News & Info

The Seneca Industrial and Economic Development Corp. (SIEDC) has a variety of news and information publications available to the general public and which are designed to be viewable on mobile devices as well as PCs:

Seneca Success Mobile Monthly1. Seneca Success Mobile Monthly – this monthly eNewsletter features commentary by me, the 5 most popular blog posts of the previous month, the top 5 economic development stories, and 5 resources for business. It is in headline format, is short, brief, designed to be easy to read mobile phones in mind. You can sign up here, email me at zak@senecacounty.org, or text “SenecaSuccess” to 22828. Past and current issues:

  • July 2018 – “Member Briefing a success…” | USDA Rural Development Programs
  • June 2018 – “Unemployment at an 18-year low…” | Workforce Resources Pt. 1
  • May 2018 – “Billion dollar healthcare companies are growing here…” | Resources for entrepreneurs
  • April 2018 – “Top 10 in the country…again” | Public financing for small business
  • 2018 Quarter 1 Recap – “400 Projects, $335 Million, 1400 New Jobs” | International assistance

Visit the archive for older issues.

2. Incentive INSIGHT – this new monthly newsletter focuses on the more than 200+ programs available to businesses in northwest Ohio (local, regional, state, and federal). Once a month, it provides a resource update, a success story, and a profile of a resource partner.

  • August 2018 – USDA Rural Development Programs, McElroy Packaging/Devil’s Kettle Brewing, Randy Monhemius
  • July 2018 – WSOS Resources for Small Business, Tiffin Drive-In/TCRG/Second Wind Music Center, Deb Martin
  • April 2018 – Better Buildings of Northwest Ohio (BBNWO), PACE Project: KMP Management LLC, Teresa Snyder
  • March 2018 – Ohio SBDC Export Assistance Network at the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce, Sabrina D’Onofrio
  • February 2018 – Better You, Better Ohio!, Safety Intervention Grants, Jim Wyse
  • January 2018 – Workforce Demand Scholarship, Apprenticeship Advisory Board, Lisa Shuey

Visit the archive for older issues.

3. Downtown Tiffin Times – this monthly newsletter is an opportunity to share the positive growth and development that is taking place in our downtown.  It also showcases downtown events, highlights downtown businesses and provides an update on our progress with the Downtown Strategic Plan.

  • August 2018 – Facade Grants, Around the Town and East Green Concert, development announced
  • July 2018 – New businesses and restoration; Third Thursday, Summer Stroll, Pizza Palooza; bus planning
  • June 2018 – New brewery and building restoration, East Green Concert Series & Pizza Palooza and Family Movie Night, Clouse-Kirian Leadership Park dedication
  • May 2018 – Facade approvals, Downtown Summit and Trivia Night, Main Street accreditation
  • April 2018 – Facade approvals, Chocolate Walk and Downtown Summit, alley project underway
  • March 2018 – Facade approvals and program expansion, St. Paddy’s Day 5K and Chocolate Walk, East Green Amphitheater programming
  • January 2018 – New downtown businesses and Facade Enhancement approvals, St. Paddy’s Day 5K and Victorian Tea, INSIGHT visits

Visit the archive for older issues.

4. Success Report – our version of the annual report.2018 Seneca County Success Report

You can view our 2018 SIEDC Award winners from the annual meeting here.

5. Social Media – we are fairly active on a number of social media platforms. People interact with us most, though, on the following three:

  • Facebook – 6,000+ likes, 1.2M+ people viewed content
  • Twitter – 325+ followers, 350+ Tweets
  • LinkedIn – 75+ followers, 50+ posts

6. Seneca Success Blog – we publish one to three posts a week on our WordPress blog (here). You can have any new post delivered to your email by signing up here or you can also follow this blog via WordPress.

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7. Press Releases – we periodically put out press releases to the media and interest public. If you would like to be put on this list, please email me. All releases are also posted on our blog. An example would be our release “Seneca County a top ten location in US for economic development.”

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