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Don’t Stop Communicating! Tips for Handling Library Promotion Overload During a Crisis

Watch Now The #LibraryMarketing Show, Episode 44 When you're trying to figure out how to get all the work you have to get done during this pandemic and you're feeling overloaded, the one thing you SHOULD NOT sacrifice is communication... 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 →

Three SUPER Easy Ways to Get More Results from Your Library Email Marketing!

WATCH NOW The #LibraryMarketing Show, Episode 43 In this episode, Angela shares three very simple ways you can add punch to your email subject line and header text. Doing one of these three things every time you send an email... Continue Reading →

Butts in Seats: Which Video Metrics Count as Attendance in the New World of Virtual Library Programming?

This week's post is inspired by a question on the Libraries and Social Media Facebook page. A library staff member asked this: "We're being asked to track the virtual 'butts in seats' numbers for each of our programs and also... Continue Reading →

I Broke This Library Social Media Rule… and You Should Too!

WATCH NOW The #LibraryMarketing Show, Episode 42In this episode, Angela talks about discovering that she was breaking a Twitter Policy Rule repeatedly, for years and years. Hear about why she panicked... and how she figured out it's actually a good... Continue Reading →

Now is the Absolute BEST Time to Prove Digital Promotions are Essential for Library Marketing. Here’s How to Gather Evidence.

I had a wonderful conversation with a librarian from Canada this week. She heads technical services at her library. We were brainstorming about ways to market her library services, programs, and collection during the COVID-19 shutdown. And we both realized... Continue Reading →

Three Tips to Navigate the Tricky Job of Fundraising for #LibraryGivingDay During a Pandemic

Watch Now In this episode, Angela talks about how to navigate the tricky job of fundraising for your library during the pandemic... or anytime.  Library Giving Day is April 23. I'll share three ideas for raising much needed library funds... Continue Reading →

The One Social Media Shortcut That Can Tank Engagement and Cost Your Library in a Pandemic–or Anytime!

I know work is hard right now. But there is one time-saving social media marketing technique that libraries should avoid at all costs. Libraries should avoid cross-posting on social media. Cross-posting is when you post the same text and graphics... Continue Reading →

What Will Happen to Library Summer Reading Programs This Year?

WATCH NOW In this episode, Angela talks about how the COVID-19 crisis is making it difficult for libraries to plan their beloved summer reading programs. She shares some tips for making sure your library program can still happen without overburdening... Continue Reading →

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