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Community Guidelines

Our goal is to provide a forum for people to share news, issues and information around economic development. We’ve outlined the following community standards to ensure that everyone has a positive and enriching experience. Your account is subject to these guidelines and our Terms of Use.

Community dos and don’ts

Play nice with others

We want to encourage an open exchange of ideas around economic development. While you may not always agree with someone, please be respectful, tolerant and polite.

Please participate!

The more you share and contribute to the conversation, the more our community benefits. We welcome any ideas, comments, and suggestions for topics and articles related to economic development.

Stay on topic

This website focuses on issues and ideas surrounding economic development. Make sure your comments are relevant to the original post. Inappropriate or off-topic comments will be removed.

Keep it clean

While we encourage constructive criticism, please refrain from comments that use obscenities, personal insults, racially or ethnically offensive content, threats, or inappropriate language.

Make the link

If you would like to recommend or share an article or other content with others, please link to its original source. You’ll respect the copyright of others, and provide valuable content from which others can benefit.

Protect your privacy

Anything you post will be visible to the community. Take precautions – don’t give out personal information such as email addresses, telephone numbers or street addresses.

No spamming

EconomicDevelopment.org is a forum for discussion and to be used only for personal use, and not for commercial solicitation. Advertising, or posts designed to promote traffic to another site will be removed and your account will be deleted.

Links to other websites

This website includes links to other websites. These links are meant to provide you with further information and in no way signifies that we endorse, recommend, guarantee or approve of the views or content of these websites. Also, please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites.

The bottom line

We reserve the right to change these guidelines at any time, at our sole discretion. The most current guidelines will be available to you online. We also reserve the right to delete any comments that do not meet our guidelines.

If you have any questions or feedback, please contact us. We are not responsible for any content posted by users of the site in blog posts or comments. Comments and blog posts will be monitored during business hours (Monday-Friday from 9AM to 5PM Eastern time) and will be edited or removed as soon as possible if they contravene these guidelines.