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WD Strategies to Create a Market for Central Pennsylvania Entrepreneurs

HUNTINGDON, Pennsylvania – March 29, 2022 – (



WD Strategies, LLC, a Pennsylvania-based business consulting firm, has been engaged by the Southern Alleghenies Planning & Development Commission (SAP&DC) to develop and support the Alleghenies market. The marketplace will provide Central Pennsylvania entrepreneurs with an online platform where they can sell products. This project is part of a larger initiative, Startup Alleghenies, to foster local entrepreneurship and is funded, in part, by a federal grant to SAP&DC. The prototype of the platform is expected to debut in the summer of 2022.

WD Strategies was selected for both its experience in developing web and mobile applications that support multi-vendor functionality and the team’s commitment to partnering with the local entrepreneurial ecosystem.

“Cultivating a strong local economy and helping entrepreneurs succeed is more than just an online marketplace – it’s just the beginning,” says Wei-Chung Wang, Ph.D., CEO and Founder of WD Strategies . “We see it as our duty to educate entrepreneurs – many of whom have never offered their products online before – so that they have the tools they need to see their business thrive.”

WD Strategies will develop an onboarding program to introduce Marketplace entrepreneurs to their digital dashboard, create a learning hub that will showcase best practices for digital marketing, search engine optimization, social media branding and other topics. The team will provide consultation and support services as part of its ongoing work with SAP&DC and Alleghanys Startup.

Platform entrepreneurs who see their business grow online to the point where they need their own website will have the ability to do so with Marketplace’s integration. business intelligence. Business Intelligence is WD Strategies’ digital solution that includes a website builder, analytics dashboard, social media marketing planner, and integrations with Google Cloud, Google Workspace, GoDaddy, Constant Contact, and others. Marketplace entrepreneurs will have access to solutions from the Business Intelligence platform as they grow their businesses.

“With access to the right tools, automated systems and analytics to understand and improve your operating model, we believe local businesses can grow to the point where they can attract revenue beyond the region. six counties,” says Wang. “It will be a useful boost to the local economy.”

About WD Strategies, LLC

WD Strategies of Huntingdon, Pennsylvania is a consulting firm that offers a range of solutions and support for strategic planning. The organization was founded in 2020 with the goal of helping businesses grow online. WD provides website development, content creation, search engine optimization and digital advertising campaign management, in support of their larger goal of providing solutions for businesses that are expanding their digital footprint.

WD Strategies now has 10 people worldwide and serves customers in more than 15 countries. They have partnerships with Wix, Flywheel, Elementor, and other digital solution providers. WD was featured as one of the top consulting firms in the region by DesignRush. The team maintains strong partnerships with its local business community as a Premier Member of Huntingdon County Business & Industry.

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WD Strategies to Create a Market for Central Pennsylvania Entrepreneurs