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Twitter for Museums & Historic Sites

July 11, 2017

Today, Twitter is often the first place news breaks, the best way for strangers all over the world to discuss a similar interest, a direct connection to celebrities and politicians, and many more applications. How does your organization fit into the pictures? When used effectively, museums and historic sites can use Twitter to increase awareness of their institution, further their mission, engage their audience online, and inspire new and existing audiences to visit.

Ready to get started or improve your existing account? Join AASLH’s Hannah Hethmon for an in-depth lesson on Twitter for museums and historic sites. Topics covered will include:

-Creating an appealing Twitter profile for your organization

-Growing your Twitter audience

-Best practices for posting and ideas for finding your organization’s Twitter voice

-Storytelling on Twitter

-Utilizing hashtags and participating in planned and impromptu hashtag conversations

-Real examples of museums and historic sites that are using Twitter well




Date: July 11, 2017

Time: 3pm EST/2pm Central/1pm Mountain/12pm Pacific/10am Hawaii

Cost: $40 members/$65 nonmembers

Closed captioning available upon advanced notice. Please contact mitchell@aaslh.org for more information.



Marketing Webinar Series:

This is the second webinar in a four-part series on marketing and social media at museums and historic sites. When you register for this webinar, you’ll get 25% off registration for the other webinars in the series:

Planning for Marketing at Museums and Historic Sites (May 23)

Facebook for Museums and Historic Sites (June 13)

Instagram for Museums and Historic Sites (July 25)


About the Instructor:

web-headshot-9-200-wideHannah Hethmon is the Membership Marketing Coordinator at AASLH. Before entering the public history/ museum field, she spent eight years doing marketing in the for-profit sector. In addition to a degree in English literature, she holds a master’s in medieval Icelandic history, philology, and manuscripts. She’s a DC area native and a bonafied history nerd.




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