Libraries have been offering programming for decades, and in many cases the planning model has been, “Let’s plan a program, promote it, and see who shows up.” This approach hasn’t changed much, even with social and technological changes, not to mention the pandemic and streaming programs. In this two-part video series, we'll start with how… Continue reading New On-Demand Webinar: Best Practices for Creating & Marketing Programs
A client recently asked me for some interview questions to ask when hiring a new Marketing Manager. I thought this was a great question, and wanted to share some of my answers with all of you!
My typical weekend routine, if I'm not dashing off to a kid-related activity, is to listen to NPR's Weekend Edition while I drink my coffee. This past weekend, I was intrigued to hear a promo for a story about a library director. "This library director resigned after continuous dramatics over featured books" The story itself… Continue reading Communications Tips for Libraries Facing Book Challenges
I had the pleasure of attending the American Library Association Conference in Washington, DC last month. I found it energizing and inspiring to meet and catch up with so many organizations and libraries that I admire! I also got to see some of my favorite "library people" - former colleagues who have moved on to other library systems, current and past clients, library marketing peers, vendors and others.