How we increased digital circulation by 86% in 9 months

After executing a nine-month digital marketing campaign for the Whatcom County Library System (WCLS), we more than doubled their annual goals for total circulation and cardholders, increased digital circulation by 86.5%, broke the record for most new card sign-ups ever in one month by 26%, and increased social media followers by as much as 160%. The campaign also garnered WCLS three national marketing awards, including the prestigious John Cotton Dana award. Download our case study to see how we did it.


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“When Whatcom County Library System needed to expand our digital marketing efforts to draw new users, we hired Red Rokk. Their team was genuinely excited to work with the library system and presented fresh and appealing ways to engage our customers."

Lizz Roberts,
WCLS Community Relations Coordinator


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