Orchestra & Opera Workplace Satisfaction: Winter 2019

The latest installment in the bi-annual series at my orchestra business blog that measures workplace satisfaction ratings of arts managers at orchestra and opera organizations by way of glassdoor.com reviews is now available. The Latest Update In Orchestra Workplace Satisfaction: Winter 2019 The Latest Update In Opera Workplace Satisfaction: Winter 2019 Expanding The Pie It would be wonderful to expand this effort into other performing arts sectors such as theatres, dance, performing arts centers, etc.  To that end, there are two primary areas where we could use help: Compiling a list of organizations. … Read more

Understanding The Difference Between Cloud Based and Hosted Software And Apps

An increasing amount of the time spent working with clients via my web development firm is understanding the differences between cloud based and hosted software and apps. There are no shortage of terminology bear traps and even the fundamental pricing structures can vary wildly. Recently, SmashingMagaine.com published an article by Zack Grossbart and Eduardo Abe that provides one of the most comprehensive written overviews I’ve come across. There are no prerequisite knowledge levels to walk away with a much better understanding plus they do an excellent job at explaining how to leverage … Read more

It’s Here! The 2017 Digital Marketing Benchmark Study

It is one of the best times of year! Capacity Interactive has published their most recent Arts Industry Digital Marketing Benchmarking Study findings. In looking at these findings year-over-year, it is interesting to see what has changed and what hasn’t. I highly recommend that you download the report for yourself, but here are some tidbits I found particularly interesting: We asked how organizations are informing their new site designs and found that, overall, patron-focused and data-informed inputs do not lead the charge. For example, whereas 62% of the surveyed organizations said they … Read more

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