9 Tips for a Successful Webinar Event
MAY 28, 2012
Depending on its content, you may even consider hosting a webinar-for-profit. However, even the best content won’t make up for bad hosting. 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. Below is a list of practices to help you successfully host your own webinar.
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?
Virtual Event Technologies Defined
FEBRUARY 11, 2011
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. No doubt you’ve started investigating the dizzying array of digital solutions for your event: content-capture, hybrid, live stream, on-demand, Skype, videoconferencing, virtual, webinar, 2D, 3D. Virtual Event Definitions. Host.
Produce, Promote, and Host a Webinar to Generate Qualified Leads
JULY 1, 2015
A couple of weeks ago, I did a webinar for Content Marketing Institute and ON24 on How to Host a Successful Webinar Every Time. It was a take-off of Host a Successful Webinar with These 16 Steps that I’ve written about both here and in Spin Sucks , the book. Host a Webinar that Generates Qualified Leads. Your host may get sick. By Gini Dietrich. I mean, a ton.
How to Size Images for Facebook Event Cover Photos
MARCH 16, 2017
One of the easiest ways to connect your friends, family or fans is through an event. And on Facebook, it’s simple to create an event , send invites and keep the conversation going. With all the noise on social, you need to make sure your Facebook event cover photo stands out and is memorable to invitees. How to Add a Facebook Event Photo. Image shows in feed: 470 x 174.
The Three “Ss” of a Successful Live Event
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
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. A live event is the perfect platform for establishing your credibility, generating leads, and—when done well—making a profit. The Three “Ss” of a Successful Live Event.
Live HAPPO Event On Feb. 24
FEBRUARY 15, 2011
And we’re hosting a live event in our offices on Feb. HAPPO was founded on social media and this is the first time we’ve held a live event. Simultaneous live events are happening across the country so, if Chicago doesn’t work for you, check out the following champions who also are hosting events. Live HAPPO Event On Feb. Not really.
12 Questions When Considering A Hybrid Event
MARCH 14, 2011
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.
New Facebook Pixel: Audiences, Custom Conversions and Standard Events
DECEMBER 14, 2015
On Wednesday, December 16, I’ll be hosting a live two-hour workshop on the new Facebook in hopes of exhausting this topic. 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.” It’s tracking.
14 Steps to Hosting a Successful Webinar
Convince & Convert
MAY 7, 2013
Following is a step-by-step list of how to host a memorable, interesting, and useful webinar. It will seem like a lot of emails to you, but most people get the information and sit on it and then register the day before the event. 14 Steps to Hosting a Successful Webinar is a post from: Convince and Convert: Social Media Strategy and Content Marketing Strategy.
The Data-Backed Guide to Event Marketing on Social Media: How to Get People Talking About Your Event
AUGUST 18, 2016
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.
Membership Growth Online Summit: An Incredible Event for Nonprofits
MARCH 21, 2016
Wild Apricot is hosting this year’s Membership Growth Online Summit. This is an incredible opportunity for any nonprofit leader and association professional to learn the best strategies on how to grow their memberships. Lately you’ve been thinking a lot about how to grow your organization. That’s what the Membership Growth Online Summit is all about. How to Turn Millennials into Members.
[DC AREA EVENT] 2015 Future of Associations
JUNE 3, 2015
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. INTERESTED?
How to Engage Event Attendees with Pokemon Go
Ignite Social Media
AUGUST 10, 2016
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? Side note, in order for this to work your event does need to happen at a current Pokestop. Image Source: PC Mag. Invest in Lures.
Adding Satellite Sites To Your Hybrid Event Mix
MAY 10, 2011
Think big massive events, large numbers of people…and many locations. That’s the best environment for satellite sites or pods with your hybrid event. A satellite site is when a group of people gather together to watch a live stream from your main event. Creating satellites sites with your hybrid event is best described as creating your own television network. Creating satellite sites with your hybrid event is nearly the same thing. This will help extend the event experience and make it personal for each remote attendee.
6 Tips for Hosting an Interview Series on Your Blog
MAY 1, 2014
Six Tips for Hosting an Interview Series. Use social media to crowdsource questions or host a live Q & A session with the interviewee. Focus on asking questions that will trigger the interviewee to remember certain events and then recall those stories. Have you had success with hosting interviews on your blog? 6 Tips for Hosting an Interview Series on Your Blog.
