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Promoting Library Programs on Social Media: How Far in Advance Should You Start Posting?

Watch the Video Now The Library Marketing​​​​​​​​ Show, Episode 146: In this episode, we’ll answer a question from a viewer. They want to know how far in advance to start promoting their library programs on social media. I'll share some... Continue Reading →

Facebook Events Isn’t Working For Us! How the Heck Do We Get People to Come to Our Library Programs?

Watch Now The Library Marketing​​​​​​​​ Show, Episode 129 In this episode, I'll answer a question from Dianne at the Pottsboro Area Public Library. She has been trying to drive attendance to her library events using Facebook events. It's not working.... Continue Reading →

How To Write Great Program Descriptions To Drive Attendance for Your Library!

Watch Now The Library Marketing​​​​​​​​ Show, Episode 119 In this episode, I'll answer a question from Leica who works at the Romeo District Library in Michigan. She said, "Would love some further suggestions for varying program descriptions, including making them... Continue Reading →

How to Name Your Library Program or Event for Best Marketing Results… (Yes, This is a Marketing Function!)

Watch Now The Library Marketing​​​​​​​​ Show, Episode 111 In this episode, we'll talk through some tips for coming up with a name for your library program or event that will help you with promotion. Yes, this has marketing and promotional... Continue Reading →

Will Anyone Come to Library Programs Ever Again? Eight Ideas for Reimagining Programming in the Age of “The Next Normal”

This week, I learned a new term used to describe the way the world is transforming in the wake of the pandemic. “The Next Normal” was coined by workplace consulting firm McKinsey & Company. It describes the changes which continue to... Continue Reading →

How Do We Get People To Come Back to the Library? Four Ideas That Can Help You Rebuild Use of Your Library

Here is something I've noticed in my conversations with library staff over the past six months. Staff share a profound feeling of separation from their communities. They've been working for more than a year without the normal interactions with the... Continue Reading →

Library Programming and Promotions SHOULD Be BFFs! Here’s Why They Must Work Together.

Watch Now The Library Marketing Show, Episode 68 In this episode, Angela shows you three reasons why you must keep promotions in mind while you create your library programming. Kudos in this episode came from Evelyn Shapiro from the Champaign... Continue Reading →

Going Live on Facebook? Here are Three Tips to Maximize the Reach of Your Library’s Virtual Programs

I don't ever want to hear anyone tell me ever again that libraries can't adapt and be flexible. My friends in the library world have proven their adaptability this year in dozens of ways. The biggest sea change is around... Continue Reading →

Virtual Library Programmers–Heads Up! Here’s a Super Easy, Step-by-Step Plan to Establish a Style Guide for Your Library Videos

There's a trend in library marketing now. It's born out of necessity and determination. More libraries are producing videos. They're using the format to deliver programs to their community. They're using video to explain the value of their library, as... Continue Reading →

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