Author Archives: Julius Solaris

About Julius Solaris

Julius Solaris is the editor of EventManagerBlog.com, he is an international speaker and author of The Good Event Registration Guide and Event App Bible.

How To Win and Influence Attendees

How do you convince people to attend your event? This article offers 25 techniques to influence your guests and make sure your event is a success. I’ve always researched the topic of influence and persuasion in marketing. I can call it a passion, possibly the reason why I studied marketing… Read more

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The Best Posts of April 2014 on @EventMB

Time for our monthly roundup of the hottest articles on your favourite event blog. We like to think we gave you a good dose of challenges for April, and you enthusiastically took them! In case you were busy planning your next event, here is a roundup of… The Best Posts in April… Read more

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10 Event Startups To Try This Month

Innovation is in details. This article offers an overview of 10 event startups innovating the event industry. They take care of small details that can have a BIG impact. Check them out. Here at EventManagerBlog.com, we love innovation. Startups are the propellers of innovation for most… Read more

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12 Habits of Unsuccessful Event Planners

Attention to details, attendee engagement, expectations management. There is consensus about the anatomy of outstanding events. What about when things go wrong? Are there habits we can change to make our events successful? You betcha! You should know by now, I despise the ‘you should do… Read more

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10 Event Startups You Need to Know About

Event innovation requires high maintenance. You need to keep feeding it. This round-up of the newest startups on the block will satisfy your thirst for innovation. A couple of weeks ago I was in Las Vegas presenting about trends for 2014. I opened my presentation saying that events need… Read more

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The Best Posts in March 2014 on @EventMB

Time for our monthly roundup of the hottest articles on your favourite event blog. March was packed of announcements and inspiring content. In case you were busy planning your next event, here is a roundup of… The Best Posts in March 2014 1. 20 Mistakes Events Make on Social… Read more

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The Entrepreneur’s Dilemma: Where Owners Get Stuck

One of the best things about being a business owner is that you don’t have to answer to anyone. Unfortunately, one of the worst things about owning your own event company is, also, that you don’t have to answer to anyone. Why? Because there is no one to stop you from getting in your own… Read more

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The Event App Bible v2 Is Out!

The Event App Bible, the popular ebook about understanding event mobile apps, is out with a new version. Download your copy now, for free and with no email submission required. The Event App Bible has been an incredibly successful adventure we embarked on last year. Event apps are on… Read more

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Event App Survival Guide: Do’s and Don’ts

This post is written by Derrick Stomp, co-founder of twoppy and sponsored by twoppy. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Event apps are hot, very HOT, no, EXTREMELY HOT! The last edition of the Event App Bible made this very clear. There are lots of providers, with… Read more

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20 Mistakes Events Make on Social Media and How to Fix Them

When it gets to social media for events, we’re all guilty of making mistakes. Here are a few common ones and how to fix them. If you’ve been involved in social from early days, you would have done a lot of mistakes. Language and etiquette have been mostly co-created by users in recent years…. Read more

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