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Natural Gas Can Help But Cuomo Doesn't Care

Natural Gas Can Help But Cuomo Doesn't Care | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
Governor Andrew Cuomo said this past month poor job numbers in the Southern Tier of New York will not encourage his decision on natural gas development.
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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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10 best cities to launch a startup

10 best cities to launch a startup | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“What makes for a great place to launch a startup? According to this list of the 10 best American cities in which to launch a startup, factors like access to funding, labor and the cost of living are critical features to consider.”
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Anti-Fracking Activists Believe in Science and the Law? Not So Much

“In Nevada today, a coalition of fringe environmental groups is trying to scare the public into banning hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” which is an essential technology for developing more than 90 percent of the nation’s oil and natural gas...”
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Reactions – Site Selection Committee Picks Cleveland for 2016 Republican National Convention

Reactions – Site Selection Committee Picks Cleveland for 2016 Republican National Convention | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“The Republican National Committee’s Site Selection Committee has picked Cleveland, Ohio as their choice for hosting the 2016 Republican National Convention.”
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Port Royal Town Council to vote on branding logo, tagline - The State

Port Royal Town Council to vote on branding logo, tagline - The State | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Port Royal Town Council to vote on branding logo, tagline The State After months of research, creation and debate, Port Royal Town Council is set to decide Wednesday night how to brand and describe the community.”
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A tale of twin cities: Can Lewiston and Auburn merge? - Press Herald

A tale of twin cities: Can Lewiston and Auburn merge? - Press Herald | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“A tale of twin cities: Can Lewiston and Auburn merge?”
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South Korea trying to improve its Nation brand | Asia Centre - CentreAsia.eu

South Korea trying to improve its Nation brand | Asia Centre - CentreAsia.eu | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“"South Korea trying to improve its Nation brand", translated article from Korea Analysis n°1 @KoreaAnalysis http://t.co/PJhn2OqdjO”;
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South Florida Named “American Dream” Region

South Florida Named “American Dream” Region | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“South Florida is considered an “American Dream” place, where residents believe that they are working for and achieving a better life for their families and future generations, according to a new study released Friday.”
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What is the American Dream? - OUPblog (blog) | ...

What is the American Dream? - OUPblog (blog) | ... | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
““OUPblog (blog) What is the American Dream? OUPblog (blog) But perhaps fundamental to the essence of America has been the concept of the American Dream.” (What is the American Dream?”
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Practical Use Of The American Dream Data - Stre...

Practical Use Of The American Dream Data - Stre... | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
““This post describes a 7-step process to improving your location's ability to enable residents to achieve their American dream.” (Practical Use Of The American Dream Data - Strengthening Brand ...”
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Your Turn: Are city brands worth public money? - St. Cloud Times

Your Turn: Are city brands worth public money? - St. Cloud Times | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“St. Cloud Times Your Turn: Are city brands worth public money? St.”
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FM Global Ranks Nations By Supply Chain Resilience

FM Global Ranks Nations By Supply Chain Resilience | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Posted by Heidi Schwartz The 2014 FM Global Resilience Index released finds Norway, Switzerland and Canada top the list of nations most resilient to supply chain disruption, one of the leading causes of business volatility.”
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Scoring goals, building brands | Destination ma...

Scoring goals, building brands | Destination ma... | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“How countries are using the World Cup as a nation-brand booster - or otherwise. "Clearly the World Cup can tell the world about the best, the worst, the weakness and strongest points of a nation.”
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Finally, we know which country is the most useless - The Week Magazine

Finally, we know which country is the most useless - The Week Magazine | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Finally, we know which country is the most useless The Week Magazine The answer is independent policy advisor Simon Anholt, who has put together the Good Country Index so we can sort out the good world citizens from the countries that need a time...”
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Ed Burghard Interview of Jim McGraw: KMK - A Ci...

Ed Burghard Interview of Jim McGraw: KMK - A Ci... | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Ed Burghard Interview of Jim McGraw: KMK - A Cincinnati-based Corporate Law Firm on Florida Economic Development curated by Tammie Nemecek (Ed Burghard Interview of Jim McGraw: KMK - A Cincinnati-based Corporate Law Firm | @scoopit via @EdBurghard...”
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Milwaukee to Unveil Action Agenda for Economic Development

“The City of Milwaukee has developed an Action Agenda for economic development that highlights actions the city government and others need to take to capitalize on regional strategies for growth that have recently been put in place.”
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Rebranding Reno

Rebranding Reno | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“As numerous states continue to grapple with long-term budget woes (including huge unfunded pension obligations), many are turning to a quick fix with a seemingly guaranteed return: the expansion of all forms of gambling.”
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The Franco-American Flophouse: Simon Anholt and the Good ...

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“Simon Anholt is the author of a number of books, one of which I read yesterday: Competitive Identity: The New Brand Management for Nations, Cities and Regions. I am now in the middle of another, Brand America.”
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Why FDI Firms Are Making the U.S. More Globally Competitive

Why FDI Firms Are Making the U.S. More Globally Competitive | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Foreign-owned companies are increasingly pumping jobs and capital into the U.S., employing a total of 5.6 million workers and accounting for 15 percent of annual investment, but that is not all they are bringing to the nation’s economy, according...”
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Why Brand Management Will Replace Marketing

Why Brand Management Will Replace Marketing | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“P&G’s decision to formally end the era of “marketing” at the company and make the shift to brand management may accelerate what amounts to much more than a title change for marketers generally.”
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This is a return to the past. One I embrace totally.
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Has the American Dream Moved to Canada? - Brook...

Has the American Dream Moved to Canada? - Brook... | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
““Has the American Dream Moved to Canada? Brookings Institution (blog) But comparing incomes only touches on part of Canada's claim to the American dream.” (Has the American Dream Moved to Canada?”
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The Country That Does the Most Good in the World (Hint: It's Not the US) - TakePart

The Country That Does the Most Good in the World (Hint: It's Not the US) - TakePart | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“TakePart The Country That Does the Most Good in the World (Hint: It's Not the US) TakePart Ireland, apparently—at least according to British policy adviser Simon Anholt, who spent the last two years collecting data to determine how each country...”
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Farmington takes another step toward creating a marketing brand - Farmington Daily Times

Farmington takes another step toward creating a marketing brand - Farmington Daily Times | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Farmington takes another step toward creating a marketing brand Farmington Daily Times Cal Curley chooses branding phrases for the city of Farmington on Thursday during a branding presentation at Courtyard by Marriott in Farmington.”
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Immigration and the American Dream, Part 2 | Am...

Immigration and the American Dream, Part 2 | Am... | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
““After saying that immigration looks to have been good news for social mobility, Joanna Venator and Richard Reeves look at how falling wages and a turning tide against immigration reform may be moving the nation away from a place where immigrant...”...”
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Game On

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“Some years ago, I attended a professional soccer match in Germany. It was a daunting affair, as I remembered that as I was walking to the stadium, I could hear an almost hysterical voice over a loudspeaker and an accompanying roaring chorus of...”
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U.S. Economic Development Administration’s Annual Report

U.S. Economic Development Administration’s Annual Report | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“The U.S. Economic Development Administration has submitted its annual report for fiscal year 2013 to Congress.”
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