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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. If there isn’t an event page, create one.

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).

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.

How to Promote Your Event With Social Media Marketing

Pamorama

Events are, by nature, social affairs. Likewise, people join social media networks such as Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to connect, interact, and share with their peers. 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.

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.

Twitter’s enhanced analytics dashboard

Janet Fouts

Twitter has been slowly improving their analytics features for profiles and ads and it’s been very interesting to see. The new analytics dashboard shares top tweets, mentions, Twitter cards and followers on a month by month basis. To find yours, go to Twitter and log in, then click analytics on the drop-down menu under your profile, or just got to analytics.twitter.com.

Putting Instagram events to work for your business

Janet Fouts

Even though they’re not official on Facebook we still use them there as well as Pinterest, Twitter Tumblr, Flickr and Google+.  If you really want to get mileage out of this, use it on as many networks as you can, but only the ones where you already have a valid presence. Why does Instagram work so well? Because we humans are most inspired by visuals. The win. Comodo . The win. Jaguar.

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. Twitter activity around flooding in NYC on August 15th, 2011 showing peak responses at noon and 5 PM.

How to Create a Pinterest Place Board for An Event

SocialFish

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.

Twitter, Vine, Periscope Debut Rio 2016 Features

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter, Vine  and Periscope  are ready for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games  from Rio de Janeiro. Twitter senior director of Latin American media partnerships Carlos Henrique Moreira Jr. Twitter also created a new Rio 2016 section in its Moments  tab, which is currently available in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, the U.K. Twitter users: Are you ready for Rio 2016?

12 Questions When Considering A Hybrid Event

SocialFish

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.

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

Convince & Convert

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. Read the whole entry. » Digital Marketing digital marketing event marketing grouphigh influencer outreach outreach marketing social media strategy virtual events

Twitter Awards to Highlight Top Marketing Efforts

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter Monday announced  the first-ever Twitter Awards. The social network created the Twitter Awards to recognize the best creative work by marketers advertising on Twitter, just as the Facebook Awards  does for Facebook and Instagram. There are six categories, and Twitter will award one gold prize, two silver prizes and three bronze prizes in each.

How Nonprofit Pros Use Twitter

SocialFish

————— According to the most recent Nonprofit Communications Trends Report , 76% percent of nonprofits are now using Twitter. Twitter can be used to distribute news about your organization and your stories. But what is the best way to use Twitter, without wasting valuable time? I Twitter is like looking out the window of a fast moving train.

Twitter Best in Events and Emergencies

Net-Savvy Executive

On an average day, I don't spend much time with Twitter. To me, it's the unusual days that really prove Twitter's value. recently experienced two events—one good, one bad—that show Twitter at its best. It was a fairly geeky tool, and it was real-time only, but it was nice to connect with the event I couldn't attend. Twitter got a workout that day.

Does My Business Need to be on Twitter?

yMarketingMatters

As previously discussed in my post “Which Social Media Channels Should I Use For My Business?” ,  I am following up with an more in-depth look at Twitter and why your business should make use of this social media channel. There are about 1 billion registered Twitter users, with 241 million monthly active users. The average Twitter user has 208 followers. Build credibility.

Live-Tweeting Events: 5 Must-Reads

Firebelly

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. Thanks to its real-time focus, Twitter has become.

How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

From humble beginnings, Twitter has grown to become an indispensable source for online news alerts as well as a vital marketing tool. The microblogging site now boasts more than 255 million monthly active users , and 53% of Twitter users recommend products in their tweets at some time. How can marketers best utilize Twitter’s expanded features and the latest tools?

You Will Be Immediately Impacted by Twitter’s Revamped 140-Character Limit

Simply Measured

It’s official: Twitter is stretching its 140-character limit by no longer attributing photos, videos, GIFs, and polls to a Tweet’s total. Source: Twitter. Contrary to popular belief (and multiple false reports), Twitter is  not making this exception  for links. Twitter (@twitter) May 24, 2016. Education & Analysis News & Events Social Media

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Tool Tuesday: Twitter curation tools

Akamai Marketing

Enter: Twitter curation. There are several services that curate or organize tweets based on Twitter lists or keywords. Unlike a Twitter stream, these curation tools offer a way to collect a lot of information in a single place.  Particularly for multi-day events I could see Storify adding to the sense of community. Here you can keep lists of Twitter in track.

