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  • 65% of all adults in the U.S. use at least one social media site. From sharing family photos to learning about what is happening in the world to organizing revolutions to planning a day trip, social media has connected local and international communities like never before. History organizations can be intimidated by the number and […]

  • Allowing your users to contribute content to your website requires radical trust. This concept, gaining steam with the popularity of social media tools, naturally raises concern in history organizations. It threatens authoritative voice and weakens control. Yet, it offers opportunities to reach and engage new audiences.Join us as we discuss the challenges of radical trust. […]

  • Here’s a one-stop marketing guide just for small museums and historic sites. In an age when many local historical associations and museums take money from their marketing budget because resources are tight, which can start a vicious cycle of reduced marketing reach, lower visitation, and then even less money for marketing, this guide will help […]

  • Engaging with the millenial audience (also known as Generation Y) is one the most popular and perhaps most confusing topics in the history field right now. What does this group of young, internet-savvy, professionals want from a historic site visit or event? How can we create programs that fit their needs, budgets, and interests? What […]

  • Building Histories of the National Mall: A Guide to Creating a Digital Public History Project is a free comprehensive digital guide that details each phase of creating the award-winning website, Histories of the National Mall.  Building Histories belongs to the long tradition of knowledge sharing at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media that […]

  • We all realize how much technology impacts our daily lives, but what about our historical organizations? And how will it continue to effect the history field in the future? Tim Grove’s latest History Bytes column discusses two recent reports that tackle the topic of technology in the future: the New Media Consortium’s Horizon Report, Museum […]

  • In this thought-provoking article, Haltiwanger discusses the merits of using social media to engage audiences with history in memorable and tech-savvy ways. Sites like Facebook and Twitter are omnipresent in today’s world and an essential avenue for reaching younger audiences, so how can history organizations use them effectively? Haltiwanger describes an incredible project that made […]

  • VolunteerHub has some great insights for engaging and interacting with volunteers through technology. Do you communicate with volunteers via text? What about with social media like Facebook posts? Check out these articles for tips on effective technology strategies! How Your Nonprofit Can Benefit from Texting Constituent Engagement: 3 Tips for Bonding with Volunteers Through Tech […]

  • Want to learn how to use social media to engage with your audience and recruit donors and volunteers? Alec Stern, VP of Strategic Market Development for Constant Contact, has some tips on engagement marketing for nonprofits. Your web presence and use of platforms like Twitter and Pinterest can have big results for your organization! → Engage […]

  • This resource is a generic form from Marketo that will aid in social meeting marketing for events.