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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 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.

How to Optimize Events with Social Media [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Nothing promotes event marketing as well as social media. Many marketers use social media regularly, whether for networking or business purposes. 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. Blogs.

The Most Important Post-event Engagement Tool

Spin Sucks

Think of the last branded event you created and the engagement tool you used. 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.

9 Tips for a Successful Webinar Event

Idaconcpts

If they feel the webinar isn’t worth their time, especially if they paid a registration fee, then they aren’t likely to sign up to attend future events. And if they aren’t planning to attend future events, they probably aren’t going to recommend them to other people either. You should send the first out the day before the event. Webinars serve multiple purposes.

The Three “Ss” of a Successful Live Event

Spin Sucks

The Live Event: The “New” Social Media Platform. Putting on a successful live event, however, takes more time and effort. There are costs involved, which may include renting a space, paying for speakers, marketing, advertising, travel costs, opportunity costs, food costs, and more, so it’s more risky. . Why Put On Live Events. How long should my event be?

The Importance of Music In Marketing Campaigns

Spin Sucks

Music in marketing has the power to move an audience in ways other mediums can’t. Don't forget about it during your next event or live campaign. The post The Importance of Music In Marketing Campaigns appeared first on Spin Sucks. Eddie Newquist has more.

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? Pick a Theme.

How Not to Invite Speakers to Speak at Your Event

Bill Hartzer

could have written a title like “Click It Summit Fails at Inviting Speakers” or maybe even “Click It Summit Spams The Internet Marketing Community” But in all fairness, I decided to just leave it as the current title, showing that this is a lesson how NOT to invite speakers to speak at your next event. That is NOT how you invite speakers to speak at your event.

Understanding the Nature of an Event Using Social Analytics

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Recently, I was asked if Social Analytics sheds light on the nature of online events like the Netflix Outrage , which happened a few weeks ago as customers voiced extreme disappointment at Netflix for imposing a $6 a month increase for customers who still wanted DVD delivery. Understanding the Nature of an Event Using Social Analytics is a post written by Tamar Weinberg. ].

Dreamforce: A Must Attend Event for Marketers and PR Professionals

Spin Sucks

As a marketer, my most treasured listening pleasures are Mitch Joel’s Six Pixels of Separation and Christopher S. Penn (and John Wall’s ) Marketing Over Coffee. 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. Marketers Welcome.

Is Your Event’s Success Tied to Your Industry’s Performance?

SocialFish

———— If you run a trade association event or series of events, there’s a good chance that a portion of your event success is dependent on the success of your industry. This effect can of course be a double-edged sword: Despite executing a flawless event with top-notch content, you may have a down year if your industry’s macroeconomics aren’t so hot.

10 Proven Ways to Get People to Come to Your Online Event

Convince & Convert

In my post yesterday, I talked about how virtual conferences are the dipping dots of marketingmarketing of the future and my current favorite outreach marketing tactic. Online events, whether they are in the form of a conference, a webinar, or a Twitter chat are great ways to position any brand as a thought leader in a niche and acquire new followers and/or leads.

5 Luxurious Technology Events for this Autumn

Idaconcpts

In the past I have been to a lot of technology events. As you can imagine, technology events vary in their substance and style. But sometimes what you want is a truly luxurious event. Here are five of those types of events, so you can bask in the luxury while still being productive. 1. Tech Mentor Events. This event is being held at the Palmer Event Center.

New Facebook Pixel: Audiences, Custom Conversions and Standard Events

Jon Loomer

The ability to fully understand, appreciate and utilize the new Facebook pixel is what separates the effective marketers from the struggling ones. The new pixel is confusing, and I’m speaking for the advanced marketers who have figured it out. So let’s do it… The Facebook pixel has changed, and marketers are confused. Standard Events. The Old Pixel(s).

How Experiential Marketing Can Take Your Brand to the Next Level

Spin Sucks

Experiential marketing creates brand experiences for your target audience. Let's look at brands that practice experiential marketing. The post How Experiential Marketing Can Take Your Brand to the Next Level appeared first on Spin Sucks. It immerses people in a physical experience, which can elevate your brand to another level.

