NetNewsCheck, which says it covers “the business of online media,” has analyzed the Bay Area market and determined that the big dog is SFGate.com with 110 million pageviews a month and 11 million unique visitors. This article attempts to stack up all of the top local online sites.

A few highlights:

    • San Francisco’s local online ad spending was an estimated $386.4 million last year, according to Borrell Associates. The research firm predicts that the market’s local online ad revenue will hit $714.3 million by 2015, an 84.9% jump. 
    • After SFGate.com, No. 2 was KQED.org, followed by MercuryNews.com, ABC7.com and CBS5.com. 
    • Both SFGate and the Mercury News are developing apps for the Apple iPad.
Bay Area Media News

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