#EIR - 14 kick-ass tips for getting your tweets retweeted

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Thu, Sep 30, 2010 @ 06:00 PM

If you want your tweets retweeted, you have to do 2 basic things: get your followers' attention and make it easy for them to retweet you.  From the time I started on Twitter I've worked hard to do these two things and, though it took a while to build, I'm very pleased with my resulting rate of retweets. Here are 12 tips I use on a daily basis to ensure that my tweets are as retweetable as possible.

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Tags: marketing, Social Networking, Twitter, blogging, social media, #EIR, retweet

Join me on Engage365, a community for events pros using social media

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Wed, Sep 29, 2010 @ 08:08 AM

As most of you know, I'm very big on community. Why? Well I guess I just think you get more done and have more fun doing it in a community.

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Tags: Twitter, Virtual community, #Engage365, events, social media, #EIR, #eventprofs, meeting planners

Jenise Fryatt's Top Links Sept. 19-25, 2010

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Sat, Sep 25, 2010 @ 07:15 PM

(Screen shot from MentionMap)

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Tags: Twitter, blogging, #ectc10, hybrid events, influence, events, Event Planning and Production, technology, #EIR

4 tips and one myth about special event design. Hint: use video

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Thu, Sep 23, 2010 @ 06:49 AM

The following is a guest blog article by Richard De Santis of Event Management Productions. If you are interested in guest blogging for Sound n' Sight, please read my guest blogging guidelines . And if you have any thoughts, please comment. Richard and I both would love to hear what you have to say!

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Tags: event production, wide-screen, venue, events, Event Planning and Production, video, audio visual, projection

Top 16 links on Event Camp Twin Cities and hybrid events

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Mon, Sep 20, 2010 @ 06:18 PM

Event Camp Twin Cities took place more than a week ago, but the Twitterverse is still abuzz with talk about it and how to create equally successful hybrid events. 

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Tags: Twitter, #ectc10, Virtual community, Event Camp Twin Cities, hybrid events, social media, meetings, interactive meetings, Event Camp

5 tips for saving money on audio visual & meeting technology

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Mon, Sep 20, 2010 @ 10:28 AM

As the economy slowly makes it's way toward a complete recovery, it seems everyone in the events industry is doing their best to recoup their losses. For meeting & event venues, that often means adding fees and charges.

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Tags: event production, corporate events, venue, AudioVisual, events, technology, meetings

Jenise Fryatt's Top Links Sept. 12 - 18, 2010

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Sat, Sep 18, 2010 @ 05:39 PM

1 - Event Camp Twin Cities - A little video album

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Tags: conferences, Twitter, #ectc10, collaboration, meeting planners, presentations, Social media marketing

#EIR - A thank you still goes a long way on Twitter

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Fri, Sep 17, 2010 @ 10:21 AM
Today I thought I'd talk a little bit about the best ways to thank people on Twitter and why showing appreciation is so important.
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Tags: Twitter, Virtual community, social media, #EIR, Social media marketing

Can a virtual assistant help you manage your brand online?

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Wed, Sep 15, 2010 @ 09:39 AM
(Photo by CarbonNYC)
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Tags: Marketing strategy, Business Services, Business, social media, #EIR, Social media marketing, Advertising

14 tips I learned about collaboration at events from ECTC

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Tue, Sep 14, 2010 @ 09:12 AM

Last week's Event Camp Twin Cities set out to help bring innovation, collaboration and experimentation to the events industry landscape and, as a participant, it was easy to see this at every turn. 

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Tags: Google, marketing, Twitter, #ectc10, collaboration, Virtual community, Event Camp Twin Cities, events, Event Planning and Production, interactive meetings

Event Camp Twin Cities: A little video album

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Sat, Sep 11, 2010 @ 12:19 PM

Wow! I just got back from this wonderful conference which was truly one of the highlights of the year for me.  My brain is still processing all the amazing information, experiences and connections from the rich, creativity-nurturing environment there.

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Tags: interactive meeting, #ectc10, Event Camp Twin Cities, Video clip, events, video, meetings, meeting planners, Event Camp

Susan Radojevic: Using the internet to educate execs about events

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Tue, Sep 07, 2010 @ 04:29 AM

 

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Tags: strategic meeting planning, corporate events, conferences, Twitter, Business, meetings

Your turn to be editor: What's next for Sound n' Sight?

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Mon, Sep 06, 2010 @ 08:22 AM

(Photo by alex-s)

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Tags: Social Networking, Twitter, Business, AudioVisual, events, social media, #eventprofs

Jenise Fryatt's Top Links Aug. 29 - Sept. 4, 2010

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Sat, Sep 04, 2010 @ 09:30 PM

(Photo by Steven Esteban J. Golliday)

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Tags: #ectc10, tradeshows, Business, AudioVisual, Virtual community, Event Camp Twin Cities, events, meeting planners

Events professionals: The time to pull together is now

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Thu, Sep 02, 2010 @ 08:01 PM

I read a blog post today that got me thinking.  It was written by Keith Johnston on his blog Event Industry Thoughts. In it, he talks about how, despite our best efforts to put a happy face on it, the economy is not recovering and the events industry continues to suffer with no end in sight.

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Tags: social network, Business, audio visual, meetings, #eventprofs, meeting planners, Social media marketing

Sick of Powerpoint? Why not try a fishbowl?

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Wed, Sep 01, 2010 @ 03:16 PM

(Photo by Kay Kim)

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Tags: power point, meetings, meeting planners, presentations, Event Camp, presenters, Unconference

Improv: Interactive conference fun to be showcased at ECTC

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Wed, Sep 01, 2010 @ 07:19 AM

(Photo by House of Sims)

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Tags: conferences, interactive meeting, #ectc10, improv, Business, Event Camp Twin Cities, #eventprofs, meeting planners