De Smet, South Dakota Launches their New Website through Economic Gateway

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

De Smet, South Dakota has taken a huge step for their community. They have teamed up with Golden Shovel Agency and it’s online web solution, Economic Gateway, and together have created a premier website that will help fulfill the needs of keeping De Smet ahead of the curve in the virtual world. Their new website is an online resource for a wide variety of people. It has information for current citizens, for people visiting the area’s sites, and for people or businesses looking to relocate to the area. The new website can be viewed at

One of the goals of the website is to showcase everything that De Smet has to offer. While they call themselves the “Little Town on the Prairie”, don’t let that name fool you. It is a vibrant, modern Little Town, with friendly people and the same spirit of family, hospitality, integrity and opportunism always found on the frontier. It is a place full of opportunity.

John Marshall, Vice President of Sales at Golden Shovel Agency is excited that De Smet was able to customize Economic Gateway to fit so many of the needs of the town.

“De Smet has taken a very progressive step in partnering with Golden Shovel to promote their city. Our unique process of blending cutting edge software, an online communications strategy and unparalleled customer service to tell a region’s story online will assist in attracting new business and families to the area.” states Marshall.

Angie Baszler, Development Coordinator at De Smet Development Corporation works to keep the site “fresh and new”.  “Our town is buzzing about  We now have a place to share the latest news, showcase fantastic events, and a complete business directory online. Our town is booming and this website is an excellent resource for us.”

About De Smet, SD:
De Smet is a vibrant small town, full of life and economic development.  Two new businesses recently relocated to De Smet’s industrial park and several others have opened their doors within the past year.  De Smet offers a lifestyle perfect for families and businesses.   

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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