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The one word reason that Business Improvement Areas work

We can write an academic study on the many reasons that Business Improvement Districts are effective. We can pen essays ...

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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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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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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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Wow factor

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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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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Sweden takes horse racing to the city

How can a city of 60,000 attract 20,000 to their main street? It simple: Stage a horse race! Organizers of Citytravet (“City ...

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flash mob

Flash mobs – The 10 best from city centres around the world

When we help bring life to our public spaces, we accomplish great things. Most importantly, we build connectivity and break ...

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