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As the Destination Marketing arena becomes increasingly complex, DMOproZ strives to provide an easily accessed Knowledge Bank for DMO pros around the world. From White Papers to cutting edge Research to our recommendations on books to make you think, videos to encourage your creativity and blogs to keep you current.

And, we want this to be a two-way street. When you see a great resource that would be a benefit to the DMO collective, shoot it our way and we'll post it up for your peers. 


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The Definition of "Ham-Handed"

According to Meriam-Webster, "Ham-Handed" is a term that means "lacking dexterity or grace." As...
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The Non-Sequitur Opening Act

There have been some odd opening acts for concert headliners over the years. Jimi Hendrix opening...
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The Yin and Yang of Live Radio

To have a locally loved icon voice a spot promoting your DMO's website sounds like a dream come...
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Time for a Road Trip

It's that time of the year...and I remember it well. That middle-of-April,...
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One More Myrtle...

What's happened this week in Myrtle Beach will likely be remembered as the moment in time when...
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More on Myrtle

We mentioned here yesterday that the Myrtle Beach Mayor and City Council stood up to public and...
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Referendums Are for the Weak

For the most part, elected officials that support Referendums are abdicating their responsibility...
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The Rock Concert Video

A staple when MTV (Music Television) actually played music, the Rock Concert Video was as close...
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The Alternate Reality

For Star Trek fans, The Mirror Universe is a universal favorite. In it, the Starship Enterprise...
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The Distracted, Forgetful, Not Very Smart Consumer

It's not uncommon in our work with destinations across the Americas for local Stakeholders and...
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The Overreaching Authority of State Government

I understand the need for a uniform set of State rules that govern how Counties and...
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Marty Stuart

It was one of those looks I get when Terri isn't quite sure whether the off-the-wall comment she...
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Don't Blame Amazon

Just as Video didn't kill the Radio Star, at least one analyst maintains that Amazon and the...
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Double Duty

You gotta love the innovation that Brandon Rounds brings to his job at Madison's HotelRED.  By...
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It Was 45 Years Ago

Hard to believe, but it was 45 years ago this month that Pink Floyd transitioned from its Mach...
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Shifting from Delivery to Discovery Conference Education

So much of our commonplace practices and conventional wisdom about learning is wrong. Educators...
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As Big as I Ever Imagined

In my presentations to communities across the United States, I suggest that Destination Marketing...
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Final Blog on this Site

This is the final blog by Bill Baker and TDM on this Typepad site. All future blogs will be at...
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That's All They Really Want

Consumers need a reason to choose a destination. I'm quite sure most communities have...
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How Can They Be That Stupid?

It's a question we all hear all too frequently. The simple amazement that someone that professes...
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Magic Max

He was coming off an elevator at ATL yesterday afternoon as I was hoping in. One of those "can't...
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The Epitome of a Class Act

His name is Brad Dean. For well over a decade, he has headed the Myrtle Beach Chamber & CVB. His...
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Free Agency for DMOs?

I can't remember a more interesting day for the NFL, Stupor Bowls included. It's Free Agency...a...
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Message in a Bottle

With the news that the oldest message in a bottle ever discovered was recently found on a beach...
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Follow The Leader Can Be A Dangerous Game When It Comes To Best Practices, Solutions And New Ideas

Do you remember playing follow the leader as a kid? We all stood in a line behind one child...
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