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The most influential source of practical information for economic development marketing

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.

03/8/2019

Top 5 #EconDev Twitter tips

Why tweet? Twitter is different than other social networks and is an extremely valuable marketing tool for all businesses. With over 326 million people using Twitter every month, ...

Weilynn Tan
Outbound marketing, copywriting and web analytics.

online marketing social media

01/23/2018

3 Reasons to use video for place marketing

Show, don't (just) tell. It's what we've always told writers, but it's equally true for digital marketing. People find information so much much more interesting in a visual ...

Alissa Sklar
Vice President of Marketing

social media Place Marketing

10/13/2017

Webinar: 5 Ways to use online data to market your location

Your online data tools are an inexhaustible source of great content and visuals for place marketing, but where to start? Join us Thursday, October 26th at 1:30 p.m. EST, 10:30 ...

Alissa Sklar
Vice President of Marketing

online data tools social media

09/6/2017

20,000 Economic developers can't be wrong

A recurring theme in the profession of economic development is that the Internet has changed our work and continues to reshape it. Now, direct access to online information, ...

Anatalio Ubalde
Managing Director and Co-founder

social media economic development marketing

07/13/2017

5 Social Media Strategies for Place Marketing

Are you in charge of the social media content for your economic development organizations? Looking for some fresh content ideas, strategies for generating actionable leads, ...

Alissa Sklar
Vice President of Marketing

social media Place Marketing

07/6/2017

Place marketing: 7 sources for free stock photos

Are you paying for high resolution images for your place marketing? Stop! There are many sites offering royalty-free, copyright free images and videos. Before you whip out the ...

Alissa Sklar
Vice President of Marketing

economic development online social media

05/12/2017

Build your economic development marketing playbook

Economic developers tend to wear a lot of hats. We know you are busy people, often combining marketing with meetings with site selectors, managing RFPs and keeping an eye on your ...

Alissa Sklar
Vice President of Marketing

Site Selection social media

11/3/2016

Webinar: 5 Place Marketing Strategies for 2017

With the new year around the corner, it's time to think about new resolutions for your economic development marketing. It's easy to get trapped in familiar patterns that don't ...

Alissa Sklar
Vice President of Marketing

social media business attraction

07/15/2016

Hot summer in economic development

Economic developers everywhere are making the most of summertime by posting beautiful, engaging images of their communities on their social feeds. These great pictures from a ...

Alissa Sklar
Vice President of Marketing

social media Economic Development

05/3/2016

5 Social media strategies for place marketing

Ah, social media. The golden child of online marketing can be hard to control. Is it the bane of your productivity or a powerful lead generator? A massive time suck or a source of ...

Alissa Sklar
Vice President of Marketing

online marketing social media