Instagram's Testing a New Event 'Invites' Sticker for Stories

Social Media Today

Instagram is testing out a new Invites sticker for Stories which would help users organize events

How to Maximize and Humanize Your Investment in Professional Speakers for Your Next Event

Pam Moore

Hiring the perfect keynote speaker, breakout speaker, emcee, or workshop trainer for your event or conference is not an easy task. You are preparing for your big event and really want to ensure it is a huge success. Success strategies for pre, during and post event success.

Three Creative Ways to Use Social Media to Promote your Event

Webbiquity SMM

The growing propensity of people to share life’s moments, particularly when doing something outside the ordinary routine, is why social media remains a great fit with live events. Build Hype for your Event. Guest post by Rosemary McKee.

The Value of Facebook Pixel Events

Jon Loomer

A few days ago, I wrote about Facebook’s new Event Setup Tool that simplifies adding pixel events to your website. This is a huge development because Facebook pixel events aren’t fully utilized by marketers as they should be. Why do you need to use pixel events?

[Event Info] Announcing the #SocialPRbootiecamp

Waxing UnLyrical

Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn [Event Info] Announcing the #SocialPRbootiecamp. Career Development Events Public Relations #socialpr #SocialPRbootiecamp professional development The Social PR VirtuosoI cannot believe it’s already December. Where did the year go?!

How to Use the Facebook Pixel Event Setup Tool

Jon Loomer

But getting the pixel and events installed correctly has been a chore, particularly for those who are less technical or lack the staff and resources to handle some basic code. That changes with the Facebook pixel Event Setup Tool. A refresher on pixel events. Test Your Event.

What You Need to Know About Facebook Automatic Events

Ignite Social Media

Facebook Automatic Events. Facebook is making it easier to track actions like add to cart, initiate checkout, and purchase on your website with Automatic Events. Here’s what you need to know about Automatic Events. Similar to Standard Events, Automatic Events lets you track actions on your site from the Facebook pixel so you can run conversion campaigns, build website custom and lookalike audiences, and report on the actions attributed to your ads.

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.

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.

Planning and Executing Live Event Content For Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

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. Prepare Plan B, C, and D that still achieve the event goals.

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.

Twitter Shares Major Events Calendar for October to Assist with Strategic Planning

Social Media Today

Twitter has published the latest version of its monthly event highlights to assist with your campaign planning

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. •

6 Foolproof Strategies to Increase Your Facebook Event Attendance

agora pulse

Whether your business is having their grand opening in a new community or you’re hosting a conference with several thousand people, everyone wants to increase their event attendance. Facebook events can do incredible things for your business, but only if you leverage them correctly.

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.

Social Media Planning Around Popular Events

Ignite Social Media

In this post, we’ll discuss how you can be prepared and plan ahead for those timely events. At the beginning of the year, take some time to research big events happening that year and see where you as a brand fit.

[Cool Tools] Think differently about event sponsorship

SocialFish

Introducing Eventr.io , the event & sponsorship marketplace. They are part of a larger group of tradeshow and event consultants, association management experts and event tech companies, and they are eager to change your perception about how the event ecosystem can work.

Best Practices For Using Social Listening During a Live Event

Ignite Social Media

With thousands of people attending live events, both in-person and online, it’s extremely important for your brand to develop good social listening techniques. Make sure you find a tool that aligns to your social media objectives and is efficient for your team to use during a live event.

LinkedIn Launches Events to Facilitate Professional Meet-Ups

Social Media Today

LinkedIn has added a new events tool to help professionals organize in-person meet-ups

VIRTUAL EVENTS SURVEY – last chance to participate!

SocialFish

The learning & development experts at Tagoras have launched a new round of their popular research on virtual events. Our aim is to assess the role of virtual conferences and similar virtual events are playing in the broader events market.

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Twitter Shares Major Events Calendar for September to Assist with Strategic Planning

Social Media Today

Twitter has published its latest major event calendar, covering all the key dates to be aware of in September

Google Will Live Stream its Upcoming Google Marketing Live Event

Social Media Today

Google has announced that for the first time it will live-stream its upcoming Google Marketing Live event, offering a range of new insights and tips

Twitter Launches 2019 Major Events Calendar to Facilitate Campaign Planning

Social Media Today

Twitter has launched a 2019 major events calendar to provide insight into trending conversations on the platform

Social Media Event Promotion: The Complete Guide

Hootsuite

When it comes to social media event promotion, it’s important to make a plan. Often, organizers can spend a lot of money and energy on marketing before an event without much thought about what comes next. 6 ways to promote an event on social media before it happens.

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. We picked a catchy name which made it possible to turn the event into a series.

Twitter Releases Major Events Calendar for August to Assist with Strategic Planning

Social Media Today

Twitter has published its listing of key dates and events of note in August, which is worth considering for your campaign tie-ins

[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.

Add Facebook Events to Your iPhone Calendar

The Social Media Incubator

Last month, we talked about how to add Facebook events to your Google calendars, now we want to give you the ability to add it to your iPhone calendar. If you do not remember or know how to get that link, go to How to Sync Facebook events to Google Calendar and follows Steps 1 – 4.

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Twitter Releases Major Events Calendar for July to Assist with Strategic Planning

Social Media Today

Twitter has released its latest monthly events calendar, highlighting all the key dates of note in July

Twitter Releases Major Events Calendar for June to Assist with Strategic Planning

Social Media Today

Twitter has released the latest version of its major events calendar, covering the month of June

Twitter Publishes New Guide to Summer Events in the UK [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Twitter has published a new listing of summertime events Looking to plan out your Twitter strategy for the UK summer?

Facebook Event Custom Audiences: More Targeting Power

Jon Loomer

The latest addition to the tool box: Facebook Event Custom Audiences. Facebook Events have been around for years. You’ve been able to create an Event from the Facebook publisher since 2009. About Facebook Event Custom Audiences. It never seems to stop.

Twitter Releases Major Events Calendar for May to Assist with Strategic Planning

Social Media Today

Twitter has released its latest major events calendar, covering the month of May 2019

Facebook Analytics, the Pixel, and Events

Jon Loomer

In this post, I’m going to provide a few examples of some powerful Facebook Analytics reports and how it all comes back to the Facebook pixel and Events. Facebook Analytics, The Pixel, and Events. ” I have one word for you: Events. Set Up Facebook Events.

Event Trends for 2011

SocialFish

10 Event Trends for 2011. Short and sweet and perfect. Thanks to Julius Solaris for the great slide deck! View more presentations from Julius Solaris. Oooh and this just in: Samuel J Smith and Ruud Jaansen’s deck featuring Untech10 was featured on the SlideShare homepage. Congrats, gang!

Snapchat Publishes New Guide to Major Events and How Brands Can Tap into Them

Social Media Today

Snapchat has published a new guide to all the major events of the year, and how brands can tap into each to maximize their campaigns

Will Twitter Own Live Event Updates?

Ignite Social Media

Where Twitter may struggle with some of the above, they are a great source for keeping up on live events. Here’s what they’re doing to own live event coverage on social. I sure hope they expand this to other events!”? Twitter is going beyond sports with this (unless all you tweet about is sports) and will tailor the top of your timeline to events they think you’ll find relevant. The post Will Twitter Own Live Event Updates? Oh, Twitter.

Get More out of Event Evaluation

Meltwater

As PR professionals we work hard planning events. When it goes well—the days, weeks, and… Read More.

[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.

[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.