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At Golden Shovel, we believe thriving communities improve everyone’s lives. Everything we do connects businesses and talent with communities they’ll thrive in. We do this by empowering economic developers through groundbreaking economic development communications.
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"As York County Development Corporation undertook the design of the website in partnership with Golden Shovel, we had some high level goals. In today's competitive world, it is imperative to stand out, yet have our site answer the questions a business or site selector would have. Golden Shovel has been an invaluable partner in our efforts."
Lisa Hurley, York County Development Corporation
"I worked with Golden Shovel Agency to build an economic development portal for Great River Energy and our 28 member co-ops. The team at Golden Shovel Agency customizes their solution to meet the individual needs of their clients. The professionalism, attention to detail, and customer service that Golden Shovel provides is outstanding."
Tom Lambrecht, Great River Energy
"I have been truly impressed by their professionalism and knowledge of economic development, specifically, tackling issues in marketing communities and regions. Golden Shovel's social media and marketing strategies are difference makers that if you are not using, you are losing out."
Dave Simonsen, JOCO First
"Thank you to all the Golden Shovel employees for helping to make our website a winner! If anyone needs a website company that has superior customer service & excellent social media integration, Golden Shovel Agency is the company for you."
Barb Pierce, Greater Fremont Economic Development Council
"Selecting Golden Shovel to build our new Economic Development website was not a risk. Their work with other communities across the country garnered immediate consideration. Golden Shovel delivered, making this the most seamless, stress-less website development project with which I have ever been engaged."
Linda DiMario, Irvine Chamber Economic Development
I'm extremely pleased with the website. The Golden Shovel Team has been helpful and put up with my constant questions as I learn how to use it.
JD Lowery, Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas, Economic Development
Who We've Helped
Golden Shovel has supported over 230 economic development organizations across the United States and Canada. Our experience spans rural and urban regions, utilities, cities, counties and economic development associations. See who we are working with.
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“Driving Dickinson County” is the attraction plan initiated by the Dickinson County Economic Development Corporation to promote the region to prospective businesses and workers. Visit https://www.dkedc.com/ to access the newly launched site.
Executive Director of Dickinson County Economic Development Corp., Chuck Scott, believe...
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Benton, KY – Kentucky Lake Economic Development just launched a comprehensive website to elevate its online presence and showcase Marshall County, Kentucky’s abundant opportunities and business advantages. This will serve as an important asset for site selectors and investors.
"We are extremely excite...
Why would my community want to attract a remote workforce? -- To grow your economy, of course! The coronavirus pandemic has affected U.S. workplaces in many ways, including transitioning many employees to remote work. As some businesses begin to welcome employees back to the office...
This article originally appeared on Montgomery County, OH Business Services and was created for Montgomery County, OH by Golden Shovel Agency.
The Mobile Workforce Unit, a 38-foot Freighliner coach outfitted with state-of-the-art technology, will serve as an extension of the services already available to Mongomery Count...
As we enter a new year, you may be wondering how to include remote workers in your workforce attraction strategy. Government regulations and efforts to slow the pandemic have forced workplaces to embrace remote work options. 88% of businesses all over the world authorized thei...
The Golden Shovel Agency is built of many unique, passionate, hard-working individuals. Whether you are a client or not, we're going to bet that you don't know everyone on our team personally. So it's time we introduced ourselves and tell you some fun facts abou...