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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Facebook for Events: 5 Tools You Haven’t Heard of

Facebook it’s a growing hot spot for event lovers. The opportunities are endless. A new tool for Facebook event marketing and planning is created everyday, here are 5 you may have not heard of. This post is by Julius Solaris for Event Manager Blog (?). Facebook loves events, Event Lovers adore… Read more

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40,000 Event Lovers Cannot be Wrong

In 2008 I started a group on LinkedIn for Event Lovers, it was just myself back then. We are now 40,000. This post is by Julius Solaris for Event Manager Blog (?). In February 2008, as soon as LinkedIn opened groups creation to the masses, I decided to start a group calledEvent Planning and… Read more

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Check-ins are About Events not Venues, Says Facebook.

Facebook dropped Places only one year after launching. The message is clear, events is where we will check in. This post is by Julius Solaris for Event Manager Blog (?). In a jaw-dropping move Facebook dropped Places only one year after launch. The omni present social network re-purposed the… Read more

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Giveaway: Win 20 Copies of Event Planning eBook “Events”

Event Manager Blog is giving away 20 copies of the eBook ‘Events. How do you organise a successful event?’. This post is by Julius Solaris for Event Manager Blog (?). It’s particularly tough to find good books on event planning these days. So when Kevin Van Der Straeten of EventPlanner.be… Read more

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Foursquare Now with Events Check-ins. Meh!

In a widely anticipated move, Foursquare yesterday introduced event check-ins. I am not really impressed. This post is by Julius Solaris for Event Manager Blog (?). You know I asked for this feature badly and we finally got it. Time to celebrate right? Not quite. Gianfranco made me aware this… Read more

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25 Resources to Build Your Event Website with WordPress

WordPress is becoming a popular choice for event professionals wishing to reduce costs and build a reliable, social media integrated and performing event website, here are some resources to become a WordPress guru. No secret I love WordPress. This blog runs under WordPress. I love how flexible… Read more

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Kuandoo: Organizing a Party Has Never Been Easier

Kuandoo is a fresh start-up aimed at making sure that your party, barbecue or get together are a smashing success. This post is by Julius Solaris for Event Manager Blog (?). I know you’ve heard me saying this in the past, but why not reinforcing it a bit: I am tired of me-too ideas in event… Read more

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Will Google Buy Plancast?

Google recently launched Google+, its latest attempt to take on Facebook dominance in social networking. Plancast could be the icing on the cake to nail one of the strongest drivers of social media: events. This post has been written by Julius Solaris for Event Manager Blog (?). Google+… Read more

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Event Manager Blog Has a New Look

After 6 months in the making I am happy to present you our brand new look. If you haven’t visited the website in a while you’ll be amazed to notice how easy it is to read the articles and skim through the archives. This is all thanks to the hard work of the talented design and branding guru… Read more

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Hotel Adopts RFID to Connect Guests with Facebook

The Usuala Beach Hotel, a popular Hotel in Ibiza the clubbing capital of Europe has developed full online/offline integration with Facebook. This post has been written by Julius Solaris for Event Manager Blog (?). The Next Web reports on a great example of an hotel using RFID to power up… Read more

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