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We don’t want to take your job away

Bryan BeattyBryan Beatty

You ever know the moment things suddenly go off kilter? In this case, I knew the demo had gone...

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Why you don't want to hide "unflattering" community data

Alissa SklarAlissa Sklar

I was on doing a telephone consultation with a new client recently when she went dead silent.

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Why 'Open Data' is good for econdev

Alissa SklarAlissa Sklar

It's one of the great ironies of the Internet that at the moment we have the technologies to...

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Webinar: 5 Ways to drive traffic to your ED website

Alissa SklarAlissa Sklar

What if you threw a party and nobody came?

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Property Database Solutions for Econ Dev Websites

Alissa SklarAlissa Sklar

When it comes to sites and buildings databases, different economic development organizations...

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5 Online Trends Economic Developers Can't Ignore

Alissa SklarAlissa Sklar

Software and tech guru Marc Andreesson has argued that "software is eating the world." If anyone...

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Webinar: 10 "musts" of econdev data

Alissa SklarAlissa Sklar

How much do you know about the ins and outs of economic development data? How well does your...

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Georgia Dept of EconDev launches ZoomProspector Enterprise

Alissa SklarAlissa Sklar

We're thrilled to announce that the Georgia Department of Economic Development has launched...

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Majority of Amazon HQ2 finalists use GIS Planning online data tools

Alissa SklarAlissa Sklar

By now you've seen the list of the lucky 20 finalists for a second Amazon headquarters. With the...

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3 Reasons to use video for place marketing

Alissa SklarAlissa Sklar

Show, don't (just) tell. It's what we've always told writers, but it's equally true for digital...

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Keeping chambers of commerce relevant in a digital age

Alissa SklarAlissa Sklar

Chamber of commerce executives know more than just about anyone how the digital revolution has...

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Happy economic development holidays!

Alissa SklarAlissa Sklar

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Xceligent may be gone but we've got solutions

Alissa SklarAlissa Sklar

As many of you may have heard, Xceligent declared bankruptcy and shut down operations as of...
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Locate in Kent launches first GIS Planning tool in the UK

Alissa SklarAlissa Sklar

We are excited to announce that the very first UK implementation of GIS Planning’s GIS location...

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New microsite template #7 offers more design options

Alissa SklarAlissa Sklar

Safe to say that our turnkey microsite templates have changed the way economic developers view...

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New! Microsite templates now available in Canada

Alissa SklarAlissa Sklar

Creating a website is one of the most important things you will do when it comes to economic...

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We are thankful

Alissa SklarAlissa Sklar

In the days leading up to Thanksgiving here in the U.S., we at GIS Planning have...

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5 Link placement strategies to maximize web traffic

Alissa SklarAlissa Sklar

"You can't get there from here."
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Website visitors more likely to absorb data with visuals

Alissa SklarAlissa Sklar

A few months ago, I found myself chatting with a new acquaintance at a networking event in the...

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Customize the colors on Community Profile Infographic

Alissa SklarAlissa Sklar

It's now easy to customize the colors on your Community Profile Infographic to ensure these...

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New! Canadian Data Tools Now Mobile-Friendly

Alissa SklarAlissa Sklar

We are now proud to announce that all ZoomProspector Canada applications are now available in...

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