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How to Optimize Events with Social Media [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Nothing promotes event marketing as well as social media. As a result, social platforms are a great way to publicize events in real time. In order to generate social media buzz on your business’s upcoming event, create and share content in the weeks leading up to it. Connect with other event attendees on social media. Blogs. Guest post by Dave Landry. LinkedIn.

How to Use Social Media for Event Marketing [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Using social media to maximize the impact of live events (like trade shows, forums and conferences) is where shiny new tools meet old school marketing. As noted here previously, trade shows and other live events remain one of the top three lead generation channels for B2B companies, despite the fact they’ve been around for a while (the first trade conferences were in the 1700s).

Five Things You Need to Know About Planning a Media Event

Spin Sucks

Plan a Media Event I found that planning a media event is one of my absolute favorite things to do. I’ve done many of them for all different types of clients and occasions, and no two are exactly alike, which makes planning a media event that much more fun! Here are five things you need to know about planning a media event. 1. You know, Murphy’s Law.

How to Promote Your Event With Social Media Marketing

Pamorama

Events are, by nature, social affairs. If you play your cards right, these similar characteristics can work to your advantage when it comes to planning, promoting, and building excitement for any public event you’re hosting. Various cloud platforms have reduced the complexity of event management and enabled businesses to take their events to the next level.

Extend the Life of Your Event with Post-Event Planning

Waxing UnLyrical

Hosting an event is just the beginning of its life-cycle. The content you create and the leads you nurture will keep your event alive well after its end date. Tip: Keep the hashtag short and simple, and make sure you have it displayed at the event so the audience knows to participate. What advice do you have for extending an event’s longevity?

New Facebook Pixel: Audiences, Custom Conversions and Standard Events

Jon Loomer

We’ll get to that later in this post when talking about Standard Events. Standard Events. There is yet another way to utilize the Facebook pixel and mark certain pages for conversions — or “events.” However, prior to the closing script, we add a single snippet that indicates this is a specific type of event that we want to track. The Old Pixel(s).

Get More out of Event Evaluation

Meltwater

As PR professionals we work hard planning events. When it goes well—the days, weeks, and… Read More.

How to Create a Pinterest Place Board for An Event

SocialFish

Be sure to take advantage of the board description field to enter as much information as possible about your event and a link to your website where they can get more information–and hopefully register. Add pins for the event venue (e.g. If your org has a large Pinterest following, you might try offering an event map board as a sponsorship opportunity for local businesses.

Live-Tweeting Events: 5 Must-Reads

Firebelly

Learn everything you need to know about live-tweeting events in these five must-reads. Follow These Best Practices for Live-Tweeting Events By Jennifer Beese Social media and live events go hand-in-hand. Everything from conferences and award ceremonies, to television shows and sporting events are talked about on social. Blog Social Media Twitter

Increase Blog Traffic with These 12 Ideas

Spin Sucks

Increase Blog Traffic. Following is a list of 12 things to increase blog traffic and beat the summer doldrums. Host an event. An An event is a huge undertaking and the digital world is amazing, but nothing replaces the in-person experience. The post Increase Blog Traffic with These 12 Ideas appeared first on Spin Sucks. by emmahardy This is a smart blog.

[Cool Social Tools] QiqoChat for Live Online Events

SocialFish

In-depth written conversations to get people thinking and exchanging ideas even before the a live event begins.  This makes the live event that much more productive. Startups and tech vendors are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms – SocialFish readers love to read about new tools and apps! Private online communities.

Facebook Debuts App Event Optimization, Extends Dynamic Ads, Canvas to Apps

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced Monday that it will extend its dynamic ads  and Canvas  ad product to applications, along with launching a new product, App Event Optimization. The social network pointed out in a blog post that some 90 percent of time spent on mobile devices is spent within apps, and 58 percent of mobile purchases in the U.S. CanvasMobileAppInstallAds from SocialTimes on Vimeo.

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Eight Common Blogging Mistakes

Spin Sucks

We created an editorial calendar and everyone was responsible for blogging, from the interns on up through me. Our goal was to blog about the silly things people do to hurt the perception of the PR industry and perpetuate the “spin doctor” image. So I’ve created a list of eight things to consider while you’re blogging. Was. A. Disaster. Link to people.

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Why I Attend Seth Godin’s Live Events

Debbie Weil

I’ve attended a handful of Seth’s live events over the past decade (cf Why I like Seth Godin’s quirky workshops from 2005) and always come away recharged. Like his other events, I give today’s an A. Through a blog, for example. have not been nearly consistent enough in delivering regular blog posts and e-newsletters. It’s my blog.

