Washington, DC (PRESS RELEASE – July 10, 2010) – SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” announces that Gail Goodman of Washington, D.C., appears as a SCORE guest blogger in July. Visit the SCORE Women’s Success Blog at http://womensblog.score.org. Or, view her posts through the SCORE Web site, www.score.org.
A small business expert and visionary, Goodman has revolutionized the way that small businesses and organizations can effectively and affordably communicate with their customers, clients and members. Since taking leadership of Constant Contact in April 1999, she has led the company to more than 350,000 customers worldwide and its initial public offering in October 2007.
Goodman was named “Executive of the Year” at the 2009 American Business Awards, and was the 2008 New England Regional winner of Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Constant Contact was named “Best Overall Company” at the 2009 and 2010 American Business Awards, and ranked 153 on Deloitte’s 2009 Technology Fast 500.
A frequent speaker at industry events, Goodman develops and tracks best practices in small business success, email marketing, customer communications and entrepreneurship. Goodman is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council, a member of the Board of Directors of HubSpot, a Director on the SCORE National Board and Chair of the Board at Constant Contact.
The SCORE Women’s Success Blog also features six women SCORE leaders who offer their insights, advice and fresh takes on issues facing women entrepreneurs across America. They include:
- Julie Brander, management and manufacturing expert with New Haven SCORE
- Peg Corwin, sales and marketing expert with Chicago SCORE
- Peggy Duncan, productivity expert with Atlanta SCORE
- Vernita Naylor, project management and branding expert with Fort Worth SCORE
- Betty Otte, franchise expert with Orange County SCORE in Calif.
- Christine Banning, vice president of marketing and communications with the SCORE Association in Washington, D.C.
SCORE won the prestigious 2009 Interactive Media Award (IMA) for Outstanding Achievement for the SCORE Women’s Success Blog.
Since 1964, SCORE has helped more than 8.5 million aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners through mentoring and workshops. More than 12,400 volunteer business counselors in 364 chapters serve their communities through entrepreneur education dedicated to the formation, growth and success of small businesses.
For more information about starting or operating a small business, call 1-800/634-0245 for the SCORE chapter nearest you. Visit SCORE at www.score.org and www.score.org/women. Connect with SCORE at www.facebook.com/SCOREFans, http://twitter.com/SCOREMentors and www.scorecommunity.org.