social media

Infographic: Social Media Do’s and Don’t’s

Reaching new museum audiences starts with marketing, and that can be a real challenge.  Here at Museum Hack, we’ve been experimenting with social media on a variety of platforms since we started in 2013 and we know there are a few key things can help you clear an effective path

Infographic: Tweets Heard ‘Round The World

Twitter – the unexpected place to be for museums and museum professionals. It’s become such an important platform for facilitating museum communication that the American Alliance of Museums created the role of ‘Social Media Journalist’ at their annual conference to help keep conversation flowing, give unique perspectives, and curate content

The Power of the Pre-Sale: How Cape Fear Drew Record Event Turnout

The Cape Fear Museum of History and Science in downtown Wilmington is the oldest history museum in North Carolina. The museum had launched a new event series – Museums After Dark – with each event focused on its own unique theme. Cape Fear wanted to ensure the first event of

Hacking the Hashtag: Museum Hack’s Social Media Best Practices

Retweets, DMs, likes, and follows. Social networking platforms like Facebook and Twitter have become a huge part of sharing our lives and connecting with family and friends — but these days, we use them to keep up with our favorite brands, businesses, and institutions, too! It’s important in this fast-paced

Museum Pinterest Pros: 7 Institutions That May Pinspire You

Pinterest isn’t just for wedding planning or finding great new DIY crafts. Although it may seem like there’s not much for museums on the platform, a closer look shows that some institutions (both big and small) are creatively curating on the site to reach Pinterest’s more than 150 million active