Creating progress with economic inclusivity

Posted on June 10, 2020 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Economic Development, Video.

Today, I want to introduce you to my friend and colleague Jay Mason. Jay is a community leader in Frederick, a member of the school board, and a commercial real estate broker. We first met as students at Shepherd University 29 years ago! We reconnected for lunch this past January and got into a long …

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A website all EDOs & community leaders should know about right now

Posted on April 8, 2020 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Economic Development, News, Websites.

Recently, I wrote a guest post for RestoreYourEconomy.org, a project funded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration and managed by the International Economic Development Council. RestoreYourEconomy.org provides resources and best practice information for public and private stakeholders who are seeking to rebuild their local economies after an economic disruption, such as the one we are currently …

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Small budget? Think regionally.

Posted on October 8, 2019 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Business Development, Economic Development, Marketing Collateral.

Has your organization ever been guilty of just “checking things off the list” when it comes to your marketing efforts? You know what I’m talking about… Placing the same ad in a site selection magazine that you created 5 years ago without updating or redoing the content Using the same few pictures in everything you …

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