2023 has been a whirlwind of success and expansion for North Star Design Studio. It’s been a year where we’ve strengthened our partnerships, grown our team, and added several new services that benefit our clients in big ways. Here’s a rundown of our remarkable year.
A Year of Recognition
Certificate of Recognition from BRS
This year, we were thrilled to partner with the Bureau of Rehabilitation Services (BRS) in Connecticut. Our collaboration has been rewarding, not just for us but also for the community we serve. This partnership focuses on providing job opportunities for individuals with diverse abilities, fostering a more inclusive work environment. We are incredibly proud to have received a Certificate of Recognition from BRS for our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Business Person of the Year Award via Alignable
For the third year in a row, Tara was awarded the Business Person of the Year Award via Alignable.
Connect with Tara on Alignable: https://www.alignable.com/milford-ct/north-star-design-studio
Growing Our Team:
Meet Our New Team Member: Reenu Zwolinski
The team at North Star Design Studio is excited to welcome Reenu Zwolinski, our new Communications Director. Reenu brings a wealth of knowledge in marketing communications, along with invaluable experience from the non-profit sector. Her skills will undoubtedly elevate our outreach and client relationships.
Connect with Reenu on LinkedIn
New Services Launched
12-Month Payment Plans
We know that high-end web development is an investment. That’s why we’ve introduced 12-month payment plans to make it easier for businesses to budget their expenses.
‘Done For You’ Blog Writing
Your online presence is crucial, and keeping a blog updated can be time-consuming. We’ve got you covered with our new ‘Done For You’ blog writing service.
On-Page Technical SEO
If your website isn’t Google-ready, it’s like having a billboard in the desert. Our new On-Page Technical SEO service ensures that your site is optimized for search engines.
Explore Service: https://www.northstardesign.studio/wordpress-seo-plan/
Website Speed Optimization
Nobody likes a slow website. Our speed optimization service will make your existing website lightning-fast, improving both user experience and search rankings.
Explore service: https://www.northstardesign.studio/wordpress-speed-optimization/
Backlinks are the street cred of the digital world; they tell search engines that your site has authority. We now offer services to secure quality backlinks for your website.
Growing Our Community
Joining the Milford Chamber of Commerce
Being part of the Milford Chamber of Commerce has allowed us to network and collaborate with other businesses. It’s also provided a platform for us to engage more deeply with our local community.
Explore the Chamber: https://milfordct.com/
Stepping Up in Elm City BNI Chapter
In 2023, our owner Tara Dawn Meeker took on the role of VP in the Elm City BNI Chapter, which has over 50 members. This new role has not only expanded our network but also enhanced our community involvement.
Explore Elm City: https://bniwne.com/ct-southern-elm-city/en-US/index
Role as a SCORE Mentor
Tara also serves as a SCORE mentor, advising budding entrepreneurs and helping them navigate the business landscape. It’s part of our commitment to give back to the community.
Find a Mentor: https://www.score.org/newhaven/local-mentors
A Standout Year… and it’s Not Over Yet!
It’s been a year of significant milestones and solid growth for North Star Design Studio. We’re thankful for our team, our clients, and our community, all of whom have played a crucial part in making 2023 a standout year.
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