Small Business of the Year

Dang, I’m embarrassed.

When we were honored with the Edmond Chamber’s Small Business of the Year Award, our company appeared on the cover of the Outlook Magazine. As I understand it, the cover is usually reserved for editorial content – so it was a pretty big deal to swing that. Well, not really, because I publish the Outlook Magazine. But still – it was pretty cool.

But in my infinite wisdom, I forgot to post a blog declaring the win. So apologies to the Edmond Chamber – here it is.

We won Edmond’s Small Business of the Year. The award was sponsored by Arvest Bank. Here’s the text from our cover story in the February 2015 issue:

Outlook Magazine Cover featuring Back40 DesignFor owner Dave Miller, the greatest honor in winning Small Business of the Year is the value placed on his company’s contribution to the community. Back40 Design offers web design services and publishes Outlook magazine, and in both cases, great emphasis is placed on assisting and promoting non-profit and community efforts.

“I’m proud of the way we quietly contribute, and by that, I mean that we do a lot of discounted and pro bono work for nonprofits,” Miller said. “In addition, nearly every magazine issue we publish touches upon an individual who does good work or an organization that g