Corraling the Hashtag: Q&A with Geoff Clendenning of Hashcaster

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Thu, Jun 28, 2012 @ 01:15 PM

Almost as soon as event organizers began to see the value of using hashtags to organize tweets related to an event, applications began to pop up to make the information sharing more user-friendly. Thus, we've seen Twitterfalls, hashtag archivers and tweet curation platforms with varying degrees of adoption by event professionals.

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Tags: Online Communities, conferences, Twitter, hashtag, online content curation, event technology, events industry, Social media marketing, Twitter fall

Why You Should Stop Networking & Start Making Friends

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Thu, Jun 21, 2012 @ 02:36 PM

I've always hated networking events. The premise always seemed awkward and ugly to me. An event held so that strangers can meet and attempt to sell services or products to each other.

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Tags: event business, influence, social media, event marketing, Social media marketing, event industry

How NOT To Irritate People When Promoting Your Event

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Thu, Jun 14, 2012 @ 03:54 PM

Of course, the whole reason you started using social media is because you heard what a wonderful tool it is for marketing. And as an event planner or producer you want to milk it for all it's worth.

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Tags: event planners, social media, event marketing, Social media marketing

Maximize Unique Strengths of Virtual, F2F or Hybrid for Event Success

Posted by Jenise Fryatt on Thu, Jun 07, 2012 @ 04:48 PM

Have you considered your face to face event objectives in light of the growing popularity of remote attendance and virtual events? More and more it seems that events that have done this are achieving success and getting rave reviews.

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Tags: conferences, hybrid events, interactive meetings, event technology, events industry, virtual events