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Local investors revamp Scottsdale informational website

Posted 11/14/22

After being purchased earlier this year by a group of investors led by local realtor Darren Tackett of The Tackett Team at EXP Realty and Sure Spark Marketing's Joe Shurtz, the website Scottsdale.com has now been revamped and went live on Nov. 11.

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New Leadership

Local investors revamp Scottsdale informational website

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After being purchased earlier this year by a group of investors led by local realtor Darren Tackett of The Tackett Team at EXP Realty and Sure Spark Marketing's Joe Shurtz, the website Scottsdale.com has now been revamped and went live on Nov. 11.

Re-envisioned by locals for both locals and visitors alike, Scottsdale.com now includes all categories of local news and information, people to know, places to go, homes for sale, plus a business directory, job listings, an event calendar and more to be announced in 2023, a press release explained.

“We saw a great opportunity in Scottsdale.com and are extremely proud of what we’ve built,” said co-owner of Scottsdale.com Joe Shurtz in the release. “We look forward to having it become not only a destination for all things related to the City but another trusted new source in what is now one of the top ten places to live in the nation.”

The investor group has been working with a variety of prominent industry leaders to develop portions of the website.

For example, Don Henninger of SCOTTnow, former publisher of The Phoenix Business Journal, will be providing political content relating to the city, a partnership with A Taste of AZ Magazine will highlight the local dining scene and a collaboration with Green Living Magazine will keep readers abreast of all earth-friendly initiatives in the area, the release stated.

Other contributing writers include longtime Valley reporter and editor Lynette Carrington, architect and fashion expert Oscar De Las Salas, Bobby Fitzgerald of the White Chocolate Grill and more to be announced soon.

“Our goal is to make Scottsdale.com the go-to online resource for everything Scottsdale,” said other co-owner of Scottsdale.com Darren Tackett. “We also created a variety of opportunities for major industry players within the Scottsdale market to buy in and help us create a truly local website that celebrates everything our thriving city has to offer.”

Paid partnership opportunities are available now for a variety of industries within Scottsdale, include commercial real estate, interior design, HVAC, pool building, fitness, chiropractic, family law, mortgage and more, the release added. Partnerships include prominent placement on the website, three articles on the website each month, social media coverage, ad placement and even equity opportunities.

To stay up-to-date on all things Scottsdale and be included in upcoming e-newsletters, visit www.scottsdale.com, or connect with the site’s social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

For information on how to become a website partner, or for other sponsorship and advertising opportunities, email info@scottsdale.com. To submit press releases to the editorial team for future consideration, email content@scottsdale.com.

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