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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.

Produce, Promote, and Host a Webinar to Generate Qualified Leads

Spin Sucks

couple of weeks ago, I did a webinar for Content Marketing Institute and ON24 on  How to Host a Successful Webinar Every Time. It was a take-off of  Host a Successful Webinar with These 16 Steps   that I’ve written about both here and in Spin Sucks , the book. Host a Webinar that Generates Qualified Leads. Your host may get sick. By Gini Dietrich. mean, a ton.

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?

12 Questions When Considering A Hybrid Event


Hybrid events, face-to-face experiences with a live streaming component for remote attendees, should be the norm. 12 Question To Consider About Hosting A Hybrid Event. Do we have a budget to broadcast the event to our members and potential members? Then you can brand the page with event information. And, we’ll save those reasons for another post.

The Data-Backed Guide to Event Marketing on Social Media: How to Get People Talking About Your Event

Buffer Social

Taking an event from idea to sell-out is no easy feat. And half the battle of organizing an event is marketing it. Best of all, social media event marketing isn’t as time-consuming as you may think. One of the greatest feelings in the world is walking into one of your own events and seeing it jam-packed with people. How to share on social before the event.

Invitation: IBM #SocialBizChat to Host @SocialEmployee w/ @kevinbrandall, @ckburgess, @mnburgess #socbiz #HR

Blue Focus Marketing

We’ll be sharing more details on different events and posts as they come, but in the meantime, get out your calendars and save the following date: Chat: IBM “The Shortlist” Twitter Chat. Hashtag: #socbizchat. Day/Time: Thursday, Feb. 12, 1 p.m. Our little social business book that could, The Social Employee , keeps rolling right along. Topic: The Social Employee. 12, 1 p.m.

Five Tips for Holding a Twitter Chat that Doesn’t Suck

Spin Sucks

Twitter chat is brought together by a common hashtag, open to anyone who wants to participate, and is typically scheduled at a specific time. Because chats are your golden opportunity to share your expertise and knowledge, you want to host one that doesn’t fall flat and send participants fleeing from their computers.   . Plan your big event. Gather your audience. Louis.

Twitter, Facebook Suit Up for UEFA EURO 2016

SocialTimes Facebook

UEFA EURO 2016  kicked off Friday with host France’s 2-1 win over Romania, and Twitter and Facebook have soccer fans covered through the tournament’s final July 10. Twitter is also taking over host country France’s best-known landmark, the Eiffel Tower. These tweets and Vines will be displayed on giant screens in France, including at all 10 host stadiums. George’s Cross. Italy.

How To Incorporate Twitter Into Your Event


Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip Lara Kulpa @larakulpa How To Incorporate Twitter Into Your Event 16 [Hey everyone - our submission form has been acting up, so if you have submitted a guest post and have had troubles, please email it to me at - Thanks!]

Rio 2016: 1.5 Billion Facebook Interactions; 916 Million on Instagram

SocialTimes Facebook

And the top events were: Swimming. The top 10 hashtags were: #rio2016. Thank you Rio for hosting the Games and for making us feel so welcomed!!!! The 2016 Summer Olympic Games  spurred 1.5 billion interactions from 277 million unique users on Facebook and 916 million interactions from 131 million Instagram users from Aug. through 21. Facebook said in an email to SocialTimes that the five posts that tallied the most likes, comments and shares during Rio 2016 were: Cristiano Ronaldo congratulates Usain Bolt (below). Neymar following Brazil’s gold-medal victory in soccer.

Search and Social Lessons from the Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference

Webbiquity SMM

The conference, hosted by Marty Weintraub ‘s agency, aimClear, was an impressive affair. Though Duluth is smallish metro area of roughly 100,000 population, the event attracted twice as many attendees as some similar events in larger cities, with speakers from around the country. End with a hashtag, but don’t start with one. Facebook work best over lunch).

PBEVENT 2015: A Roundup of Tips and Advice Shared at the ProBlogger Training Event Sessions


On August 14 and 15, more than 700 bloggers and online creatives descended upon the RACV Royal Pines on Australia’s Gold Coast for two days of learning and networking at the ProBlogger Training Event. One of the key themes of the event was to make small changes. Content events: Pamela Wilson delivered a great presentation on Content Events. credit: Mick Russell.

#LoveCapeTown Campaign Shakes Up “Fam” Trip With Crowdsourced Tips for Travel Bloggers

The Realtime Report

Cape Town — #1 on that list of destinations, just after hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup — has worked to sustain high visitor growth, capitalizing on the  approximate US $1.8 And even before the 2010 event, Cape Town Tourism was no stranger to crowdsourcing and social media, having produced a city guide with content crowdsourced using Facebook and Twitter. Locals?

How to Participate in a Tweet Chat

Janet Fouts

Twitter chats, sometimes known as a Twitter party or a tweet chat, happen when a group of people all tweet about the same topic using a specific tag (#) called a hashtag that allows it to be followed on Twitter. Be sure to follow the chat hosts, guests and browse the posts on previous chats to see who else may interest you. Sign up for a free Twitter account. Finding Twitter chats.

