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The top 10 posts of our first year

/ September 27, 2013


The top 10 posts of our first year

We’ve heard from many talented contributors since launched a year ago. As we reflect on the successes and growth we’ve experienced, we wanted to take a look back at our ten most viewed posts for the year. They are:

How America’s cultural tourism industry has left Canada behind by 

Place-based cultural tourism: A new planning paradigm by

Canada’s cultural tourism industry: The numbers shouldn’t surprise us by 

6 Cool ideas for rural economic developers by 

Small town economic development more difficult? by 

8 Powerful tips for promoting community events by 

The value an MBA can bring to your career by Emma Collins

Assessing impacts in creative placemaking by

Developing a balanced scorecard for your economic development organization by 

Nation branding and diplomacy: brands and trade by 

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2 responses to “The top 10 posts of our first year”

  1. […] For this edition, I chatted with Andrew Redden, whose post on whether small town economic development is more difficult was one of the top 10 posts of’s first year. […]

  2. […] Thorne. Steven is one of our most popular contributors, with the top three posts on out list of  top 10 posts of’s first year. Here’s what he had to say about his work in place-based cultural […]