Museums Online

A blog to go with a series of workshops for museums on social media

Westport social media workshop underway October 30, 2009

It’s a glorious day in Westport! And we’re sitting inside, in the lovely Westport Library, looking at the web 🙂

These are some of the things we’re wanting to find out:

  • How do you separate personal from professional on social media?
  • What are the benefits of social media?
  • How do we get greater visibility for our museums and services?
  • How can we connect with an international audience (who may never be in a position to visit us physically)?
  • How do we get feedback from and connect with our audiences?

Whanganui workshop gets underway October 6, 2009

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I’m really delighted to be working with museums from the Whanganui region today – we have Kevin from the Army Museum, Wallis and Yvonne from Whanganui Regional Museum, Anne and Mark from MAVTech, Lynne from Marton Museum, Richard from Wanganui Collegiate Museum and John from the Whanganui Riverboat Museum. We’re talking about blogging, so we’re writing a blog post …


What is this blog for? October 4, 2009

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This blog is for a series of one-day workshops run by National Services Te Paerangi, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, called How to Promote your Museum using Online Tools. The workshops are intended to introduce museums to the benefits and practical realities of using social media (web 2.0) to promote themselves and grow their networks online …