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Since 2008, the Commerce Marketing and Communications team has produced regular tips and techniques to assist economic development professionals and others who want simple, yet effective ideas for improving their marketing and communications skills. Click on any of the titles below under "Documents" for a quick shot of creative juice!
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About monthly, you'll find links to QuickTips -- 2-3 minute videos with valuable information related to local economic development. We follow each podcast with a conference call you can join and bring specific questions to discuss with the featured speaker(s).
Working with Boards (Feature: Paul Govig)
Toot Your Own Horn
File Size: 65.4 kb
Give your community, prospects, board members, investors and others the opportunity to celebrate your WINS! And remember, great work is reason to toot your own horn!
Give a Fresh Social Face
File Size: 245.99 kb
The popularity of social media has greatly changed the way we market everything, but in some ways it has made our lives easier.
Marketing Your Community on the Web
File Size: 131.5 kb
Let's face it, if you can't "Google-it" to find it, it probably doesn't exist - or at least that is what some people think.
File Size: 61.04 kb
"The most powerful network is the one that is made up of people who owe you favors."
Successful Place Branding
File Size: 126.5 kb
Be sure to know what exactly your community is doing that sets it apart from all the rest.
File Size: 124.5 kb
While a job seeker may not know much about our state, they do have clearly defined values and needs for a fulfilled life. Often times these necessities are present in North Dakota - but not always.
The Hard Cost of Low Trust
File Size: 125.5 kb
There is a hard cost associated with low trust - whether in relationships, in organizations or in society.
Three Steps to Better Writing
File Size: 127 kb
"What is written without effort is, in general, read without pleasure." -- British author Samuel Johnson