25th September 2015 Sara Lock

Resources by AIM

New Guidance to Support Museum Trustees And Boards

The Association of Independent Museums (AIM) has launched a new series of free online guides to support Trustees and Boards of UK museums and heritage sites.

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AIM Success Guide: Successfully managing privacy and data regulations in small museums

The new AIM publication focuses on the most important areas for action for the impending General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The guide is suitable for all AIM members and other heritage sector organisations across the UK.

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AIM Success Guide: successfully getting started with social media

sounddelivery shares an overview of social media and some simple steps to get you started.

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AIM Success Guide: successful retailing for smaller museums

John Prescott from Retail Matters shares how and why a good shop can enhance visitor experience.

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AIM Success Guide: successful visitor experience – getting it right

Victoria Wallace from Leeds Castle shares some valuable advice for getting your visitor experience right.

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AIM Success Guides: successful fundraising at museums

Helen Shone and Judy Niner from Development Partners offer practical advice to improve your fundraising.

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AIM Success Guide: successfully setting admissions policy and pricing

If you are currently charging and considering making the switch to free admissions - or vice versa - this guide will support you to make informed decisions. It provides examples and case studies from museums that responded to the AIM survey on admissions and pricing.

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Successfully managing capital projects

Bill Ferris OBE DL shares learning from the AIM Biffa Award National Heritage Landmark Partnership Scheme on how to manage a capital project.

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AIM Quick Guides: donation boxes in museums

Judy Niner and Amy Richards from Development Partners share some dos and don'ts to understand if you want to get the best results from donation boxes.

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AIM Hallmarks of Prospering Museums

A framework that brings together the key characteristics of best practice and describes the set of behaviours that make heritage organisations prosper and thrive.

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