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Listening Is the Key: How One Woman Turned Her Superpower Into a Video Marketing Series That Changed Public Perception of Her Library

As you well know, libraries have changed, evolved, and adapted in some remarkable ways, particularly in the past 19 months. But past perception continues to be a real hurdle for libraries. Plenty of people who would call themselves a fan of the library don’t know all the things the... Continue Reading →

The Top Four Reasons To Use Content Marketing To Promote Your Library on Every Platform

My high school history teacher never assigned a textbook for his class. Instead, every day, Mr. David Ulmer would pace back and forth at the front of a room of students, explaining the events of the world in vivid detail... Continue Reading →

Your Summer Reading Challenge: How Your Library Can Use Big Events To Gather Compelling Content for Promotions During the Rest of the Year

“The only way we can differentiate ourselves is in how we communicate.” I heard this quote at a conference six years ago and it's never left me. I can't remember who said it, but I remember that it changed the entire way... Continue Reading →

The Dreaded Library Annual Report: How to Create a Masterpiece that Showcases Your Library’s Value and Inspires Your Readers

Is there any library marketing task as daunting as the annual report? I don't think so. Neither does reader Carrie Weaver of Peters Township Public Library. She is the inspiration behind this post. Carrie writes, "I am sure many other... Continue Reading →

Manipulating Cardholder Feelings to Get Results

A cardholder recently leveled an accusation against my marketing department for making her feel all the feels. Here's the brief story: our library is trying to raise money for a facilities plan. We have several Carnegie-era branches that are not... Continue Reading →

Library Marketing Secrets You Can Steal From General Electric

The woman who manages marketing at one of the biggest companies in the United States--and perhaps the world--made a huge impression on me at Content Marketing World. Linda Boff is Chief Marketing Officer at General Electric. You might think a... Continue Reading →

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