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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!

FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions About STQRY and Audio Guides

Get the answers to frequently asked questions about STQRY, mobile audio guides, and other digital experiences for museums and cultural sites.

8 Best Practices for Creating Museum Displays

With museum displays, you can share just about any type of content or information with your visitors. But with all of that potential, there are plenty of pitfalls to avoid. To help you navigate the right formats and decisions along the way, we’ve curated a list of the best practices to follow when developing your own museum displays. 

How to Create a GPS Triggered Audio Tour

The best way to deliver content to visitors is through their own devices. A GPS-triggered audio tour can easily achieve this as visitors walk through a museum, or drives through a region of wineries. In this guide, we dive deeper into what a GPS triggered audio tour is exactly, and how you can affordably build one for your own business or organization.

Explore Impactful Storytelling with the Tadpole Group

At the 2022 STQRY Summit, we invited the Tadpole Group to present the power of storytelling for tours, and how to enhance your stories by creating digital experiences. This blog post walks you through the key steps of creating impactful stories that improve your visitor experiences.

How to Give Your Mobile Tour App a Custom Feel

When you create a mobile tour app, you want it to feel like a natural extension of the overall experience. Check out this how-to article on using the STQRY Builder to give your app a custom feel tailored to your organization. 

How to Fund Your Mobile Tour Guide App

Fortunately, building a tour guide app isn’t as expensive as it used to be. You don’t have to hire software developers to create an app from scratch and as a museum, library, or historical site, you might not need to fund your tour guide app from your internal budget. Take a look at some of these resources and other ways to fund your app. 

How to Present your Mobile App

We work with clients daily to help them understand how their organization can benefit from offering a mobile app. Many times, the individuals who we work with must present the possibility of a mobile app to their organization before any decisions are made. See our step by step instructions to presenting a mobile app to a large group.

How to Create Audio Content for Your App

A mobile tour guide app is a smart way to keep visitors engaged. There are so many use cases for self-guided content, from universities to museums to special-interest tours. Here's how to easily add quality audio tracks to your mobile guide app.

How to Create a Location-Based Tour Guide App

When you use location-based technology, you can provide an interactive experience that triggers notifications to open up new content as a visitor moves through the site. In this guide, we show you how to set up your own in about 2 to 8 weeks, depending on how long it takes you to source the content.

Opening a developer account on the App Store and Google Play

We are looking forward to launching your app! Here is how to set up those Apple & Google Play Developer Accounts so you can get to work on sharing your story. 

How To Create a Script of Your Tour

As a tour operator, you know your crowd. You have your script timed and perfectly recorded in your mind. But, if you are ready to expand and add more tour guides or start using an app–how do you create a tour script? Let’s look at some options that don’t involve pen and paper!

How to Measure the Success of Your Mobile Tour App & Audio Guide

Your tour guide app has a big role to play. It welcomes visitors, points them towards the right routes, and explains important features or exhibits. In this post, we walk you through the top reasons to measure the success of your app and exactly how to do it. 

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?

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.

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!

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.

How To Increase Engagement By Focusing On Enrichment

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, companies in all sectors scrambled to find ways to maintain relationships with their customers while being sensitive to their struggles. If you’re one of the organizations still struggling to find ways to engage with your customers during these trying times (or just looking for a bump in your existing strategies), creating digital experiences is key, and focusing your messaging on enrichment will guarantee success.

How to Repurpose Your Digital Content For Maximum Impact

As our clients navigate the new digital landscape created by COVID-19, many are wondering how to leverage their digital content to create new kinds of relationships with their customers.

Creating a Virtual Visitor Experience

All over the world organizations are facing the difficult decision to temporarily close their doors and ultimately limit access to their collections and content. However, many people are turning to digitalization in an effort to reduce group tours, and reach visitors that can’t physically visit a site.