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Communications in Community Development: Bringing It All Together

Bringing new partners together and using collaboration as a means to creation has always been one of the favorite elements of my work – both here at RTC and during … Continue reading

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Helping Build the New Detroit

Ever since I visited Detroit in support of RTC’s Trail Development team last year, I’ve been keen to tell the story of all the great things happening behind biking, walking … Continue reading

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Charleston Gazette-Mail: In Southern West Virginia, Using Mobile Tech to Attract Visitors

By Rick Steelhammer/Charleston Gazette-Mail A 44-mile-long scenic corridor sprinkled with historic points of interest as well as places to fish for trout, ride bikes, view wildlife and paddle kayaks weaves … Continue reading

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Columbia Journalism Review: Online, Local and Positive – One Community News Website’s Path to Profitability

By Anna Clark/Columbia Journalism Review What’s the right formula for a for-profit, local online news startup in a smaller market? There’s probably no single answer to that question. But in … Continue reading

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New Story Teams Up With Tamarack Foundation To Screen Website Webinar for Artists

Surprising things can happen when you get a bunch of creative, ambitious and passionate people in the one room. You identify a challenge, look at the thing from all different … Continue reading

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Be Heard: 6 Tips On How to Use Social Media to Reach Decision Makers

Communication is a two way street. In my last article I offered tips for politicians on connecting with their constituents through social media. Now, here’s some advice for those wanting to use … Continue reading

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First Appalachian Social Enterprise Conference a Spark For Local Innovators

By Megan Archer/Marshall University Communications The Marshall University Entrepreneurship program and the Lewis College of Business are hosting the first Appalachian Conference on Social Enterprise (ACOSE) Thursday, March 17, and Friday, March … Continue reading

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WVUToday: Makeathon Puts West Virginian Women at the Cutting Edge of Internet Revolution

By Maker. Creator. Entrepreneur. Boss. West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media wants to empower young women to see themselves in these roles and to help them become leaders in the space … Continue reading

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Can We Please Talk?: An Instagram and Pinterest Brainstorming Session…

They say a picture says a thousand words. Does that explain the enormous popularity of the photo-based social media platforms, Instagram and Pinterest? Did you know that 85% of Pinterest users … Continue reading

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Growing the Conversation: Rail-Trail as Community Development Asset

It is great to see communities back home in Australia tapping into the conversation about the many economic and social benefits of trail creation. As we continue to refine our … Continue reading

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