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!
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 participating … Continue reading My Top Takeaways from #MW18, Now on Medium
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 employees … Continue reading Turning Employees to Brand Ambassadors
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 diverse … Continue reading My Top Takeaways from #SproutSessions: Inspiring Action 2018
In October, Nina Simon wrote a post on Museum 2.0 about creating a vision for yourself in your job, specifically looking at how this exercise could help her and her employees clarify their thinking for the future and empower them. She wrote that “A vision is not a solution to a problem. A vision is … Continue reading My Vision for 2018
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 of … Continue reading Beyond the Boost: Facebook Advice from Camille Zess
I’m a fan of video games- not just in my personal life, where first-person shooters are an important part of stress-relief and relationship building- but in my professional life as well. During my tenure as a Ph.D. student at Michigan State, I had the opportunity to be the project manager on a modification of Civilization … Continue reading Film Quest: A Not So Serious Museum Game