We were very pleased to see that “Voices For The Library” have been mentioned in a blog post about successful real-life online marketing campaigns for small organisations. We were listed alongside a variety of enterprises from across the commercial sector and across the world.
A group of volunteers uses social media to form a voluntary group. Volunteers across Britain launched Voices for the Library a campaign group promoting the value of public libraries. Another interesting fact is that the volunteers never met for a number of months after launching of the group. They used Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, YouTube and Delicious and they developed their website using WordPress.
It’s particularly encouraging to read an article like this when it is written by someone who is outside the library sphere, as it shows that the message about what we, and other library campaigners are trying to do, is getting out there to a wide audience. It would be great though if we could expand on this, spread the word even further and get even more people involved in campaigning for libraries on both a local and national level.
You can help us achieve this by continuing to highlight the dreadful cuts that are happening to public libraries in this country – share campaigning links via Facebook and Twitter; share images via Flickr, Photobucket and Youtube; or simply just talk to someone face-to-face about it.
It all really does help to spread the word.