Press Release

For Immediate Release: December 27, 2010                                   

New Business Profiles Now Available on

Local Service Providers Will Benefit from Brand Exposure and Increased Traffic

Aspen, CO —, a Sharing Profiles website, unveiled another customer-focused improvement today: new business profiles which are available to local businesses in the Roaring Fork Valley via our Gold Partner Program.  Local businesses now benefit from having another avenue to publicize their goods and services in order to generate sales. 

“Our focus continues to be on helping local service providers in the area generate revenue. Whether you are an individual looking to promote your services via an individual profile or a business looking to rev up your marketing efforts via a business profile, we’ll help you make the most of your online marketing efforts,” said Connie Hammond, Founder and CEO of  “Our visually appealing and highly interactive business profiles help local businesses drive traffic and increase awareness.”

Hammond continues, “We’re not just another listing service.  We actively promote your business as well.  Unlike other companies that claim to be locally focused and locally driven, the HireMeAspen business profiles offer a total solution by helping you reach a local audience and build your brand in a number of ways, as outlined in the Features and Benefits section below. 

Business Profile – Features and Benefits

(view example)

Social Media – We’ve incorporated social media elements into the business profile so users can “like” your business, visit your Facebook or twitter page directly, and find out your designated specific or general location via Google Maps. 

Photos – Our photo gallery / slide show is front and center, allowing businesses to upload up to 20 pictures of the goods and services they offer.  This feature is a great for those providers who have yet to create an online presence or website.

Our Story – Businesses can tell their unique story to make a more authentic connection with the viewing audience. 

Special Offer – Building on the community theme, businesses have the option to demonstrate their support for the hard-working locals by offering a discount or giveaway to the HireMeAspen community.  This offer is highlighted in the Member Discount area, top right.

Ratings / Recommendations – We provide the option for users with a valid email address to rate and recommend your business, providing more detailed feedback to your profile viewer. These ratings and recommendations can be used as further validation of your business in other marketing efforts you choose.

Details – Users can easily visit your website (via the blue Website button) or give you a call. Your hours of operation are also offered as well as how long you’ve been in business.

Gold Partner – Additional Benefits

Display Advertising – Gold Partners receive 20% off display advertising rates on the website.  For more details, see our online media kit.

Honeycomb – your business will be listed in the Honeycomb section of The Hive as one of our partners.  Additionally, your business will be searchable in our database by Q1 2011.  Finally, your profile also appears in Facebook search results, generating even more exposure for our Gold Partners. – your profile will be accessible via, our new strategic partner. now consistently ranks within the top four in organic searches on Google, Yahoo and Bing for the search term “Aspen,” averaging over 34,000 pageviews monthly.  Additionally, gold partners receive exclusive, discounted advertising rates on – your business will be showcased in the corresponding Top PICK category on, our sister site.  Additionally, you’ll receive special mentions on Resort Pix social media sites for added exposure. 

Program Cost

The Gold Partner Program offers an incredible value for local businesses looking to step up their online marketing efforts in 2011.  There are two pricing options available. The one-time annual fee is $480 (or $40/month).  The monthly payment option is $50/month or $600 per year.

ABOUT SHARING PROFILES is the flagship website of the Sharing Profiles group.  The website helps local service providers promote their goods and services by posting profiles in order to connect with hirers and buyers in the Roaring Fork Valley.  The site enables individual workers to post a profile in a multitude of job categories for a minimal charge of $5 per month, while hirers can find a worker or business for free.  Businesses, via the Gold Partner Program, can post a profile to create brand awareness, generate exposure and increase foot, website and social media traffic. 

Sharing Profiles was founded in February 2009 by Connie Hammond, Founder and CEO.  The resort division is a network of websites built with the resort-town local in mind. and will be launched in early 2011, with other Colorado resort towns following shortly thereafter. is a site which reflects the best of resort towns, offering top PICKs and PICs of the day.

# # #


, , ,

  1. Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: