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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).

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.

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


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.

Facebook Updates Calls to Action on Pages, Recommendations, Local Events

SocialTimes Facebook

The social network Wednesday introduced updates to recommendations , local events  and call-to-action buttons on pages for local businesses. Get tickets to movies and events: For many new movies this fall, you can buy movie tickets straight from their Facebook pages via Fandango. Kalpathy added in the developer blog post that this can be done via Porch  or TalkLocal.). today.

7 Tips to Creating an All-Star Event

Waxing UnLyrical

Events can be a great way to build relationships and nurture leads. Tip: make your purpose clear before the event so people don’t feel like they’ve been duped into attending. 2. We picked a catchy name which made it possible to turn the event into a series. If it’s a public event, share it on all your channels: website, blog, etc. What’s your Goal? Promote.

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).

How to Create a Pinterest Place Board for An Event


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


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

[Cool Social Tools] QiqoChat for Live Online Events


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.

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.

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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What Happened at Problogger Training Event 2016


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.

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


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

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.

How to Create Awesome Content From Your Next Event Experience


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.

7 Blog Post Ideas for Nonprofits


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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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.

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


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

ProBlogger Event Speakers Share Their Experience


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.

Upcoming social media events in DC


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.

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.

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 Network at Blog Events (Even if You’re Shy!)


Time is hurtling towards this year’s ProBlogger Training Event at the RACV Royal Pines Resort on Australia’s Gold Coast, and I don’t know about you but here at ProBlogger HQ, we are getting EXCITED! (if you are yet to get a ticket, head here to grab one, you save $100 if you purchase before July 1, 2016!). How to Network at Blog Events (Even if You’re Shy!).

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.

How to Learn Social Media Marketing: 15 Blogs for Beginners


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.

Melbourne Food and Wine Blogging Event


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.

Attend the ProBlogger Training Event From the Comfort of Your Home with Our Virtual Ticket


Today we’re launching Virtual Tickets for the ProBlogger Training Event 2016. In September this year we’ll hold our live event on the Gold Coast in Australia for the 7th time. The PBEVENT virtual ticket is the closest thing you can get to actually being at our Gold Coast event. This event is designed for bloggers and online entrepreneurs of all levels.

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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. 

Top Takeaways from ProBlogger Perth Training Event: Content, Blog Design, Social Media, Productivity, and Monetization


In the lead-up to the main ProBlogger Event on the Gold Coast this year, we have held various workshops and panels around the country, teaching and inspiring bloggers in their own home towns. Darren Rowse (Keynote) How to Build Sustainable, Long-Term Blogging Success Through the Creation of Meaningful Blogs and Social Engagement. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.

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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.

ProBlogger Event 2014 – Wrap Up


It is hard to believe but the 2014 ProBlogger Training event is already last month and if I’m honest with you – I’m still reeling from it a little. This was our second year of holding the event on the Gold Coast in Queensland Australia but it was the first time we’d had over 500 attendees all in the one room. via Blog Success School. Image by Impactiv8.

What’s Next for Social Media and Events?


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.

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


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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4 Brand Opportunities for Instagram Stories

Ignite Social Media

In this blog, we’ll be highlighting some of the opportunities that brands have identified and which brands are successfully achieving results. Live Event Coverage. Covering live events is another fantastic opportunity for brands to show users a unique glimpse of their organization. Behind-the-Scenes Content. Time Inc. How-To Content. Image Source: Jumper Media.

Facebook Beefs Up Analytics for Apps

SocialTimes Facebook

Improved event trends help you better understand the demographics and behavior of your audience over time. The app events export API  allows you to debug events and analyze your analytics data offline, allowing you access up to the last 30 days’ worth of your events. With more than 1.5 Push Notifications in Facebook Analytics for Apps.