Photo courtesy Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library On a mild night in April 2019, I arrived at a steak restaurant in Schaumburg Township, Illinois to have dinner with a group of people I’d never met. I had been invited... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/5bcmvwQs6xw The #LibraryMarketing Show, Episode 191 Here is a bonkers idea: what if your library fully and completely committed to promoting JUST ONE THING for a concerted amount of time? What would be the advantages? Would it be risky? I'll... Continue Reading →
Putting ChatGPT to The Test: Will It Help Your Library With Promotions? Plus A Free Spreadsheet of Prompts To Get You Started!
Photo courtesy Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library When I was a kid, I always wanted a robot. I blame The Jetsons. They made robots look fun and practical. I imagined my robot would do my chores for me and... Continue Reading →
Photo courtesy Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library In my freshman year of college, a woman came to my Intro to Communications class to talk about the future of the Internet. She told us that someday, the internet would keep... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/YhneZIFdnnI Watch this video The #LibraryMarketing Show, Episode 188 I admit it... sometimes, when I hear a marketer use the word "engagement," I sigh. We throw that term around quite a bit. Community engagement. Patron engagement. Email engagement. And lately,... Continue Reading →
Photo courtesy Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library My husband is an optimist. In April 2020, about a month into the pandemic, we learned that our planned family cruise was canceled. “No problem,” said my darling spouse. “We’ll rebook for... Continue Reading →