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Creative Ideas to Pull Customers into Shops and Eateries on a Miniscule Budget After working in more than 2,000 cities and towns, Roger has seen some very clever methods merchants use to pull customers in their doors without spending a lot of money. In this fun and fast-paced workshop, you’ll get ten ideas from some of the most talented merchants we’ve seen that you can emulate immediately. You’ll see examples of imaginative exterior displays, creative window displays, strategies to activate…Find out more »
Working Together as One Incredible Team-Eliminating the Silos It’s actually amazing that communities are ever able to achieve great things and hats off to those who succeed—it’s rare. Usually, a community has numerous organizations, each with their own goals and priorities, each working on their own projects, and, for the most part, never working with other local organizations on common goals and big ideas. But those who can get out of their silos, working together as a unified team, can…Find out more »
How to Effectively Communicate with Local Businesses The bane of just about every local organization is how to be able to communicate effectively with its members. How often have you heard “I never got that email,” or “No one told me about that”? We’ve reached out to hundreds of organizations that have found unique solutions that got everyone communicating, easily and effectively, with their local businesses and/or members. You’ll learn the best ways to reach out, which forms of media…Find out more »
Engaging Millennials-Their Future is your Future The largest generation ever, the Millennials are the best-educated, most diverse, and the most civically-minded generation in history. In their 20s and 30s, they are the future. You’ll be surprised at the way they are the driving force in remaking cities and towns throughout North America, and beyond. In this workshop, you’ll learn what motivates them, how to get them to make your community the place of choice to live, work and visit, and…Find out more »
The Step by Step Guide to Developing an Effective Marketing Plan In the Destination Development video library, there are more than a dozen videos concentrating on just about every aspect of marketing, public relations, and advertising. In this fantastic workshop, you’ll see how to develop a top-notch, effective, marketing plan that will save you money and be easy to implement. Roger will show you step-by-step how to build your plan: what should be included, what to avoid, how long a…Find out more »