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Super Library Marketing: Practical Tips and Ideas for Library Promotion

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6 Simple Steps to Create the Most Important Asset in Your Library Promotional Arsenal: A Powerful Library Brand Style Guide [ARTICLE]

Photo courtesy Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library Every time I see a misaligned pink square on top of blue and white plaid, my heart skips a beat. I realize that may be the weirdest sentence I've ever posted to... Continue Reading →

3 Promotional Goals to Re-engage Inactive Cardholders and Get Them to Use the Library MORE Than Before the Pandemic!

Photo courtesy Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library Libraries spend a lot of time focused on getting people to sign up for a library card--particularly during summer. That's a worthy promotional goal. Imagine how great the world would be if everyone had... Continue Reading →

The Divide and Conquer Method of Library Marketing: How to Realistically Reach Your Library Promotional Goals Without Losing Your Ever-Loving Mind [ARTICLE]

Have you been in the grocery store cereal aisle lately? Recently I had a craving for yogurt topped with cereal as a snack. So, I went to the store with the simple plan of buying a box of cereal. Did... Continue Reading →

The Magic Secret To Create Effective Library Marketing: How To Set Up Your Library’s Promotional Calendar! [ARTICLE]

Now that you’ve created a library promotional strategy, it’s time to take the next step. And that is to create a calendar for all your library promotions. Three main reasons a library promotional calendar is important A promotional calendar is... Continue Reading →

Stop What You Are Doing! Before You Launch Another Library Event or Service, Take These 5 Steps to Define Your Promotional Strategy [ARTICLE]

Most libraries schedule programs, create exhibits, plan events, or buy services. Then they decide how they’re going to promote them.  And that, my friends, is the opposite of what we need to do for promotional success. It’s one of the... Continue Reading →

Want To Improve Your Productivity and Feel Pride in Your Work? Here Are the 7 Essential Habits of Highly Effective Library Marketers.

I'm 100 percent certain that everyone who reads this blog has heard of the book, "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" by Stephen Covey. Written in 1989, this self-help book has sold more than 25 million copies worldwide. Covey's... Continue Reading →

3 Easy Ways to Update Your Library Marketing Plan for the New Year

Watch Now The Library Marketing​​​​​​​​ Show, Episode 125 In this episode, I'll share three tips to help you update your library marketing plans for 2022. This exercise will help you to promote your library in a way that is strategic... Continue Reading →

The 2022 Guide to Social Media for Libraries: Pinterest

This is the fifth part of a series on social media best practices for libraries in 2022. These posts include best practices for the following platforms: FacebookInstagramTikTokLinkedInYouTube The series concludes next week with the best practices guide for Twitter. These... Continue Reading →

The 2022 Guide to Social Media for Libraries: Everything You Need to Know About LinkedIn

This is part of a series on social media best practices for libraries in 2022. These posts include best practices for the following platforms: FacebookInstagramTikTokYouTubePinterest These are the top platforms used by libraries according to a survey I conducted. LinkedIn... Continue Reading →

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