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Five Things You Need to Know About Planning a Media Event

Spin Sucks

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!

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. Yet—less than half of businesses use social media for event marketing, and just 11% use blogging to market events. •

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. Post-event Engagement Tool.

Troubleshooting Your Video Conference Tools: 4 Basic Questions To Ask

The Realtime Report

Troubleshooting Your Video Conference Tools: 4 Basic Questions To Ask. It’s even more troublesome when these issues occur during large conference meetings or before particularly important pitches.

Search and Social Lessons from the Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference

Webbiquity SMM

Last month’s Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference opened with a blast of presentational energy from Neal Rodriguez. The conference, hosted by Marty Weintraub ‘s agency, aimClear, was an impressive affair. The post-conference free martinis were a nice touch too.

Virtual Event Technologies Defined

SocialFish

This is the first in a new series of guest posts by famed blogger on social media and events, Jeff Hurt, of Velvet Chainsaw Consulting. Especially when you are used to planning face-to-face events. The type of digital event solution you should use depends upon your goals.

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.

State of Search 2015 Conference

Bill Hartzer

As a co-founder of the Dallas/Fort Worth Search Engine Marketing Association, I highly recommend that you plan attend the State of Search 2015 Conference , being held in Dallas on November 16th and 17th, 2015. The State of Search 2015 Conference will be the best one yet.

How a Conference Creates Social Buzz

Mindjumpers

On Monday I am leaving for London for the conference Future of Web Design and I have already been impressed by the way they make use of digital media. Three weeks ago I received their newsletter in which the conference informed us about the Future Of Web Design application called FOWD.

7 Tips to Creating an All-Star Event

Waxing UnLyrical

Events can be a great way to build relationships and nurture leads. Whether it’s a 10-person meet-up or a 300-person conference, make sure you check off these items to get the best return on your investment. We picked a catchy name which made it possible to turn the event into a series.

20 Must-Attend Social Media Conferences in 2017

Buffer Social

Social media conferences are the secret to all that. These conferences, ranging from one day to a week, promise talks from top social media experts, workshops on the latest social media strategies , networking opportunities with fellow marketers, and more. Social Fresh Conference (TBA).

Attend the Peer to Peer Fundraising Virtual Conference for Nonprofits!

SocialFish

After a popular inaugural online event in April 2016, four companies that serve the nonprofit sector are coming together to offer another edition of It’s a Peer-to-Peer World: Virtual Conference on October 19, 2016.

4 Conferences for Social Media-Aware Business Owners

Idaconcpts

As if there were any other kind of business proprietor these days, check out these four conferences for social media-aware business owners: 1. EmMeCon – Emerging Media Conference.

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. Why Put On Live Events. A live event is your own social media platform. If you’ve never put on an event before, it can be intimidating.

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.

How To Speak At A Conference & Raise Your Social Profile

Jason Yormark

One of my favorite parts of my job over the past year or so is having had the opportunity to participate in speaking engagements at conferences and local business chapters. Get out there and meet some folks, especially those in charge of the events you are interested in speaking at.

How To Speak At A Conference & Raise Your Social Profile

Jason Yormark

One of my favorite parts of my job over the past year or so is having had the opportunity to participate in speaking engagements at conferences and local business chapters. Get out there and meet some folks, especially those in charge of the events you are interested in speaking at.

Top 10 Travel Marketing Conferences of 2017

Pixlee

We’ve put together our list of the 10 must-attend travel marketing conferences of 2017 for anyone looking to network with top travel professionals, learn about emerging trends, and build out an innovative tourism marketing strategy that speaks to today’s travelers. Being called the TED of Travel, Skift Global Forum is the first conference focused on top marketers, strategists, and technologists in the travel industry. Phocuswright Conference : Hollywood, Florida (November 6-9 2017).

Enriching Conferences With Real Interaction

Janet Fouts

Conferences have changed. The days of canned presentations where we hear the same old blah, blah, blah we heard at the last 3 conferences just isn’t going to draw a crowd anymore. Keep an eye on Twitter too, the @SFAMA will be live-tweeting the event with the tag #IMS13.

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?

Dreamforce: A Must Attend Event for Marketers and PR Professionals

Spin Sucks

Then I realized San Francisco was expecting an influx of nearly 100,000 attendees for the conference. How many attendees do the conferences you typically attend have? You may think that the whole conference is one big product shill for Salesforce, but that is not the case.

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. Tech Mentor Events. Captivate Conference.

