed – Kansas Web site ‘Kaw and Border’ defends Ben Hodge after false KC Star column

Monday, March 14th, 2011

From Kaw and Border.  Re-printed with permission:

Steve Rose, chief mouthpiece for the Dick Bond-wing of Johnson County politics, has largely been off our radar for the past few months. The largest reason is that due to some kind of contractual issue, his column was removed from the front of the Johnson County Sun and with it, his automatic access to tens of thousands of Johnson County residents who received the Sun in their mailboxes or driveways the past 20+ years. (more…)