Attend the Peer to Peer Fundraising Virtual Conference for Nonprofits!
OCTOBER 3, 2016
After a popular inaugural online event in April 2016, four companies that serve the nonprofit sector are coming together to offer another edition of It’s a Peer-to-Peer World: Virtual Conference on October 19, 2016. The conference hosts — Armbruster Consulting Group, Cathexis Partners, DonorVoice, and Frakture — are excited to share their unique experience and knowledge with the sector.
Search and Social Lessons from the Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference
JUNE 10, 2014
Last month’s Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference opened with a blast of presentational energy from Neal Rodriguez. The conference, hosted by Marty Weintraub ‘s agency, aimClear, was an impressive affair. Among the first group of morning breakout sessions was “Using Social Media Analytics To Define ROI KPIs.” Facebook work best over lunch).
PR Conferences: Which Are the Best?
FEBRUARY 10, 2011
The Arment Dietrich Facebook question of the week comes from Erica Allison , founder of Allison Development Group. She asks, “OK, because it’s on my mind and I’m planning my educational opps for the year, which two conferences are a MUST ATTEND for a PR pro working in social media? I’m a PRSA member and of course thinking I should head to Orlando in October.
How to Apply Social to Conferences
MAY 30, 2012
Do you work in the Meetings or Conferences department of your association? Social media and conferences, just like chocolate and peanut butter are better together. When it comes to engaging conference participants before, during, and after, a face-to-face event, social media is a remarkably effective tool. Here’s a taster from the Conferences guide. 1. This is how.
Podcasts and Facebook Groups Are the New Community Levers
Convince & Convert
AUGUST 4, 2015
Conference for Social Pros. Jason Keath is the Founder and CEO of Social Fresh , a company that provides social media training and tips year-round on their site, as well as the Social Fresh Conference twice each year. The next conference (#17) is coming up in Tampa on September 23–25. Now, the groups will be deleted a few months after the conference.
10 Tips to Be a Social Media and Digital Marketing Rebel
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
Why is it so many smart social media and digital marketers claim they want to lead or are already leading their industry and niche? They write blog posts, record and publish videos, live streams, webinars and podcasts teaching and preaching others how to build a unique brand. They talk about differentiation and how to stand out from the crowd. They forget their core business and marketing goals.
Deep dive on Social CRM at the ASAE Technology Conference
DECEMBER 5, 2011
The ASAE Technology Conference is next week in DC –where did November go? Deep dive means that we will actually have a good chunk of time together as a group to have meaningful thinking and conversations about how social media intersects with membership management. This was originally posted over on the Avectra blog. then you can skip ahead to the next post in your reader.
Fireworks Factory: a new concept marketing conference
JUNE 15, 2013
I was lucky enough to be invited to the first-ever Fireworks Factory conference held on Galiano Island , British Columbia. The focus was on web strategy and I left the conference full of ideas and insights. Thanks to Darren Barefoot , one of the conference organizers, for this Storify summary of the event. Fireworks Factory on Galiano Island. Twitter’s Biz Stone speaks.
13 Signs That You're At a Tech Conference | Almost Savvy
NOVEMBER 23, 2009
While I truly love the energy and content at tech conferences, I’m struck (and, at moments, slightly entertained) by the differences in style and etiquette between the entrepreneurial tech events and those with a? Responses to “13 Signs That You’re At a Tech Conference Erez A. more traditional, corporate bent. Everyone here already has one. What have I missed?
