Category - Web Tools

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Cool Tools for Meeting Planners – Google Drive gets an Update
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Visualize the Visuals with Eventstagram
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Cool Tools for Meeting Planners – myMeetingTime
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Spam and the Event Marketer – Canada Style
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YouTube for Conferences and Events – Infographic

Cool Tools for Meeting Planners – Google Drive gets an Update

Google Drive has always been a great tool for meeting planners and event pros that want to share files and collaborate on documents but it has always felt a little clunky (very un-Google like)… until now.

Visualize the Visuals with Eventstagram

Image: DepositPhotos

Image: DepositPhotos

Visualize your visuals man… Sounds like something Jeff Lebowski and Tommy Chong would be talking about after a long night of hanging out together but this post isn’t about the amazing Maui Wowie we are slipping into our morning coffee. What we are talking about is taking social media from the internet to your real world event and turning something virtual into something that can have real impact on the attendee experience and how your attendees perceive their surroundings. Read More

Cool Tools for Meeting Planners – myMeetingTime

Image: DepositPhotos

Image: DepositPhotos

Meeting Planners are awesome. We are a select group of people that might be based in Chicago, traveling to the Bahamas, and connecting with someone in Hong Kong… All on the same day. It is a wonder that we even know where we are, never mind what time it is half way across the globe. Read More

Spam and the Event Marketer – Canada Style

Image: DepositPhotos

Image: DepositPhotos

So our most awesome neighbors to the north… they are awesome aren’t they… they are the kind of neighbors that would lend you a cup of sugar, bring beer to your party, bail you out of jail..That kind of awesome…wait… wait…train of thought…

Anyway, our amazing neighbors to the north have just signed into being, a new Anti-Spam law and this law does have ramifications for event marketers. The new law covers all Commercial Electronic Messages (CEM for short) and it goes something like this. Read More

YouTube for Conferences and Events – Infographic

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Image: GraphicStock

Today we are talking about YouTube for conferences and events.

Wait, what? Down in the back, you have your hand up… Good question and we can tell you that was debunked for our industry over a decade ago. Posting your conference videos on the web will NOT cannibalize your live audience. It won’t. Really, stop arguing. Please. OK, I am not gonna keep listening to that. Ugg. Sit down man. Arrrrrggggg….. Just shut up. Now. Let me ask you Mr Dude…are you also a flat-earther? Aliens in Area 51? Black Helicopters? Saying that a video of a live event will cannibalize your conference has been debunked…. It was debunked by our industry and it was also laid to rest way back when the NFL decided to start airing football games over the objections of the owners… and if you think about it, an NFL Game is no different than any other event or even a conference. Read More

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