TAPinto Franchise for Sale

TAP into Your Community:
Franchise an Online Newspaper Business in Your Town

TAPinto.net is an award-winning network of over 30 franchised online local news sites, with over 3,000,000 readers in 2014. TAPinto is now offering low-cost franchise opportunities in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Colorado but welcomes interest from residents of other states.

What is TAP into (TAP)?

  • TAP is a network of locally owned and operated, objective local online newspaper franchises
  • TAP now includes over 30 franchises
  • TAP readership is growing exponentially with over 3 million annual readers
  • TAP has no agenda, no editorial page and no anonymous comments
  • TAP is award-winning for journalistic integrity, news credibility and community spirit

Your Responsibilities

  • operating and owning your own business
  • reporting the news in your town
  • selling advertising in your town and providing customer service for those advertisers
  • posting content to the site and the social media accounts that we create for you
  • building relationships with prominent community members
  • building site traffic through your growing network of contacts in the town

What a TAP Franchise Provides You

  • your news site, social media, hosting, email accounts, and ad serving
  • a network of sites to share content with and to sell advertising within
  • thorough training - sales, editorial, social media
  • full-time staff that can help answer your questions regarding editorial, sales, social media and technical issues 
  • invoicing/billing and credit card processing of your advertisers
  • a Customer Relationship Management system for tracking sales leads
  • access to low cost media liability  insurance

What you provide TAP

  • approximately 15 hours per week if you partner with a friend (about 30 hours per week if you do it yourself)
  • an annual franchise fee ($3,750-$6,250 based on population) and a small portion of your site's revenue
  • fulfill insurance requirements
  • *This advertisement is not an offering. An offering can only be made by a prospectus filed first with the Department of Law of the State of New York. Such filing does not constitute approval by the Department of Law.
Min. Liquid Capital:
Total Investment:
$5,000 - $10,000
Third Party
Home Based:

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