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Publicity, legwork and owning the last mile: Urban Arts Case Study, Part V

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Let’s say you’ve done your homework: You’ve got strong videos promoting your theatre company’s work. Your website has interesting content that’s well-integrated into your promotional strategy and effectively leverages social […]

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Why Theatre Promoters Should Tweet: Urban Arts Case Study, Part IV

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Note: I was contacted by Adrian Chamberlain, the journalist I used as an example in the post because of his centrality to the Victoria theatre scene, after the initial posting. […]

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Working Your Promotional Angles: Urban Arts Case Study, Part III

The estimated time to read this article is 10 minutes

Idiosyncrasies are a gold mine for communicators working in theatre production, provided you’ve got an eye for detail and a willingness to innovate on the fly. It doesn’t matter whether […]

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Theatre company websites as content gateways: Urban Arts Case Study, Part II

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In the theatre as in any business, your website is more than the place where people come to see what you’re offering this season or check a show’s start time. […]

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Using Video to Promote Theatre Productions: Urban Arts Case Study, Part I

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If your business involves selling a visual product that lends itself to narrative, do what the movie trailer business has done for years — find your most resonant moments and […]

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Promoting Theatre Productions in the Age of Social Media: Urban Arts Case Study (Overview)

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If you’re a small, independent theatre company, how do you create buzz if a print review is still the key piece to filling seats in your market? That’s the problem […]

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Why collaboration will help you make more compelling video

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Producing video is quickly becoming an essential skill for communications professionals. With the continuing rise of Facebook and video-focused platforms like YouTube and Vimeo, communicators need to be as good […]

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Taking the analysis on the road: Recent web talks

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Making presentations is becoming one of the best parts of my day job. I love sitting down with a group of people to talk about the approach they’ve taken with a website or a communications strategy and how it can be improved. The challenge is to help people form a clear assessment of where they are, raise some possibilities about where they might go and hammer out a strategy for how best to get there.

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