Month: February 2019

Starting a Website – Picking out a Domain Name

One topic that has been suggested for the Social Media Lunch meetings is starting a website.  (Tomorrow is our first Social Media Lunch for 2019, CLICK HERE to see topics & RSVP if you’d like to come) So, if you are contemplating a new website, here is a great link for tips on picking out a domain name:  How to Choose the Best Domain Name (11 Tips and Tools) One of our upcoming Social Media Lunch meetings will be a discussion on websites.  We’ll have some general information for discussion – and we (Janine Teske & I) will be able to share some tips on WordPress and Wix.  The article that I linked in this post (Domain Names) is written on a site wpbeginner.  wp = WordPress.  This is what I use for a number of our local websites & blogs… this site, MNortonville.com, Golfortonville.com and both Janine and I use WordPress for MNbump.com Janine is also familiar with Wix. If you’d like to have your email address added to our notification list for future Social Media Lunch …

Social Media Lunch – February!

After reviewing the survey responses, the best day of the week is Wednesday.  So, the monthly meetings will be scheduled for the first Wednesday of the month from noon to 1:00 p.m.  As noted before, these will be informal lunch discussions focused on a topic of interest to the group at large.  Although the intent was to focus on online tools, there were other topics that were noted on the initial survey so we’ll leave the scope of discussion topics a bit more open-ended! Big Stone Area Growth has committed additional funding for the MNbump Initiative in 2019 expanding the scope of their workforce recruitment and community development work – so we’ll kick-off the monthly meetings with the topics below. MNbump Update (admin changes & expansion) How MNbump & EDA Can Assist Business Promotions How residents/businesses can help promote the area Recruiting Employees – how we can help you Brief Discussion items: Child Care & Housing Share topics of interest for future meetings Reminder:  It is a “bring your own lunch & drink” meeting! If …

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MNOrtonville.com is not only our City Government page, but it is also our link-hub to connect across our community, Big Stone County and the surrounding area. Big Stone Lake 18-Hole Municipal Golf Course (beautiful course! Web Link) Amazing Health Care – Clinic & Hospital Web Link Wonderful Senior Housing on the Golf Course Web Link Check out our Business & Organizations on the Chamber Website Great School System!  School Website Big Stone County is well connected – work from your home! Ortonville is an MNbump Community!