A Sample Social Media Plan for Events

Event Planning Social Media

99% of events need a social marketing plan yet very few event planners know  where to start to create one. This infographic from Marketo that contains really useful social marketing tips for event planners of any marketing skill level from novice to Uber-Event-Content-Marketing-Geek. [Read more...]

An Event App Chat with BigEventApp

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In today’s episode of the PlannerWire Sporadic Podcast, PlannerWire (Keith) is chatting with BigEventApp.com (Mike and Carl).

Mike and Carl will tell you that their mission is to create buzz-worthy apps, that are clear, highly intuitive and include schedules, speakers, restaurant guides, social integration, and more and I do think that they succeed with a great product…I would also throw in that they are nice guys who know their stuff.

During our conversation, we touch on everything from their product and the current state of event apps to the future and what it holds for conferences going mobile.

Are Meeting Planners Qrious – They Should Be

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In this episode of the PlannerWire Meeting Planning Podcast I have a chat with John Federico, CEO of Qrious, our favorite new app / SAAS for doing three things:

  • Getting attendee’s badges done right
  • Helping exhibitors with easy lead retrieval
  • Attendee session and event check-in

During our conversation, we talk about what Qrious is and does, how it came to be, and how easy it is to use and oh yeah, did I mention? Qrious works with all of the major online registration companies including RegOnline, EventBrite, Amiando, and EventEspresso…..

Grab a coffee or maybe a scotch and have a listen… who knew you could have a good time talking badges and leads.

 

 

 

The Ultimate Social Media Sizing Cheat Sheet for Event Marketers

Event Marketing Social Media

This graphic R-O-C-K-S. This is by far one of the most useful things that I have ever found for event planners and marketers (and me).

Using this graphic as a guide, you now have the proper sizing for almost every social network that matters and for every situation that might pop up including cover photos,  backgrounds, and even the little thumbnails that appear next to links… this stuff matters because when you take the time to look your social best, you will find that you get more likes, more clicks, and more interaction with the people and attendees that follow you. [Read more...]

Social Media Explained with Coffee

Conference Social Media

This infographic cracked me up.. but it really does explain the social media landscape really well, especially if you like coffee! I do think that Google+ has come a long way since this was created…. [Read more...]