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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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How a bench diary could change your life

There I was, sitting in a quiet library cubicle. Books piled on the table. There to get away from the craziness ...

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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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Stores for free

Stores for free! Drastic actions aim to fill empty storefronts

Ever struggled trying to fill empty storefronts? Or frustrated by For Lease signs? The truth is that busy downtowns and ...

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Wow factor

Slip N Slide turns High Street into boulevard of awesome

Luke Jerram, the English artist who brought us street pianos, has created a day of unforgettable fun for the city ...

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The stunning video that will inspire you to shop local

When the Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) commissioned local filmographer, Aaron Child to produce a video, one could have expected your ...

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Pop-Up-Street-Furniture

Pop-up street furniture revealed

If you’re involved in any way with public spaces, you’ve experienced the positives and negatives of street furniture. Sometimes those ...

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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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