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The Future of CRM & Ticketing


The day will provide insight into the systems and features that are out there in the marketplace giving you an opportunity to learn who the innovators are, how to use audience data effectively and what different systems can offer.

    August 25 @ 09:30 - 17:00 Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Content Strategy – what’s your story?

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This practical hands-on workshop introduces a framework of simple techniques to help you implement a story-led approach to communications planning that will ensure that your campaigns resonate with the audiences that matter to you.

    July 30 @ 10:45 - 16:20 CCA, Glasgow

Box Office Best

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Your Box office data is precious: so, what can you do to manage it and keep it safe? Led by Charlotte Wilson, Associate Director at Culture Republic, this practical workshop tells you all you need to know about collecting, using, cleansing, protecting, sharing and extracting data to make sure you are making the most of your Box Office

    August 12 @ 09:45 - 14:15 Music Hall, Aberdeen

VIDEO Thinking Out of the Box Trailer (Thinking Out of the Box 1 of 5)

A three minute video that summarises the key issues and learnings from Culture Republic’s Thinking Out of the Box event. It includes perspectives from the participants and highlights from the day’s events.

UX Matters: key learnings from July’s First Wednesday


Designing products and services based on what your users need has a huge impact on customer engagement and satisfaction. For July’s First Wednesday we invited Wojtek Kutyla and Jason Kennedy of Storm ID to talk about the philosophy behind user-centred design and its potential business value to arts & cultural organisations

What’s next for museums?

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MuseumNext is an international conference series which challenges the sector to discuss the future of museums. This year our Senior Executive Deborah Hair was in Geneva to find out what the speakers and delegates from around the world had to say.

Uist Wool

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This year Uist Wool ran a CPD course offering participants in-depth understanding of work practices in the wool production sector. As part of the course Culture Republic delivered a bespoke workshop focusing on communications development, channel marketing and storytelling.

Creative Lives Briefing Paper

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The Creative Lives Briefing Paper gives an overview of the nature, provision and value of creative learning and participation activity in Edinburgh, and the people who benefitted from it.

If data is currency, how much have you got in the bank?

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Data is currency. Handled with purpose and a little creativity, it can help you tell stories, solve problems and make new connections.


Perspectives on #streaming – audience’s fr @allsongs + the artist’s & business’ fr @TheDrum

More than 1000 words – visual engagement on social channels

MoMA PS1’s communications director tell arts organisations how to use visual materials on social channels make connections with their audiences online.

Event Evaluation 360 for events & festivals

In response to increasing demand, we’ve created the Event Evaluation 360 package: an affordable four-part research solution developed with the specific needs of Scotland’s events and festival producers in mind.

Glasgow Life’s Festivals 2014 Digital Marketing Case Study

In summer 2014 Glasgow hosted the Commonwealth Games. In parallel with the Games an ambitious line up of cultural events and activities was programmed, supported by creative digital communications from the team behind the scenes.


Good #data collection matters! From @Econsultancy: the best data is the data you already own

The missing millions: breaking down barriers to access

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We’ve taken a closer look at some of the practical tools and creative solutions that organisations are using to understand and connect with groups that have historically been absent or under-represented in their audience profiles.


If your Scottish arts organisation has charitable status check out @google for nonprofits Apps, Adwords & Training

Mapping Leith’s cultural resources and creative industries

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Leith Creative is a cultural mapping research project being co-delivered by LeithLate and Citizen Curator, looking at cultural resources and creative industries within the Leith area.

National Theatre of Scotland’s Tin Forest Digital Engagement

The Tin Forest was one of the National Theatre of Scotland’s (NTS) most ambitious projects to date. Part of the Glasgow 2014 Cultural Programme, it invited the people of Glasgow to retell the city’s story and to reimagine its future.


Handy for planning your #marketing! Check out @ExperianMkt_UK calendar for ideas.

Timespan – Digital Engagement in Sutherland

Sutherland’s Timespan Museum and Arts Centre is leading the way in digital audience engagement practice. Learn about two inspiring recent projects.


Great tips for any arts venue from @EuansGuide! Check out their Top Tips For Museums and Galleries #access


Brilliant early image of #Scotland‘s newest UNESCO World Heritage site


Report from @uk_music shows £280 million generated by #livemusic tourism in Scotland in 2014


RT @DeborahHair: We are all set up and ready @culture_public Glasgow Visual Arts Digital Communications Workshop with @DianneGreig http://t…



RT @DeborahHair: Where do priorities sit within AIDA model #awareness #interest #desire #action @culture_public Digi Comms workshop http://…


Coming soon to a venue near you – four workshops from Culture Republic


We’re delighted to introduce our 2015 programme of practical touring workshops, bringing essential training and networking opportunities to a venue near you.

Marketing that Works – the brains behind the campaigns

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On 12 May 2015 Scotland’s marketers heard from six leading practitioners who shared the stories of their success, provided behind-the-scenes insights into the campaigns they ran and the tactics they used to achieve the right results.