How to Optimize Events with Social Media [Infographic]
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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. Blogs. Guest post by Dave Landry. LinkedIn.
How to Use Social Media for Event Marketing [Infographic]
AUGUST 17, 2015
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).
Five Things You Need to Know About Planning a Media Event
NOVEMBER 24, 2014
Plan a Media Event I found that planning a media event is one of my absolute favorite things to do. I’ve done many of them for all different types of clients and occasions, and no two are exactly alike, which makes planning a media event that much more fun! Here are five things you need to know about planning a media event. Plus, you learn which tasks are your favorites.
How to Promote Your Event With Social Media Marketing
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
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
SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
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?
New Facebook Pixel: Audiences, Custom Conversions and Standard Events
DECEMBER 14, 2015
We’ll get to that later in this post when talking about Standard Events. Standard Events. There is yet another way to utilize the Facebook pixel and mark certain pages for conversions — or “events.” However, prior to the closing script, we add a single snippet that indicates this is a specific type of event that we want to track. The Old Pixel(s).
Get More out of Event Evaluation
OCTOBER 4, 2016
As PR professionals we work hard planning events. When it goes well—the days, weeks, and… Read More.
How to Create a Pinterest Place Board for An Event
FEBRUARY 6, 2014
First you have to add the city your event is located in, then just start naming places you want to include on your map and–provided they’re already listed in Foursquare (which powers the map part of place boards)–the listing will appear and you’ll be able to select or upload an image and add that pin. Add pins for the event venue (e.g. But a day later, it worked fine.
Live-Tweeting Events: 5 Must-Reads
OCTOBER 29, 2014
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. Blog Social Media Twitter
Increase Blog Traffic with These 12 Ideas
AUGUST 4, 2015
Increase Blog Traffic. Following is a list of 12 things to increase blog traffic and beat the summer doldrums. Host an event. An event is a huge undertaking and the digital world is amazing, but nothing replaces the in-person experience. The post Increase Blog Traffic with These 12 Ideas appeared first on Spin Sucks. by emmahardy This is a smart blog.
[Cool Social Tools] QiqoChat for Live Online Events
APRIL 30, 2015
In-depth written conversations to get people thinking and exchanging ideas even before the a live event begins. This makes the live event that much more productive. In addition to the live events described above, here’s a list of all dozen tools on QiqoChat from a weekly peer-to-peer newsletter to blog articles and written conversations. Private online communities.
Eight Common Blogging Mistakes
AUGUST 9, 2012
We created an editorial calendar and everyone was responsible for blogging, from the interns on up through me. Our goal was to blog about the silly things people do to hurt the perception of the PR industry and perpetuate the “spin doctor” image. So I’ve created a list of eight things to consider while you’re blogging. Disaster. And figure it out we did!
Facebook Debuts App Event Optimization, Extends Dynamic Ads, Canvas to Apps
JULY 18, 2016
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. The social network pointed out in a blog post that some 90 percent of time spent on mobile devices is spent within apps, and 58 percent of mobile purchases in the U.S. CanvasMobileAppInstallAds from SocialTimes on Vimeo.
Grow Traffic to Your Blog Through Guest Posting and Creating Content for Other Blogs, Forums, Media and Events
AUGUST 20, 2015
To get you up to speed, you can find the first four here: Two Questions to Ask to Help You Find Readers for Your Blog. Two Types of Content to Help You Find Readers for Your Blog. Turn Blog Surfers into Loyal Readers by Building a Sticky Blog. Find Readers for Your Blog Through Commenting and Relationships. Here’s How to Find the Best Blogs. Blog Promotio
What Happened at Problogger Training Event 2016
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
I shared them because sometimes as bloggers it’s easy to procrastinate – and to avoid doing those important things that we know will bring life to our blogging. 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. PS – loved my first ProBlogger event ).
Why I Attend Seth Godin’s Live Events
JANUARY 11, 2011
I’ve attended a handful of Seth’s live events over the past decade (cf Why I like Seth Godin’s quirky workshops from 2005) and always come away recharged. Like his other events, I give today’s an A. Through a blog, for example. I have not been nearly consistent enough in delivering regular blog posts and e-newsletters. It’s my blog.
7 Blog Post Ideas for Nonprofits
NOVEMBER 19, 2015
If you maintain a blog for your nonprofit, chances are you’ve come up short on ideas more than a few times. Well, in fact there are lots of creative ways to keep your blog active and interesting. Here are some top ideas for writing awesome blog posts for your nonprofit: Photo Essay. Write About an Event. What kind of posts will capture the interest of your readers?
