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Locations Seeking Economic Development:

Begin your search for a location (a place of interest) by accessing Nations of the World. Select a linked abbreviation for a country next to its name. In the event that an abbreviation is not linked or if a link is broken, send us (who we are) a priority email with the name of the country as its subject. Responses provided as a free service.

Select Locations tab above for more information about searching The Network

CLICK HERE for information about searching for a map or location profile

The Google/.network search engine—use it now with its two search choices or if you want more information about using it to search inside this website, CLICK HERE.

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What is a location profile?

Location profiles are resources for .network users. especially those involved in site selection. See the .network glossary definition of location profile.

As a user of this .network website, Economic Development.net, you can search for location profiles by entering its Area Development section, to Nations of the World. At Nations of the World you select a linked abbreviation for the name of a country which, in turn, takes you to a document showing links to reference material related to profiles. Some documents show links that keep you moving on towards listings of community profiles and .network mission contacts, such as location data suppliers.
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Maps are often included with community profiles. The Enterprise and Economic Development Library has a maps section. As an example, of how you can use it, here is an explanation of how to search for maps at the website of the U.S. Library of Congress.

You can access the Library of Congress using either of the following links. For purposes of continuing with the example select the second link and then how to search for a map, first notice that there is also a Library of Congress listing, American Memory, which also has maps.

http://www.findmehere.com/search/websee/library_2.htm#loc

http://www.findmehere.com/search/websee/library_maps.htm#loc

Example: Go to http://www.loc.gov. Notice that the search tool on the webpage is combined with a pull-down menu which lists, among other things, Map. Select Map and search for the word countries [GO] to see thousands of search results. After doing so it is next suggest that you search for a country by name, for example, Great Britain. The following are additional notes regarding searching for locations in The Network.

1. When you access the Library of Congress search engine results page for Great Britain as suggested in the above paragraph, note that among the maps listed are one or more for UK (United Kingdom) administrative divisions. Select a map showing the United States Central Intelligence Agency as a contributer. The CIA provides location profiles as well as maps. Specifically the CIA resouce is its

 

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Area Development Magazine has been around for a while providing enterprise and economic development information. Like The Network, it freely provides access to resources online. Information from an Area Development.com article shows how websites are networked to accommodate searches and connections to resources.

The title of the Area Development article is Super-Regions Mean Super-Business

The writer of the article is Mark Crawford of Madison, WI.

PAGE UP to information about area development for a quote from the article.

PAGE DOWN to see the quote with links added to expand its informational content.
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The Network maintains the Global Registry of Contacts. It's supported by the GRC database. Access is also freely provided to many other contact directories useful to .network mission participants. The website, Facility Locations.com, associated with Area Development, has the following contact directories:
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  Economic Developers Directory
Site Selection Consultants
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Note: The author of Super-Regions Mean Super-Business is listed in the Global Registry of Contacts. You can quickly learn how that contact directory works by copying the the location identity: Madison, WI, selecting the GRC link at the end of the previous sentence, and pasting for a search. One of the search results should be a document titled, GRC North America : Macomb, IL - Maricopa, AZ. Select the document and page search for the name of the article's author: Mark Crawford
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Through regional collaboration, cities/communities are leveraging their transportation, business, and cultural strengths, providing an advantage to companies that choose to locate in their regions, while helping grow their economies (source of quote: Super-Regions Mean Super-Business, Mark Crawford)

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