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How Museums Can Work With Social Media Influencers?

You may associate social media influencers with bikini-clad Instagram models posing with detox tea and encouraging you to use their promo code. How on earth...

Quirky Museum Marketing Ideas to Get Noticed!

Museums around the world need to constantly come up with inventive new Museum marketing ideas. From putting a moustache on an aeroplane to setting dinosaurs...

SEO for Museums in 2023

As we launch into 2023, many museum marketing managers are likely to be asking the question, “How can SEO help my museum in the decade...

How Can Museums Attract More Visitors?

Through the past decade we have seen massive social change in the UK and around the world which, during the initial stages seemed dramatic, with...

Finding your Museum’s TikTok Niche

TikTok is one of the fastest growing social media platforms and in 2021 had more online traffic than Google.  As its growth and engagement numbers...

How can Museums use their collection to connect to audiences?

Storytelling is a great way to get people, both young and old, to connect with museum collections. That is certainly what the content team at...

Local Marketing for your Museum

With social media adoption at an all-time high, the lure of digital marketing is hard to resist. The international reach, affordable ad options and easy...

Has digital widened participation by reaching new retail audiences?

By November 2020 internet sales accounted for 36% of retail in the UK, compared to 19.1% in February 2020. While internet sales, predictably, peaked during national...

Museum Audiences: How do you find yours?

One of the very first steps in developing a successful marketing strategy is identifying your target audience. Who can benefit from your collections? Who is...

How to use TikTok to grow your museum’s audience

TikTok is more than just an app that is centred on short-form videos. Since bursting onto the social media scene in September 2016, it’s become...

Creative Museum Marketing Ideas

This article contains shining examples of cultural organisations who hit the nail on the head with engaging campaigns that proved extremely memorable to the public. ...

How to Start a Podcast for Your Museum

For museum professionals working to connect their institutions with new and existing audiences, there are an ever increasing list of channels available and it can...

How are audience segmentation models adapting for the post-lockdown museum world? 

Do you know your Commuterland Culturebuffs from your Kaleidoscope Creativity? These are (as the segmentation savvy will know) two of the profiles from the Audience Agency’s...

How museums can adapt their content to new short-video formats

In August 2020, Instagram launched a new content format for its users, to compete with the ever growing popularity of TikTok and integrate more diversity...

Mary McGillivray, the TikToker Who Is Making Art History Accessible

Known to hundreds of thousands of followers on TikTok, as _theiconoclass, Mary McGillivray is an art historian with a difference. Her lessons in art history...

How has the pandemic shaped how we speak to our audiences?

“How are you? I mean that, because you actually mean that at the minute. When we’re asking (I don’t know if you remember) when we’re...

6 of the weirdest (and most wonderful) museum marketing campaigns you’ll ever see

Art is known for pushing the boundaries in a number of different ways. But what happens when museums carry this mindset over into their marketing...

Tiqets creates essential guide to help museums and venues tackle seasonality in tourism

With the festive season finally over for another year, many organisations around the world will be looking ahead at how they can make 2022 more...

How Arts Organisations Are Leveraging TikTok

Many of the world’s big cultural institutions and arts groups have had to learn how to adapt to the much-altered world since the global health...

Tiqets launches Marketing Kit to help museums make the most of 2022

To say that the last two years have been challenging for the travel and tourism industry would be an understatement. After months of forced closures,...

In conversation with Cara Egan from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center

Having been closed since the onset of the pandemic back in March 2020, The Discovery Center based at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation HQ...

In conversation with: John Swettenham from the Canadian Museum of Nature

Born and bred in Ottawa, John Swettenham has worked at The Canadian Museum of Nature for eight years having previously headed up the marketing function...

In conversation with: Seth Spillman, Chief Marketing Officer, The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum

Taking the decision to be “different” can be scary and it can be unpredictable. But it can also be exciting and enlightening. That’s what Seth...

In conversation with Boudewien Chalmers Hoynck van Papendrecht

Few museum professionals have been responsible for engaging with a global online audience on quite the same scale as Boudewien Chalmers Hoynck van Papendrecht. Ahead...