Not so many years ago, the community we belonged to was determined by our physical location. Thanks to the emergence of the web, social media and mobile devices, distance has less impact on our social lives. We now have a new amazing ability to connect with groups of people we share a common interest in online communities. We choose to become a part of these communities so we can connect. Right? We connect with like-minded people, listen to their thoughts, ideas, check out their photos, and laugh at their bad jokes. [Read more...]
OK- This post is not necessarily about the Google Glass project but it is a post on technology and your event because Google Glass exists. [Read more...]
Pinterest has started offering new business accounts that offer tools and resources.
If you have been using Pinterest for your event, you should be aware that there are new Terms of Service that you will have to check out (that you won’t read anyway).
I have said in the past that Pinterest is not a good social outpost for most events but for some, it really could be a benefit.
Have you ever asked your employee to put a disclaimer on their social media account? You know the “the views expressed here” crap that everyone knows already.
If you have asked someone, or are getting ready to ask someone to do this… you might want to first read this post over at the Social Media Club, it is quite illuminating.
Facebook can provide tremendous amplification to the event marketers that are promoting their events via social media. The hardest thing to do is actually gain followers. People are always reluctant to click the like button which means you have to reach as many people as possible in order to make the best use of Facebook.
If you are looking for some awesome tips on how to do just that, head over to Social Media Examiner and check out their post 10 Ways to Grow Your Facebook Following. You won’t be disappointed.