I will be joining the Library Marketing & Communications Conference (LMCC) board this summer, which feels like a full circle moment for me and Cordelia Anderson Consulting. As many of you know, I started this consulting business in October of 2018, a month or so after saying goodbye to Charlotte Mecklenburg Library where I had… Continue reading Coming Full Circle With LMCC
ALA Thoughts & More
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.
Revisiting the Fundamentals of Marketing
Years ago, when I was a fresh-faced young marketing manager, I attended a conference called the Inbound Marketing Summit in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (Full disclosure: I was not that young, or fresh-faced. I was in my mid-30s and had a small child at home. But I digress.) After some sightseeing with my parents, who happened to… Continue reading Revisiting the Fundamentals of Marketing
I hope you are having a safe and healthy holiday season. Though Thanksgiving was very different this year, for me and probably for many of you as well, I was still grateful to have the opportunity to reflect on what I am thankful for. One thing I am thankful for is the online Library Marketing… Continue reading Feeling Thankful
From Promotion to Engagement: My Keynote at the State Library of SC PR Exchange
At the end of April, I had the pleasure of speaking at the State Library of South Carolina's PR Exchange, April 26, 2019 in Columbia. My keynote was about community and customer engagement, a topic that is of interest to many libraries. Too often, when we talk about promoting libraries, the strategy resembles a megaphone.… Continue reading From Promotion to Engagement: My Keynote at the State Library of SC PR Exchange