Introducing The Modern Blogging Masterclass
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
Today we launch our very first (hopefully of many) online course… The Modern Blogging Masterclass. What is The Modern Blogging Masterclass? What is The Modern Blogging Masterclass, you ask? We will record each course in the event you cannot attend live. The post Introducing The Modern Blogging Masterclass appeared first on Spin Sucks. By Gini Dietrich.
How to Create Awesome Content From Your Next Event Experience
MARCH 12, 2015
If your business exhibits at trade shows or appears at other events, you have a great opportunity to get new content ideas – as well as detailed interviews – from the attendees and influencers you interact with during the event. The most effective company blogs discuss their audience’s pain points. Events can be great places to meet prospective clients and customers.
How to Write Blog Posts that Get Read and Shared
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
Therefore, next Thursday, I am going to host How to Write Blog Posts that Get Read and Shared. Andy and I have a friendly competition and, let’s be real, this is my blog, so I’m hoping to beat him in number of attendees and in the super positive feedback. How to Write Blog Posts that Get Read and Shared. How to generate blog post ideas. By Gini Dietrich.
How To Multiply Content and SEO From One Event
Small Business Mavericks
JANUARY 13, 2015
There is a good way to take an event your business hosts, like a workshop or seminar, and turn it into a lot of opportunities for SEO. Unpack The Content From The Event. There has been a lot of information generated for your event, right? One easy way to do this is by looking at the backstory of the event – when you planned it, did you use an outline of talking points? These pages of information are also excellent starting points for blog posts and articles in the future. How would someone looking for information ask about it? Headers, title tags, etc.
Blogging Mistakes Equal Lessons Learned
AUGUST 6, 2012
A couple of weeks ago, I made a blogging mistake. That week, a handful of people sent me the Chick-fil-A Mashable story about fake Facebook accounts and, because I needed a blog topic, I was in a hurry, and it seemed like an open and closed case, I blogged about it. They were a debate among readers about political- and religious-charged events. A ton.
Make Your Presence Felt: The PR and Content Marketing Guide to Productive Events
AUGUST 26, 2016
So, professional conference season is upon us! Once you’ve decided to go to a conference… Read More.
Upcoming social media events in DC
JANUARY 11, 2011
Not one, but two events that I’d love to attend are just around the corner– The Social Graph Clinic DC , and What’s Next DC. This event has an executive feel to it. It’s by the people who published the 2010 Digital IQ Index for the Public Sector that we covered on this blog. Check out the event website , which I love, and the complete schedule PDF.
ProBlogger Event Speakers Share Their Experience
JUNE 23, 2016
At this year’s 7th Annual ProBlogger Event, hundreds of bloggers will come together to network with each other and learn from over 30 speakers and subject matter experts. Bloggers are speaking, and most of the speakers blog. The only way I ensure I have time to do my blog and book writing is to schedule it into my calendar and make it non-negotiable. By Grove Galligan. Focus.
Social Media Events Calendar and Advice Guide
Convince & Convert
AUGUST 25, 2011
The social media events season is again upon us. I’m often asked what social media events I recommend. It’s a tougher question than it seems because there are many events I’ve never attended, and what you take away from an event is often – I find – driven by three things: 1. Your experience level and it’s fit with the event.
How to Learn Social Media Marketing: 15 Blogs for Beginners
MARCH 14, 2015
Are you blogging, Facebooking, tweeting, or pinning? 20 social media marketing blogs you should be reading in 2015 This is an unordered list — all of these blogs are packed with helpful information. Buffer Buffer’s blog is one of the best in the social media space. Their blog covers current ideas and tried-and-true approaches you can add to your toolbox.
Melbourne Food and Wine Blogging Event
MAY 29, 2012
I’ve been excitedly sitting on this one for a while now and am relieved to finally announce a new ProBlogger event that is coming up for Melbourne Food and Wine Bloggers (and anyone else who wants to travel to Melbourne for an evening). Here are the event details: Date : Tuesday 17 July 2012. She fits all the blogging around her day job as an intellectual property and IT lawyer.
How to Network at Blog Events (Even if You’re Shy!)
