WhatcomTalk is a digital media company sharing positive stories about people, places and businesses in Whatcom County. WhatcomTalk offers content marketing and online options to advertise in Bellingham, Ferndale, Lynden, and beyond.  Advertise with WhatcomTalk to reach your target market, grow your brand, and measure results.

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Readers’ Choice: WhatcomTalk’s Most Read Stories in August

August saw the addition of many new and interesting local reads to the pages of WhatcomTalk. Each month we like to take a look back...

Job Opening for WhatcomTalk Freelance Writer

WhatcomTalk is expanding its writing team. Join our team of paid, professional writers that live, work and play in Whatcom County. WhatcomTalk publishes positive stories...

Readers’ Choice: WhatcomTalk’s Most Read Stories in July

July saw the addition of many new and interesting local reads to the pages of WhatcomTalk. Each month we like to take a look...
WhatcomTalk's most read stories in June

Readers’ Choice: WhatcomTalk’s Most Read Stories in June

June saw the addition of many new and interesting local reads to the pages of WhatcomTalk. Each month we like to take a look...
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WhatcomTalk Opens 2017 – 2018 High School Internship Opportunity

WhatcomTalk has opened a limited internship opportunity to Whatcom County high school students interested in writing for our community social network. The internship will run...
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Readers’ Choice: WhatcomTalk’s Most Read Stories in May

May saw the addition of many new and interesting local reads to the pages of WhatcomTalk. Each month we like to take a look back...

WhatcomTalk Honored as Member of the Month by Ferndale Chamber of Commerce

During the April 2017 Ferndale Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon, ballots were left on each table with three nominees for Member of the Month....

Readers’ Choice: WhatcomTalk’s Most Read Stories in April

April saw the addition of many new and interesting local reads to the pages of WhatcomTalk. Each month we like to take a look...

Readers’ Choice: WhatcomTalk’s Most Read Stories in March

March saw the addition of many new and interesting local reads to the pages of WhatcomTalk. Each month we like to take a look...

Readers’ Choice: WhatcomTalk’s Most Read Stories in February

February saw the addition of many new and interesting local reads to the pages of WhatcomTalk. Each month we like to take a look...

Readers’ Choice: WhatcomTalk’s Most Read Stories in January

January was a fun, if admittedly frigid, month. It saw the addition of many new and interesting local reads to the pages of WhatcomTalk....

WhatcomTalk Announces 2016 Photo Contest Winners

Whatcom County is filled with talented people. The photos we received for the 2016 Photo Contest were each beautiful in their own unique way....
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WhatcomTalk Presents at Morning Jam

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WhatcomTalk 2016 Year In Review

In 2016, WhatcomTalk shared hundreds of stories about the people, businesses and organizations that make Whatcom County such an amazing place to live, work and...

Readers’ Choice: WhatcomTalk’s Most-Read Stories in November

As autumn descended into winter, our readers enjoyed cuddling up with a good WhatcomTalk read. There was plenty to choose from this month. These...

WhatcomTalk Publishes 1,000th Article

As a wordsmith, you may be surprised to hear that I love round numbers.  The numbers I love the most are milestones that we hit from...
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Readers’ Choice: WhatcomTalk’s Most-Read Stories in October

With autumn in full swing, our readers enjoyed looking at the interesting stories of people who choose to call Whatcom County home.  These were...
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Readers’ Choice: WhatcomTalk’s Most-Read Stories in September

Heading into fall, WhatcomTalk readers shifted their interests to stories profiling people, rather than activities.  These were our readers’ favorite stories published in September. Dining...

WhatcomTalk’s Stacee Sledge Nominated as Professional Woman of the Year

When we found out that Whatcom Women in Business nominated WhatcomTalk Community Manager Stacee Sledge as Professional Woman of the Year, we weren’t surprised. Since...
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Do You Know Who Your Audience Is? We Do

Great stories are everywhere, but what one person considers great, another could find uninteresting. Knowing who your audience is and addressing that audience appropriately...
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Readers’ Choice: WhatcomTalk’s Most-Read Stories in August

Fall is in the air. From the damp skies to the pumpkin spice lattes, summer has swiftly made its exit, making room for bulky...
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WhatcomTalk Uses Insights and Analytics to Guide Customers’ Marketing Decisions

Businesses have lots of options when it comes to reaching their audiences, including sponsoring events and airing commercials on the radio. In the digital...
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WhatcomTalk Answers the Question: What is Content Marketing?

Marketing efforts are the cornerstone of every business, and yet in a world filled with information and ads around every corner, consumers have never...
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WhatcomTalk Posts Job Opening for Business Development Professional

WhatcomTalk is a digital media company based in Bellingham.  We specialize in targeted marketing using our proven Integrated Branding Platform to educate marketers on advertising options...
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Meet WhatcomTalk’s Four Sister Sites Across Western Washington

For almost three years, WhatcomTalk has provided Bellingham and Whatcom County residents with positive news and information about the people, businesses and organizations that make Whatcom...
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WhatcomTalk — A Google News Provider Serving Whatcom County

When you type a question into a search engine, you expect to get the most relevant information from a reliable source. Google’s answer to...
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5 Tips for Using WhatcomTalk’s LocalTalk Section

WhatcomTalk publishes articles daily, sharing what it’s like to live, work and play in Whatcom County. Each article is categorized on our homepage into...

Readers’ Choice: WhatcomTalk’s Most-Read Stories in June

Summer is officially here, so it's no surprise locals are looking for fun ways to get out and experience the splendor of the season....

Step Inside Stacee Sledge’s Work Space

No cubicle walls pen in WhatcomTalk's Community Manager, Stacee Sledge.  WhatcomWorkflow wanted to know more about what Stacee's home office looked like. Stacee met WhatcomWorkflow's Chris...
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Promote Your Business Through Mobile Advertising on WhatcomTalk

In 2014, we reached the tipping point where more users accessed the Internet from their mobile phones than from desktop computers. While, statistically, mobile users...
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WhatcomTalk’s Community Social Network Creates Community Conversations

  Social media sites aren’t just a great way to connect friends and family, they are also a great tool for linking neighbors to other...

5 Tips for Creating Powerful Events Calendar Entries on WhatcomTalk

The WhatcomTalk Events Calendar is a powerful tool for sharing your organization’s local events. Our Events Calendar tab is consistently in the top five pages...

WhatcomTalk Community Manager, Stacee Sledge, Talks Online Branding During September 23 Marketing Event

There are many ways to market your business, but in the digital age, online branding is paramount to any company’s success. From content marketing to...

Community Impact — Reach a Broader Audience through a Community Social Network

At WhatcomTalk, we strive to create meaningful, engaging content about the people, businesses and organizations that make Whatcom County such a great place to...
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WhatcomTalk Helps Businesses Advertise Their Brands Through Community Content

WhatcomTalk began from a simple idea — that positive stories can shape the landscape of a community, informing residents and influencing decision-making in a...
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WhatcomTalk Writers Share Why They Love the Digital Media Site

What does it mean to share stories about your community? For WhatcomTalk writers, the answer is simple. “I love highlighting the work of people who...
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Stacee Sledge and Kevin Coleman Lead WhatcomTalk

When Stacee Sledge moved to Bellingham from Olympia, she lamented the loss of ThurstonTalk, a digital media company that shares positive stories about the...
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WhatcomTalk Joins Scott Hume on the Whatcom Report

Stacee Sledge and Kevin Coleman, the dynamic sales force behind WhatcomTalk.com, recently joined Scott Hume on the Whatcom Report. Hume, a certified financial planner...

WhatcomTalk Welcomes Kevin Coleman

WhatcomTalk is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Coleman as Community Outreach and Business Development Manager. “Kevin’s clear enthusiasm for making Whatcom County a...

WhatcomTalk Posts Opening for Freelance Writers

WhatcomTalk is expanding its writing team. Join our team of paid, professional writers that live, work and play in Whatcom County. WhatcomTalk publishes positive stories...
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