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From practical news, tips, and place marketing strategies to industry news and product updates, our blog posts keep you up to date and informed about all things economic development.

Alissa Sklar

Alissa Sklar
Vice President of Marketing

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06/2/2022

June webinars you don't want to miss

School may be out for summer this month but the learning opportunities never stop with GIS Planning! We've got three of our most popular professional development webinars lined up ...

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Vice President of Marketing

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05/17/2022

St. Tammany (LA) Launches Powerful Location Analysis Data Tool

The St. Tammany Corporation (LA) is proud to launch its strategic economic development website, InveST St. Tammany, to spur business growth, attract investment and create jobs. ...

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Vice President of Marketing

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05/11/2022

California Launches Innovative Community & Place-Based Data Tool

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) for the State of California has launched an innovative economic development data research and analysis tool for ...

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Vice President of Marketing

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04/28/2022

Milestone: 2,000+ proposals generated by our clients since 2021

Since we launched the super convenient drag & drop proposal generator feature in ZoomProspector, our clients have consistently told us how much they love the ability to ...

Alissa Sklar
Vice President of Marketing

Site Selection Place Marketing

04/5/2022

Fulton County (GA) Launches Powerful Location Analysis Data Tool

Select Fulton County (GA) has launched the industry's most sophisticated GIS site selection search tool for metro Atlanta and surrounding cities, combining robust data layers ...

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Vice President of Marketing

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03/22/2022

Powerful new data web tool promotes Mount Pearl (Canada) to investors

Mount Pearl (NFLD) - Finding the best location for your business in eastern Newfoundland (Canada) is now much easier to do, thanks to the City of Mount Pearl's powerful new data ...

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Vice President of Marketing

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03/17/2022

Creating killer content: Webinars you don't want to miss

There's no excuse for boring! We're offering two free professional development webinars in the next couple of weeks to showcase practical ways to make your economic development ...

Alissa Sklar
Vice President of Marketing

Site Selection GIS data

03/1/2022

State of Maine Launches Robust Location Analysis GIS Data Tool

The Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) has launched a new site selection search tool that offers complex data layers in association with available sites ...

Alissa Sklar
Vice President of Marketing

Site Selection GIS data

02/2/2022

Invest Glasgow (UK) launch new website and branding

Invest Glasgow, the City of Glasgow’s dedicated Investment Promotion Team, has gone through a rebrand and launched a new website, InvestGlasgow.com. The powerful online portal has ...

Alissa Sklar
Vice President of Marketing

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01/27/2022

Rutherford County (TN) Chamber of Commerce Launches Dynamic New Website

Rutherford Works, the economic and workforce development division of the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce (TN), has launched a comprehensive new website to attract investment ...

Alissa Sklar
Vice President of Marketing

01/24/2022

EDO lessons from kindergarten: The critical importance of sharing

Play fair. Clean up your mess. Don't hit people. When you go out in traffic, hold hands and stick together. Robert Fulgham's oft-quoted book, All I Really Need to Know I Learned ...

Alissa Sklar
Vice President of Marketing

Site Selection Place Marketing

01/21/2022

Webinar: 10 Key trends for economic development websites in 2022

What will 2022 bring for site selection and economic development? Will your location be ready to meet the opportunities and challenges of the months ahead?

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Vice President of Marketing

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01/14/2022

NEW! 3D rendering feature helps prospects picture their investments

The digitization of the site selection process - already well underway in years past - has unquestionably been greatly accelerated by the pandemic. From online proposals and ...

Alissa Sklar
Vice President of Marketing

Site Selection economic development websites

12/22/2021

2021 in review: New features, new tools, new functionality

We're proud to end 2021 with another stellar year of updates, new features and new tools for GIS planning clients. This unmatched stream of innovation is the reason ZoomProspector ...

Alissa Sklar
Vice President of Marketing

Economic Development GIS data

12/20/2021

Happy holidays! Enjoy the gift of easy-to-use 3D renderings for 2022

Wishing all our clients, colleagues and friends a happy and healthy holiday season and a prosperous new year!

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Vice President of Marketing

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12/9/2021

BC orgs respond to flooding crisis with virtual tour info resources

When extreme rain and an "atmospheric river" first hit southern British Columbia on November 12th, no one was prepared for the extent of the devastation. Within days, extensive ...

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Vice President of Marketing

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12/3/2021

Webinar: Data & diversity-Talking about numbers & economic development

Data can serve as an important starting point for conversations about an inclusive economy, a way to objectively document disparities and guide outreach, policy and action. But ...

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Vice President of Marketing

Economic Development GIS data

11/24/2021

We have much to be thankful for

On this Thanksgiving week here in the U.S., the GIS Planning team has been reflecting on our many reasons to feel thankful. Despite the many challenges of 2021, we feel fortunate ...

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Vice President of Marketing

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11/16/2021

Bilbao Region (Spain) Launches Data Microsite to Attract Investment

Invest in Bilbao, the local foreign investment office of the Bilbao City Council, has just launched Bilbao Business Explorer, a tool that seeks to promote foreign investment and ...

Alissa Sklar
Vice President of Marketing

Site Selection GIS data

10/22/2021

New! Smart bubbles to visualize state and regional business data

We've made it even easier for site selectors and potential investors to visualize critical business and industry data on ZoomProspector, with the new addition of smart bubbles for ...

Alissa Sklar
Vice President of Marketing

10/13/2021

Webinar: 5 Simple Rules for Complex Collaboration in EconDev

Collaboration is a process that drives innovation. Getting key players from different organizations and backgrounds to work smoothly together for a common goal in economic ...

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Vice President of Marketing

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