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Residents warming to 'Canada's London' branding - CTV News

Residents warming to 'Canada's London' branding - CTV News | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
Residents warming to 'Canada's London' branding
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While not all Londoners may have heard of the 'Canada's London' slogan, most had a positive reaction once they were introduced to it.
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Interview With The American Dream Composite Index Creators

Interview With The American Dream Composite Index Creators | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
Did you know that in different parts of the country the American Dream is viewed as more or less achievable? How easy is it to achieve the American Dream where you live? Creators of this new performance measure explain what their research shows.
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Learn about this new metric to measure performance of both economic development organizations and elected officials.
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Great insights! Thanks Ed!

Linda Allen's comment, August 14, 2013 8:07 AM
Hi Ed--now I have two great resources for your inspiration!
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Ohio’s Turnaround Is Not A Miracle || Trust Bel...

Ohio’s Turnaround Is Not A Miracle || Trust Bel... | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“The work to turn Ohio around actually started before the Nation was trapped in the downward spiral of the financial crisis of 2007 – 2012.”
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What midsize cities must do to boost entrepreneurship

What midsize cities must do to boost entrepreneurship | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“As for many communities of all sizes in Canada and the United States, fostering a sustainable startup ecosystem is a concern Chattanooga, Tennessee. Tanya Benedicto Klich at Entrepreneur chats to Mayor Andy Berke about how the city is taking...”
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Want the American Dream? Then move to the Twin Cities, young professionals told - Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews

Want the American Dream? Then move to the Twin Cities, young professionals told - Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Are you just out of college and chasing the American Dream? Then you should head to the Twin Cities.”
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Business Leaders to Congress: Reauthorize Brand USA - Successful Meetings

Business Leaders to Congress: Reauthorize Brand USA - Successful Meetings | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“More than 300 business leaders from every U.S. state have sent a letter to U.S. senators urging them to reauthorize Brand USA.”
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Marcellus Shale Exceeds Economic Expectations

“The Marcellus Shale recently celebrated its 10 year anniversary of the first successful horizontal well developed in the formation. This is as good a time as any to look back at the successes this industry has had in the Marcellus Region and ask...”
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US EDA and MBDA Launch Tribal Economic Development Webinar Series

US EDA and MBDA Launch Tribal Economic Development Webinar Series | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“The U.S. Economic Development Administration and the Minority Business Development Agency have teamed up to launch a webinar series on tribal economic development.”
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Stats Shouldn't Stand Alone: Why You Need Data Visualization to Teach and Convince

Stats Shouldn't Stand Alone: Why You Need Data Visualization to Teach and Convince | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“What makes a good story? Strong characters, some suspense, a bit of humor, and a clear outcome. Telling stories in business is no different; the same elements engage and compel us -- with one exception.”
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New IEA Study: Least Cost Scenario has Nuclear as the World’s Largest Source of Electricity by 2050

New IEA Study: Least Cost Scenario has Nuclear as the World’s Largest Source of Electricity by 2050 | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“An article in Grist about the same study had a different headline: “How solar can become the world’s largest source of electricity.” From the study: The hi-Ren requires cumulative investments for power generation of USD 4.5 trillion more than in...”
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So How Real is this Skills Gap?

So How Real is this Skills Gap? | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“A few weeks ago, I attended the annual conference of the National Association of Industry Specific Training Directors in beautiful Colorado Springs where I was invited to speak.”
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10 Best Countries in the World: Germany Dethrones U.S. in Nation Brands Index ... - TheStreet.com

10 Best Countries in the World: Germany Dethrones U.S. in Nation Brands Index ... - TheStreet.com | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Which country is the best in the world, according to a survey of over 20,000 people from around the world? It use to be the U.S. No longer.”
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Germany trumps US and UK to be named 'best country in the world' - Evening Standard

Germany trumps US and UK to be named 'best country in the world' - Evening Standard | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Germany is the best country in the world - at least according to research on how it is perceived by outsiders.”
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Which nation has the strongest country brand in...

Which nation has the strongest country brand in... | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“The Country Brand Index 2014-15 report includes an overall ranking of the 75 countries, rankings by dimension, complete perception dashboards for the top five country brands, regional leaders and averages and 'ones to watch' for the future.”
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Make The Short List In Site Selection

Make The Short List In Site Selection | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Discussion of DCI's latest survey data that identifies what is important to make the short list of locations in site selection.”
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Talent Trajectory: Graduates Seeking Culturally Cool, Affordable Cities

Talent Trajectory: Graduates Seeking Culturally Cool, Affordable Cities | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Young, college-educated graduates have a definite path they are following after graduation – one that no longer automatically leads in the direction of mega-cities like New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Atlanta.”
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Education and the American Dream - The New American

Education and the American Dream - The New American | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“A recent study places the United States fifth among nations that have people with college degrees; we rank 12th in K-12 educational achievement, while once-impoverished South Korea now ranks first.”
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States play big role in American Dream - Charlotte Observer

States play big role in American Dream - Charlotte Observer | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“America fancies itself the “land of opportunity,” one of the key ways we define ourselves as a nation. Politicians of all stripes like to wax poetic about how their parents came to U.S.”
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Wisconsin Economic Development Corp Launches $1.6M Targeted Ad Campaign

Wisconsin Economic Development Corp Launches $1.6M Targeted Ad Campaign | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is airing radio and print ads in the Chicago and Minneapolis markets that promote the state’s workforce and business climate.”
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VIDEO: American Shale Revolution Transforms Global Energy Market

“American oil and gas development has transformed the global energy market, bringing huge benefits to the United States.”
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Is CEO group close to picking leader?

Is CEO group close to picking leader? | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“An economic development expert in Atlanta is a leading contender to become first CEO of the Greater Sacramento Area Economic Council, say several people familiar with the search.”
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Salt Lake brands itself Ski City USA to the annoyance of Colorado's Ski Town USA - Daily Mail

Salt Lake brands itself Ski City USA to the annoyance of Colorado's Ski Town USA - Daily Mail | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Steamboat Springs, in Colorado, launched a federal lawsuit against the Utah city after it rebranded itself, forcing it to drop the 'USA' to be known simply as Ski City.”
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There Are Hidden Messages in These 40 Famous Logos: How Many Can You Find? [Infographic]

There Are Hidden Messages in These 40 Famous Logos: How Many Can You Find? [Infographic] | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“This post originally appeared on The Agency Post. To read more content like this, subscribe to The Agency Post. You’ve seen the logo thousands of times.”
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Why Brand Matters

Why Brand Matters | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“You can make more money by investing in your Brand The reason that most business’ choose not to invest in a brand, is they “can’t afford it”. But really, by investing in a BRAND, you can make more MONEY!”
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US Travel Businesses Encourage Congress to Reauthorize Brand USA - Travel Agent

US Travel Businesses Encourage Congress to Reauthorize Brand USA - Travel Agent | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“More than 300 business leaders from every U.S. state Thursday sent a letter to U.S. senators and House and Senate leadership urging immediate passage of S. 2250 to reauthorize Brand USA.”
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US and Britain are most fond of Ireland's national brand - Irish Independent

US and Britain are most fond of Ireland's national brand - Irish Independent | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Ireland is more popular with the Americans and the British than with the rest of the world, a new report indicates.”
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Nation branding is about personal experiences

Nation branding is about personal experiences | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Brand South Africa media service. Comprehensive coverage of South Africa for journalists, editors, broadcasters, bloggers and more, including a free image library with photos in high resolution.”
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