Pofok launches neighborhood advertising and marketing small business

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

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Jeanette Liebold Ricker

Winesburg Advertising and marketing Co. is a new consulting business enterprise opening before long in downtown Clyde, operated by Carolyn Hollingsworth Pofok. It is located at 128 S. Major St., subsequent to Justin’s Barber Store.

Pofok’s focus is on digital and print marketing, public relations and communications-based work for clients. 

Considering the fact that shifting to Clyde a several several years ago, Pofok immediately immersed herself in our group and commenced volunteering for projects for the gain of all. She attended downtown Clyde events to film and write-up on Fb, supporting to get the phrase out about what was going on.

”I come to feel strongly about selling small businesses in Clyde and something that we can do to tie our neighborhood corporations jointly,” she reported.

Her volunteer function includes Clyde Organization and Qualified Association (vice president and member), Winesburg Xmas Committee, Flier Youth Sports activities Affiliation (president), Clyde Vocation Girls (member), Clyde Elementary Boosters (vice president and Member), Metropolis of Clyde Recreation Board and coaching seventh quality ladies’ basketball (McPherson Middle University).

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 acquired the The usa in Bloom designation.


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“I assisted with their submission. That was these a great program and benefit to Clyde,” she mentioned.

Her business enterprise locale previously was occupied by MyGa Kids LLC, operated by Carolyn and her partner, Bob, which was an outlet for their online children’s apparel organization.

Dwindling gross sales resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic prompted them to dissolve the retail side of the business so Carolyn could aim extra on the promoting and internet marketing facet of her enterprise.

“It has been a tough yr for our smaller business, but we are recovering and now I am doing the job on rebranding the corporation as Winesburg Marketing and advertising Co., mentioned Pofok, who is thankful she could bounce back.

When the small business was in changeover, it loaned area to Santa Claus so he could make online unique digital visits with Santa from there by appointment.

Pofok has comprehensive practical experience in community administration, overseeing and taking care of facilities, parks, packages and events where by advertising and general public relations was a massive part of her occupation.

“I am not stunned that I am now functioning complete-time in the area,” she claimed. “After performing in community administration, I stayed home with our youngsters, Garrison and Myla, and then eventually begun an e-commerce organization. The business was very easily ongoing when they moved to Clyde to be closer to family.

She presently has landed two big accounts, promoting for Bonnigson & Associates and endorsing Clyde-Environmentally friendly Springs Educational institutions.

“With Bonnigson and Associates their main concentrate is bringing their corporation additional into the electronic market in relation to internet marketing and advertising and marketing while nevertheless preserving and balancing with some of their traditional advertising procedures,” she claimed. “They have been in the serious estate and auction business for 45 in addition several years so this is a substantial chance for me to find out a ton from an founded brand within our group.”

At Clyde-Green Springs Faculties she serves as advertising and communications coordinator. “I come to feel that my part has been valuable, especially through the pandemic as communication has been important.

“We are still learning every day how we can do improved. Mr. Haft and the Faculty Board are constantly looking for spots of advancement. They definitely do treatment. This is why I am appreciative of the chance to do the job with them. I definitely do get pleasure from interviewing employees and highlighting student activities as this is wonderful for folks to find out about the colleges and continue to be connected with them as site visitors have been minimal due to COVID-19.”

For those who have Facebook, she is the particular person heard interviewing Dennis Haft, university district superintendent, through his typical community dilemma-and-remedy classes.

For much more info about her organization, look at out her internet site at winesburgmarketing.com.

Jeanette Liebold Ricker writes about Clyde and Green Springs. Make contact with her at 419-547-8177 or by e-mail at [email protected]

This report originally appeared on Fremont Information-Messenger: Communicate About Clyde: Pofok launches community marketing organization

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