Business Assistant Press Release


David Partlow, Director, Economic Development, 806-201-0237, [email protected]

The Tahoka Economic Development Corporation (TEDC) recently received the first quarter Analytics Report of The Business & Investment Assistant tool on the front page of TEDC’s web site, an online interactive tool to help engage local business, attract new investment, and drive economic development.

It is focused on the City of Tahoka and combines location and market data, GIS technology, educational content, and an advanced user experience in one fully integrated online solution.

The date range is from January 1 – March 31, 2020. It shows that 108 visitors visited the site, with 100 from the United States; 4 from China; 3 from Canada; and 1 from Brazil. Of the 100 from the United States, 8 were from Texas, while 95 were unknown, 4 from District of Columbia, and one from New York. Out of the 108 visits to the site, 15 spent anywhere from 2-4 minutes to 30 minutes.

“We expected the tool to serve as our online economic development assistant to ensure that the business community grows and thrives,” said David Partlow, Director of the Tahoka Economic Development Corporation. “The tool provides access to valuable information that highlights the essential concepts required to analyze data correctly and ask the right questions to make smarter and better business decisions.

“We encourage local businesses to go to our web site  and get familiar with what is available on-line, then contact us to help them with their efforts to start a business. Currently we have two local businesses using it. The software is located at the bottom of the start page. To best familiarize yourself with the tool, click on the How To Box.” He concluded.

Localintel is a tech start-up that was founded in 2015 to meet the economic development needs of municipalities and help support their businesses. Localintel’s platform has received numerous awards and is currently been utilized by recognizable cities such as Seattle, Cleveland, New Orleans, Indianapolis and Fort Lauderdale among others. For more information, visit

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