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Faulkton, SD Launches Online Economic Gateway Portal

Founded in 1882, before South Dakota even became a state, Faulkton is the county seat of Faulk County. A lot has changed over the years, but Faulkton still remains the epitome of a friendly, small town in the heartland of America.
    FAULKTON, SD, July 09, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Faulkton Area Economic Development (FAEC) has partnered with Golden Shovel Agency and its online Web solution, Economic Gateway, to embrace and promote economic development across Faulk County found between the James and Missouri Rivers along U.S. Highway 212. The new site can be viewed at

According to John Marshall, Golden Shovel VP of Sales, the web solution will put the town of Faulkton and its surrounding communities on the cutting-edge of economic development.

"Economic Gateway will provide FAEC and its residents with the tools necessary to collaborate and succeed long-term on the economic development front through web and social media solutions," said Marshall.

Faulkton, a friendly town of 785 people, is a farming and ranching community. Its economy depends heavily on agriculture. A wide range of crops from wheat, corn, and sunflowers, are grown in the area. Livestock producers abound throughout the Faulkton area with beef, hog and sheep operations dominating the industry

Joel Price, Economic Development Director at FAEC, said Economic Gateway fits into the company's long-range plan and will enable the community to communicate and stay visible into the future.

"This website is the result of a tremendous amount of work and creativity. Getting the message out about the tremendous opportunities for economic development and job creation that are available in Faulk County is only the beginning of the story. We believe in possible!", said Price.

About Faulkton Area Economic Development (FAEC)
Faulkton Area Economic Development is committed to economic development in Faulk County, SD. FAEC offers numerous economic development programs and incentives geared towards the growth and betterment of the town.

For more information about FAEC's economic development programs, contact Joel Price ( at 605-770-4003 or visit

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.


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Golden Shovel Agency

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