Your challenges, answered in our videos

Do these challenges sound familiar?

Read over this list. You might be facing some of these challenges or issues in your town.

These are some of the SaveYour.Town videos you can use to help shape a better future for your town.

Special Recovery Videos: Helping you rebuild with resilience

  • 2022 Trends
  • Restarting Local Shopping – reopening after restrictions
  • Rebuilding Your Local Economy – coming back after disaster
  • Refilling Your Business Pipeline
  • Rebuild Community Ties After Disaster – increase your resilience
  • Zoom Towns – Supporting Rural Remote Work
  • Making Downtown Look Full (even when it’s not)

Our Downtown Needs Help

  • Cheap Downtown Placemaking Ideas that cost $100 or less
  • Reviving Your Dead Downtown
  • Filling Empty Buildings
  • The Arts Create our Future – More than just murals
  • Bringing Life and Activity Downtown After 5

People are negative or stuck in the past

  • The Idea Friendly Method
  • Dealing with Negativity and Opposition
  • Seeing the Small Town Future – Positive rural trends
  • Before You Write Your Next Plan
  • If Your Idea is Against the Rules

Our young people are moving away

  • Build Youth Entrepreneurship
  • Placemaking your Parks, Trails and Waters
  • Connecting with Kids – Engaging with Middle and High School Students
  • Attracting and Retaining Youth – from school age to young families
  • Improving Rural Housing

Our businesses need help with marketing and promotion

  • Restarting Local Shopping – reopening after quarantine
  • Shop Local is worn out! What works today
  • Get Businesses on Board – with promotions, events and more
  • Cooperation Creates More Customers – Getting local businesses to work together

We need more businesses, more jobs, help with workforce or a new approach to economic development

  • Rebuilding Your Local Economy – coming back after disaster
  • Rural Workforce Trends – ways to find workers
  • Refilling Your Business Pipeline
  • Grow Your Own Entrepreneurs – the Innovative Rural Business Models
  • Empty Lot Economic Development

We need more volunteers

  • Finding More Volunteers
  • Building a Unified Community – reaching and rallying more of your town
  • Big ideas? – The most common mistake we see
  • Events They’ll Attend – Creating them together
  • Making Officials and Boards open to new ideas
  • Arts Build Community – creating together
SaveYour.Town videos are designed to meet your real-world needs.

SaveYour.Town Members get access to this library of videos to shape the future of their town.

  • You can watch these videos on your own, watch along with a small group in your home or office or hold big watch parties (just be safe)
  • You can start and stop as often as you need to, even rewind to catch a key point
  • You can watch as many times as you want, no limit

Each lesson includes a 20 to 30 minute video. Most include an audio version so you can listen on the go!