Greater Ottumwa Partners in Progress Unveils Sleek Redesigned Website

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20 May 2024

News, Website Development, Recent Work

Modern Functionality Meets User-Friendly Navigation in Latest Digital Upgrade

OTTUMWA, IA—Greater Ottumwa Partners in Progress (GOPIP) is happy to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website, created in collaboration with Golden Shovel Agency. The website, which can be viewed at, offers a modern, user-friendly experience to visitors and investors alike.

The redesigned website features a sleek, contemporary design with a dynamic video banner that captures the essence of Ottumwa. The layout is more concise, making it easier for users to navigate and find the information they need. One of the standout features of the new site is the improved investor directory. It is now easier to navigate, celebrating GOPIP’s investors and helping the general public find them with ease. Additionally, the website’s navigation has been streamlined to make the most important features more accessible. For instance, signing up as an investor is now more straightforward than ever. Events and updates are now more visible and easier to find, ensuring that visitors stay informed about the latest happenings in the community.

The redesigned website not only enhances user experience but also strengthens GOPIP’s marketing efforts. “It felt good to trim the fat. I think it helps us identify our mission and brand,” said Jason Bolinger, Digital Media Specialist at GOPIP. The collaboration with Golden Shovel has resulted in a platform that truly reflects the dynamic and forward-thinking spirit of GOPIP.

You can view the redesigned website here:



GREATER OTTUMWA PARTNERS IN PROGRESS is dedicated to fostering economic growth and development in the Ottumwa region. By supporting local businesses, attracting new investments, and creating a thriving community, GOPIP works tirelessly to improve the quality of life for residents and visitors alike.

GOLDEN SHOVEL AGENCY is a full-service economic development marketing agency that believes thriving communities improve everyone’s lives. Everything it does connects businesses and talent with communities they’ll succeed. It does this by empowering economic developers through groundbreaking economic development communications. Golden Shovel has helped hundreds of communities across the globe shape and tell their stories to strengthen the vitality of their regional economies.

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Audrey Anderson

Director of Marketing & Communications

Department: Marketing

Audrey Anderson, with Golden Shovel Agency since January 2020, advanced from Marketing & Communication Assistant to Director of Marketing. With Bachelor's Degrees in Communication Studies and Public Relations from Minnesota State University Moorhead, she manages social media, newsletters, press releases, digital ads, and content publication. Audrey's favorite projects are the whitepaper campaigns for economic development organizations. She enjoys seeing creative business strategies in economic development. Based in Sauk Rapids, MN, Audrey spends her time with her family, at the lake, and watching her favorite TV shows.