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Remedying the Plight of the Archaeological Technician

Tweet I’ve been keeping a keen eye on the Facebook Group “North American Archaeological Tech Forum”. Conversations on there are lively and cover a lot of relevant topics that matter to cultural resource management archaeologists across the country. One particular conversation regarding professionalism has sent some shockwaves through the group, […]

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Harness social media to further your personal brand as an archaeologist

Personal Branding for Archaeologists, Part VII: Crafting a Social Media Campaign

Tweet “Nobody ever said success was going to be easy. If success was easy, everybody’d be doing it.” Anonymous I never cared about personal branding, online networking, or any of the stuff I’ve been writing about until the last time I was laid off from a cultural resource management archaeology […]


Personal Branding for Archaeology, Part VI: Using Videos and Pictures

Tweet Social media and the whole of the internet is being winnowed down to the truest essence of human experience— we know the world based on what we’ve seen. We are visual beings. Our eyes are essential to the way we learn. This is something archaeologists have long understood; however, […]

Videos are the future of personal branding

Build your audience through guest blogging

Personal Branding for Archaeologists, Part V: Blogging your way to Infamy

Tweet (This is the fifth segment in a multi-post series dedicated to personal branding for archaeologists. In case you missed ‘em: Part I discussed the many reasons why you should care about developing your personal brand, Part II covered creating a killer LinkedIn profile, Part III talked about using Twitter […]


Personal Branding for Archaeologists, Part IV: Build your Own Website

Tweet (This is the fourth post in a multi-part series on personal branding for archaeologists. In case you missed it, Part I covered some reasons why it’s important to control your online professional persona and Part II discussed how you can use LinkedIn to demonstrate your skills, abilities, and experience […]

Personal branding for archaeologists: build your own website

How to use Twitter for archaeology personal branding

Personal Branding for Archaeologists, Part III: Twitter

Tweet (This is the third post in a multi-part series on personal branding for archaeologists. In case you missed it, Part I covered some reasons why it’s important to control your online professional persona and Part II discussed how you can use LinkedIn to demonstrate your skills, abilities, and experience […]


Personal Branding for Archaeologists, Part II: LinkedIn 2

Tweet (This is the second post in a multi-part series on personal branding for archaeologist. In case you missed it, check out Part I to see why it’s important to control your online professional persona) Part II: LinkedIn I hear this a lot whenever I talk with other archaeologists about […]

How to leverage LinkedIn for archaeologists

What are you doing to manage your personal brand as an archaeologist?

Personal branding for archaeologists, Part I

Tweet When I first started blogging, I Googled myself just to see what type of information about me was floating around the internet. My name is extremely generic. There are probably over a million William White’s in the United States. This country has always had a lot of Bill White’s. […]


Fighting the fight for Historic Preservation

Tweet “Next week, next month, or next year we may have an opportunity to enlighten those groups [business interests and elected officials] on the cultural, social, and aesthetic importance of preservation. But if we want that historic building saved today, we had better be prepared with economic arguments.” Donovan D. […]

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10 unwritten rules for professional archaeology

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Tweet I’m piggy backing on a couple of archaeology blog posts I read earlier this week about unwritten rules of professional archaeology. The topic was started by Tracy Brown, webmaster of the blog Archaeology in Tennessee. Mr. Brown started a thread asking about the Unwritten Rules in Professional Archaeology and […]