Creating Content | Edinburgh Meetup

Do you work or volunteer with social media in the history, heritage, archaeology or museum sectors in Scotland? Come along to this informal meetup to share your social media insights, ask questions and pick up practical tips from the rest of the group. Tickets are now available from https://shsmgnovembermeetup.eventbrite.co.uk SCHEDULE CATCH UP 6pm to 6.30pm We’ll […]

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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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Smooth Sailing | Dundee Meetup

Do you work or volunteer with social media in the history, heritage, archaeology or museum sectors in Scotland? Come along to this informal meetup to share your social media insights, ask questions and pick up practical tips from the rest of the group. Tickets are available from  https://shsmgseptembermeetup.eventbrite.co.uk SCHEDULE CATCH UP 3pm to 3.30pm We’ll […]

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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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