Top Social Media Presentations from Fusion Marketing Experience Event

Social Media Citizens

I had a great honour to participate in Fusion Marketing Experience event organized by our friends at Social Marketing Forum. It was a great experience and probably one of the best social media events that I’ve attended recently and not only because of the impressive list of the speakers ( Olivier Blanchard , Dave Chaffey , Trey Pennington and etc.)

Membership Growth Online Summit: An Incredible Event for Nonprofits

SocialFish

You’re already brainstorming new marketing tactics to bring in more members, but you’d like some direction from successful nonprofit marketing experts. Over 1 week in April, Wild Apricot is bringing in 7 nonprofit marketing experts (like John Haydon , Robbie Kellman Baxter , and Amy Sample Ward ) to share their best tactics and strategies on how to attract and retain new members.

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. Through App Event Optimization, advertisers can deliver ads to the people who are likely to take valuable actions within their apps. Businesses such as mobile commerce and gaming apps are seeing success.

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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. When it comes to the marketing channels that drive attendance, hype, and engagement, social media is right near the top. Best Best of all, social media event marketing isn’t as time-consuming as you may think. You can do it! Over to you.

[DC AREA EVENT] 2015 Future of Associations

SocialFish

Following a successful “ What Got You Here ” event in March exploring themes around transformation in the association sector, Ann Yoders of AEY Marketing & Research Consulting is pleased to offer the  next event  in “2015 Future of Associations” event series. Thursday, June 18, 2015 – 7:15 AM – 9:00 AM. NW, Washington DC.

What Happened at Problogger Training Event 2016

ProBlogger

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. That change might not sound like a big one but we think it had a big impact as attendees told us many times that they felt the event was warmer, more inclusive, more welcoming and easier to meet people at. Actionable Content.

How to Use Social Media for Event Marketing [Presentation]

Mindjumpers

This got me thinking that maybe it’s also good to use social media for reporting live events. A lot of businesses are already relying their press conferences on live streaming and tweeting about it too. Take look and let me know how you found it : Using social media for effective live-event reporting. This gives brands a chance to cover their own story like journalists would.

Interesting Marketing Trends of Small Businesses [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

What are the most used marketing tactics used by small businesses? Website Marketing Email Marketing Print Advertising Social Media Online Advertising Event Marketing What are the most used social media sites used by small businesses? View the Small Business, Big Impact marketing infographic below: Via: Bolt Insurance. Postal Service.

3 Live Event Marketing Tips from Gucci’s Social Dominance at Oscars 2016

Talkwalker SM

There are few annual events that can attract a mass audience like the Oscars. For digital marketers, the road to the Oscars starts long before the nominations or the red carpet is laid out. The social conversation during and after the event made it clear that Best Actress winner Brie Larson was the leading lady of the evening in her stunning Royal Blue Gucci gown (middle).

33 Thought-Provoking B2B Social Media and Marketing Stats

Webbiquity SMM

As noted in the 2016 B2B Marketing Trends report , B2B marketing strategies and practices are in the midst of significant change, driven by new technologies and evolving buyer expectations for more “consumer-like” experiences. These changes are affecting tactics, budgets, messaging, and metrics as illustrated in the compilation of B2B marketing facts and statistics below.

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8 Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media Live-Streaming

Ignite Social Media

Periscope , and now Facebook Live has come into the market to make certain that there is an option for everyone. Make sure to check with the venue, location or event coordinators ahead of time so when you show up there are no surprises. If you have an outdoor event, make sure you have a plan to go indoors if it’s an option. The Do’s. Do Check Your Connection. Do Have a Plan B.

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.

5 Events for Busy Entrepreneurs Who Love Traveling

Idaconcpts

Luckily, there are conferences, meetups and other events aimed at people in exactly your circumstances in cities all around the world! No matter where your travels take you, you’re in the vicinity of colleagues interested in exchanging ideas, conversation and insight; here are five events for busy entrepreneurs who love traveling : 1. Photo Credit: SavorTheSuccess.com.

