Economic Development

Total Impact Users – Switch to Impact DashBoard Today!

“Having been a client of Impact DataSource for over 13 years, I have utilized both the desktop model and the online Impact DashBoard. While the desktop version was very useful, I have found that the Impact DashBoard provides quicker and easier results among many other advantages.” … Read More

Impact DashBoard New Features

We’re excited to announce two new features added to Impact DashBoard: Sales Tax Rebates and Adjustable Length Analysis. Below you’ll find a breakdown of how to use these features and a video walk-through. Sales Tax Rebates Users can now model … Read More

ROUNDUP: Impact DashBoard Confidential

A big thank you to everyone who was able to tune in to one or more of the webinars in our series, Impact DashBoard Confidential. During the webinar series, several Impact DashBoard users shared insights on how they use the online … Read More

A Word of Advice for Amazon HQ2 Communities

High-profile location projects like Amazon HQ2 magnify the importance of some economic development basics. Most important piece of advice I give to local governments, which doesn’t necessarily hold in the case of Amazon, is to get absolutely clear on the … Read More

IEDC 2017

In September of 2017, IEDC hosted another successful Annual Conference in the beautiful city of Toronto! We had a pleasure talking to everyone in the exhibit hall and during our learning lab. Below are links to handouts, presentation videos and … Read More

ED Secret from 014: ED Microsite Marketing

During this month’s episode of Economic Development Secrets, Kristin Reese, Executive Director of the Cleveland County Economic Development Partnership, emphasizes how vital marketing is in the economic development field. From creating community awareness to helping your businesses market themselves, ED … Read More

014 – Economic Development Secrets – Kristin Reese, Cleveland County, NC

This month’s episode of Economic Development Secrets features Kristin Reese, Executive Director of the Cleveland County Economic Development Partnership (CCEDP). Kristin joined CCEDP in 2006. As a part of a talented and productive staff of three [plus, one awesome intern], … Read More

013 – 02 – Economic Development Secrets – ED Best Practices Round Up

“Everybody in your town is your marketing team.” – John Clary, Levelland EDC In this two episode special, Paul Scheuren and Nicole D’Souza of Impact DataSource discuss economic development advice and other tips shared by the 34 panelists during their … Read More

013 – 01 – Economic Development Secrets – ED Best Practices Round Up

“The worst thing you can do is be introduced to a business owner when there’s a problem.” – Tim Chase, Hutto EDC In this two episode special, Paul Scheuren and Nicole D’Souza of Impact DataSource discuss economic development advice and … Read More

Business Retention & Expansion – SCORE Counseling

There is no template for Business Retention and Expansion – there are always different issues, people, businesses, and many more unique features. However, across the board, communities need to give extra TLC to their small businesses who can use all … Read More