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A Classy Send-Off

Yesterday, our friend Chris Jennings announced that he was stepping away from the top spot at the...
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Room Service

You'd think that with the advent of fairly ubiquitous food delivery services (at least in tier...
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Morris Andrews

On the road pretty non-stop over the past few weeks, I returned home over the weekend and began...
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The Chambers Brothers

He was the eldest of the Chambers Brothers. His nickname was "Pops." And, he left terra firma...
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What If?

They say that insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. A...
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Three Pounds?

British research suggests that every airline passenger leaves behind three pounds of waste on...
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How Will "Flight Shaming" Impact Your Community?

New research that indicates that the carbon footprint of flying is worse than previously thought...
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Sonia Dada

While there is so much wrong about what Facebook has wrought, there is the connectivity we are...
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This Does Not Bode Well

As Destination Marketing Organizations come under attack, we hear a lot of the same, tired,...
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A Lack of Foresight

I'm no longer surprised at such stories...but, continually bemused when I watch a government axe...
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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...
Bill Baker Author: Bill Baker
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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...
Bill Baker Author: Bill Baker
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The Mayor Doesn’t Own Your City’s Brand!

Last week I was reminded of the fragility of place brands and how they need to foster deep...
Bill Baker Author: Bill Baker
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The Mayor Doesn’t Own Your City’s Brand!

Last week I was reminded of the fragility of place brands and how they need to foster deep...
Bill Baker Author: Bill Baker
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What’s Involved in Destination Leadership Success?

I was delighted to recently receive a copy of my friend Bill Geist’s new book, ‘Destination...
Bill Baker Author: Bill Baker
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What’s Involved in Destination Leadership Success?

I was delighted to recently receive a copy of my friend Bill Geist’s new book, ‘Destination...
Bill Baker Author: Bill Baker
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Will Hudson Yards Totally Disrupt Midtown Manhattan?

A recent article in Institutional Investor is a timely reminder that every place, no matter its...
Bill Baker Author: Bill Baker
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Will Hudson Yards Totally Disrupt Midtown Manhattan?

A recent article in Institutional Investor is a timely reminder that every place, no matter its...
Bill Baker Author: Bill Baker
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The Logo Bureaucrats Run Amok in NSW.

Place and destination branding is tricky at the best of times. Among the ever-present challenge...
Bill Baker Author: Bill Baker
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The Logo Bureaucrats Run Amok in NSW.

Place and destination branding is tricky at the best of times. Among the ever-present challenge...
Bill Baker Author: Bill Baker
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Which Towns Have The Most Unfortunate Names? And Does it Matter?

The name of a place is the most powerful part of its identity. It has often been said that being...
Bill Baker Author: Bill Baker
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Which Towns Have The Most Unfortunate Names? And Does it Matter?

The name of a place is the most powerful part of its identity. It has often been said that being...
Bill Baker Author: Bill Baker
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What’s the Difference Between Branding and Marketing?

We receive many emails from city leaders, practitioners and students around the world. From time...
Bill Baker Author: Bill Baker
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What’s the Difference Between Branding and Marketing?

We receive many emails from city leaders, practitioners and students around the world. From time...
Bill Baker Author: Bill Baker
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A City's Brand Strategy Isn’t a Magic Wand!

I recently had a conversation with the president of Midwest DMO at a conference who was being...
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