Yankton Area Progressive Growth Seeks the Attention of Site Selectors and Mobile Users with New Website

Monday, January 30, 2017

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By 24-7 Press Release

Yankton Area Progressive Growth has launched a new website to promote business growth, job development, and prosperity for the City of Yankton and surrounding area.

“We’re excited for the launch of our new website,” shared John Kramer, President of Yankton Area Progressive Growth. “We see our website as an important tool for marketing our available sites and buildings as well marketing our community.”

One important focus for the new website was on the smartphone and mobile devices visitors. According to a 2015 Pew Research study, two-thirds of Americans use a smartphone so making a mobile-friendly site was extremely important.

“We’ve seen an increase in traffic from users visiting our websites on mobile devices over the past few years. The new site will provide a better experience for them and make it easier for them to find the information they need to choose the Yankton community.”

Located along the banks of the Missouri river, the Yankton, SD area is a picturesque. With rich outdoor recreational opportunities, the quality of life is alluring to families who may wish to relocate to start a business or find employment.

“The branding ties in with our quality of life website (, and the two sites complement each other by showing different aspects of our community. Site selectors can learn about the available sites and demographics on, and then gain a better understanding of the community on”

The new website features a powerful property search database powered by LocationOne (LOIS). This easily searchable database puts detailed property information at the fingertips of business owners looking for property in the area.


YANKTON AREA PROGRESSIVE GROWTH was formed to advance and develop the City of Yankton and immediate vicinity by offering assistance to industries and business that contribute to Yankton’s prosperity through primary job development, private investment and wealth generation.To provide vision and leadership, to prioritize the annual work plan and to develop and maintain the implementation of the goals of the economic development program while working in partnership with the City of Yankton and the Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce.

Yankton Area Progressive Growth
Christine Feltes
803 East 4th Street
Yankton, SD 57078


GOLDEN SHOVEL AGENCY is a Minnesota-based full-service economic development firm specializing in workforce attraction for economic and community development.  The Economic Gateway Web system includes an expandable and on-demand content management system (CMS) and a robust social media implementation strategy.

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