|Emojis: What are They, Where Did They Come From, & Can they Help with Marketing|
Event Type: SWFLN Webinar|
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Smiley face, sad face, high five, a smiling face with heart-shaped eyes. Emojis are everywhere and they are changing how we communicate. Unlike in the past, this visual language has now become mainstream communication. Emojis have a mixed, but evolving, history. Take a tour of where emojis have been, where they are now, and discover how they can best be used to potentially increase the effectiveness of your library’s marketing efforts.
Academic Library staff will be interested in this webinar because they will learn how emojis have become part of mainstream communications.
Public Library staff will be interested in this webinar because they will learn how emojis have evolved over the past thirty years.
School Library staff will be interested in this webinar because they will learn how some emojis are used by children and teens, which differ from their surface meanings.
Special Library staff will be interested in this webinar because they will learn some dos and don’ts of using emojis for marketing purposes.
Location: Web Based Training
Registration Ends: 10/19/2021 at 8:00 AM
About the Presenter: Laura Solomon is the Library Services Manager for the Ohio Public Library Information Network and a W3C-certified front-end web developer. She has been doing web development and design for more than 20 years, in both public libraries and as an independent consultant. She specializes in developing with Drupal. She is a 2010 Library Journal Mover & Shaker. She has written three books about social media and content marketing, specifically for libraries; and speaks nationally on both these and technology-related topics. As a former children’s librarian, she enjoys bringing the “fun of technology” to audiences and in giving libraries the tools they need to better serve the virtual customer.Contact: Luly Castro
Contact Number: (239) 313-6338
Presenter: Laura Solomon