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How cities are using data to save lives | Economic Development.org

How cities are using data to save lives | Economic Development.org | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.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.
Viorel MIHAILA's curator insight, December 14, 2012 2:28 AM

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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City of Cleveland Launching Rethink Cleveland Economic Development Website and Brand

City of Cleveland Launching Rethink Cleveland Economic Development Website and Brand | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“The Cleveland Economic Development Department is getting a new website as part of a “Rethink Cleveland” branding campaign that aims to alter perceptions about the City and serve as a resource for site selectors and businesses looking to relocate or...”
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World gathers to give 'Brand Scotland' a boost - CNBC.com

World gathers to give 'Brand Scotland' a boost - CNBC.com | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“CNBC.com World gathers to give 'Brand Scotland' a boost CNBC.com "Nation branding is now very competitive, with countries saying don't just come and visit – come here to live and work," he said, adding that this was exactly what Scotland was...”
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New survey: What makes a city great? | EconomicDevelopment.org

New survey: What makes a city great? | EconomicDevelopment.org | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Interesting! RT @ecdevdotorg: What makes your city great? A new survey looks at what people love about their cities: http://t.co/K4UMNgcrTW”;
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Corporate Strategy Success Guide

Corporate Strategy Success Guide | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“This fabulous article by Charles Roxburgh is a must read for every decision maker responsible for deciding the fate of a proposed strategy.”
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Exports and FDI: New Avenues for Manufacturing

Exports and FDI: New Avenues for Manufacturing | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“It’s not a small world after all. In fact, it’s a big world with a big appetite for all types of products and commodities, providing a key source of opportunity, investment and jobs.”
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FTC Blocks Made in the USA Brand, LLC From Deceptive Labeling - Sourcing Journal Online (subscription)

FTC Blocks Made in the USA Brand, LLC From Deceptive Labeling - Sourcing Journal Online (subscription) | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“CNBC.com FTC Blocks Made in the USA Brand, LLC From Deceptive Labeling Sourcing Journal Online (subscription) The Federal Trade Commission announced on Tuesday that Made in the USA Brand, LLC, which provides a “Made in USA” certification seal to...”
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Steve Fritsch – TeamNEO | Regional Business Talk

Steve Fritsch – TeamNEO | Regional Business Talk | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Steve Fritsch, Senior Director of Strategic Network Engagement for Team NEO , talks this week with host, Ed Burghard about the emerging challenges facing.”
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New Report Provides Facts on Water Use and Fracking in the West

“One of the many tired arguments from anti-fracking activists is that hydraulic fracturing consumes excessive quantities of water and that certain states (particularly western states, which are often prone to drought) are at the greatest risk.”
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American Dream Infographic - Strengthening Brand America

American Dream Infographic - Strengthening Brand America | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Infpgraphic providing ADCI ranking on how well residents feel they are achieving their American Dream by state.”
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How To Lead The Right Way - Compendium on Leade...

How To Lead The Right Way - Compendium on Leade... | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
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Brand USA Weathers Washington Turbulence, Advances in the House - brandchannel.com

Brand USA Weathers Washington Turbulence, Advances in the House - brandchannel.com | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Brand USA Weathers Washington Turbulence, Advances in the House brandchannel.com US Rep.”
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FDI is Great for US

FDI is Great for US | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Last month, I wrote a blog entitled It’s a Scary World. The tragic events of this past week with the shootdown of a passenger airliner in eastern Ukraine and the invasion of the Gaza strip by Israeli forces only reinforces that premise.”
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Long-term unemployment shrinking for good reasons: Fed economists

Long-term unemployment shrinking for good reasons: Fed economists | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“The number of people who have been unemployed long-term (those unemployed for six months or longer) in the United States, a significant concern since the Great Recession, seems to be shrinking according to a blog post by economists for the Federal...”
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People-oriented cities: Mixed-use development creates social and economic benefits

People-oriented cities: Mixed-use development creates social and economic benefits | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“A new Sustainable Cities Collective post by TheCityFix – produced by EMBARQ explores the economic and social benefits of compact, mixed-use developments in cities as part of a series on “people-oriented” cities, with specific examples from Mumbai...”
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The Do's and Don'ts of Using Facebook for Business [Infographic]

The Do's and Don'ts of Using Facebook for Business [Infographic] | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“You’ve heard all about the importance of using Facebook to grow your business. You know that it has a large user base. You realize that it can help you find new customers.”
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Ed Burghard – Strengthening Brand America 2014 | Regional Business Talk

Ed Burghard – Strengthening Brand America 2014 | Regional Business Talk | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
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The Tornado at work: excepts from my interview at Strengthening Brand America | Wise Economy

The Tornado at work: excepts from my interview at Strengthening Brand America | Wise Economy | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
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House votes to keep government in the tourism promotion business - L.A. Biz

House votes to keep government in the tourism promotion business - L.A. Biz | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“House votes to keep government in the tourism promotion business L.A.”
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10 Placemaking Tips for Economic & Social Growt...

10 Placemaking Tips for Economic & Social Growt... | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“from Janette MacDonald, executive director of Downtown London | Renew Hamilton [with audio] (10 Placemaking Tips for Economic & Social Growth of Your Community | @scoopit http://t.co/5WSxalZgHg)...”
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New data show faster job growth in states with higher minimum wage

New data show faster job growth in states with higher minimum wage | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“New state-by-state hiring data reveals that the 13 American states that raised minimum wages this year are actually creating jobs faster than the rest of the country, challenging arguments that higher minimum wages would hurt job growth.”
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Harmonizing Shale Gas Emissions Shows True Climate Benefits

“A new peer-reviewed study published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) has finally put methane emissions estimates into better perspective. While there have been countless life cycle assessments (LCA) performed over the...”
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Dara: Living the American dream - Alexandria To...

Dara: Living the American dream - Alexandria To... | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
““Dara: Living the American dream Alexandria Town Talk I was about 10 years old when a Southern Baptist Missionary told me about the American dream.” (Dara: Living the American dream - Alexandria Town Talk http://t.co/oY3HQllayh)...”
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Stop thinking like a PRODUCT manager and think like a BRAND manager

Stop thinking like a PRODUCT manager and think like a BRAND manager | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Usually when I ask “what makes a great brand”, the first answer I get is “they have a great product”.”
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Briefcase: Jobless rate declined in 22 states in June - The Spokesman Review

Briefcase: Jobless rate declined in 22 states in June - The Spokesman Review | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Briefcase: Jobless rate declined in 22 states in June The Spokesman Review WASHINGTON – Unemployment rates dropped in 22 U.S. states last month and stayed the same in 14, as the nation at large posted a fifth straight month of solid hiring.”
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American Dream Infographic - Strengthening Bran...

American Dream Infographic - Strengthening Bran... | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
““Infpgraphic providing ADCI ranking on how well residents feel they are achieving their American Dream by state.” (American Dream Infographic - Strengthening Brand America http://t.co/QbiXJ2SipZ)...”
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