I've been thinking a lot lately about what libraries must be going through as they plan to reopen after being closed due to COVID-19. It must be such a mix of emotions for library leaders and employees. Excited to go back to the jobs that they love. Nervous about being exposed to germs. Uncertain about… Continue reading Libraries Reopening After COVID-19
In April 2020, I hosted two Library Marketing & Communications "Town Halls." I asked the question, as libraries are impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak, how are library marketing and communications professionals responding? Topics included: Communications before, during and after the crisis Customer engagement strategies Current and potential funding challenges Participants learned from my experiences and… Continue reading Library Marketing & Communications “Town Hall”
I have a passion for helping community-serving organizations grow and thrive, and extensive experience delivering high-impact speeches, presentations and training sessions. I'm also an established library expert with a book about marketing and communications for ALA Editions coming out this year. Here are just a few examples of events that I can help you with: ConferenceMembers MeetingStaff… Continue reading Do you need a speaker for your next event, training or webinar?
Last year, I was interviewed for the "Public Libraries Podcast," in which I spoke about the relevancy challenges facing libraries, as well as different strategies and tactics that libraries can use to market themselves. We'll also cover the library "marketing funnel" and how libraries can remove internal customer barriers to increase usage and engagement. Listen… Continue reading Podcast Interview: “Library Marketing With Cordelia Anderson”
I'm so excited to share this news: I am writing a book for ALA Editions, the publishing imprint of the American Library Association. The topic will be library marketing and communications. The book will be available next year, and I am already hard at work writing and gathering content. I can't say much more at this… Continue reading Writing a book for release in 2020