Back to school lessons for economic development

02 Sep 2015

Alissa Sklar

Like students across the U.S. and Canada, my three daughters headed back to school this week after the summer hiatus. Bac ..

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Webinar: What works, what doesn't: Emerging trends for economic development websites

17 Jul 2015

Alissa Sklar

Ineffective websites are all around us. I see them every day, as I research innovative marketing techniques in economic d ..

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Webinar: How to use smart data tools to market your location

09 Jul 2015

Alissa Sklar

When it comes to place marketing, innovative techniques for engaging and informing potential investors is key. With this  ..

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Webinar: Using infographics and online data tools in economic development

01 Jun 2015

Alissa Sklar

Infographics and smart online data tools are changing the way economic developers communicate key information about their ..

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Top 10 Economic Development Website Trends for 2015

04 May 2015

Anatalio Ubalde

Economic development websites are constantly improving, as are the online strategies that make organizations successful.  ..

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11 Common Economic Development Website Mistakes

08 Apr 2015

Alissa Sklar

If an economic development organization’s website is the cornerstone of its marketing - its very public face to a w ..

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Putting economic development data to work for you

11 Feb 2015

Alissa Sklar

Economic developers everywhere have taken notice of the way our Intelligence Components have made their websites smarter. ..

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An Economic Development Majority Changes Everything

21 Jan 2015

Anatalio Ubalde

Majorities matter. When an election creates a new majority of your elected officials that supports economic dev ..

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Laser or lightbulb: Approaches to economic development marketing

08 Sep 2014

Alissa Sklar

A laser hones in precisely on its target, deftly shedding light with surgical precision; a lightbulb casts light in all d ..

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Complexity, Marketing, and Demand in Economic Development

02 Sep 2014

Anatalio Ubalde

Economic developers can increase their value by reorienting their thinking about the role they play in facilitating busin ..

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