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ILA Pub Stroll 2014

Come network and hang out with your fellow library lovers during this year’s ILA_Pub_Stroll_2014. The Marketing Committee will be hosting a night of conversation, drinks, and  appetizers on Wednesday, October 15 from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. at the Celtic Mist … Continue reading

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Tumbling and Pinning

Here’s a summary of “Tumbling and Pinning,” another marketing slate program at the October ILA Conference at Navy Pier, “Tumbling and Pinning.” Kate Tkacik, Bank of Montreal, and author of the LifeguardTumblarian blog, and Kevin Toomey of the Skokie Public … Continue reading

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Best and Not So Best Practices…

A summary follows of one of the slate of marketing programs at the October ILA Conference, so that library staff who were not able to attend the program can learn about some of the program highlights. The Best and Not-So-Best … Continue reading

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Is Library Marketing a Form of Alchemy?

Are you looking for the sorcerer’s stone that will bring students and other patrons into your library, but finding that secret ingredient a little elusive? There’s nothing magical about marketing– just a matter of flexing your creative muscles and maybe … Continue reading

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Some Do’s and Don’ts for Introducing Pinterest to your Social Media Regime

There has been a lot of buzz in the library world about the social media site Pinterest for about the last year, but what on earth is Pinterest, and how can it be used in a library setting? Pinterest is … Continue reading

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Marketing and PR-focused Programs at the ILA Annual Conference 2013

The marketing track for the ILA Annual Conference on October 15-17 at Navy Pier in Chicago is full of great ideas, practical applications and “how-to” that conference attendees can implement at their home libraries. Programs include: Best (and Not So … Continue reading

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Got Marketing Questions? Get Answers at the Marketing Committee Table Talk!

by Elizabeth Neill and Donna Fletcher The Marketing Committee will be hosting informal one-on-one coaching on library marketing issues at the ILA Conference in Peoria on Wednesday, October 10th, at 2 pm in Exhibit Hall C. Please bring your questions … Continue reading

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