3 Unbelievable Lessons and Sessions from Social Media Strategies Summit NYC

Simply Measured

Identify the participants (host, talent, influencer). Host a test stream to try out content and copy, and to work out kinks. Chris Baier, Creative Director, Writer, and Content Creator at Hashtag Spy, told the audience: “If you only pay attention to one slide…this is it!”. Brand Profiles & Case Studies Education & Analysis News & Events

5 Tips for a Fantastic Marketing Conference

Puzzle Marketer

I recently attended a marketing conference in Indianapolis, IN called Connections - “Inspire the Future” The event was put on by ExactTarget , an international email marketing service provider. The event pulled together 4,000 marketing clients and industry thought leaders all learning together. Inspired by how well this event was executed, I thought I’d share 5 tips from what I saw at the conference that in my opinion made it successful. Get some big names in there and you’re on your way to a successful event. Have you been to an event lately?

HAPPO Days Are Here Again

Waxing UnLyrical

Tomorrow, a little over one year since HAPPO was launched, there will be several events taking place throughout the country to help job seekers with all sorts of things: résumé reviews, advice, as well as connecting them with potential employers. You can RSVP for the event on Facebook , and contact Nikki Stephan for more information. Sorry, couldn’t resist that. What is HAPPO?

Last Call: Social PR Virtuoso Registration Closes 11/30 11:59 pm ET

Waxing UnLyrical

couple of weeks ago,  I co-hosted the monthly #PRSSA Twitter chat. That’s the hashtag commonly-used by PRSSA (the Public Relations Student Society of America). One of ’em was even doing a Storify of the chat as we co-hosted it – LIVE! Career Development Events Public Relations The Social PR VirtuosoThese kids don’t mess around. NO THEY ARE NOT!

How to Gain a Massive Following on Instagram: 10 Proven Tactics To Grow Followers and Engagement

Buffer Social

Study and load up on quality hashtags. 3. Share Host a photo contest. 7. Study and load up on quality hashtags. We’ve explored hashtags a lot on the blog , but it seems that nowhere on social media are they quite as important as on Instagram. In other words, hashtags could be your best bet for growing a fast following on Instagram. Host a photo contest.

How Milaap’s #HopeProject Gives New Life to Former Devadasis

Waxing UnLyrical

It encourages people from all around the world to lend individually and collaboratively, via social fundraisers hosted on its platform, to micro businesses started by India’s working poor, for causes as diverse as water, energy, sanitation and education. Community Building Events Shonali Burke Women''s Issues #HopeProject devadasis forced into prostitution milaap sex workers Right?

Standing Out Offline: 15 Ways to Use Tech in Trade Shows


There are a number of reasons you’d want to participate in one of these events, including: Trade Shows Offer Networking Opportunities. When the Content Marketing Institute surveyed a group of B2B marketers, they found that 81 percent use live events (e.g. Keep an eye out for any upcoming events where you can participate. Post About the Event on Social Media.

Twitter-ups the future of events, sponsorship and event marketing

Akamai Marketing

Does anyone else think its interesting that Twitter, the hottest social media network today, is generating events? Ah, events. Prediction: tomorrow’s event, event marketing and sponsorship opportunity is with “Tweet-ups” where like-minded Twitter-peeps meet up to meet each other in person. When will tradeshows start hosting Tweet-ups around the country to build momentum for their events? Everyone is doing it. Social media has reached the masses. They just won’t go away, despite the trendiness of the web. think so. Its just a matter of time.

7 Brands Winning Social Media During the Olympics

Simply Measured

The first Games hosted in a South American city. Events like the Olympics are what Nike lives for, but it’s still important to understand what the sportswear giant is doing right on social during the Olympics, and how. The campaign takes its cue from the Olympic events and is a tribute to the Trix rabbit. Key Takeaway: Let hashtags and influencers carry the brand message.

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3 Tips For Nonprofits To Boost Their Social Media Presence


The vast majority of the posts contain links to content hosted on one of its many websites. Amnesty posts corresponding updates on Twitter, complete with relevant hashtags, to reach people in countries where Facebook is banned (like Bangladesh and North Korea). The primary goal of Sec. 501 organizations is not profit. Social media offers the perfect platforms to do this.

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How to Fine-Tune Your Father’s Day Social Marketing Strategy

Simply Measured

When it comes to holiday and event marketing, there are numerous opportunities to consider. Before announcing the contest, there should be some kind of related hashtag created. Brands have the option to send Father’s Day cards and coupons, host a day of giveaways or some sort of event, and even have special deals for dads. Timing is important. Download.

Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Why Host a Blog on Your Corporate Website? The brilliant Joe Pulizzi shares his list of 35 “common and some uncommon&# methods for promoting a blog, from putting your blog URL on your business cards and leveraging Twitter hashtags to showcasing employees and using the blog as your customer FAQ. Why Host a Blog on Your Corporate Website? Grow your audience? by ClickZ.

