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Join GOOD for a Cash Mob in Los Angeles - Cities - GOOD

Join GOOD for a Cash Mob in Los Angeles - Cities - GOOD | Buy Local | Scoop.it
 A "cash mob" is an event in which a large group of people descends on a single independent store in a coordinated strike to give the local...

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Want to Start Your Own Business? New Hampshire is a great place to do it! | Stay Work Play -

Want to Start Your Own Business? New Hampshire is a great place to do it! | Stay Work Play - | Buy Local | Scoop.it
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Cash mobs pop up in Massachusetts from Boston to Brookline to Malden

Cash mobs pop up in Massachusetts from Boston to Brookline to Malden | Buy Local | Scoop.it
In eight hours, The Cannoli Guy Café rang in a week’s worth of sales thanks to the city of Malden and a cash mob that combined the buy-local movement with the power of a flash mob.
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Want To Build Development That The Community Will Welcome? Ask Them What They Want

Want To Build Development That The Community Will Welcome? Ask Them What They Want | Buy Local | Scoop.it
by Kaid Benfield, via NRDC’s Switchboard If you’re in the business of trying to make communities better, and supporting great, green revitalization that will strengthen central cities, you know only too well how change can frighten current...

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Cash Mobs Gets Boost from Social Media

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Flash mobs have been a staple on the Internet for the last couple of years, but a new spin-off trend is emerging that has a goal other than garnering...

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Buy local movement is spawning local currencies

Buy local movement is spawning local currencies | Buy Local | Scoop.it

With growing distrust of big banks and the unstable economy, the buy local movement is gaining more traction, especially if localities create their own currency.

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Shop local, dine local, benefit all

Shop local, dine local, benefit all | Buy Local | Scoop.it
ALBANY — Joined by farmers, restaurateurs and supermarket representatives, the state Senate's Independent Democratic Conference pressed for an expansion of the Pride of New York program that would allow purveyors of New York produce and food...
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'Cash Mobs' Use Social Media To Splurge In Locally Owned Stores

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By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND, Ohio (Reuters) - Flash mobs have been blamed as a factor in looting during urban riots.

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Cash Mobs Gets Boost from Social Media

Cash Mobs Gets Boost from Social Media | Buy Local | Scoop.it
Flash mobs have been a staple on the Internet for the last couple of years, but a new spin-off trend is emerging that has a goal other than garnering...

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UNH Social Media Index

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The University of New Hampshire has created a hub consisting of all theiur social media apps, along with a directory of each organization's social channels. A refresh will be coming soon...

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Cash mob on fitness trail - North London Today

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North London Today Cash mob on fitness trail North London Today Karen Mercer and her crack team of shock cash mobbers visited the Dugdale Centre, in London Road, Enfield, to take part in a pop-up event organised by Enfield's Fit.


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Public higher education is key to drawing businesses to NH, by Richard Cohen

Public higher education is key to drawing businesses to NH, by Richard Cohen | Buy Local | Scoop.it
Ten years ago I moved C&S Wholesale Grocers from Brattleboro to Keene.
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Economic Development key in New Hampshire is public higher education! #DurhamNH

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Sustainable Local Economic Development: Framework for Localization - In Action

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Cash Mob: Social Media Sensation Aims to Help Small Merchants

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LOS ANGELES | The crowd stood at the corner of San Pedro and Boyd streets, a bustling shopping area near L.A.'s Skid Row, waiting for stragglers to arrive before descending on the store.

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Call for US-style 'local shop day'

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The UK should emulate the US idea of having a day dedicated to encouraging people to shop at small, local shops, Labour's Chuka Umunna says.

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Funny to imagine the U.K. wanting to emulate the U.S. in a small economy inititiative. I tend to post a lot more of the inverse here.

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Learn to Ski for Free Week - NHMagazine.com

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Did you know that next week is "Learn to Ski for free" week in New Hampshire?


From January 12 to 18 2013 there's no excuse not to hit the slopes!

All you have to do is register with Ski NH to download a Learn to Ski & Ride coupon, and then make a reservation at a participating resort of your choice (don't forget to bring the coupon with you).


First-time downhill skiers & snowboarders receive a free learn to ski or snowboard lesson, free equipment rentals & a free beginner terrain lift ticket. First-time cross country skiers receive a free learn to ski lesson, free equipment rentals & a free trail pass.

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Buy local movement is spawning local currencies

Buy local movement is spawning local currencies | Buy Local | Scoop.it

With growing distrust of big banks and the unstable economy, the buy local movement is gaining more traction, especially if localities create their own currency.

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Cash Mob: Social Media Sensation Aims to Help Small Merchants

Cash Mob: Social Media Sensation Aims to Help Small Merchants | Buy Local | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES | The crowd stood at the corner of San Pedro and Boyd streets, a bustling shopping area near L.A.'s Skid Row, waiting for stragglers to arrive before descending on the store.

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Got food allergies? You can now test your meal on the spot using a cell phone

Got food allergies? You can now test your meal on the spot using a cell phone | Buy Local | Scoop.it
Scientists have developed a lightweight device called the iTube, which attaches to a common cell phone to detect allergens in food samples.

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