Libraries, Marketing

New Webinar: Social Media Strategies For Your Library

Social media provides an opportunity for libraries to engage with people outside of the four walls of the library. In this webinar, we’ll discuss how to shift from promotion, which is a one-way conversation, to engagement, which is a two-way conversation. We will discuss strategies such as content, analytics, active listening and social media as… Continue reading New Webinar: Social Media Strategies For Your Library

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

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

Consulting

Library Marketing & Communications “Town Hall”

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”

Libraries

Addressing Library Relevancy

Last month, Gallup released a story that had libraries high-fiving across the internet. Gallup reported that "Visiting the library remains the most common cultural activity Americans engage in, by far. The average 10.5 trips to the library U.S. adults report taking in 2019 exceeds their participation in eight other common leisure activities." This was great… Continue reading Addressing Library Relevancy