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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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Starting a Business Improvement District: Five tips in the early days

You see issues in your area that need to be addressed and improvements that can be made. Perhaps your area ...

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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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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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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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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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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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