About Us

The Savannah Business Journal is published by Coastal Empire News (CEN), one of Georgia’s leading independent, locally-owned news companies, headquartered in Savannah, Georgia.  CEN is publisher of business, government and political news for Savannah, Brunswick and Middle Georgia, and offers online and digital advertising services for businesses across the state.

CEN’s three news coverage areas provide daily breaking news regarding local, regional and State of Georgia business, government and political news, as well as editorial views on key issues in each region.  Over 10,000 readers a day have opted in to receive and read The Savannah Business Journal’s breaking news alerts. Banner advertising is offered on each newsletter, sold by the day, week or month.

The company publishes news and advertising information on all websites and social media platforms to help advertisers reach current and prospective clients, and offers a complete package of geo-fencing and geo-targeting Facebook strategies, as well.

Under the company’s Absolute Marketing Georgia company, the firm offers web development, hosting and support services, as well as email list development and email campaigns.

CEN is owned by Louise D. “Lou” Phelps, a 100% MWBE firm.  Ms. Phelps has been a news publisher since 1981, and the recipient of multiple awards from national journalism and publishing groups.

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