The Battle for Social Media Content

The Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre is a curious place. As the name suggests, it’s where this famous clash took place over 700 years ago – but it’s unlike any other battlefield in Scotland. With relatively few objects to display, Bannockburn is an immersive experience which relies heavily on 3D technology to bring it to […]

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Go For It!

Julie Devenney, social media officer for ARAScotland & Archive Hour writes about ArchiveHour for SHSMG in the latest blog. “Why don’t you set it up?” said an archivist friend to me, back in May, after I’d been grumbling again that there was a @museumhour and an @ancestryhour but no @archivehour! “Why don’t I?!” I had not […]

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We built Brick City!

Melissa Reilly, Marketing and PR Officer at New Lanark World Heritage Site, writes for SHSMG in the latest blog.  New Lanark is an 18th century former cotton-spinning Mill Village on the banks of the Falls of Clyde, which is now recognised as one of Scotland’s 6 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. There are some very exciting […]

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MuseumInstaTour

Russell Dornan tells us about how he used his museum’s Instagram during a collaborative, fun day out visiting a group London institutions. How many museums have you managed to visit in one day? If it’s more than six, I doff my cap to you. When I and five other museum social media managers visited six […]

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