This case study by the Europeana Foundation focuses on how their end-user engagement programme explored the value of Pinterest for cultural heritage institutions. It looks at how they opened up data and content from five Europeana partners – the University of Barcelona, Biblioteca de Catalunya, the Swedish National Heritage Board, Varna Public Library and the … Read more
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This guide shows how businesses use Twitter to market themselves and their work in Manchester, one of the most active Twitter communities in the country. With clear illustrations of what the data on usage actually means, this analysis can help you to make sure you’re staying one step ahead of your competitors when using Twitter.
A handy guide to twitter for new users and aficionados alike, providing advice on the best approach to tweeting regularly, how to find followers by starting with your own, how to make hashtags work to develop conversations, retweeting other relevant and interesting tweets to increase you followers and what kind of content is going to … Read more
This keynote provides an insight into how Tate have listened, learned and adapted to review and redirect its online and social activity and found new and improved ways of engaging with its audience, taking them from 14,000 fans/likes to 140,000 on Facebook; and from 16,000 to 200,000 followers on Twitter. The team give an outline … Read more
The New York Public Library (NYPL) describes how they achieved success with social media to reach new audiences and public engagement. Starting out with Twitter and Facebook, then developing a social media strategy which entailed setting SMART objectives(based on KPI’s), achieving internal ‘buy-in’, governance model (‘hub and spoke’), finding the ‘right’ member of staff for each social media platform (e.g. tweeting, … Read more
What makes people talk about culture? How can we get people talking about the arts, both online and offline? This discussion of word-of-mouth uses a case study of a Grayson Perry exhibition at the British Museum to explore strategies around buzz marketing, viral marketing, and identifying key influencers and opinion leaders – plus what happens … Read more
Looks at the reasons why you might start an organisational blog; how to plan your blog’s content; tips on the best writing style for composing posts; effective web design, and examples of arts blogs that work.
Transcript of a discussion on whether retaining full control of public engagement when managing community groups online is necessary.
Transcript of a presentation on copywriting and creating ideas for the social web.