Google AdWords helping economic developers boost community image

Google Ads Words for Economic Developers

Posted on January 18, 2017 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, Economic Development.

With so many distractions and destinations on the internet, how do you get your community to rank with the best of them? We know search engine optimization is part of a healthy online presence plan, but Google AdWords, a paid advertising tool, can ramp up these efforts. Google AdWords help economic developers boost community image.  It …

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30daychallenge

Need some New Year’s motivation? Do this with me – for 30 days!

Posted on January 16, 2017 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog.

Happy New Year! With the new year, we often have personal New Year’s Resolutions like losing weight, exercising more, or saving for that dream vacation. But… what about work resolutions? We spend a lot of time at our jobs — at least 40+ hours each week! So, how can we make our time at work …

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Valued intern experience yields organizational growth

How to Utilize Interns to Grow Your Organization

Posted on January 12, 2017 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, Business Development, Uncategorized.

Over the course of my business, we’ve had over 30 interns! This has been one of the best investments in my business. While interns usually work for free as long (as they’re getting college credit), they’re a great way to invest in someone’s future and your company’s progress. During their internship, it’s a great opportunity …

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Press releases can increase economic development prospects

Writing a Press Release for Economic Development

Posted on December 20, 2016 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, Economic Development, Public Relations.

Don’t miss a single chance to raise awareness and elevate the importance of your community. Understanding how to write an effective press release only increases your odds of gaining coverage by the media, therefore increasing your prospects. What’s a Press Release? A press release is an official document/correspondence of information that is sent to the …

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Blogging for Economic Development

Blogging for Economic Development

Posted on December 15, 2016 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog.

How To Write A Blog About Your Community Before you put pen to paper, or most likely, fingertips to keyboard, there are a few questions to ask yourself before you start blogging for economic development. What’s your overarching goal: to increase awareness of your neighborhood? convince a business to relocate to the area?  raise awareness …

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