All You Need to Know About Instagram Takeovers: How to Host a Takeover in 6 Simple Steps
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
With a takeover, the host gets someone who can bring value to their followers while the guest gets to reach a new audience with their content. Promote a product or an event – Traffic to your website, number of conversions, number of attendees, etc. Have you done Instagram takeovers as either the host or guest before? What is an Instagram takeover? Decide on your guest.
Will Social Media Influence The Travel Channel Launch's of "Deep Fried America?" An interview with host Jay Ducote
Diva Marketing Blog
JUNE 19, 2016
in addition to the awesome host of course? The website is still primarily a blog, but we also do a radio show (since 2011… in 2014 it won a Taste Award as the best food or drink based radio broadcast in the country), podcasts, video production, lots of social media stuff, events and more. For those who might not be food TV fans (a guilty pleasure of mine. take a look at Diva Foodies
The Big Events Law of Social Media: The More People Post, The Shorter The Message
The Realtime Report
MARCH 4, 2014
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.”.
How to Host A Twitter Chat That People Will Tweet About
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
Have you attended a bunch of Twitter chats and are thinking about hosting a Twitter chat of your own? Why Host a Twitter Chat? When you are a mere participant in a Twitter chat, you can respond, but when you are hosting a chat, you can direct. If you feel like you are technically challenged, fear not: there is basically no set up or tech skills needed to host a Twitter chat.
Why Host a Blog on Your Corporate Website?
JANUARY 4, 2011
› Home › Column › Search › SEO Why Host a Blog on Your Corporate Website? Mark Jackson | August 18, 2010 | 0 comments ); //]]> Share Tweet My company has recommended blogging to many of our search engine optimization clients. Some folks jump right on the bandwagon, and still others are something less than enthusiastic about going down this path. White papers?
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? This page, a specific point in your event, is a natural long tail keyword just waiting to be given the appropriate URL. How would someone looking for information ask about it?
Most-Tweeted Sports Event In History: Germany vs. Brazil
The Realtime Report
JULY 10, 2014
During Tuesday’s semi-final match, where Germany dominated host nation Brazil with a 7-1 victory, tweets reached a peak volume of 530,166 tweets per minute – making it the most talked about sporting event in Twitter history. Though the 2014 World Cup action has begun to die down, now with only two teams remaining, the social media frenzy surrounding the tournament has not.
Invitation: IBM #SocialBizChat to Host @SocialEmployee w/ @kevinbrandall, @ckburgess, @mnburgess #socbiz #HR
Blue Focus Marketing
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
We’ll be sharing more details on different events and posts as they come, but in the meantime, get out your calendars and save the following date: Chat: IBM “The Shortlist” Twitter Chat. Day/Time: Thursday, Feb. 12, 1 p.m. Our little social business book that could, The Social Employee , keeps rolling right along. It’s a month-long celebration, and we want you to be a part of it. 12, 1 p.m.
Twitter, Disney, People Team Up on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Livestreaming Event
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
Twitter is teaming up with Disney and People to exclusively livestream a special event tied to upcoming feature film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which hits theaters Dec. The magazine will host the livestream Friday, Dec. The live discussion and Q&A will be hosted by People deputy editor J.D. Twitter chief operating officer Anthony Noto said in a release announcing the livestream event: People come to Twitter to see what’s happening in the entertainment world, and the conversation about movies, especially Star Wars, is constant on Twitter. 2 at 10 a.m.
8 Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media Live-Streaming
Ignite Social Media
AUGUST 9, 2016
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. If your audience doesn’t know you’re going to be hosting a live-stream until the last minute you might miss out on getting some valuable impressions. The Do’s.
UK Teen Troll and Australian Radio Host – Social Media vs Traditional
SEPTEMBER 29, 2012
Compare these two situations: A UK Teen is arrested for making comments about an Olympian diver’s (Tom Daly) father’s death on Twitter and a lauded Australian Radio Host is lauded for making comments in front of Uni students about our Prime Minister’s father’s death. Where do our teenagers learn it is fine to trash someone mourning the death of their father? News ).
Burt’s Bees Turns To Social Media Community To Host Global Beeday Celebration
Convince & Convert
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
To celebrate its 30th birthday, Burt’s Bees took to Facebook and Twitter on September 17th to host a Global Beeday celebration with its community. Featuring happy birthday wishes from the Burt’s Bees community read by company founder Burt “live and in the beard,” the Beeday event offers a good example of how to celebrate milestones with your social media community.
