Conferences, Professional Speaking, Marketing, Consulting, CAC Updates

Coming Full Circle With LMCC

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

CAC Updates, Conferences, Libraries

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.

Conferences, Customer Experience, Marketing

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

CAC Updates, Conferences, Libraries, Marketing, Professional Speaking

Feeling Thankful

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

Conferences, Libraries, Professional Speaking, Training

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