Tag Archives: web 2.0

You Know You Are an Event Planner When… [Infographic]

This is the title of the most popular discussion in our LinkedIn Group. It received 1,425 comments. To celebrate the Group’s 4th birthday and 60,000 Members mark, I’ve asked our dear friend Chris Shipton to produce an Infographic out of the best answers. Chris makes cartoons live at events… Read more

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20 Facts to Make You Look at Events Differently

Inspiration, what a tough topic. Writing inspiring stuff is the most difficult task for a blogger. It requires research, know-how and lateral thinking. But that’s why you read this blog, right? I’ve thrown together some cool, inspiring, thought-provoking and quirky facts that will… Read more

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Facebook Introduces Events Suggestions

Facebook is taking events seriously. They recently refurbished event pages introducing new interesting features for event planners. News is that they introduced a new feature called Suggested Events. How does it Work? The wonders of the open graph are fuelling what looks to be a great… Read more

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Make Your Conference Mobile in Seconds with EventBoard

EventBoard is a service that creates a multi-platform mobile conference program for the benefit of attendees and organizers I had a chat last week with Mike at EventBoard and he took me through what I think it’s a kick ass mobile conference programme maker. We talked in the past about what… Read more

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Use Eventbrite Like A Pro: Facebook Integration

This is a sponsored post by Eventbrite. For more information about sponsored posts click here. Last month we looked at integrating Eventbrite for better event marketing and reporting. This month I’ll show you how you can integrate Eventbrite and Facebook to sell event tickets directly from… Read more

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The Impact of New Twitter on Events

Yesterday Twitter announced a major overhaul of their platform. Here is what you need to know and the impact of the new changes on events. I believe Twitter is event driven. I started saying this back in 2007, when not a lot of us event lovers were paying attention to this revolutionary social… Read more

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Facebook Updates Events: What You Need to Know

Whenever Facebook introduces changes to its platform the resulting noise from coverage just leaves us a bit unclear on the true impact. This posts sums up the major changes and the implications for event lovers. Last week, Facebook implemented a small redesign of their event page. What is small… Read more

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Share Post Event Materials Like a Pro

It looks like time’s up for conference proceedings. This post will help you to leverage social media to send post event materials like a true social media ninja. I was reading through our amazing Event Planning and Management LinkedIn Group, when I stumbled upon this interesting… Read more

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Top 10 Facebook Event Pages

Lots of readers asked to showcase the best Facebook event pages. I collected some of the best according to different uses and objectives. Facebook is becoming a must have for event marketing and amplification. Facebook loves events; event planners and venues love Facebook. The number of tools… Read more

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Social Media Strategy for Busy Event Planners in 6 Easy Steps

So much to do and so little time. This is the life of an event professional. We are busy trying to make everything work and things to do keep piling up. On the other hand social media are becoming an integral part of our marketing mix. This is also the case for customer service over social… Read more

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