Category: FGM News

  • May 30, 2024

    Closing Our Doors on August 31, 2024

    After 13 years in business, we’ll be closing the doors at FGM Internet Marketing, LLC for good on August 31, 2024. It’s been a great 13 years with all the ups and downs that come with life and with business.  We’re looking forward to new opportunities in the future.

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  • October 31, 2023

    Update on FGM the Co-op

    It is with a sad heart that I announce that FGM Internet Marketing, LLC will not be converting legally to a worker’s owned co-op in 2023. Although we informally operated as a co-op for the past 2 years, when it came to final negotiations to joint ownership, we couldn’t strike a deal.  Our last update […]

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  • July 27, 2023

    FGM Internet Marketing’s founder Fiona Martin named as a 2023 Woman of Influence

    FGM Internet Marketing’s founder Fiona Martin was named as an honoree in Columbia Regional Business Report’s 2023 Women of Influence. The Women of Influence awards recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of women from various industries and sectors, including business, entrepreneurship, public service, education and community engagement. Honorees have demonstrated exceptional leadership, resilience, and innovation, paving […]

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  • July 20, 2023

    Fiona Martin appears on SOCO Comunal Podcast

    FGM founder sat down with Gene Crawford and Greg Hilton for the SOCO Comunal Podcast in March 2023. She shares her entrepreneurial journey into the digital marketing world and her zeal for sustainable farming. Be prepared to be engulfed with inspiration from each word. Her Scottish-American upbringing and the influence of her family, not only […]

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  • June 14, 2022

    FGM Co-op Update – The Legalities

    It’s been roughly 8 months since we announced FGM Internet Marketing’s intention to convert from a single member LLC to a workers’ co-operative. For more background on why we made this decision, and some information about what a workers’ co-operative is, be sure to check out our co-op blog. In the past 8 months, Ben […]

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  • January 4, 2022

    What is the difference between a Co-operative and a Partnership?

    After announcing FGM Internet Marketing’s plans to move towards a cooperative work model in October 2021, we were asked by a Facebook follower how our situation was any different from a partnership.  On the surface, a two-person cooperative looks very much like a partnership. There are two people with ownership stake making decisions about the […]

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  • October 27, 2021

    What a Co-Op Looks like for Us

    The Start of a Digital Marketing Cooperative After 10 years in business, the need to grow FGM Internet Marketing was apparent. I, Fiona, am one person, and I can’t do everything. I wrote more about why I want to try a co-op working model instead of hiring employees or more contractors in a previous blog.  […]

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  • October 15, 2021

    FGM Internet Marketing Embarks on a New Working Relationship

    In March 2021, FGM Internet Marketing passed the milestone of 10 years in business. There wasn’t much of a celebration, to be honest. There was no party with employees eating cake and champagne bottles popping. Why? Because the reality is that FGM Internet Marketing, LLC has been, for the most part, a one-woman operation. I […]

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  • October 11, 2021

    Meet Ben Culbreth

    Nearly four years ago, I was working in a sales job I wasn’t enjoying. Most days had me on the road for a minimum of three hours per day, and when I wasn’t driving, I was typically making cold calls. I had taken this job as a step towards entrepreneurship. In the back of my […]

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