Tips for Arts Marketing

From The Arts Marketing blog and writer Chad M. Bauman, outgoing Director of Communications at Arena Stage:

  • Always give an "exclusive" to your best and most loyal customers. Trust me, if they read something important in the daily paper before they hear it from you, they won't feel like part of the family.
  • Customer service can be a significant competitive advantage. When the whole world has come to expect awful customer service, it creates an easy opportunity to shine.
  • When hiring, if you have to pick between the two, a "fire in the belly" always trumps experience. One can teach skills, but one cannot be taught to take pride in their work.

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