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Day 142: Skills vs. Wages.  It has always been assumed that the higher the skills the higher the wages.  We did a little research and decided that common sense does prevail.  Indeed the higher the skills, the higher the wages.  Read here to find out more.Relationship Between Skills and Wages

We are pleased to announce that the Economic Development Corporation of Decatur and Macon County has hired SSG to conduct the search for a new President/CEO.  Decatur is facing an exciting future with the development of one of the premier transportation hubs in the country.  Truly a one-of-a-kind find.  Decatur’s metro area population is close…

Impact DataSource is an Austin, Texas-based economic consulting, research and analysis firm. We specialize in economic and fiscal impact analysis and helping communities make good decisions on the use of economic development incentives. We have developed an efficient system for preparing timely, affordable and comprehensive economic impact analyses, having conducted 2,500 analyses of firms, projects,…

Map-N-Tour‘s innovative mapping tool provides a paradigm shift in information sharing for economic development organizations.  It does more than offer solutions to industry needs—it provides opportunities –opportunities to differentiate your location, by telling your story, your way, using your branded 3D map. The company’s award-winning software leverages augmented reality and media rich content to provide…

SSG does not do websites. It’s really about the only thing we don’t do. But we have formed a strategic alliance with two web companies that we feel are great options for your economic development organization depending on your budget. Community Integrator provides a nice content management system that is powerful but simple to use….

Social media is quickly becoming a critical tool for economic development organizations. Platforms like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn enable you to communicate with your investors, community leaders, site selectors and other stakeholders in an environment where they choose to get their information. The people that choose to follow your social media accounts do so because…

Our team of experts can assist you on a variety of public relations fronts to keep public opinion positive for your community. Here are our services: Strategic Counsel An annual public relations plan helps guide the decisions and strategies you’ll make throughout the year. Instead of being in reactionary mode, you’re a position of strength…

JEO Smart Site is an alliance between JEO Consulting Group and Smart Solutions Group. The combined JEO-SSG Team brings over 100 years of current market-based experience in all aspects of the site selection process. Visit JEOSmartSite to learn more. JEO Smart Site is focused on the growth needs of small and medium-sized businesses and offers…

Marketing is not your strong suit? That’s okay. We have created countless numbers of marketing plans for our economic development clients. Over the years several of these clients weren’t sure how to completely implement the plan and asked us to help. Because of this expertise we have developed great negotiation skills when it comes to…

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