Edmonson Associates' newsletters for Economic Development Organizations (EDO) and Non-Profits will elevate your standing in the community and establish you as a leader. Our newsletters, reports, and posters will elevate the effectiveness of your marketing and branding efforts.
Our products are an affordable way to communicate with your stakeholders and the broader community. Our Non-Profit Newsletters start at $750 per page if we provide the content, or $300 per page if we are formatting your information. Newsletter templates start at $250 per page. A typical two-page economic analysis and activity report newsletter is shown to the left and below.
EDO's Newsletters with economic trend analysis are produced starting at the prices listed above, plus a one-time start-up cost of $4,500 that includes the creation of a multi-tab spreadsheet that tracks 15 economic indicators, back 3 years, and forward during the production of you newsletters. You may select from a list of 50+ economic indicators to include in your newsletters.
Posters that tell your story. We can summarize you project or program into conference quality, large display formats. You just provide the information, we do the writing and layout. Starting at $1,200 for a 33" x 44" display like this one.
Newsletter can be ezines that you mail, or we mail for you. Two samples of ezines are to the left.
These newsletters are designed and used by non-profit organizations.
Other EA Services:
Examples of Project Management Services
GVSU Offshore WindSentinel Buoy and Wind Assessment Project
Remodeling of former Woolworth Bldg into a call center
Construction of an industrial park from a field with no utilities
Reconstruction of Gulf of Mexico barrier island using dredged material
Reconstruction of a downtown upon removal of a large mall
Management of 4 different business incubators
Management of a non-profit economic development organization
Over $75,000 in grants for small business secured this year
Other Services by the hour or by the job!
Services by the hour, or by the job
Accounting and Tax service for small business, non-profits, and entrepreneurs. Full range of CPA services from bookkeeping to quarterly and annual tax filings. Creation of chart of accounts and cash journals. IRS Tax-Exempt Applications Form 1023 preparation, submittal, and approvals.
Building Site Analysis and Selection Services Not sure were to locate your building or business? Using impact analysis and market data, we'll help you find the most profitable location. We work with expanding manufacturers and first time retailers.
Our Business Retention/Expansion services include the design of retention programs and statistical analysis functions to identify high impact growth companies located in your own back yard.
Business Development Programs including Attraction, Expansion, Start-ups, and Incubators Whether you are preparing your first business development strategy or are fine tuning the "ole reliable", we'll make your program a success!
Our Business Attraction services include target industry analysis, high impact/high growth target analysis, lead generation and appointment setting.
Business Plans and Loan applications We evaluate business ideas and write business plans. We customize each plan to your dream and back it up with industry and market analysis and standard financial ratios. We also can also complete your loan applications. You know you are good at what you do, but does the bank? Sometimes saying the right thing is all it takes to get approved.
Downtown Development Main Street Program management, investment strategies, brownfield redevelopment, marketing.
Entrepreneurial Development Everything from business plans to operational services including accounting, payroll, and marketing. For EDO's plans on how to attract and build and entrepreneurial economy.
Grant Writing We are successful grant writers with 35 years of experience and over $75 million in grant funds awarded to clients.
Incentives Negotiations The world of economic development site selection and incentive negotiations is murky at best and one thing is for sure, no two locations are the same. With experience in multiple states, we know what is considered an attractive offer, or the standard deal. Need help focusing? Let us evaluate your competing proposals.
We run incubators and we'll run yours. From incubator start-up plans to facility operation, program evaluation, and marketing, we'll get your space energized.
Marketing/Business Development We provide target marketing and appointment setting services.
Organization Management Services Whether your organization needs a tune-up or a new direction, we bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the table. We'll help you identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, or threats in your products or services. We prepare strategic plans, facilitate planning retreats or sessions, build growth strategies and financial projections. We can also show you how to consolidate services or merge activities either within your organization or with another organization. Strategic Planning The backbone of an organization, whether a for-profit, non-profit, or a community. We have seen them all and have written a few ourselves over the past 30 years. We draft strategies for business, non-profits, and communities.
SWOT Analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) Sometimes all you need is a timeout to check the score or refresh your goals. Not an entire strategic plan. We'll do a one or two day SWOT analysis for your business or your community. You'll have your report in 24 hours!
Target Marketing Programs for Economic Development We specialize in identifying industry sectors to target for business expansion opportunities. Our services include: analyzing the community's capabilities, opportunities and limitations; target sector recommendations, marketing and outreach strategy; and lead generation. You'll get a list of high growth companies to call in your target industry sectors.
Tax Status Applications for Non-Profits Starting off on the right foot is critical to the formation of a non-profit. We have experience working with many non-profits, specifically in their creation. Our services include creation of a strategic plan, budget, and completion of the IRS application for tax exempt status determination.
Technical Writing Having drafted literally hundreds of plans, strategies, financial statements, operational and HR plans, marketing strategies, urban redevelopment plans, environmental remediation documents, grant applications, loan documents, revolving loan fund management, you name it; we are pretty good at technical writing too. We know how to say big things in a few words.