My 2020 Digital Engagement Resolution: Rethink Audio

Momentum is a tough thing. There’s a tendency that if something seems to be working, we don’t question whether it could be better, or more efficient, or we keep doing it because “that’s what we’ve always done.” I spent a lot of early January asking questions and looking at data, specifically around audio at theContinue reading “My 2020 Digital Engagement Resolution: Rethink Audio”

Reflecting back on Museums and the Web 2019

Usually I try to write up my conference experience a few days after the conference, but this year I returned to a heavy workload and teething newborn. But now, I’m finding myself returning to my notes with a different perspective- not the fresh off the conference high where I feel like I can move digitalContinue reading “Reflecting back on Museums and the Web 2019”

My 2019 Museum Digital Engagement Resolutions

Every year, I take some time to think about what I’ve accomplished and what I’d like to accomplish in the next year. Focus More on Instagram Stories Even with my personal social media, I tend to be the type that takes the photo and then shares it hours or even days later when I’ve hadContinue reading “My 2019 Museum Digital Engagement Resolutions”

My Interview on Beyond the Prof

In February 2016, I was in the Denver Airport enjoying a complimentary glass of sparkling wine at the United Club bar (yay for credit cards that give you free passes). I had just finished a three day interview with a university for a tenure-track position in Anthropology. It was the type of position I hadContinue reading “My Interview on Beyond the Prof”

Tips, Tricks and Insights on Digital Engagement Advice from TBEX North America on Medium

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending TBEX North America 2018. TBEX is an international conference and networking event for travel bloggers, online travel journalists, new media content creators, travel brands and industry professionals. Want to learn my top takeaways from this conference? Check them out now on Medium! 

My Top Takeaways from #MW18, Now on Medium

Last week was the 2018 Museums and the Web Conference, held this year in lovely Vancouver, Canada. Since this was my second year, I was a lot more prepared for what to expect and how to navigate it. I also got a lot more involved by volunteering, chairing a session, presenting a workshop, and participatingContinue reading “My Top Takeaways from #MW18, Now on Medium”

Turning Employees to Brand Ambassadors

This morning I attended my first ever PRSA Coffee and Conversation. I usually don’t think of myself as a PR person, usually I see myself as more in the digital humanities realm than anything else, but the topic was one that I’ve been increasingly interested in and think is important for museums: turning your employeesContinue reading “Turning Employees to Brand Ambassadors”

My Top Takeaways from #SproutSessions: Inspiring Action 2018

Sprout Social has been hosting a series of online webinar-based conferences, where digital attendees can hear from a variety of speakers on topics relating to social media, from how to use influencers to crisis management. There are a few things I enjoy about these webinars: 1) they are totally free, 2) they feature a diverseContinue reading “My Top Takeaways from #SproutSessions: Inspiring Action 2018”

Beyond the Boost: Facebook Advice from Camille Zess

Our local visitor industry council hosted a seminar on Facebook ads with Camille Zess of Break the Ice Media. I’ve used Facebook ads before, primarily to promote events, so I knew that this was something I needed to learn more about. The seminar walked us through the basics of creating an ad, different types ofContinue reading “Beyond the Boost: Facebook Advice from Camille Zess”