Future of Brand Experiences: Join #GetRealChat Conversation Live From #AdobeSummit March 23

Pam Moore

I’m excited to announce that we have partnered with Adobe and the #GetRealChat Twitter chat is again officially part of the Adobe Summit 2016 event in Las Vegas. On Wednesday, March 23rd, starting at 3pm pt / 4pm mt / 5pm ct / 6pm et we will be hosting #GetRealChat live from the Venetian hotel and event center in Las Vegas. The future of marketing is brand experience.

How to Boost Your Social Media ROI with Influencer Marketing

Simply Measured

Build Brand Awareness With Unique Hashtags. You have seen (and probably used) the #TBT hashtag on social media. But do you know how the hashtag originated? You can see how a simple phrase can turn into something much bigger. T ry to use this to your benefit and come up with a unique hashtag relevant to your brand and/or product. 1988 Air Jordan 3 #NiceKicks.

Ultimate Guide to Social Media Marketing

Sprout Social

You need to be up to date on what’s happening in Twitter world such as trending topics and popular hashtags. Resource How to Identify Your Social Media Influencers Join Twitter Chats Twitter chats are organized group conversations where a host asks a series of questions to participants. You can also stand out by hosting your own Twitter chat. Choosing Your Social Networks.

The 6 Biggest Olympics Topics on Social Right Now

Simply Measured

Here’s is what social media is talking about as the countdown to the world’s biggest sporting event begins. The Official Rio 2016 hashtag has been trending as team/players from the world over prepare to join the games. Team Refugee will participate in various sporting events. News & Events Social Media Olympics Rio2016That’s the Olympics Creed.

15 Ways To Get More Followers On Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Google+

The Social Media Hat

Participate in Hashtag Trends. If you want to know how to get followers fast, pay attention to hashtags that are trending on Twitter. Hashtags can help people find you. If enough people are searching on a certain hashtag and you tweet compelling enough content, you could attract lots of new followers. Your clients say "I need more followers!" It's not easy. Ah Facebook.

Father’s Day Content Tips to Inspire Community Managers

Ignite Social Media

Using the hashtag #JokesFromDad , HH Gregg asked fans to share their favorite dad jokes, with the best submissions being acted out by cute kids in oversized suits and ties. With a fun hashtag and engaging prompt, HH Gregg was able to generate high engagement amongst fans, later using their shared content to create a humorous video just in time for Father’s Day.

The Basics of B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy

Webbiquity SMM

It’s also important to use hashtags correctly. Hashtags are very important on Twitter but can’t contain spaces. For companies and brands, Facebook works best for sharing casual workplace and event photos, videos, entertaining or humorous content, or content showcasing company culture and the lighter side of business. Image credit: BundlePost. Prospective employees.

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Count What Counts: #measurePR Words to Live By

Waxing UnLyrical

It’s 12-1 pm ET, and super-easy to join – just use the #measurePR hashtag to join/follow the conversation. Huge thanks go out to all the guests who have joined the chat over the years, Jennifer Zingsheim who regularly steps in as guest host and, most of all, to all of YOU! A couple of weeks ago, we kicked off the first #measurePR chat of 2013. What a fun chat it was!

Celebrating Bozzuto: Steph Goes To Maryland


A few weeks ago I was invited by Mallory Square (one of the Bozzuto communities Firebelly works with) to attend a blogger event they were hosting. Mallory Square Blogger Event. The next morning, I knew that Tania was busy with tours so I decided to head down to the pool to catch some rays before the blogger event that evening. The Courts Of Devon #IAmLuckyDog Event.

Top 5 Twitter Management Tips for Non-Profit Organizations to Increase Followers Organically


You could also get some help from some of the content discovery tools listed below: Storify: From breaking news to live events, Storify helps you find stories through social media websites and other sources. If you’re hosting an event such as a fundraiser or a charity through your organization, tweet out the happenings to keep your followers in the loop. Don’t just tweet.

21 Social Media Marketing Tips You Can’t Live Without

Sprout Social

And you can also do things like use images for upcoming events, make company photos and craft other image tasks for posts to get more visual with your content. You host live webinars on Periscope. Capitalize on Hashtags. Hashtags are easily one of the best ways to organically expand your reach on social media. Create a Plan for Each Social Media Channel. Helpful.

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The Ultimate Guide to Twitter Chats

Sprout Social

Whether you’re participating in an existing chat or hosting your own, there’s plenty to gain. As a host, you’re able to establish your brand as an authority in your industry and build a sense of community. In order to help you gain traction with your next Twitter chat, here are some tips to help you crush it as a host or participant. Hosting a Twitter Chat.

How to Tell the Instagram Algorithm That You’re Awesome

agora pulse

Use hashtags. Instagram users will click on or search for hashtags about the topics they’re most interested in. Increase your chance of getting engagement and getting found by using relevant hashtags in your Instagram captions. If you have themes for your Instagram content, do some research and create a list of relevant hashtags that you can use every week. Tag users.

How to Immediately Gain Traction on Twitter (and Grow Your Business)

Rebekah Radice

Include your business, background, career highlights, and any relevant hashtags. Create a list of: People from an event you attended. People that are tweeting regularly about a #hashtag that you follow. Share photos of your latest presentation, event or business conference. Use Hashtags. Hashtags are a way to get your message in front of a much larger audience.