* EDC Video On ThurstonTalk.com Owners Dan Jones and Martin McElliottEach year, the Thurston County Economic Development Council (EDC) acknowledges the significant role that private business and non-profit organizations play in creating a healthy and diverse economy throughout Thurston County.In March, community leaders nominated ThurstonTalk as the New Business of the Year. During today’s annual meeting, the EDC announced ThurstonTalk as the winner!“It’s an honor to be recognized by the leaders of Thurston County. I give a tremendous amount of credit for our success to my business partner, Martin McElliott. He has done an outstanding job embracing the vision of ThurstonTalk while executing our strategic business plan,” states ThurstonTalk founder, Dan Jones.Over the past 18 months, ThurstonTalk has grown to 24 team members, attracting hundreds of local business customers. Rapidly, ThurstonTalk has emerged as a community asset, reaching over 150,000 local views each month. ThurstonTalk is the leader in promoting positive information about people, businesses, and organizations doing good things in Thurston County.“This is an award recognizing our entire team. I thank them for their dedication and professionalism,” continues Jones. Facebook0Tweet0Pin0 About ThurstonTalkTim Shaw, Brent Bryant, Amy Rowley, Martin McElliottThurstonTalk.com is an information source serving the Thurston County community—from Olympia, Lacey and Tumwater to Tenino, Yelm, Rainier and beyond. ThurstonTalk.com officially launched on January 1, 2011, and has grown to become a dominant voice for local businesses, events, news and sports.After five years of development and leveraging 11 years’ worth of efforts, ThurstonTalk.com was created on a strong business model.A vibrant community needs an information source that has the ability to interact with community members through multiple tools, while adding a meaningful advertising platform for local businesses.