Jenise Fryatt's Top 5 Links Feb 20-26, 2011

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Mon, Feb 28, 2011 @ 03:27 PM

Yuck! A dark side of going green at events

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Tags: Facebook, conferences, speakers, social media, presentations, Social media marketing, sustainable meetings

Joan Eisenstodt: Stop pretending that nothing bad happens at events

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Tue, Feb 22, 2011 @ 04:39 PM

Joan Eisenstodt is as near to a legend in the events industry as they come. She is described as a "powerhouse in driving the events industry forward," and is known for an ability to connect with people, a strong commitment to ethics and as a highly effective trainer, mentor and leader.

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Tags: event production, corporate events, conferences, events, Event Planning and Production, meeting planners, events industry

The unthinkable: Joan Eisenstodt talks about event contingency plans

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Thu, Feb 17, 2011 @ 04:38 PM

Joan Eisenstodt is as near to a legend in the events industry as they come.  Her LinkedIn list of recommendations is enough to put many a head of state to shame.

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Tags: corporate events, conferences, events, Event Planning and Production, meeting planners, events industry

Resilience: Important for the planet, our industry, ourselves

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Wed, Feb 09, 2011 @ 06:17 AM

Not long ago I read an article in Ode Magazine about how resilience, rather than sustainability should be our goal when thinking about saving our environment. It really got me thinking about how important the distinction was and how it could be applied to many other issues in our lives.

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Tags: conferences, Event Planning and Production, events industry, risk taking, sustainable meetings, self improvement

Promoted tweets: When tweets become media

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Tue, Feb 08, 2011 @ 12:00 PM

The following is a guest blog article by Heidi Thorne. 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 below. Heidi and I both would love to hear what you have to say!

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Tags: marketing, Twitter, online, brand, event marketing, Social media marketing

Jenise Fryatt's Top 5 Links Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2011

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Mon, Feb 07, 2011 @ 12:00 PM

The strongest blog marketing tool: Help 

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Tags: Twitter, tradeshows, Social media marketing, sustainable meetings, self improvement, Unconference

EventCamp National Conference: An interview with Mike McCurry

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Wed, Feb 02, 2011 @ 09:08 AM
Just days away, Feb. 11-13, EventCamp National Conference (ECNC) promises to be an exciting amalgamation of social media experts, events industry thought leaders, crowd sourced content and lively engagement.

It will be the second such conference organized by EventCamp founders Christina Coster, Jessica Levin, Mike McAllen, Jeff Hurt and Mike McCurry.  But it will be the fourth EventCamp ever held. 

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Tags: #ec10 #EIR #eventprofs, #ectc10, hybrid events, social media, technology, #ecec10

Why compassion & consideration are so important in social media

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Tue, Feb 01, 2011 @ 08:37 AM

Social media is a truly new and alien world to all of us, and being so, we often find that the traditional ways we got along with others don't always apply.  For instance, in the past you'd never presume to know someone unless you'd met them in person first.  You wouldn't share intimate or personal information with strangers. You'd take the time to get to know them first. 

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Tags: Online Communities, online personality, social network, influence, social media