Advocacy, Consulting, Libraries, Professional Articles, Training

Communications Tips for Libraries Facing Book Challenges

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

Professional Speaking

Do you need a speaker for your next event, training or webinar?

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?

Advocacy, Professional Development, Professional Speaking, Training

Owning your impact

I have recently been working on a training for one my clients about gathering and telling stories of impact. Stories of impact are such an effective and easy way to tell the story of your organization - whether you are improving people's lives or selling a great product. I think we are often reluctant to… Continue reading Owning your impact

Leadership, Professional Development, Professional Speaking

Library Journal Course: Social Media Made Simple

On May 31, 2017, I taught my second┬áLibrary Journal "Social Media Made Simple" class. Love sharing insights with library professionals across the country. Summary: Learn tools and tactics to help you use social media to build your outreach to current and future patrons. This 4-week online course mixes live keynote presentations and hands-on projects in… Continue reading Library Journal Course: Social Media Made Simple