#donttrythisathome

A friend, fellow arts manager and Artini follower sent me a link to a recent blog about a train wreck of a twitter campaign at the Minnesota Opera.  Below is a screenshot of one of the disastrous tweets — click on it to read the whole article:

I’m really not sure who thought this was going to be effective or if any heads have rolled, but the lesson is clear.  Don’t try to act like a native if you don’t speak the language.  And they say this better than I ever could — so enjoy!

Happy tweeting!

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About Ellen Rosewall

I am Professor and Chair of Arts Management and author of Arts Management: Uniting Arts and Audiences in the 21st Century (Oxford University Press, 2013). I believe that arts and culture are undergoing a profound change in the 21st century, and I love talking with people about how we continue to bring arts to our communities and individuals give the brave new world of social media, technology and economic changes. Join the conversation!
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