Category Archives: Marketing

Experiences and Marketing

A couple months ago, Know Your Own Bone shared a report from IMPACTS Research & Development that said that visitors’ favorite part of a museum is going with people they care about, and that a museum ought to sell the … Continue reading

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Link Dump Sunday: This is a Fish Edition

Today’s link dump is a fish. No, not that I’m linking to a fish. The link dump itself is a fish, swimming through the sea, avoiding other fish because it’s antisocial, and occasionally creating graffiti on the side of the … Continue reading

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Hey! I’m on BoingBoing!

A very quick return to the blog (a wedding, plus some unrelated and ultimately exciting crisis preparation took me out for a while) to point you all to “From barn to bibliothek, a library emerges from history,” an article that … Continue reading

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Buildings on the Brain

The major project that has consumed much of my past three months is very nearly completed. You can see it (or at least, 12 of its 14 parts) here. It’s a showcase of new and renovated library buildings. I don’t … Continue reading

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A Duty to be Cool

I’ve noticed myself using “cool” a lot on this blog, especially in the link dumps. It’s a bit of a tic, I’ll admit, but I think there’s a bit of justification. I think being cool is part of a museum’s … Continue reading

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Pinterest for Museums, Part 4: Links-a-Go-Go

This is the last section of my series on Pinterest for museums. Part 1 covered the basics of the site; Part 2 examined what some museums are currently doing on the site, and Part 3 looked at the site’s potential … Continue reading

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Pinterest for Museums, Part 3: The Potential

Part 1 of this post covers the basics of Pinterest. Part 2 examines how museums are currently using the site. And this part, for all intents and purposes, will analyze some issues related to whether a museum should get on … Continue reading

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