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Five reasons why Business Improvement Districts work:

BIDs and BIAs do work. This is being proven around the world as the movement grows at an incredible rate. ...

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Hostile meetings: You will have them! Five tips to survive them

If you are starting a Business Improvement District, renewing one, or seeking any form of public approval, you are likely ...

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Kicking butt once and for all!

Imagine this: 100 people are walking on your street. They’re carrying coffee cups, burger wrappers and household waste. Now picture ...

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Free media coverage

The 7 secrets to getting free media coverage

I’ve been in the public and media relations world my entire adult life. I have also been a magazine editor ...

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Food fight

What we can learn from the world’s largest food fight

Every year, as many as 20,000 people travel from around the world and descend on a small town in Spain. ...

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The local bookstore and its viral video

The Internet has proven to be a big challenge to local booksellers. But one bookstore in Chilliwack, BC, Canada, has turned ...

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Main Street

Main Street will defeat Big Box in David vs. Goliath battle

I’ve heard that big box stores will kill off my favourite local shops. I’ve been told that shopping giants, like ...

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Travelling light show

Travelling light show aims to brighten Downtown Boston BID

The Downtown Boston Business Improvement District has introduced a moving art show that will light up the area with “rainbow ...

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