A website critique

In a recent Cultural Digital email I said that a newly-launched website for a visual arts venue (I’m not naming them here) fell short in terms of “accessibility, performance, search engine optimisation, and other modern website standards/basic common sense”. I wanted to write something a bit more constructive about the kinds of mistakes and omissions […]

Lessons from The Library #1: Cultural organisations and ecommerce

The Library contains a spreadsheet with the CMS, ticketing platform, donations platform, and website designers/builders of 350+ of the largest UK cultural organisations. I’ve just added a column to that spreadsheet showing which ecommerce platforms those cultural organisations are using for their online stores. Of the organisations in my sample, 22% have an online shop. […]

Launching the Library

I’ve launched a thing called The Library. Here’s a bit of background for anyone interested in the what, why, and how. First up, in case you’ve not already, then pop over to The Library and read the FAQ. That should cover the basics. What The Library sits under the Cultural Digital banner – that’s the […]