Top Strategies for Taking Your Online Community Offline with Marketing Events – Stefanie Grieser [SSM019]
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
How do you go from having no conference — from almost having no marketing team, just you being the 9th employee and one of the very first marketers — to a marketing conference of 1,000 attendees, acclaimed in your industry, a must-attend destination on the annual events calendar? And how marketing events help to engage your audience and create delighted customers for life. Stitcher.
The Most Underrated Marketing Tactic at Your Fingertips
Convince & Convert
OCTOBER 7, 2014
Through two online events that I’ve organized for my company, GroupHigh, I’ve been able to generate more leads for my sales team than any of my other strategies combined. The recent Outreach Marketing Virtual Summit took place at the end of the September and was our best online event yet! It featured over 30 presentations from thought leaders in the marketing. Read the whole entry. »
A Busy Week of Events: #S20C #MUS13 and #LISalesConnect
APRIL 14, 2013
I was part of three separate events in San Francisco. Conference, then I spoke with Jason Miller at the Marketo User Summit on the best practices of using social media for lead generation and then the biggest event of all (for me) was the LinkedIn Sales Connect event. Here are some of my favorite tweets from the past week including those from the events. It was a busy week for me. First was the Sales 2.0 It’s always fun and exciting when I get to go up on stage and talk to people about social media and how it can be applied for measurable business results.
How To Create Stunning Social Media Posts For Holidays, Trends, Events And More
The Social Media Hat
JULY 11, 2016
Social Media How To Create Stunning Social Media Posts For Holidays, Trends, Events And More. PromoRepublic - the new Calendar of Content Ideas helps you create stunning social media posts based on holidays, trends, events and more. You will also see only templates that are relevant for the season, day of the week, upcoming holidays and events. Sponsored Article. Statistics.
Five Tips for Holding a Twitter Chat that Doesn’t Suck
AUGUST 30, 2012
Because chats are your golden opportunity to share your expertise and knowledge, you want to host one that doesn’t fall flat and send participants fleeing from their computers. . Google Docs hosts a spreadsheet where you can search for chats based on specific topics. Plan your big event. Social Media Twitter host a twitter chat melissa woodson Twitter chatLouis.
Three Ways to Avoid the 5K Fundraising Event
OCTOBER 13, 2011
Most nonprofits stick to some of the tried and true fundraising events to support their organization, raise money, build supporters, and gain wider recognition throughout the community. These events are the annual 5K run and the banquet dinner. What are you doing differently to keep your volunteers engaged with this event each year? Three Ways to Avoid the 5K Fundraising Event.
Grounded: Twitter Scraps Flight Developers Conference In Favor of Local Events
OCTOBER 12, 2016
Facebook announced the dates for its next F8 annual developer conference, but what happened to Flight , Twitter’s similar event for mobile developers? Flight had taken place in October the past two years, but Twitter director of communications Will Stickney confirmed to Kurt Wagner of Recode that the social network shifted its focus to smaller, local events for developers. Stickney shared the following statement with Wagner: We heard feedback after last year’s Flight conference that small, more intimate events are where our developer community is seeing the most value.
3 New Social Media Features to Consider for Your Brand
Ignite Social Media
MAY 23, 2016
You may think this feature is only reserved for glamorous red carpet events for beauty brands or adorable footage of puppies for animal shelters, but think again. Facebook Live is a creative way to give your audience an up-close and personal look at your product, event, and brand. Having an experiential event with an influencer. Hosting an exclusive event, contest, or giveaway.
Around the Web in 59 Days
JANUARY 16, 2015
Here’s the quick Storify I did right after the event, the full transcript of #measurePR on Jan. Jen Zingsheim Phillips and Deanna Boss will co-host the chat, and this time I’ll join Katie and the erstwhile Johna Burke on the guest couch. Event info here ; save the date, Feb. Around the Web Events Shonali Burke colorcomm prsa webinar thought leadership panel wwpr
Search and Social Lessons from the Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference
JUNE 10, 2014
The conference, hosted by Marty Weintraub ‘s agency, aimClear, was an impressive affair. Though Duluth is smallish metro area of roughly 100,000 population, the event attracted twice as many attendees as some similar events in larger cities, with speakers from around the country. Start with research: is your goal achievable? What’s the best way to accomplish it?
How To Incorporate Twitter Into Your Event
JUNE 18, 2010
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