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JAM is the arts marketing journal produced by the AMA

AMA members receive JAM four times a year with past issues available to download from this website.
Each issue provides up-to-date information and relevant case studies from the sector. Recent topics have included multi-media marketing, branding, cultural tourism and press and PR.

Take a peek inside the back issue below to find out what JAM is all about. 

Sample back issue: Multi-media marketing

The wealth of tools available to us to enhance our marketing is now immense. You can do it online, offline, on a shoestring, with a fantastic budget, by yourself, with a team, with consultants and professionals or a bit of all of it. The main thing is that you do what's right for you and your organisation. Try it out, figure out why it worked or didn’t work and build on the things that work best for you. 
Inside this issue:

- Sam Scott Wood introduces
YouView – where TV meets the internet

- Angharad Wynne explains how good images for attracting attention require thought, creativity and a keen eye

- Joseph Harrison of the Hallé reveals the relationship between Britain’s longest-established symphony orchestra and some of the newest media applications

 - Roberta Doyle writes about the integral role filmed material is playing as part of the marketing toolbox at National Theatre Scotland 

- a guide to working with photographers from the Association of Photographers along with some useful web links around copyright and licensing


Latest issue: JAM 56 - autumn 2014   

Congratulations to the AMA on its 21st birthday and massive thanks to all our members and supporters over the years – we couldn’t have done it without you.

This issue of
JAM is packed with people looking back and looking forward – Heather Maitland unlocks her diary, William Norris and Fiona Allan outline their visions for the future and Sir Peter Bazalgette answers AMA board members’ questions about our industry.

The Middle Pages chart the AMA’s history and achievements while Christian Payne, Katy Raines, Dallas Shelby, Daniel Rowles and Roger Tomlinson look towards tomorrow and what to consider as we set off on our next twenty one years. Claire Eva reflects on an ever-changing practice while Pat Westwell and Duncan May share their memories which stretch from hard hats to hash tags.

In celebration of all our members’ achievements we’ve added one more minute to Just a minute where we hear from both Penny Hamilton and Alexandra Stampler-Brown while Spotlight turns to Julie Aldridge who outlines the AMA’s plans for the next 21 months.

Any thoughts, comments or suggestions for JAM? Please email the Editor, Helen Bolt at helen@a-m-a.co.uk

Helen Bolt - Marketing Manager AMA conference and Editor; JAM
Newest issue of JAM has arrived in the @hallforcornwall pigeon hole.
Thank you @amadigital - looks like another corker.



I just wanted to say thank you for the latest issue of JAM (January 2014). This issue was particularly useful as I came across the 'presenting research to …' article while I was in the middle of preparing a research presentation for our exhibitions committee. It was perfectly timed and really helpful advice, so thank you!

Hannah Talbot, Marketing and Communications Manager - The Courtauld Gallery

Subscribe to JAM

If you would like to subscribe to JAM, e-mail helen@a-m-a.co.uk. The cost for an annual subscription is £39 per annum UK rates or £59 per annum overseas.

Become a member and get JAM for free

Become a member now to receive JAM four times a year and get online access to all past issues. We will also send you the current issue of JAM with your welcome pack.
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JAM stands out from other arts publications because:
  • it is designed to the highest quality to reflect the AMA’s brand values,
  • it is regarded as a valuable resource, containing in-depth articles, guides and case studies, rather than a 'throw away' item,
  • it has longevity as it is uploaded in PDF format to the AMA website for AMA members to download free back issues,
  • the AMA is a trusted organisation with a portfolio of complementary services.
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