The first issue of the Bellingham Business Journal was published in November 1992. On page 2 of that inaugural edition (then known as the Business Journal of Bellingham/Whatcom County), publisher Al Raines wrote that local business professionals needed “a publication that will keep them abreast of what’s going on in the business environment around them.” Today, the Bellingham Business Journal is just that: the paper where business leaders turn for vital news and commentary that identifies market trends and focuses on new business opportunities relevant to Whatcom County. The BBJ provides timely information to help your business grow, and caters to the area’s diverse mix of industries, including the high-tech, business, education and retail sectors.
Sound Earned 238 Industry Awards in 2015!
In all, Sound Publishing won 238 industry awards in 2015. Sound secured 229 awards from the 2015 Washington Newspaper Publishers Association Better Newspaper Contest (including 75 first place winners) and 9 awards from Local Media Association’s Advertising and Promotions Contest.
Source: U.S. Census: 2014 American Community Survey (5-year)
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Sources: Sound Publishing 2016, U.S. Census: 2014 American Community Survey (5-year), 2015 Pulse Research readership survey
We couldn’t be happier with our relationship with the Bellingham Business Journal. Their readership is exactly the customer we are seeking to build our business. The staff at the BBJ is prompt and professional and the content is always poignant and relevant to what is happening in Whatcom county.
Owner Rhapsody Marketing