Tips

How Your Museum Can Cut Down On Single Use Plastics: Product, Packaging And Personal

No one could have escaped the backlash against single use plastics which has become a talking point both for businesses and consumers. Concern was initially kicked off by The Blue Planet series, bu…

5 Simple SEO Tips To Get More Visitors To Your Museum Website

Have you ever wondered how SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) can boost visitors to your museum website? SEO can help your website rank higher up in search engines (such as Google) where it is more l…

AIM Launches New Success Guide:  Successfully Taking Over Your Local Museum

Asset transfer is a relatively new approach to managing museums. It is complex, and it will be some time before the implications can be assessed. We spoke to Bethany Rex, Research Fellow at The Un…

Cutting Museum Operating Costs Through Energy Management: A Beginner’s Guide

As autumn sets in, your museum may consume more energy, but you can reduce these costs through efficient energy management. No one enjoys paying for their museum energy and knowing how to reduce co…

Free Gift Aid Webinar – All Your Questions Answered

On Monday 15 October from 12 – 1pm, AIM and the Charity Finance Group will be running a free webinar for AIM members covering all aspects of Gift Aid…

New Resources For Boards From AIM

AIM  has launched two new ‘how to guides’ for trustees. The latest in its series of advice notes for boards, the new guides help boards make sure that they have secu…

New Free Guide: Working With Freelancers

A new guide – Working with Freelancers – has been created to support museums in finding, commissioning, briefing, working with and paying freelancers and consultants. It aims to…

UK Photography Group Seeks Independent Museums For Paid Shoot Locations

AIM: Hi Jan – Can you explain to AIM members what this group is for and about please? JE:  The Photoshoots Club group is a network of creatives invol…

Top 10 Easy Tips To Improve Your Museum Website

Updating your museum website can feel like a huge task, so we spoke to Harry O’Connor, CEO of AIM Associate Suppliers, Heritage Creative, for som…

Making A Real And Lasting Change In The Museums Sector: Open Up Museums For Everyone Launches

A new website and series of useful free resources created by the ‘Open Up: Museums for everyone’ project have now launched. The project and resulting resources were designed to help all …

New AIM Hallmarks Publication – Preparing To Prosper

Over the past three years, AIM has worked with museums and heritage organisations across the UK to put the ideas in the AIM Hallmarks framewor…

How To Market Accessibility

Providing a guide to the accessibility of your venue can attract customers and a new website can help you produce and publish one…