7 Blog Post Ideas for Nonprofits

SocialFish

If you maintain a blog for your nonprofit, chances are you’ve come up short on ideas more than a few times. Well, in fact there are lots of creative ways to keep your blog active and interesting. Here are some top ideas for writing awesome blog posts for your nonprofit: Photo Essay. Write About an Event. What kind of posts will capture the interest of your readers?

Introducing The Modern Blogging Masterclass

Spin Sucks

Today we launch our very first (hopefully of many) online course… The Modern Blogging Masterclass. What is The Modern Blogging Masterclass? What is The Modern Blogging Masterclass, you ask? We will record each course in the event you cannot attend live. The post Introducing The Modern Blogging Masterclass appeared first on Spin Sucks. By Gini Dietrich.

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How to Write Blog Posts that Get Read and Shared

Spin Sucks

Therefore, next Thursday, I am going to host  How to Write Blog Posts that Get Read and Shared. Andy and I have a friendly competition and, let’s be real, this is  my blog, so I’m hoping to beat him in number of attendees  and in the super positive feedback. How to Write Blog Posts that Get Read and Shared. How to generate blog post ideas. By Gini Dietrich.

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What Happened at Problogger Training Event 2016

ProBlogger

shared them because sometimes as bloggers it’s easy to procrastinate – and to avoid doing those important things that we know will bring life to our blogging. The two days of the event this year were all about inspiring bloggers to be proactive and giving them the information and support they needed to take action. Lastly our partners always add so much value to our event.

Grow Traffic to Your Blog Through Guest Posting and Creating Content for Other Blogs, Forums, Media and Events

ProBlogger

To get you up to speed, you can find the first four here: Two Questions to Ask to Help You Find Readers for Your Blog. Two Types of Content to Help You Find Readers for Your Blog. Turn Blog Surfers into Loyal Readers by Building a Sticky Blog. Find Readers for Your Blog Through Commenting and Relationships. Here’s How to Find the Best Blogs. Blog Promotio

How To Multiply Content and SEO From One Event

Small Business Mavericks

There is a good way to take an event your business hosts, like a workshop or seminar, and turn it into a lot of opportunities for SEO. Unpack The Content From The Event. There has been a lot of information generated for your event, right? One easy way to do this is by looking at the backstory of the event – when you planned it, did you use an outline of talking points? These pages of information are also excellent starting points for blog posts and articles in the future. How would someone looking for information ask about it? Headers, title tags, etc.

Blogging Mistakes Equal Lessons Learned

Spin Sucks

A couple of weeks ago, I made a blogging mistake. That week, a handful of people sent me the Chick-fil-A Mashable story about fake Facebook accounts and, because I needed a blog topic, I was in a hurry, and it seemed like an open and closed case, I blogged about it. They were a debate among readers about political- and religious-charged events.

Make Your Presence Felt: The PR and Content Marketing Guide to Productive Events

Meltwater

So, professional conference season is upon us! Once you’ve decided to go to a conference… Read More.

Upcoming social media events in DC

SocialFish

Not one, but two events that I’d love to attend are just around the corner– The Social Graph Clinic DC , and What’s Next DC. This event has an executive feel to it. It’s by the people who published the 2010 Digital IQ Index for the Public Sector that we covered on this blog. Check out the event website , which I love, and the complete schedule PDF.

How to Create Awesome Content From Your Next Event Experience

ProBlogger

If your business exhibits at trade shows or appears at other events, you have a great opportunity to get new content ideas – as well as detailed interviews – from the attendees and influencers you interact with during the event. The most effective company blogs discuss their audience’s pain points. Events can be great places to meet prospective clients and customers.

Social Media Events Calendar and Advice Guide

Convince & Convert

The social media events season is again upon us. It’s going to be an exciting Fall for me, as I hit the road to talk about The NOW Revolution and other aspects of social media and content marketing. I’m often asked what social media events I recommend. If you think the social media event will be great, chances are you’ll be right. The people you meet. Sweet.

How to Learn Social Media Marketing: 15 Blogs for Beginners

Pamorama

Are you blogging, Facebooking, tweeting, or pinning? 20 social media marketing blogs you should be reading in 2015 This is an unordered list — all of these blogs are packed with helpful information. 1. Buffer Buffer Buffer’s blog is one of the best in the social media space. If not, you’re missing out. Follow her on Twitter at @pamdyer.

5 Reasons to Leap at the Social Media Marketing World’s Next Event

Socially Sorted

This post will be updated soon to be about content from the event.  If you want to stay tuned for new Social Media events, please subscribe and you’ll be notified. . Just last week this blog, Socially Sorted was announced as one of Social Media Examiner’s Top 10 Social Media Blogs in the World. Then read on my friend – I have just the ticket for you. 

