Pofok launches community marketing and advertising business

a man sitting in front of a laptop: Jeanette Liebold Ricker

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Jeanette Liebold Ricker

Winesburg Internet marketing Co. is a new consulting small business opening before long in downtown Clyde, operated by Carolyn Hollingsworth Pofok. It is situated at 128 S. Primary St., subsequent to Justin’s Barber Shop.

Pofok’s focus is on digital and print advertising, public relations and communications-based mostly do the job for clients. 

Since shifting to Clyde a couple of decades in the past, Pofok immediately immersed herself in our local community and commenced volunteering for projects for the reward of all. She attended downtown Clyde events to film and submit on Fb, helping to get the term out about what was occurring.

”I sense strongly about promoting modest organizations in Clyde and anything at all that we can do to tie our group organizations with each other,” she mentioned.

Her volunteer function incorporates Clyde Company and Expert Association (vice president and member), Winesburg Xmas Committee, Flier Youth Athletics Association (president), Clyde Profession Ladies (member), Clyde Elementary Boosters (vice president and Member), Town of Clyde Recreation Board and coaching seventh quality ladies’ basketball (McPherson Middle School).

a person in a green shirt: Carolyn Hollingsworth Pofok

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Carolyn Hollingsworth Pofok

She was president of Clyde In Bloom in 2018, the year it gained the The us in Bloom designation.

“I assisted with their submission. That was these a excellent application and advantage to Clyde,” she mentioned.

Her business enterprise area formerly was occupied by MyGa Young children LLC, operated by Carolyn and her husband, Bob, which was an outlet for their on-line kid’s clothes organization.

Dwindling sales ensuing from the COVID-19 pandemic caused them to dissolve the retail side of the business so Carolyn could concentration far more on the advertising and promoting aspect of her company.

“It has been a hard 12 months for our modest business, but we are recovering and now I am performing on rebranding the company as Winesburg Advertising Co., explained Pofok, who is grateful she could bounce back.

While the enterprise was in changeover, it loaned room to Santa Claus so he could make on line personal virtual visits with Santa from there by appointment.

Pofok has intensive knowledge in community administration, overseeing and controlling services, parks, systems and events wherever advertising and general public relations was a large portion of her occupation.

“I am not shocked that I am now performing entire-time in the area,” she explained. “After working in community administration, I stayed household with our kids, Garrison and Myla, and then ultimately started an e-commerce business enterprise. The business was simply ongoing when they moved to Clyde to be nearer to relatives.

She presently has landed two significant accounts, internet marketing for Bonnigson & Associates and endorsing Clyde-Green Springs Schools.

“With Bonnigson and Associates their main emphasis is bringing their corporation a lot more into the digital marketplace in relation to promoting and advertising even though even now preserving and balancing with some of their traditional advertising strategies,” she reported. “They have been in the true estate and auction company for 45 additionally many years so this is a large opportunity for me to learn a lot from an set up manufacturer within our group.”

At Clyde-Inexperienced Springs Educational institutions she serves as internet marketing and communications coordinator. “I truly feel that my purpose has been beneficial, primarily by means of the pandemic as conversation has been crucial.

“We are still learning each day how we can do improved. Mr. Haft and the College Board are constantly wanting for spots of advancement. They truly do treatment. This is why I am appreciative of the chance to operate with them. I truly do love interviewing team and highlighting university student routines as this is excellent for people to learn about the faculties and stay connected with them as guests have been minimal because of to COVID-19.”

For those who have Fb, she is the individual read interviewing Dennis Haft, school district superintendent, during his typical general public dilemma-and-solution classes.

For more info about her business, test out her web page at winesburgmarketing.com.

Jeanette Liebold Ricker writes about Clyde and Eco-friendly Springs. Speak to her at 419-547-8177 or by email at [email protected]

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