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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.

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?

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.

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.

Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags

Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media MARKETING Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS OpenX Rackspace Hosting ConVerdge Communities About Us Submit a Tip! One of the most complex features of Twitter for new users to understand is the hashtag , a topic with a hash symbol (“#&# ) at the start to identify it. If you a. Charles E.

Secrets of Twitter Hashtags (For Those Still Unsure)

blog archives about Services Contact Secrets of Twitter Hashtags (For Those Still Unsure) by Robin Broitman Still feeling confused by Twitter Hashtags- those words that start with a # symbol that you keep seeing on Twitter? Wondering how to start or use a hashtag for your own purposes? Want to find out what a particular hashtag means? What the Hashtag?! Thanks.

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


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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.

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.

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).

#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?

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?

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

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.

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!

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?

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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!

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

18 WordPress Social Media Plugins to Live By

Sprout Social

You can even display posts you’ve liked, other accounts, hashtags and more. Have participants use a branded hashtag to enter, then display those posts as a gallery on your site. However, this plugin requires self-hosted sites, which means you will have to switch from to WordPress Plugins for Facebook. WordPress Plugins for Google+. PopUps.

How Brands Are Using Live Streaming Video Successfully

Convince & Convert

Experian uses live video for chatting about credit, debt, student loans, and ways to manage and improve your scores, using the hashtag #creditchat. Nestlé’s Drumstick  did a sponsored event to reach out to early Periscope influencers to create their own content and promote with sponsored tweets. Blogger hosted/partner-hosted streams. Live events. Are you ready?

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Top tips for bloggers and brands

Sherrilynne Starkie

Also, brands are reluctant to invite bloggers to events or give them free products if there’s little chance of follow-through due to lack of interest or enthusiasm. Alternatively, the brand might be investing significantly in hosting or sponsoring a blogger event and will have some expectations.  So it’s best to talk in advance to avoid disappointment on both sides. 

How Social Selling Will Dominate the Future of E-Commerce

Convince & Convert

Their posts, however, go beyond overt “Buy Our Stuff” updates and include community-building content like quotes, visually rich images, hashtags, events, and videos (all of which perform well on social media): The results—as Spencer Stumbaugh, Director of Marketing at MVMT explains —have tallied up to over 60,000 visitors to MVMT’s “Shop” page in the first three months of 2016 and an overall.5%

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20 More of the Best Twitter Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Writing that “Twitter has officially joined the ‘visual’ club by allowing users to create a personalized Twitter header to boost their brand visibility,” Wong Ching Ya shares more than 50 examples of creative Twitter headers for creating brand awareness, expressing one’s interests and personality, showcasing a portfolio, publicizing an event and other purposes.

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Super Bowl Becomes Social Bowl


Tweet Super Bowl is no longer just a sports event, but also an event where all the great brands advertise to get the attention of the viewers during the event. Online version of the Boston Globe is partner on BrandBowl and will be promoting the event and hosting it on their site. Focus on Social Media. Not only does Super Bowl itself up its game on social media.

10+ Ways To Use B2B Social Media In Your Business

PWB Marketing Blog

Blogs hosted on Tumblr or Blogger, for instance, do not increase your website rankings. If you’re hosting a conference or event, provide a Twitter hashtag so attendees can tweet about the event. If ten people tweet during your program, that’s over 1,000 additional people exposed virtually to your event.  Eleven Different Ways to Integrate B2B Social Media.

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How to Use Competitive Social Monitoring on Twitter

Convince & Convert

From whitepapers to webinars, from eBooks to events, if it is happening, it will show up on social media. As I start to see a collection of tweets that mention the same event/post/activity, I’ll jot down a note. MailChimp provided content while Shopify hosted, and each company got positive outcome from the interaction. Attend Industry Events and Work It. Sweet!

Nike Celebrates Instagram Milestones by Thanking Its Community

Convince & Convert

It all started with a hashtag – two years ago, the ceremonial first fan photo with a #Nike tag on Instagram. To commemorate both milestones, the company hosted a 24-hour long community celebration on its @Nike account. Celebrating the first #Nike hashtag was an incredible idea. What’s an event that could be a first for your company or brand? What’s your “first”?


Social Media Marketing

If you're even remotely familiar with Twitter, you know what a hashtag is. Hashtags can be a very helpful way of discovering content that you wouldn't normally see. It's especially handy when you're hosting or participating in a Twitter chat. to host a Twitter chat on October 24, with the hashtag #sherlock_pbs. And they come in a variety of topics.

Twitter Goes Deep Inside the Music Industry With Q&A Series

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Highlights are available here , and all questions can be seen via the hashtag   #AskKevinLiles. Highlights are available here , and all questions can be seen via the hashtag #AskJulz. Monday, June 13, DJ DRAMA : DJ and record exec who gained recognition as the official DJ for Atlanta-based rapper T.I. , he is perhaps best known for hosting several mixtapes, most notably his successful Gangsta Grillz series, and for doing the Dedication series with New Orleans-bred rapper Lil Wayne. Kevin Liles talks making it in the music industry. Julz Goodard on being your own boss.

How To Create More Content, Faster, Without Sacrificing on Quality


Live content is generated through audience participation events. Webinar, Tweetchats , hangout interviews with multiple people and hosting chat written questions… these are some of the ways you can pull it off. Tweetdeck is my own not-so-secret productivity tool that tracks important events happening in my industry. Best of all, they are easy to follow! What is this?

Lessons from Black Friday to Use in Your Communications Plan

Spin Sucks

Secondly—as black Friday serves as an example—tradition affects purchase decision in the mere event of purchase itself. Buyers go into Black Friday more motivated and willing to buy, simply because of the event tradition. Black Friday sales overcome this because the sale is part of the event and tradition itself. By Laura Petrolino. I’m not a Black Friday shopper.