Verde Valley Newspapers Business News Standards
ACCEPTABLE NEWS: 1) News businesses that have located in Verde Valley within the past three months; 2) Major Remodeling/Expansion; 3) Changes in Ownership; 4) Changes/Promotions in Management; 5) Relocations; 6) Major Anniversaries/20-years (minimum) and up in five-year increments; 7) Industry Awards
NOT ACCEPTABLE: 1) Home Businesses; 2) New Employees that are non-management; 3) Grand openings/radio live remotes/one-year anniversaries; 4) Business/product promotions; 5) Existing businesses introducing new products or services; 6) Ground-breaking ceremonies; ribbon-cutting ceremonies
The following form will serve as a guide for our reporters in writing news stories on new businesses in the Verde Valley or other business news stories in accordance with the standards outlined above.
Please fill out the form thoroughly.
The more information you supply, the better story we can write.
Full legal name of business? Is it a corporation, partnership, proprietorship?
When did your business open?
What is the business telephone number?
What is the business street address.
What days of the week and hours will your business be open?
What is the nature of your business? What services or lines of merchandise will you offer to your customers?
Why did you choose to locate this business in Verde Valley?
Have you previously operated a similar or a different business in another community? How long? Give a brief summary of your business experience:
Who are the owners and the manager of this business? Please list other key personnel in your business and primary responsibilities of each:
How many people will you employ start? Any plans now for future expansion? What will be your estimated annual local payroll amount?
How large a geographical area do you plan to serve? What makes your business unique?
What is your assessment of the future of the Verde Valley? How much do you anticipate your business will grow over the years?
What else would you like to emphasize about your new business?
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