Charleston Business Owners 'Rally Back from Recession' By Paying it Forward

Charleston, SC business gives back with a contest to give three women owned businesses a competitive edge, by helping them gain an online presence and streamline their marketing efforts.

Online PR News – 25-April-2009 – – CHARLESTON, S.C.—The current economic climate is hurting all business, but the small business owner is taking a significantly bigger hit. Small business has always been the backbone of the American economy, and two local business women are doing their part to help out other small business owners.

Jamie Minster Selby and Laura Angermeier, both moms and owners of, are giving away three “Rally back from Recession” packages to woman owned small businesses.

"We are thankful to have been able to start our own small business using skills we had acquired from previous business ventures and positions," says Jamie Minster Selby, co-owner of "If we had not been able to do our website, graphic design, and marketing in-house, we would not be in business today."

"We want to give the woman small business owner out there, who is struggling in this economy a competitive edge, by helping them gain an online presence and streamline their marketing efforts" says Laura Angermeier, co-owner of "Our vision is to pay it forward to three small business owners, who in turn will pay it forward themselves; we feel it’s our duty to help our fellow business owners in these tough economic times."

To nominate your business or another business for a free “Rally back from Recession” package, please post a video on YouTube, describing your business, why you deserve the free “Rally back from Recession” package, and how your small business will help to pay it forward to others. For more information, please visit, or email

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