A regional daily says it is reaching a “bigger audience than ever before” after recording digital growth of more than 50pc.
North Wales daily The Leader says its Leader Live website attracted an average of 339,081 monthly unique browsers during the January to March period this year, which is up 51.76pc on the same period last year.
The Newsquest-owned Leader has also revealed a monthly average of 1,701,337 pages were read on the website in the same period, representing a year-on-year increase of 55.7pc.
She said: ““I am proud to say that we are now reaching a bigger audience than ever before.
“Wherever you are, we are there for you, bringing you the most up to date news, as well as breaking news stories and sport for the area.
“Not only are we on sale six days a week in print, we’re online 24/7 and our traffic is growing at a phenomenal rate.”
Nick Fellows, managing director for Newsquest North West and North & Mid Wales, added: “We are delighted with the progress this business has made in the past 12 months, evidenced by the significant increase in engagement across both online and social media channels.
“Alongside our established print readership and digital marketing solutions, local businesses undoubtedly have the best opportunity to reach a local audience.”