5 Facebook Strategies for Economic Development Organizations

5 Facebook Strategies for Economic Development Organizations

Posted on June 2, 2017 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, Social Media.

As an Economic Development Organization, maybe you’ve been posting semi-regularly on Facebook, and now you’re wondering: How can I take this to the next level? What can I do to expand my reach, and get more leads through my posts? In this 6-part blog series, you’ll get social media strategies for Economic Development Organizations on …

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Tips for Making the Most of Live Events

Posted on May 24, 2017 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog.

Last week, I went to the Governor’s Business Summit in Baltimore. It was the first time that they’ve ever done this summit in the state of Maryland. With over 700 people, it was like a “who’s who” of business in Maryland. And in the days since, everyone I’ve spoken to who’s attended has referenced the …

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Experiencing a local community as a tourist

Posted on April 19, 2017 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Uncategorized.

Recently, Sid, Tabitha and I took a day trip to National Harbor, just the other side of D.C. It was fun watching my family experience this new planned community as first-timers. When we got there, all my husband knew was that they had a big ferris wheel, the Capital Wheel, which they often show in …

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Ever considered hiring a coach?

Posted on April 7, 2017 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Uncategorized.

I recently had my final weekly session with a coaching & consulting client. We worked together every week for four months, and now we’ve shifted into monthly meetings. I’ve been reflecting on what we’ve done during our time together so far. We initially got started because there was a professional need for support she couldn’t …

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How to justify your marketing budget to elected officials

Posted on April 6, 2017 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog.

It’s the scariest time of the year for Economic Development Organizations — the moment when you must present your marketing budget to directors and officials! While people in other industries are enjoying beach vacations, lazy days under sun, or backyard barbeques, you’re frantically preparing for this meeting in the mid-summer months. They’ll review where you’ve …

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