MAY 29, 2016
Time is hurtling towards this year’s ProBlogger Training Event at the RACV Royal Pines Resort on Australia’s Gold Coast, and I don’t know about you but here at ProBlogger HQ, we are getting EXCITED! (if Blogging can be such a solo sport, thousands of us tapping away at our laptops in our own homes across the world, talking to everyone online but rarely in person.
12 Most Creative Strategies to Craft an Effective Blog Post
JUNE 21, 2016
Do you wonder why some blog posts tend to attract a lot of readers and get a lot of reaction? In these 12 most creative strategies to craft an effective blog post, we’ll look at ideas how you can accomplish more on your blog. Talking about great blog posts, these are the ones that we would love to read through all the way to the last period. Use subheadings.
5 Reasons to Leap at the Social Media Marketing World’s Next Event
FEBRUARY 13, 2016
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. . Just last week this blog, Socially Sorted was announced as one of Social Media Examiner’s Top 10 Social Media Blogs in the World. Then read on my friend – I have just the ticket for you.
How to Use Social Media Strategy to Reach Mommy Blogs
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
SEPTEMBER 8, 2011
Since I had no marketing budget, I decided to spend all of my efforts partnering with other mom blogs and asking them to post about us. Here is how you can reach out to Mom Blogs: Make a Target List. You want to start with a list of mom blogs that you like — ones that jive with your brand, are in your target demo, and look like they get medium to high traffic.
11 Content Marketing Tools To Promote Your Blog
MAY 6, 2014
Here’s one by Adam Nowlin, that originally appeared on his blog here , and is reposted with permission for you. Meanwhile, some estimates suggest that there are as many as 2 million blog articles uploaded to the internet every 24 hours. You know how I love posts about content curation tools. Examiner. But wait! There’s more! Click here to start the application process. Sulia.
Top Takeaways from ProBlogger Perth Training Event: Content, Blog Design, Social Media, Productivity, and Monetization
APRIL 5, 2015
In the lead-up to the main ProBlogger Event on the Gold Coast this year, we have held various workshops and panels around the country, teaching and inspiring bloggers in their own home towns. Darren Rowse (Keynote) How to Build Sustainable, Long-Term Blogging Success Through the Creation of Meaningful Blogs and Social Engagement. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.
What’s Next for Social Media and Events?
SEPTEMBER 9, 2011
Thank you Ehren for contributing to the SocialFish blog! Woe to the networked nonprofit or association who only thinks of events in terms of their end of year fundraising gala or annual conference! With events, planned or otherwise, what kinds of best social media practices should nonprofits be using today? Let people donate by sharing their event experiences.
Planning and Executing Live Event Content For Your Brand
Ignite Social Media
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
Assuming you already know that social media is the first way in which people follow live events they can’t attend in person…. Brand events are like weddings: important, exciting, fun, and super busy. Having traveled for social media live events since 2010, I’ve seen some things and want to help you prepare and execute a successful event for your brands and your audiences.
How to Promote Your Blog in 8 Seriously Easy Steps
JULY 25, 2016
Are you missing opportunities to promote your blog? When I first started blogging I’d spend hours writing the perfect post, share it out on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and then move on to the next one. Step 1: Write three blog headlines. Writing a good blog title is an art. I wrote about the process I use to create headlines on my blog earlier this year.
Attend the ProBlogger Training Event From the Comfort of Your Home with Our Virtual Ticket
AUGUST 8, 2016
Today we’re launching Virtual Tickets for the ProBlogger Training Event 2016. In September this year we’ll hold our live event on the Gold Coast in Australia for the 7th time. The PBEVENT virtual ticket is the closest thing you can get to actually being at our Gold Coast event. This event is designed for bloggers and online entrepreneurs of all levels.
ProBlogger Event 2014 – Wrap Up
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
It is hard to believe but the 2014 ProBlogger Training event is already last month and if I’m honest with you – I’m still reeling from it a little. This was our second year of holding the event on the Gold Coast in Queensland Australia but it was the first time we’d had over 500 attendees all in the one room. via Blog Success School. Image by Impactiv8.
6 Highly Effective Ways to Collect Leads Via Your Blog
MARCH 1, 2017
In the early days of blogging, there were lots of small niche blogs that resembled online journals or diaries. However, as the internet evolved, so did blogging. Instead of blogging simply to have some fun or blow off steam, blogging is what people and businesses do to generate revenue – both directly and indirectly. Identifying Your Blog’s Purpose and Audience.