Broadcasting LIVE!

If you have a phone, you can bring the world to Scotland. Live broadcasting is an increasingly popular platform that gives you an immediate, personal link to a potentially large and international audience, yet relatively few in the heritage industry have given it a try. I understand why – it’s perhaps the most intimidating type […]

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Gaining Confidence

Rebecca Boyde is Youth Engagement Officer for Dig It! 2017 and Archaeology Scotland. Since joining the Scottish Heritage Social Media Group, she has gone from social media novice to setting up and coordinating the Scottish Learning Group on Twitter, Facebook and blog). Don’t you love it when the right thing comes along? In 2015, I […]

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Going Live!

Gregor McMillan is a video production officer at Registers of Scotland, the non-ministerial government department responsible for maintaining land and property records. Earlier in the year, RoS successfully streamed their first ever Facebook Live event, and in this blog, Gregor recounts their experience and offers some tips on how to stream on a budget. First, […]

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What’s Working for Dig It! 2017?

Julianne McGraw is the Communications Officer at Dig It! 2017 and half of the Scottish Heritage Social Media Group team. In this blog, Julianne will be talking about three social media highlights from Dig It! 2017 alongside some “lessons learned”: Dig It! 2017 is the year-long celebration of Scottish archaeology and we believe that archaeology […]

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3 Ways To Make History More Shareable

Laura Brown is the social media manager at the Registers of Scotland, the non-ministerial government department tasked with maintaining land and property records. She is also a travel blogger and has worked with numerous organisations in the tourism and heritage sector. In 2017, the Registers of Scotland (RoS) are celebrating 400 years of Scottish land […]

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Heritage Social Media Fandom

Stephenie McGucken is a PhD candidate & tutor at the University of Edinburgh in the History of Art. Her research interests include the uses of heritage in film, and draws on her experiences with various fandoms to help form research questions. She also runs the social media for the Edinburgh Medieval Pigment Project.   Everyone […]

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