Didit Acquires LVM Group
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
Didit , a digital advertising and marketing company based in Mineola, New York, has acquired LVM Group, a Manhattan-based public relations firm. “We are very excited to integrate the services of LVM Group into our Didit family of marketing services,” says Kevin Lee, chief executive officer of Didit. Marketing
How to Ignite Your Brand Ambassadors
APRIL 20, 2015
By Gini Dietrich A couple of weeks ago, I spoke at the Kent State University YouToo Conference. You can create a private Facebook group, Google+ community, or LinkedIn group. Narrow them down to a manageable group, and announce the winners. Business Growth entrepreneur brand ambassador brand loyalists kent state loyal customers OPENForum youtoo conference
Future of Social Media Report with Jason Keath CEO of Social Fresh
JULY 21, 2016
In the 212th episode of the Social Zoom Factor Podcast I interview Jason Keath , the CEO and founder of the Social Fresh Conference. As the Founder and CEO of Social Fresh Conference , the longest running social marketing conference, Jason Keath curates some of the smartest voices in marketing. You must know where you are going and how you are going to get there. Get use to it.
Troubleshooting Your Video Conference Tools: 4 Basic Questions To Ask
The Realtime Report
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
Troubleshooting Your Video Conference Tools: 4 Basic Questions To Ask. It’s even more troublesome when these issues occur during large conference meetings or before particularly important pitches. However, when using more advanced equipment such as conference room projectors or large scale group sessions, some additional set up may be required. Basic Set Up.
Five Things You Need to Know About Planning a Media Event
NOVEMBER 24, 2014
Communication Media Relations event planning media media event media planning planning a press event pr event press conference presser By Heather Thompson As a young communications professional , you learn many things about the job you just aren’t taught at a university. Especially if, like I did, you graduated with an English degree. Plus, you learn which tasks are your favorites.
A social media focus group in the 99-year old home of the Red Sox
AUGUST 1, 2011
So when I got an invitation from the Boston Red Sox to visit their home offices for a Twitter focus group, I could not have said yes quickly enough. On July 28, I arrived at the discreet offices near Yawkey Way and was shuttled into a conference room with 10 other members of the Sox Twitter community. What you may not know is that I am also a huge Red Sox fan. This was unsolicited.
The Most Important Post-event Engagement Tool
JUNE 24, 2015
Whether it was a trade show, industry event, or conference, chances are you started engaging with participants via social media weeks before you ever did in person. Perhaps you joined a LinkedIn Group to get the dialogue rolling, or maybe you used hashtags in your tweets in anticipation of the event. By Steve Randazzo. Post-event Engagement Tool. Get hashtag heavy.
The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Samantha McCain
MARCH 6, 2015
geeked out this past fall when I met Simon at the INBOUND Conference in Boston. You can also find her working on—and upgrading— The Focus Group blog. FollowFriday follow Social Media leaders eat last pr up-and-comer samantha mccain the focus group By Gini Dietrich Like many people featured here, I met Samantha McCain on the Interwebz. love that. It makes me laugh every time.
51 Sponsors I Want to Meet at the NamesCon Domain Name Conference
JANUARY 8, 2014
January 13 to 16, 2014, I’m attending the NamesCon conference in Las Vegas. This domain name conference is going to be amazing one, especially because of the speakers, the sponsors, and the attendees. Conferences are about who is there, and not just because of the type of conference it is. Endurance International Group. But what about the sponsors? agreed.
50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)
SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
Whether it’s a local tweet-up or a major conference, this knowledge could be useful to help you plan what events you should sponsor or where you should set up your next booth ). John Bottom has crafted an amazing, creative, interactive B2B social media landscape image with links to a large group of key B2B bloggers like Mark Schaefer, Joe Pulizzi, Beth Harte and Tony Karrer. But 44.24
Need Gifts for PR Pros? Here’s 12 of ‘Em
DECEMBER 13, 2013
This conference features an incredible lineup of speakers at a really affordable price. C2: the ColorComm Conference , which is billed as ”defining the future” for women of color in Communication. I’ve been on the ColorComm Board of Advisors since last year, and it is a truly remarkable group, founded and led by the extremely driven Lauren Wesley Wilson.
