Winesburg Advertising and marketing Co. is a new consulting company opening before long in downtown Clyde, operated by Carolyn Hollingsworth Pofok. It is located at 128 S. Most important St., next to Justin’s Barber Shop.
Pofok’s focus is on digital and print internet marketing, general public relations and communications-based mostly get the job done for purchasers.
Due to the fact shifting to Clyde a couple of years back, Pofok immediately immersed herself in our neighborhood and began volunteering for projects for the reward of all. She attended downtown Clyde situations to movie and put up on Fb, helping to get the term out about what was going on.
”I truly feel strongly about advertising and marketing little corporations in Clyde and nearly anything that we can do to tie our local community organizations with each other,” she said.
Her volunteer get the job done includes Clyde Business and Expert Association (vice president and member), Winesburg Xmas Committee, Flier Youth Sports Association (president), Clyde Profession Girls (member), Clyde Elementary Boosters (vice president and Member), Town of Clyde Recreation Board and coaching seventh quality ladies’ basketball (McPherson Center University).
She was president of Clyde In Bloom in 2018, the year it gained the America in Bloom designation.
“I helped with their submission. That was such a great software and gain to Clyde,” she claimed.
Her business enterprise locale previously was occupied by MyGa Little ones LLC, operated by Carolyn and her spouse, Bob, which was an outlet for their on-line children’s outfits business.
Dwindling sales ensuing from the COVID-19 pandemic brought on them to dissolve the retail aspect of the business so Carolyn could aim extra on the promotion and advertising and marketing aspect of her enterprise.
“It has been a difficult year for our little company, but we are recovering and now I am working on rebranding the business as Winesburg Advertising and marketing Co., explained Pofok, who is grateful she could bounce back again.
Though the enterprise was in changeover, it loaned space to Santa Claus so he could make on line personal virtual visits with Santa from there by appointment.
Pofok has extensive encounter in public administration, overseeing and taking care of amenities, parks, packages and events wherever internet marketing and public relations was a massive section of her position.
“I am not shocked that I am now doing work complete-time in the area,” she mentioned. “After doing the job in general public administration, I stayed residence with our little ones, Garrison and Myla, and then inevitably started off an e-commerce enterprise. The business was conveniently continued when they moved to Clyde to be closer to family members.
She presently has landed two important accounts, marketing for Bonnigson & Associates and selling Clyde-Environmentally friendly Springs Educational facilities.
“With Bonnigson and Associates their main concentrate is bringing their organization far more into the electronic market in relation to advertising and marketing and advertising though however protecting and balancing with some of their traditional advertising approaches,” she mentioned. “They have been in the actual estate and auction company for 45 moreover yrs so this is a substantial chance for me to find out a good deal from an recognized brand name in just our group.”
At Clyde-Green Springs Colleges she serves as promoting and communications coordinator. “I really feel that my function has been practical, in particular through the pandemic as interaction has been critical.
“We are still learning day-to-day how we can do improved. Mr. Haft and the School Board are constantly on the lookout for places of improvement. They truly do treatment. This is why I am appreciative of the possibility to do the job with them. I seriously do delight in interviewing employees and highlighting college student things to do as this is good for folks to find out about the faculties and continue to be connected with them as site visitors have been restricted owing to COVID-19.”
For these who have Facebook, she is the person heard interviewing Dennis Haft, school district superintendent, in the course of his regular community dilemma-and-response classes.
For much more data about her business, check out out her site at winesburgmarketing.com.
Jeanette Liebold Ricker writes about Clyde and Eco-friendly Springs. Make contact with her at 419-547-8177 or by e mail at [email protected].