15 Marketing Miscues and Tactical Errors to Avoid

15 Common Marketing Miscues – Are You Making These Audience Mistakes or Tactical Errors ? Plus How to Avoid Them We all make mistakes. The question is, what happens next? It’s often a hard lesson to learn, but the key is to reflect, learn from what didn’t go as planned, and try again. The best […]

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LMCC17 Content Strategy Presentation

Don’t Interrupt, Attract! How Content Marketing + a Content Strategy Can Be the Powerful ‘Hidden Engine’ of the Marketing Cycle In addition to the planning hats, social media managing, website work, and my new Board role, I was thrilled to be presenting at LMCC17 (Library Marketing and Communications Conference 2017) in the Dallas, TX area. […]

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What Are the Goals of Content Marketing

Do you know what the goals of content marketing are? Let’s talk about a few tough questions. Questions that get to the fundamentals of content marketing, or really ANY aspect of marketing – questions about goals. Maybe you’ve been intrigued by past posts of mine talking about how content marketing DOES make sense for libraries […]

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Greatest Myth of Content Marketing

Do you know the greatest myth, the biggest lie of content marketing? There are PLENTY of myths circulating out there in marketing circles about content marketing. Misinformation, stats that apply too narrowly, ‘success’ that’s wildly over exaggerated, wishful thinking, and just plain confusion. But I think there’s a BIG myth out there, maybe the biggest, […]

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Why Your Library Should Use Animated Videos in Marketing

20 Reasons Your Library Should Use Animated Videos in Its Marketing   Why should your library use animated videos? Same/similar reasons to do ANY kind of videos for marketing – better engagement, better sharing, boosting time spent on your web pages, better conversions, easy to understand, high visual appeal, etc. You’ve already heard me give […]

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LMCC17 Presentations on Marketing

Will I See YOU At LMCC17 In November?! Excited To Be Speaking on Marketing During Two Sessions at LMCC17 (Library Marketing and Communications Conference) This Fall I was already going to be at the Library Marketing and Communications Conference in the Dallas area in mid November because of my extensive planning roles with the conference, […]

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Roundup of Free Video Editor Alternatives to MovieMaker

An Updated List of Free Video Editors: Software Alternatives to Windows MovieMaker Time to update the list of free video editors, because things have changed! I’ve written about video tools before, I include links to apps on my resources and Fave Tools pages, but darn if those software makers don’t keep changing or killing off […]

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Keeping Video Viewers Attention

Captivate Your Library’s Video Viewing Audience You’re taking the plunge and making more videos to promote your library and its great programs and services. Yay! You’ve gotten past your fears about making a video. You learned some easy ways to get started with video – if you haven’t already. You’ve read up on recommendations for […]

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Beat Your Video Fears

Shake Off Your Fears Over Creating Videos for Your Library Do you have fears when it comes to creating and marketing videos for your library? You are most definitely not alone! Nearly every organization that’s put out a video in the last few years has had teams or individuals who are worried they won’t look […]

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