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I Need To Replace My Library’s Outdoor Banners! Promotional Advice for Your Prime Exterior Marketing Space

Watch Now The Library Marketing​​​​​​​​ Show, Episode 116 In this episode, I'll answer a question from the Pottsboro Area Library. They are replacing an outdoor promotional banner and wanted some advice about the best things to promote in that very... Continue Reading →

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 →

What Is “Rented Land” and Why You Shouldn’t Build Your Library Promotions on It!

Watch Now The Library Marketing​​​​​​​​ Show, Episode 115 In this episode, in light of last week's Facebook and Instagram outage, we'll look at the term "rented land." And I'll give you some alternatives to putting library marketing content on "land"... Continue Reading →

Readers Can’t Wait! Marketing Around a Long Holds List at Your Library

Watch Now The Library Marketing​​​​​​​​ Show, Episode 110 This video is for anyone who works in a library with a long holds list and frustrated readers. I'll share some ideas for keeping people engaged with your collection even as they... Continue Reading →

Promoting Your Library On All Channels: What Are Your Most Pressing Concerns or Questions About Library Marketing?

You've worked HARD over the past 18 months. Your labor is what made libraries work during the biggest crisis in modern history. You kept your communities reading, learning, informed, and healthy during the pandemic. I've been thinking a lot about... Continue Reading →

Twitter Stats, Facebook’s Free Social Impact Conference, and YouTube’s Aesthetic Guide: Social Media Updates for Libraries

Watch Now The Library Marketing​​​​​​​​ Show, Episode 107 It's time for social media updates for libraries! We'll highlight three headlines and talk a bit about their impact on library social media. Kudos in this episode go to the Columbus Library... Continue Reading →

How to Avoid Three Big (But Totally Understandable) Library Marketing Mistakes

Watch Now The Library Marketing​​​​​​​​ Show, Episode 106 In this episode, I'll answer a question I got from a library staffer: What are the biggest mistakes you see library staff making in their marketing and promotions? I'll talk about the... Continue Reading →

Prioritize! How to Decide Where To Spend Library Marketing Time and $$$

The Library Marketing​​​​​​​​ Show, Episode 104 Watch Now In this episode, I answer a question from Tovah Anderson about how to decide how much time and money should be spent on the three buckets of library marketing: programs, services, and... Continue Reading →

Breaking News: Make Sure Your Library Gets More Press Coverage with These Six Tips from a Former Journalist

Before I worked in library marketing, I spent nearly 20 years as a broadcast television journalist. I was a newscast producer for a local TV station. I created a nightly newscast from scratch. I decided which stories would be told,... Continue Reading →

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