13 Powerful Takeaways From the #Inbound13 Marketing Conference
SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
Marketers worldwide are still buzzing about Inbound 13, the world’s largest inbound marketing conference. Between over 100 amazing speakers like Seth Godin and Arianna Huffington, an on-site concert and tons of networking opportunities, it’s no surprise the designated hashtag of #Inbound13 was trending on Twitter for much of the conference. 10 Minutes – Engage in LinkedIn Groups.
Dreamforce: A Must Attend Event for Marketers and PR Professionals
SEPTEMBER 27, 2012
Then I realized San Francisco was expecting an influx of nearly 100,000 attendees for the conference. How many attendees do the conferences you typically attend have? Through the group I met other marketers such as Ken Hu of Soshio , Devon Carlson of Magellan Diagnostics , Jennifer Good of Access Intelligence , and Ann Freccero of Jaspersoft. Conferences Christopher S.
Need More B2B Sales Leads? Ignore This Research
NOVEMBER 6, 2013
During the event, the company can use public relations tactics to meet with industry journalists and other influencers attending the show or conference. Marketing Strategy Social Media Marketing conferences enewsletters MarketingProfs maximize web presence most effective tactics for b2b lead generation and brand awareness Sirius Decisions tradeshows
11 Tips to Making the Most out of #ICSF
JULY 29, 2016
went to my first Inman conference in the summer of 2008. ” Since that fateful first Inman, I then went on to work for Inman for many years and had the pleasure of being behind the scenes and onstage at many Connect conferences. I can tell you that no one truly has any idea how much time, energy, and work goes into putting on a first-class event until you are a part of it yourself.
Twitter: Gnip’s Audience API Now Generally Available
JULY 13, 2016
Data product manager John Heywood wrote in a blog post that Twitter spent the nine months since Gnip’s Audience API was introduced at its Flight Developer Conference ensuring that its audience insights product meets the following requirements: Deliver information not available via analysis of public content. Return insights in real-time. Seamlessly integrate alongside existing Gnip APIs.
#FollowFriday: Nate Riggs
JUNE 1, 2012
When I arrived at the conference, the content educational track he was moderating had already begun so I snuck in the back and sat at a table where I wouldn’t disturb anyone with my tardiness. He sold his business to The Karcher Group , a web marketing firm, and now is their director of social business. Funny, charming, smart, and (yes, I’ll admit it) really good looking.
An Overhaul to LinkedIn Groups | Justin Levy
JUNE 22, 2010
Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking An Overhaul to LinkedIn Groups Written on June 22, 2010 by Justin Levy in linkedin , social media , social networks , video 28 Comments - Leave a comment! People tend to belong to a lot of Groups that interest them but don’t necessarily engage with them on a constant basis.
UX Masterclass: What To Know About User Experience [interview]
MARCH 28, 2011
Tweet UX Masterclass is a conference that is going to be held in Copenhagen March 31 st – April 1 st , 2011, and SnitkerGroup , the Danish partner of the UXalliance working with usability, is the company hosting this global conference. The concept for this conference is user experience (UX). Thomas Snitker about the conference. What is UX Masterclass? “, he says.
Blogger Outreach for Conference Organizers
OCTOBER 21, 2010
But what’s striking about this example is how the conference organizer did such a poor job of reaching out to the bloggers. What strikes me about the specifics here is that the conference organizer was just too heavy handed in their approach. What Would Work. I do think that every conference organizer should be reaching out to bloggers to make them an active part of the conference both from a marketing standpoint and from a thought leadership standpoint. They are great allies for the conference. Am I Selling Out? It just didn’t feel right.
The Death Of The Unconference
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
There was hope for collaboration and self-organizing groups, but it seems to have gone the way of the corporate spin machine. I was a massive proponent of the unconference movement (I still am!), but that word has been used so poorly by so many groups that it seems to have all but disappeared. In short: calling your conference an "unconference" just to sound young, hip and with it, actually makes you sound old, out-of-touch and stupid. Your conference is not an unconference if. conference. traditional conference. There is a pre-set agenda.
