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SBA Names Ellen Didier the 2013 Small Business Person of the Year for Alabama

Decatur, AL, May 17, 2013 – (– Ellen Didier, Founder and President of Red Sage Communications, Inc., based in Decatur, Alabama, has been named the 2013 Alabama Small Business Person of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

The Small Business Person of the year is selected annually based on growth in sales or unit volume, increase in the number of employees, financial strength, innovativeness of product or service and evidence of contributions to community-oriented projects.

Didier was nominated by Joanne Randolph of the Women’s Business Center of North Alabama, located in Huntsville, AL.

“I am extremely honored to receive this award and am very grateful for the resources and networking opportunities available through organizations that help small businesses like Red Sage succeed such as the Women’s Business Center of North Alabama and the Chamber of Commerce,” said Ellen Didier, founder and president of Red Sage Communications. “This award would not have been possible without the efforts and dedication of my staff, as well as our customers who continue to allow us to be a part of their success.”

Didier founded Red Sage in March of 2006, and has successfully grown the company from a single employee home based business to its current staff of eight employees. Originally serving companies and organizations in north Alabama, Ms. Didier has significantly increased the size of Red Sage’s market area to include customers in over 30 counties in Alabama, plus Georgia, Tennessee, and Texas.

About Red Sage Communications, Inc.

Red Sage Communications, Inc. provides strategic results-oriented branding and marketing communications solutions that help companies, organizations and non-profits of all sizes drive sales or improve overall brand communications. Services provided by Red Sage include website development, marketing consulting, mobile marketing, social media management, and graphic design. Their work has been recognized with local, national and international awards from different organizations each year. For more information about how Red Sage helps customers increase the effectiveness of their communications programs and materials, visit

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Ellen Didier

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