Columbus, OH (PRWEB) February 20, 2006
One company in Columbus is using the power of the Internet to help showcase small businesses and help them attract new customers. ExploreColumbusOhio.com is an Internet portal that details local news and weather, and highlights a variety of local businesses in Columbus, Ohio.
"Our mission is to help Columbus grow by partnering with local small businesses to showcase their products and services in one convenient online resource. By working together, we can all grow, and further strengthen the local economy, " says the company's director, Lori Whitmore.
ExploreColumbusOhio.com is part of a worldwide network of local portals that draws traffic from all over the Internet. The website, however, is targeted only to the residents and businesses of Columbus, Ohio. The site also includes entertaining features such as personalized daily horoscopes, online games, informational articles from local authors, and a public blog for Columbus residents to voice their opinions.
"We want to offer every business in Columbus the opportunity to use the Internet to attract new clients via a link on the web," says Whitmore, "even if they don't currently have a company website."
Businesses with a local presence in Columbus, Ohio are encouraged to list their business free in the ExploreColumbusOhio.com business directory. The company also offers premium directory listings to businesses for a small annual fee.
The parent company of ExploreColumbusOhio.com, Success Pro Publications, also provides professional website design and web hosting to businesses across the country.
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