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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.)

How To Incorporate Twitter Into Your Event

TwiTip

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 lara@twitip.com - Thanks!]

How To Use Twitter For PR

Waxing UnLyrical

When I first started writing this post, I was going to call it “How I Use Twitter.” ” Then I thought again, because a) I’m not as frenetically active on Twitter these days as I used to be, and b) who the heck cares how I use Twitter? Where Twitter for PR usually begins… and ends. Pitching journalists on Twitter. ” 3.

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Optimize Your Posts on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and More

Pamorama

Optimize your Twitter posts. Trending topics: Get involved with hot topics  to show your brand is keeping up with real-time events. Optimize Your Posts on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and More is a post by Pam Dyer on Pamorama | Social Media Marketing Blog. Follow her on Twitter at @pamdyer. Creating great content isn’t enough. Shorten URLs: Bit.ly

How to Use Social Media for Event Marketing [Presentation]

Mindjumpers

All day round I see people hooked on to social media in one way or the other – either through Facebook, Twitter or people like me who work with social media, so that’s their life! Brands like Tag Heuer are already doing so, together on their Facebook and Twitter channels. Take look and let me know how you found it : Using social media for effective live-event reporting.

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The Twitter Best Practices Handbook

Sprout Social

With a limitation of 140 characters, Twitter instills users to be creative and succinct with social media. Following the most essential Twitter best practices can make you more visible to your customers. Going into Twitter blindly as a marketer can lead to time-wasting efforts that don’t bring real results like traffic and faster customer support. While these are only a few things that Twitter can do for your business, you’ll want to learn how to successfully market your account. Search & Add Valuable Twitter Followers. Then follow them on Twitter.

How Brands Used Twitter in 2012

Mindjumpers

Twitter is definitely a platform that will survive on the long run, constantly growing in terms of increased user base as well as brands joining in order to engage with their audiences. To put the succes into perspective, in September 2011, the platform’s user base was half that amount, meaning that Twitter added as many users in 15 months as it did in the previous five years!

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.”.

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. 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). Don’t Forget the Post Event Buzz. Don’t forget the post event buzz. share. The

5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits

SocialFish

Twitter is perhaps one of the fastest-moving social platforms. With hundreds of thousands of tweets being shared every day, maintaining visibility and driving engagement become key challenges for most Twitter marketers. Take a look at UNICEF’s Twitter page and you’ll see that they’re rather disciplined with their posting – they share one tweet almost every two hours.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

In just a few short years, Twitter has transformed from an odd little sort of public IM service where people posted what they just ate for lunch or what their cat was doing at the moment into one of the big four social networks and a significant channel for news, PR & marketing, politics and more. Twitter’s 200 million users collectively tap out a billion tweets per week.

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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. 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.

Twitter’s Biz Stone speaks at CIRA’s AGM

Sherrilynne Starkie

domain, held its annual general meeting and symposium in Ottawa, and Twitter co-founder Biz Stone was the closing keynote speaker. But Twitter was launched anyway, and before long there was a steady stream of users signing up. Twitter’s co-founder Biz Stone to pen book. Twitter Co-Founders Aim for Third Hit. Photo Credit: CIRA. They said the idea was too simple.

A Walk Through Twitter’s Walled Garden

The Realtime Report

Ever since Twitter picked a business model  based on advertising, the company has been emphasizing the importance of creating a “consistent experience” for Twitter users. That’s media company code for “we want to be able to deliver ads to all Twitter users,” no filters or mute buttons allowed , not lose them to a third-party platform.

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London2012: The Numbers from Twitter [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Long before the opening ceremony on July 27 th , Twitter had taken centre stage in a heated discussion about the use of social media concerning London2012, caused by the Olympic Committee’s initial ban of posting any potentially brand promoting content revolving The Olympics to social networks. What Can Brands Learn From Lady Gaga’s Twitter Growth.

Twitter Preps Brands for 2016 Summer Olympics (Infographic)

SocialTimes Twitter

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games  begin Aug. 5 in Rio de Janiero, and Twitter shared some tips for advertisers looking to compete. Marketing manager Jay Bavishi said in a blog post  that Twitter retained market research firm Research Now  to investigate what its U.S. The Games last a total of 19 days with 207 nations, 306 events in 42 sports and more than 10,000 athletes participating.