AUGUST 4, 2014
This weekend I attended the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference in New York City. If I attended the conference as a know it all writer who had published four books, then I would have denied myself a great experience. Here is a list of ways to exercise one’s mind: Attend an industry conference. What would a four-time author have to learn at an event like this?
My 7 Favorite Content Marketing Tips and 29 More I Like A Lot
Convince & Convert
AUGUST 17, 2013
Hooker. I’ll be getting a photo of me with the Priceline Negotiator and posting it to a very specific group of old high school bullies with a “suck on this, haters” text overlay. It’s almost September, which means it’s almost time for Content Marketing World , the Lollapalooza of the content marketing industry. It just……kicks ass. Use code CONVINCE to save $100.
Facebook Groups: Privacy Bait and Switch?
OCTOBER 7, 2010
Not only have I heard and seen a zillion blog posts and news reports about the latest Facebook changes in the hours following the press conference, many of the posts were even published during the press conference – all indicative of the frenzy to cover all things Facebook. Some friends and I took the new Facebook Groups for a test-drive to find out. New Groups.
#LMA14: I’m Really Looking Forward To It!
MARCH 27, 2014
Our conference czar, Kristy Perkins, tells me that so far we have: 1,100+ attendees. days of programming. 6 pre-conference programs. Whenever possible, it is very important that we take time out to attend our association’s conferences. The reasons are many, and vary from person to person, but I never underestimate what can happen at the annual conference. SNAPSHOT.
Holy Facebook Groups, Batman!
NOVEMBER 19, 2010
Boy, did I get it wrong on Facebook Groups. combination of Groups have provided thought-provoking dynamic insights and exposure to other thought leaders, locally, nationally and by industry. From DC’s Tech (started by Justin Thorpe ) and Social Media ( Sally Albright ) groups to this band of misfits called Punk Views on SM, conversations are alive and well! What a relief!
200+ Brilliant Content Marketing World Speakers (and Where to Find them on Twitter)
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
If you’re currently at the conference, give these folks a shoutout and let them (and the social world) know what you think about their talks. 1. Charles Cooper, The Rockley Group. Kathleen Gossman, EnVeritas Group. Dominik Grau, Ebner Media Group. Joey Hall, EnVeritas Group. Ahava Leibtag, Aha Media Group. Rebecca Lieb, Altimeter Group. John F.
#LMA14: Why Are We Here?
APRIL 2, 2014
I arrived in Orlando Monday for the LMA, or Legal Marketing Association, board of directors meeting and international conference. Over 1100 of us are in the midst of arriving for our 3-day conference. Pre-conference programs start today, followed by the opening reception this evening, as well as numerous LMA new member, chapter and committee receptions?, Am I excited? You bet.
5 Social Media Distractions
MAY 9, 2011
At the same time, writing for a stakeholder group like CMOs may be much more important to you than getting the most retweets. Enough said. 5) Social Media Conferences. Rare is the intra-industry social media conference that produces actual business. Otherwise stick to professional conferences designed for businesses with an online focus or track. What is the goal?
Can Leaderless Organizations Win?
NOVEMBER 1, 2011
Those questions are driven by a traditional conference mindset. The media struggles to find a figurehead or someone to interview in these self-organized groups and revolutions like the Arab Spring, the Tea Party movement and occupy Wall Street, but because there is no defined "leader" (mostly because these groups are self-organized), they are chastised for not having in place a more traditional (and hierarchical) structure or a seamless message. Big groups can self-lead. conference. Prior to that, I had attended some of the initial BarCamp events.
Advancing a Social Media Monitoring Conference in Boston
SEPTEMBER 27, 2010
Reasonable requests, I thought, once I learned the conference objectives and its speakers. Smart group. The organizers will also be watching this blog post to see what thoughts you write in the comment threads below. I’ll plan to attend part of the conference and write a follow-up blog post. I frequently receive email marketing pitches. Contest Time!