The “Georgia’s Rome” website is the Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau’s (GRCVB) principal means for promoting visits to Rome. “It’s our main inspiration tool,” said Kristi Kent, GRCVB’s communication director, “We push visitors there from social media, search engines, email, print and display advertising.” Rome and Floyd County have abundant visitor amenities—from Downtown Rome and […]
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SAI (pronounced “sigh”) Digital in Rome, Georgia, is much more than a web company. The company is an idea factory for customers’ to transform their business operations. Originally founded by CEO Tricia Steele as a digital agency, SAI Digital has evolved into a boutique software development firm with inbound marketing expertise. The company finds its […]
In the early 2000s, major municipalities tried to deploy citywide Wi-Fi with limited success. Today, several northwest Georgia cities are successfully providing public Wi-Fi in their downtowns areas. This “best practice” article looks at how our communities succeeded where big cities didn’t—such as focus on particular areas—including why it might be good to have publicly accessible Wi-Fi, […]
What does “top-line growth” mean to communities? It means, “How do we attract investment as community-builders?” for Rome City Manager, Sammy Rich, “How do we reach the next level? How do we develop more diverse population and industry?” The answers involve using technology to engage citizens, operate more effectively, and demonstrate that your community is […]