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Melinda Massie Events Wins Top Ten Most Glamorous Company in the Country
Melinda Massie Events and Consulting Wins Top Ten Honors in StartupNation Business Competition in the Most Glamorous Category
By: Melinda Massie Events
Many of the StartupNation Home-Based 100 submissions revealed that business owners are bucking the current economic downturn and finding business success in these tight times. Historically some of today’s most well known businesses started in a downturn, including Microsoft and General Electric.
“The 2009 ranking shows that the home-based business is more relevant than ever. The current recession has spurred a new wave of home based businesses as a response to loss of jobs, the need for supplemental income and the sheer passion for blazing your own trail and running your own show,” said Rich Sloan, co-founder of StartupNation.com, one of the leading small business networking and advice websites. “Home based businesses are the biggest block of all businesses in existence and we expect numbers to grow ever greater as extra bedrooms, kitchen tables, basements and garages become host to the innovative thinking and pursuit of success by millions of Americans.”
“I am thrilled and honored to be recognized with this award,” said Melinda Massie, President of Melinda Massie Events. “It’
The StartupNation Home-Based 100 highlights 10 top-ten lists making it not just your ordinary business ranking. From the wackiest, to the most innovative, to the savviest in social media – this unique and diverse list highlights the home-based businesses that usually go unrecognized, but still play a vital role in the economy today. MSN publishes the ranking as well in an editorial collaboration with StartupNation. The ten categories for 2009 include:
• Recession Busters
• Savviest in Social Media
• Most Innovative
• Boomers Back in Business
• Highest Vote-Getters
• Most Slacker-Friendly
• Most Glamorous
Melinda Massie Events and Consulting was selected from among thousands of contestants by a StartupNation judging panel, which issues the ranking results annually in the November.
The full results of the Home-Based 100 ranking are available on StartupNation’
For additional information about Melinda Massie Events and Consulting, visit http://www.melindamassie.com
About Melinda Massie Events and Consulting
Melinda Massie Events and Consulting is a full service event planning company that specializes in luxurious, stress-free events with a personal touch. Melinda Massie has over 14 years of experience handling all types of social, corporate and non-profit events and her event tips have been seen on the Oprah, CNN and TLC websites.
StartupNation co-founders and “chief startupologists,”
About Microsoft Office Live
Microsoft Office Live is the award-winning service that offers a complete, affordable set of easy-to-use Internet-based tools that help small business owners create a professional web presence. More information is available at http://www.smallbusiness.officelive.com. Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
Infusionsoft, the leader in automatic follow-up software, helps small businesses grow fast by putting email marketing, CRM and e-commerce on auto-pilot, backing it with the 'Double Your Sales' guarantee. The privately held, three-year-named Inc. 500 company is based in Gilbert, Ariz. and is funded by Mohr Davidow Ventures and vSpring Capital.
Marketing and small business insight from the Infusionsoft team can be found on the Infusionsoft blog at www.infusionblog.com.
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Melinda Massie Events specializes in sophisticated and elegant events with a bold touch. We love to bring creative new uses to everyday items and our stylish ideas have been seen on the Oprah, CNN and TLC websites. Let us make your next event fabulous!