Lindsay Mullen

Lindsay Mullen is CEO of Prosper Strategies, working behind the scenes to support the Mango team's world of lovable language learning. A language aficionado herself, Lindsay oversees a team of marketers fluent in public relations, content development and strategy (and they speak some German, French, Spanish and Chinese as well.)

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Partnering with Local Businesses and Organizations to Make Your Small Library the Center of Your Community

By Lindsay Mullen |   April 19, 2016

Just like every Batman needs his Robin, your small library needs a strong partner in the community. That’s why when your small library is looking to broaden its patron base (or fight the Joker), it’s only natural to look for the people in your community who can help you achieve your mission.

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Connecting Your Library with Different Departments on Campus

By Lindsay Mullen |   April 14, 2016

Your library often feels like the center of the campus community, but in some ways, it can feel like a world apart as well. Because of your position as a resource hub—and not always as a place of instruction (unfortunately!)—it can be difficult to ascertain what’s going on in the classroom. That being said, there are multiple ways that you can use your library’s resources to connect with every department from Anthropology to Zoology.

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Foreign Words Without Literal English Translations: How to Use Them (and Where They Might Come Up in the Workplace)

By Lindsay Mullen |   April 13, 2016

Learning the basics of a new language is a challenge all assignees must master at some point during their assignment. However, no matter how much we love languages in all shapes and sizes, there are some foreign words that can trip up even the most apt language learner.

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Inside Tips on Promoting Mango

By Lindsay Mullen |   April 12, 2016

Learning a new language with Mango can be an eye-opening opportunity for patrons at your public library. However, unless your staff and volunteers are dressed head-to-toe in Mango costumes every day, patrons may not know where they can find our software, leading them to look for cultural immersion in all the wrong places (we’re looking at you, Party City).

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Treat Yourself! Five Award Submissions for Your Academic Library

By Lindsay Mullen |   April 7, 2016

Here at Mango, we’re constantly waxing poetic about how much we love academic libraries and the value they bring to their communities. But sometimes, don’t you just want a little extra recognition for your achievements?

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Managing Food Restrictions Abroad

By Lindsay Mullen |   April 6, 2016

Food allergies and restrictions have been the bane of every traveler’s existence since the beginning of time. While easily navigated stateside, food restrictions can often be an unwelcomed nuisance that can foil even the most carefully laid food excursions abroad—if your assignees are unprepared.

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Promoting Volunteerism at Your Rural Library

By Lindsay Mullen |   April 5, 2016

Volunteers are the backbone of your rural library. Not only do they provide you with a free set of helping hands , but they bring in new people, come up with new ideas and boost your library community. So how do you find these volunteers and keep them around long-term? Here are three ways you can attract (and keep) a steady volunteer group of volunteers at your rural library with a solid volunteer program.

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Best Practices from Public Libraries Applicable to Academic Libraries

By Lindsay Mullen |   March 31, 2016

If the academic library was an iteration of James Bond, it would be the Daniel Craig version: serious, modern and efficient at delivering information (whether it’s the perfect article to supplement a sophomore’s research paper or a devastating quip to a villain in a secret underground volcano lair). The public library is more of the Sean Connery Bond: charming, liked by all and with a great set of accoutrements (although the library’s makerspace is not, to the best of our knowledge, curated by Q.)

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Why Mango's Methodology is Best for Assignees

By Lindsay Mullen |   March 30, 2016

Deciding on a language learning solution for your assignees can be overwhelming. While some may prefer the subtle background noises of their favorite telenovela or the beautiful melody of their PSY 강남스타일 (Gangnam Style) alarm clock to learn a foreign language, these outlets may not be the quickest learning tools for an extended stay abroad.

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The History of the Library

By Lindsay Mullen |   March 29, 2016

The library is a vessel of knowledge, filled to the brim with firsthand accounts of history and hidden gems as outlandish (and yet practical) as Microwave Cooking for One. Regardless of your patrons’ tastes, an untold story lurks in your library’s shelves. What’s that story, you ask?

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