New Smyrna Beach-based 24/7 internet newspaper on top of breaking news

Half million visits in first half of 2013

Headline Surfer's story on robbery leads coverage in Google News Directories / Headline SurferHeadline Surfer snapshot graphic / Headline Surfer's story on an armed robbery Saturday night led the Google News Directories for New Smyrna Beach, Florida as shown here at left.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- When it comes to breaking news -- day or night -- or anytime around the clock for that matter, Headline Surfer, the 24/7 award-winning internet newspaper has you covered via

Headline Surfer is the smallest of the media outlets that pursue breaking news, but is very competitive nonetheless and typically during the overnight hours -- 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. -- when the other media outlets have sent their reporters home for the night.

By the time they can get crews assembled to go out and get the news during these overnights, Headline Surfer already has it trending in the major search engines and on our Facebook social media pages.

The 24/7 internet newspaper has close to 15,000 contacts on Facebook, integrated with its Twitter on the website, and is by the far the largest amassing of contacts of any entity in Volusia County, private or public . Headline Surfer is a great advertising venue as well since it is the least expensive.

In the past three years alone through June 30, Headline Surfer has drawn 1.62 million visits, 1.03 million unique visits and 2.87 million page views.

Headline Surfer is a great advertising venue as well since it is the least expensive. In the past three years alone through June 30, Headline Surfer has amassed 1.62 million visitors, 1.03 million unique visitors and 2.87 million page views.

In a one-year analysis of Headline Surfer’s analytics (ending June 30, 2013), the 24/7 internet newspaper was accessed by 506,789 visitors; of which 371,095 were "unique" and collectively generated 850,146 page views. The visits in the 12-month period came from 9,250 cities around the world representing 178 countries.

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Short Bio

Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.