I love to read anything in print. The texture and smell of the paper, the actual physical weight the words have in your hands, and the ability to re-read and annotate the pages give a sense of importance to the... Continue Reading →
Watch NowLori at Edmonton Public Library in Canada asks: "My question is around newsletters and specifically, how to get people to sign up. In previous (non-library) roles, one of the main tactics we would use to achieve this goal is... Continue Reading →
Frustrated with Your Library Marketing Newsletter? Here’s Why You’re Not Getting the Results You Want AND How to Fix It
I hold a controversial opinion. Newsletters are an ineffective tool for library marketing. I totally understand why libraries create them. Our customers are a wide and diverse audience and our budget is limited. Newsletters are an easy and efficient way... Continue Reading →
How Can You Tell If People Want To Read Your Library’s Print Newsletter or Magazine? Some Not Exactly Scientific Ideas!
I love my library's print publication, Library Links. It's full of stories about the library, its staff, and its cardholders. It's fun to write. It fun to watch it transform from a bunch of Word documents into a legitimate magazine.... Continue Reading →