12 Most Creative Strategies to Craft an Effective Blog Post

Peg Fitzpatrick

Do you wonder why some blog posts tend to attract a lot of readers and get a lot of reaction? This In these 12 most creative strategies to craft an effective blog post, we’ll look at ideas how you can accomplish more on your blog. Talking about great blog posts, these are the ones that we would love to read through all the way to the last period. Use subheadings.

Planning and Executing Live Event Content For Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

Assuming you already know that social media is the first way in which people follow live events they can’t attend in person…. Brand events are like weddings: important, exciting, fun, and super busy. Having traveled for social media live events since 2010, I’ve seen some things and want to help you prepare and execute a successful event for your brands and your audiences.

ProBlogger Event Speakers Share Their Experience

ProBlogger

At this year’s 7th Annual ProBlogger Event, hundreds of bloggers will come together to network with each other and learn from over 30 speakers and subject matter experts. Bloggers are speaking, and most of the speakers blog. The only way I ensure I have time to do my blog and book writing is to schedule it into my calendar and make it non-negotiable. By Grove Galligan. Focus.

How to Use Social Media Strategy to Reach Mommy Blogs

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Since I had no marketing budget, I decided to spend all of my efforts partnering with other mom blogs and asking them to post about us. Here is how you can reach out to Mom Blogs: Make a Target List. You want to start with a list of mom blogs that you like — ones that jive with your brand, are in your target demo, and look like they get medium to high traffic.

11 Content Marketing Tools To Promote Your Blog

SocialFish

Here’s one by Adam Nowlin, that originally appeared on his blog here , and is reposted with permission for you. Meanwhile, some estimates suggest that there are as many as 2 million blog articles uploaded to the internet every 24 hours. You know how I love posts about content curation tools. Examiner. But wait! There’s more! Click here  to start the application process. Sulia.

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How to Promote Your Blog in 8 Seriously Easy Steps

agora pulse

Are you missing opportunities to promote your blog? When I first started blogging I’d spend hours writing the perfect post, share it out on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and then move on to the next one. Step 1: Write three  blog headlines. Writing a good blog title is an art. wrote about the process I use to create headlines on my blog earlier this year.

What’s Next for Social Media and Events?

SocialFish

Thank you Ehren for contributing to the SocialFish blog! Woe to the networked nonprofit or association who only thinks of events in terms of their end of year fundraising gala or annual conference! With events, planned or otherwise, what kinds of best social media practices should nonprofits be using today? Let people donate  by sharing their event experiences.

Gin and Topics: History-Making Events

Spin Sucks

He was part of a history-making event and, no matter your politics, this is an interesting article to read about the event. 4. If you’re using Google+, I highly recommend you read and implement this blog post from Chris Penn. This blog post by Valeria Maltoni is a really good summation of her reaction to Sheryl Sandberg’s New Yorker article (below).

How to Do an SEO-Friendly Blogging

Kikolani

Your blog might become a really powerful weapon if it is developed with correct search optimization strategy. Blogs are considered to be the 5 th most trusted source of information given online, thus blogging is the best way to increase brand recognition, build authority and get more quality leads. If you are a writer, blogging costs you nothing but time. Blogging

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Successful Blogging for Small and Medium Businesses

Akamai Marketing

Blogs for business are an outstanding tool for business, they can build community, be the backbone of your social media program, and drive traffic to your website, just for starters. Its so easy to think that because their are millions of blogs (and if you check out Technorati you’ll see that I am write right.) Welcome to blogging, the place where you try to suck less.

22 Exceptional Business Blogging Guides, Tips & Tactics

Webbiquity SMM

A well-written and consistently updates business blog is a vital core element of a successful content marketing program. As noted below, blogs are among the most effective tools for increasing website traffic, generating leads, and acquiring customers. Yet blogging requires considerably less expense and effort than other top marketing tactics like live events, webinars, and video.

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Three Ways to Avoid the 5K Fundraising Event

Spin Sucks

Most nonprofits stick to some of the tried and true fundraising events to support their organization, raise money, build supporters, and gain wider recognition throughout the community. These events are the annual 5K run and the banquet dinner. Suggest new and fresh and fundraising events that work in accordance with the organization’s personality. Not quite. The Susan G.

Melbourne Food and Wine Blogging Event

ProBlogger

I’ve been excitedly sitting on this one for a while now and am relieved to finally announce a new ProBlogger event that is coming up for Melbourne Food and Wine Bloggers (and anyone else who wants to travel to Melbourne for an evening). Here are the event details: Date : Tuesday 17 July 2012. She fits all the blogging around her day job as an intellectual property and IT lawyer.