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 marketing—marketing of the future and my current favorite outreach marketing tactic.

How Not to Invite Speakers to Speak at Your Event

Bill Hartzer

Well, I was initially honored to be asked to speak at this event, but then I noticed a Facebook post by Chris Boggs: Then, other search marketers began to post that they were invited to speak, as well. Do you think someone merely tweeting at you will want you to speak at their conference?

4 Technology Conferences to Create Your Traveling Schedule for 2013

Idaconcpts

Whether your interest is in the world of gadgets, or strictly corporate technology, the many upcoming tech conferences give each of us the opportunity to be better at everything that we do for both work and play.

The 10 Top eCommerce Conferences of 2017

Pixlee

Attending these conferences can help you to learn from the best in the industry and bring that knowledge back to your team. In this post, you will find a list of the top 10 eCommerce conferences in 2017 with amazing speakers covering a wide variety of topics from influencer marketing to digital storytelling. NRF's Annual Convention & Expo, nicknamed "Retail's BIG Show" is NRF's flagship event held annually in New York City.

How to Create a Pinterest Place Board for An Event

SocialFish

So when they announced Place Pins at the end of November, of course the first thing I thought was “this could be cool for an association’s annual conference.” If you want your event logo to be the board cover, you’ll have to make it the image for one of the places you pin.

Everything Marketers Need to Know About F8 Conference 2017 to Stay Ahead on Facebook

Buffer Social

Your secret sauce is Facebook’s F8 conference ! We’ll be sharing and chatting about the exciting news live on social media for both days of the conferences — Live tweeting , live video sessions , Instagram Stories , and more.

Pay to Speak at Your Social Media Conference? Are You Drunk?

Spin Sucks

How would you feel if you were invited to speak at a conference only to find out you actually have to pay to speak? Would you consider paying to speak at an event? The post Pay to Speak at Your Social Media Conference?

How to Engage Event Attendees with Pokemon Go

Ignite Social Media

However, one of the most fascinating topics for me has been the conversation around how to incorporate Pokémon GO into event marketing. Meaning, how can conference and event planners incorporate the game into their meetings to keep attendees engaged? Image Source: PC Mag.

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. How to share on social before the event.

How to Apply Social to Conferences

SocialFish

Do you work in the Meetings or Conferences department of your association? Social media and conferences, just like chocolate and peanut butter are better together. Given all of that, what can the conferences team actually DO with social?

An Open Letter To Conference Organizers

Twist Image

Dear Conference Organizer, It's rare that you will get a letter from someone like me. I speak professionally at over 60 events per year, due my industry involvement I also help to organize a handful of high-profile events every year and, top of that, I am a willing, happy and paying participant at many conferences per year. As the years pass and the events management industry continues to evolve, I would like you to consider the following concepts. conference.

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.

Win A Ticket To The Art Of Marketing Conference

Dave Fleet

Then the latest Art of Marketing conference in Toronto is for you. Held on March 7 in Toronto, the event features: Gary Vaynerchuk – New York Times Bestselling Author, Crush It! Note: the conference is in Toronto. events

HR Reinvention: A Strategic + Interactive Conference for HR Leaders

SocialFish

For years data has been used in sales and marketing functions to measure current and past results, and even predict future events. The goal of this event is make us more successful, make the HR practice more impactful, and help our organizations and communities thrive.

[Cool Social Tools] QiqoChat for Live Online Events

SocialFish

Hold large, online conferences with a high degree of peer-to-peer interaction and conversation. 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.

Takeaways From Disney’s Social Media Moms Conference

Jenn's Trend

Yes, I was invited to a social media conference at Disneyland, and yes, it was awesome. I will share all of my takeaways from the Social Media Moms conference here with you, but first I want to share how/why I was invited – because I’ve been asked this dozens of time! So, first of all,… The post Takeaways From Disney’s Social Media Moms Conference appeared first on Jenn's Trends.

How We’re Using Social Strategy to Build Conference Awareness

Simply Measured

Planning an event is always stressful, and promoting one is an intricate process. How can you utilize it to ensure that your conference gets the hype, engagement, and attendance it deserves? At conferences, content is queen.

6 Great Conferences to Attend Before the End of 2012

Convince & Convert

This list is of some of the best conferences still to come in 2012 that are offering amazing speakers in the business and social media marketing industries. As a matter of fact, it was only last year that BWE introduced an Eastern version of the conference. The 2012 event is in the U.S.