On July 14, Heritage Digital hosted #HeritageDigitalNow: Digital Storytelling as part of its ongoing inquiry into how digital and technology can enhance the storytelling capabilities of the heritage sector. As heritage sites continue to find ways to convey their rich stores of historical narratives and archives in a digital sphere for an increasingly digitally savvy audience, the virtual conference offered strategies that could help strengthen their online reach and presence.
“When you’re going to be telling your stories online, you’re going to be telling it through content,” as Andrew Davis, Social Media & Content Marketing Trainer at Heritage Digital, put it at a session. “So we need to understand how to create digital content.”
Here are four key takeaways from the event