5 Events for Busy Entrepreneurs Who Love Traveling

Idaconcpts

Luckily, there are conferences, meetups and other events aimed at people in exactly your circumstances in cities all around the world! No matter where your travels take you, you’re in the vicinity of colleagues interested in exchanging ideas, conversation and insight; here are five events for busy entrepreneurs who love traveling : 1. Photo Credit: SavorTheSuccess.com.

Marketing Predictions for 2015

Mindjumpers

The Content Marketing Institute has for the seventh consecutive year compiled 60 content marketing predictions from thought leaders around the world. Here are some of our favorites: • Brands will recognize the role of editor as the missing link to true content marketing effectiveness. Peer-to-peer marketing has a natural home in local communities. Sarah Mitchell.

Instagram Stories VS. Snapchat Stories: What It Means for Marketers

Simply Measured

Key features (and what they mean for marketers): Text and Drawing Tools Available. What it means for marketers: . Instagram is letting you see how many people (and exactly which people) watch each piece of your story, so you can understand which content hits with your different target marketing personas. What it means for marketers: . What it means for marketers: .

SMS Marketing Trumps Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

What does this mean for marketers? SMS and MMS are powerful marketing tactics that can get your message directly to your audience and more importantly, they’ll see it. Upcoming events – If you’re a local business then you know how valuable it is to be involved in the community. They separate the two into what they call Narrowcast and Broadcast.

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The Big Events Law of Social Media: The More People Post, The Shorter The Message

The Realtime Report

We’re now in an age where large public events lead to a huge increase in social media activity; Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres’ selfie that ‘broke’ Twitter with the most retweets ever is just the latest example. Basically we found this effect every time there was an event going on. And when there was no event, we did not find this effect.”. Power out?

“WHAT GOT YOU HERE” EVENT & RECEPTION – MARCH 18, 2015

SocialFish

“WHAT GOT YOU HERE” EVENT & RECEPTION – MARCH 18, 2015. The first event in the series “What Got You Here” is a discussion on the pivotal points in our personal, professional and industry lives when we realize the “tools” that got us to where we are now will not get us to where we need to be. In the DC area? You’re invited to join us!

Five Intriguing Inbound Marketing Stats [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Inbound marketing is fundamentally about making your company’s website an active component of the sales process rather than static “brochureware.” The most successful marketers though are likely combine both approaches in a coordinated manner. SEO (54%) was cited as the second most important inbound marketing tactic. Inbound Marketing Tactics.

Content Marketing Strategy? Think Like A Reporter

Webbiquity SMM

Although 93% of B2B companies are doing content marketing, less than half view themselves as successful with it. However, companies with a documented content marketing strategy are three times as likely to say their efforts are “very” or “extremely” effective as those without one. So—creating a content marketing strategy is vital. The Inverted Pyramid.

How to Create Awesome Content From Your Next Event Experience

ProBlogger

Over the last few years, content marketing has grown from a marketing tactic used to generate publicity and inform customers, into an essential strategy for promoting any startup, SME or large company online. From startups to small businesses, many companies’ content marketing campaigns burn out due to a lack of ideas. Are you getting the most from your event attendance?

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

Socially Sorted

Do you have a serious case of FOMO about not attending Social Media Marketing World 2016?   . Social Media Marketing World Virtual Ticket for 2016, to be precise. 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. . Image by Shutterstock. Over to You.

B2B Marketing Trends 2016-2020: Social Media Breakfast Wrap

Webbiquity SMM

What trends will drive B2B marketing over the next three to four years? Where should savvy B2B marketers invest their resources to optimize results over the next few years? The initial product of that research was the eBook, B2B Marketing Trends for 2016: 25 Thought Leaders Weigh In , previously summarized here. Paul ( #SMBMSP90 on Twitter).

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