Smart Resolutions: Three Things You Must Do in 2013 to Simplify Your Audience Engagement

Ah, New Year's resolution time. In our personal life, we often resolve to eat healthier, be kinder or make those phone calls to long lost friends once a month. But professional resolutions can provide a boost to your year as well. All resolutioned out? Don't worry; we've come up with three social media resolutions for … Continue reading Smart Resolutions: Three Things You Must Do in 2013 to Simplify Your Audience Engagement

No Cell Service or Wi-Fi? No Problem.

TourSphere apps are web-based, which means that they require either cell service or wi-fi so that the user can download and use the app live at the site of the tour. We have many clients, like parks or sites with bad cell phone service, who ask us if there are any options for them to use … Continue reading No Cell Service or Wi-Fi? No Problem.

Connectivity for Visitors (Part I)

This multi-part series about connectivity will shed some light on the multifaceted challenges you need to overcome to provide a solid Internet connection for all your visitors. Part I is mostly about the general approach, plus a technology overview. The parts after this will talk about specific solutions for common situations. If you have any … Continue reading Connectivity for Visitors (Part I)

The Pros and Cons of On-Site iPod Touches

I'm not going to complicate this for you.  We've worked with museums with anywhere between 10 - 500 iPods. There are great things about having iPods onsite at your museum, but it comes at a cost (literally and figuratively). In our experience, here are the pros and cons.  I hope this helps you evaluate what's … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of On-Site iPod Touches