Miller, SD Launches Online Web Solution

Friday, October 05, 2012

Founded in 1881, before South Dakota even became a state, Miller strives to stay ahead of technology and trends and makes a major advancement with their new website.

The city of Miller, South Dakota, On Hand Development Corporation, Miller Civic and Commerce, and Golden Shovel Agency has teamed up together and launched an online web solution, Economic Gateway. The purpose of this website is to raise awareness of the area of Hand County, SD and all that it has to offer to its residents, current and future business enterprises, and site selectors. The new site can be viewed at http://www.millersd.org

According to Aaron Brossoit, Vice President of Business Development for Golden Shovel Agency, Golden Shovel is pleased that they get to work with combining so many aspects of what this area needed into one customized solution.

"Golden Shovel is proud to be supporting the city of Miller and economic development in Hand County. The new website encompasses all the tools necessary to engage site selectors, business owners and stakeholders," stated Brossoit.

Established in 1881, the city of Miller has a rich history that was brought about by the Chicago and Northwestern Railway Company building a railroad through the area. What started as a town of 22 settlers, has grown to a thriving community of 1,530. This progressive area thrives on agriculture and is abundant in tradition and values.

Another branch of the website encompasses the On Hand Development Corporation (OHDC). OHDC is a private, non-profit corporation dedicated to improving the economic health of Miller, SD, and the surrounding area. It was created in 1987 by a group of citizens to help keep the Hand County area vital and growing.

LaDonna Wharton, Executive Director of On Hand Development Corporation, is excited about the fresh, new website and how it will impact the community.

"Our new website is not only a great source for the local community; it is also an excellent source for our Region," stated Wharton. "It is easy to navigate and will keep the local community well informed; while giving visitors a great look at Miller and all it has to offer."

About On Hand Development Corporation (OHDC):
The mission of On Hand Development Corporation is to maintain and assist in the expansion of existing businesses and support the growth of new businesses while striving to improve the economy of the Miller area. OHDC is a private, non-profit corporation dedicated to improving the economic health of Miller, SD, and the surrounding area. OHDC was created in 1987 by a group of citizens to help keep the Hand County area vital and growing.

About Economic Gateway:
Economic Gateway is a revolutionary new economic development Web system that brings Greater America online quickly at an affordable price. Because the system employs a SaaS subscription model upgrades will continually occur as they are developed. As such, there will be no need to update the Web site or site selector tool in the future - it will always be state-of-the-art, saving organizations both time and money.

About Golden Shovel Agency:
Golden Shovel Agency views economic development as a creative endeavor, critical for a region or community to attract and retain businesses. They bring over 10 years of experience combining web technology and design expertise to present communities in their best light. At Golden Shovel, they employ the latest trends and keep their clients ahead of the curve.

Information:
http://www.goldenshovelagency.com
http://www.goldenshovelagency.com/economic-gateway

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