November 4, 2019

Boom! Just like that, conference season is over. Last week we found ourselves in Charleston for the annual meeting of Southeastern Museums, or SEMC. Here are our 5 favorite things from our time there:

1. The Veiled Lady at The Gibbes

First off, what a cool museum. We had...

October 10, 2019

What a great second half of conference season it has been for us! We’ve been south, we’ve been east, but mostly we’ve been having good conversations with you all about your visitors’ needs. 

Most recently, we attended the Association of Zoos and Aquariums Conference and...

We go to quite a few conferences throughout the year: museum conferences, zoo and aquarium conferences, travel and hospitality... and there are always common themes. One of those is: the competition. What are you competing against when it comes to your visitors' precio...

We’ve developed an in-app survey feature that we think marries the fun you want your visitors to have with the information you need. Your survey can collect anything: basic demographic data, experience information, or even the likeliness of recommending you to a friend...

July 2, 2019

It’s officially summertime (even here in the Midwest where it’s just getting warm!) and your visitors have a lot of options for where to spend their longer days and nights. The season is off to a busy start here at Encurate: we’ve been traveling from conference to conf...

As you may know by now, our mission at Encurate is to help you become your visitors’ favorite destination. And to do that, it’s important to make all of your visitors feel welcome when they come to your space.

This means considering visitors of all abilities, visitors w...

“Today’s museums are re-examining their role and connection to communities in new ways. Our institutions’ long-term viability and financial sustainability is inextricably linked to our ability to be relevant, magnetic, and inclusive.” - American Alliance of Museums web...

At Encurate, we’re always talking about the importance of making connections with the content in your space. But what does that mean, exactly?

A great example of how you can “make connections” in your space is the IMSS - our first client here in Chicago. This is a museu...

If you’re weighing the pros and cons of a mobile app vs. a traditional audio guide, or even have your heart already set on an audio guide for your space, we’d like to tell you why a mobile app is the way to go.

First and foremost, a mobile app can be an audio guide. And...

“...mobile devices - smartphones, tablet computers, portable technology of all sorts - have emerged with unprecedented power to reconnect worlds, recombine media, reconstruct images, and recount observations…” Oppegaard and Griger, The Interrelationships of Mobile Stor...

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