Digital Asset Management Links — August 21 2015

Digital asset management links August 21, 2015

Image courtesy of the City of Minneapolis Archives https://www.flickr.com/photos/mplsarchives

Let’s start the weekend with some fun. Check out this selection of vintage fire safety images from the Minneapolis City Clerk’s Office. It’s a throwback to a time when fire training included….clowns? – Star Tribune

UK-based news outlet the Guardian announced a new open-source image management system called Grid. Ralph Windsor weighs in on how it determine if an open-source option will work for you. – DAM News

Instagram is open (for even more) business. The powerhouse social media platform announced an API that will allow developers to easily connect applications to Instagram, meaning that the revenue-generating ability of the site will reach new levels. API’s are a part of many digital asset management systems. See our article “Digital asset management integrations for more info about DAM and API’s.  – Recode

As Instagram continues it’s social media dominance, here are three ways to get your business noticed. The keys: hashtags, contests, and two-way communication. – Content Marketing Institute

Getting people to use a digital asset management system — or any marketing technology — is as important as evaluating vendors and having an implementation plan. Here are some tips from organizational change practices to help get people using new technology. – MediaPost

 

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