Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Free On-line Resource. Excellent for Non-profits, Realtors, Small Businesses Alike: AmericanTowns

A few months back I stumbled across AmericanTowns.  This site is like an virtual town square creating awareness, news and resources for your specific town.  With the click of a button you can find out what's going on in your community or surrounding communities - anything from events, to recreation, businesses to local government.

This network also has a community calendar.  Non-profit groups can submit their event to create awareness.  I recently added an on-line event listing for Putt for Hope. Community members can also add the event to their personal AmericanTowns calendar.

I've used AmericanTowns to upload press releases for non-profit clients. If you post information in the Community Corner section, you can use AmerianTowns PR Tool to distribute your press release for free.  You can also list your community organization on the site for free as well.  All this information shows up in a google search.

Great free resource for those looking to create awareness with a tight budget.

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