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May 2021: Apps Gone Live

Throughout the month of May we had the pleasure of launching apps for a range of events and attractions, including galas, historic communities and museums. 

STQRY Feature Spotlight: Geofencing

Did you know that you can integrate location-specific content into your STQRY app? With geofencing and bluetooth beacons or GPS, you can create a unique, tailored content experience for your visitors that is determined by their location within your site.

Level-Up Your App Content With Interactive QR Codes

QR codes are having a major revival across all industries, and especially within the website application sector. Learn how to integrate QR codes into your app to level up your content below, but first, let’s start at the beginning by answering the question: what is a QR code?

April 2021: Apps Gone Live

This May we are highlighting the latest “Apps Gone Live” throughout the month of April. From parks and gardens to historic tours and libraries, we are excited to help in sharing their stories digitally!

Best Practices For Publishing Your App

There are many things you should be considering in the early stages of app development when creating your publishing strategy. Each site will have different needs, and your visitors will have different preferences, but there are a few best practices to keep in mind that work well for almost all visitor experience apps.

Advanced Text-to-Speech Now Supported In Your STQRY App

Exciting news! We’ve just launched our latest feature on the STQRY platform, advanced text-to-speech translation. This feature allows you to convert any text-based content into audio files that can be used within your app, creating a more inclusive and interactive app experience for your visitors.

How To Make Your App More Accessible and Interactive

When launching an app experience it's important to make sure that your app is as interactive and accessible as possible in order to reach the widest range of users. Consider the following features and upgrades in order to increase your accessibility and interactivity.

How To Create Effective On-Site Signage For Your Visitor Guide App

If you’ve recently created a digital tour guide app to enhance your on-site visitor journey, but you’re struggling with low adoption rates, it might be time to think strategically about your on-site signage and marketing. Learn some tips and tricks from the STQRY team!

March 2021: Apps Gone Live

The STQRY Customer Success Team launched some interactive apps we can't wait to use. We are honored to work with clients from all around the world, from libraries to museums and even a chocolate factory!

Case Study: Cultural Roadmapp Enterprises Ltd.

Cultural Roadmapp is a travel technology startup company on a mission to reinvent the road trip. Their first initiative, created on the STQRY platform, is an app called Road Trip: IRELAND. It includes a series of GPS-triggered audio tours exploring seven counties along Ireland’s 1500-mile Wild Atlantic Way driving route, starting with County Clare. 

February 2021: Apps Gone Live

In honor of February being Black History Month, we are highlighting two of our latest projects as part of our apps-gone-live series-- Strides for Social Justice and Road to Freedom. 

How much does it cost to create a professional tour guide app?

Tour guide apps are valuable digital resources that enhance the visitor experience in multiple sectors. However, many organizations aren’t sure where to start when budgeting. From software to content, here is a total breakdown of costs and what to expect.

The George Eastman Museum Goes Touchless 

The George Eastman Museum, located in Rochester, NY, was one of the earlier STQRY clients who adapted digital experiences into their pandemic strategy. This early integration allowed them to go completely touchless in 2020 and now into 2021.

Creative Digital Solutions Drive Art Institution Success During COVID-19

During 2020, virtual connection was the only way for museums to stay in touch with visitors, donors, and staff, which meant that many institutions around the world had to get creative and implement digital solutions practically overnight. Check out some of the amazing initiatives many museums launched to remain in constant contact! 

The 2020 Impact On Museums & The Future of Digital Experiences

In part two of this three-part blog series, we take a closer look with SEMC Executive Director, Zinnia Willits at the 2020 impact on museums and the future of digital experiences.

Marketing Your Experience

Creating a digital experience is the first step to connecting with your visitors, but what is step number two? Step two is telling visitiors about your experience by marketing your app! However, it's not always the easiest step.  Here are some marketing tips from our team!

SEMC Creates Comprehensive Response to COVID-19 Shutdown

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the Southeastern Museum Conference soon realized they would need to shift their approach from a single event to member engagement and support. In this three-part blog series, STQRY sits down with SEMC Executive Director, Zinnia Willits to discuss the museum industry, digital experiences and the future. 

Case Study: Preserve Louisiana and the Old Governor’s Mansion

The COVID-19 pandemic created unique challenges for cultural organizations, most of which had to completely shut down all operations for months. Fortunately, the Old Governor’s Mansion was well-suited to handle the pandemic with the STQRY app, becoming one of a few cultural institutions that was able to remain open (virtually), charge admission and bring in revenue during the pandemic.

January 2021: Apps Gone Live

The year is off to a great start. Learn more about the newest apps we launched in January.  From walking tours to educational games, we are thrilled to bring these stories to life and help our clients around the world launch digital experiences. 

Distanced and Isolated in the Museum

In this short essay, Dana Michealovich explains how even with the effects of the pandemic, museums can help their visitors attain this unmistakable feeling of a valuable, rich tour.

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