Patient Direct to Be Bounced From CCH in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig 102717

Patient Direct to Be Bounced From CCH in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig 102717

Cornwall Ontario – After complaints from multiple countries, including right here in Cornwall in Canada, the Cornwall Community Hospital has decided to discontinue their relationship with Patient Direct as of May 2018. Jolene Soares sent a communication from Hospital President & CEO Jeanette Despatie Friday afternoon confirming the details. We are in the process of […]

Will You Donate to CFN? It’s Time for Viewers to Step Up – JUNE 8, 2017

Will You Donate to CFN?  It’s Time for Viewers to Step Up – JUNE 8, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Odds are if you’re reading this it’s not the first time you’ve visited the Cornwall Free News.  It’s not easy running an Independent newspaper in 2017.  It’s even harder in smaller markets. While we like other face challenges in a struggling economy and competing with giants like Google and facebook for digital […]

Another Cornwall Clique Business Goes Down in Flames Candace Zimmer VITALGLOW May 31, 2017

Another Cornwall Clique Business Goes Down in Flames Candace Zimmer VITALGLOW May 31, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – I never am happy when a business goes down in flames.  However when it’s a business that boycott’s CFN it takes the sting away a bit.. I mean why would you open a business in a community and not send a release to the largest newspaper?   Why would you refuse to […]

Why Businesses Need to Be More Professional With Media & Market Smart by Jamie Gilcig MAY 10, 2017

Why Businesses Need to Be More Professional With Media & Market Smart by Jamie Gilcig MAY 10, 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO – This morning I received a release from a major Home Store chain.   It was professionally written and normally I’d be intrigued. I emailed back explaining that we’d love to assist, but that we generally don’t do so for businesses that boycott us. That means if we have never sold an ad […]

Year Over Year Numbers Up for CFN in February 2017 – HUGE Ad deals!

Year Over Year Numbers Up for CFN in February 2017 – HUGE Ad deals!

Cornwall Ontario – You’ll be seeing some changes on CFN in 2017.  We have columnists starting from all across Canada.   We are spreading our wings as a media outlet.  Instead of a regional outlet we will be working our way to being more of a National platform. Thanks to our many contributors and supporters who […]

CFN Turns 8! What You Can Do to Help Us Serve You Better by Jamie Gilcig FEB 15, 2017

CFN Turns 8!   What You Can Do to Help Us Serve You Better by Jamie Gilcig FEB 15, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Eight is a mystical number.  It’s also a version of the infinity sign if you turn it sideways. The Cornwall Free News turned eight this week, on the 9th.    I decided to not have any fanfare or major celebration as the last time I did so, our 5th anniversary, I was […]

CFN Sets Monthly Traffic Records in Q3 – By the Numbers NOV 1, 2016

CFN Sets Monthly Traffic Records in Q3 – By the Numbers NOV 1, 2016

The Cornwall Free News had a very busy third quarter, especially in August when we broke two monthly site records! Thanks to all of our viewers as each click counts! Unique Visitors 276,035 Number of Visits 578,925 Human Page Views 3,720,090 Can you imagine if your organization, business, or service had that exposure? Are you […]

Yes Virgina, It’s Time to Stop the City Hall Led Boycott of CFN JAN 21, 2016

Yes Virgina, It’s Time to Stop the City Hall Led Boycott of CFN  JAN 21, 2016

10,000,000 is a very very large number.   Can you imagine the impact on Cornwall and area businesses if they had those impressions instead of through google ads? CFN had an early policy of not having digital ads as we wanted to focus on local, but due to a most likely illegal boycott led by […]

Kick Off Your 2016 Marketing & Advertising Campaigns with CFN! Specials & Numbers

Kick Off Your 2016 Marketing & Advertising Campaigns with CFN!  Specials & Numbers

Numbers Never Lie! Unique Visitors for 2015 698,049 Number of Visits for 2015 2,020,218 Human Viewed Pages for 2015 * 18,740,768 Google Analytics Total Page Views for 2015 3,081,331 Google Analytics Unique Page Views for 2015 1,150,965 Avg. Time on Site for 2015 Bounce Rate 34 seconds 3.17% Mobile Users 36% for 2015 Viewers via […]

Are City Council Using Ad Dollars as Weapon of Control in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig – MARCH 2, 2015

Are City Council Using Ad Dollars as  Weapon of Control in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig – MARCH 2, 2015

CFN – Is your council using ad dollars as a tool to control media in Cornwall?   It’s a valid question.    For three years now City Council and its tentacles have boycotted this newspaper.  CFN has the largest audience in the city and are the only media outlet to consistently (if at all) publish […]