Category - Web Tools

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UberConference and Evernote for #Eventprofs and Associations
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TravelMath is Great Tool for #EventProfs
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Dropbox for Gmail Allows Meeting Planners to Send Huge Files to Anyone
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Meeting Planners meet The Wallrus
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Event Creatives were not Born Cheap – Makerbook can Help

UberConference and Evernote for #Eventprofs and Associations

UberConference-for-Meeting-Planners

Everyone knows that I am a total Evernote freak… Love my Evernote. Conference calls on the other hand… They suck. Fortunately, the folks here at Camp PlannerWire use UberConference which makes the process of talking to many people, on the phone, all at once, suck a whole lot less. Read More

TravelMath is Great Tool for #EventProfs

Travelmath foe Meeting Planners

Travel adds up in many ways. It can be measured in Dollars, Euros, or Rupees and in other ways like miles, meals, or meetings. All have a cost and all have ramifications that meeting and event planners need to consider for the attendee or budget.

When you are first starting the site selection process, most planners will meet with event stakeholders and go over a list of objectives, toss out a few potential destinations, and maybe put together a loose budget. Now your skills as a planner are put to the test as you head back to your office, cube farm, or spot at the coffee shop and you start looking for the “where”… One of the ways to choose a destination¬†quickly is by doing the math. That is where having the right tools can serve you well. Read More

Dropbox for Gmail Allows Meeting Planners to Send Huge Files to Anyone

File Storage for Meeting Planners

Dropbox has had a Chrome extension for quite some time but recently they made a few improvements that makes it even better for all us meeting planners and everyone else in the events industry. We think that this integration is so important that we decided to get off our butts and actually post about it on a Friday! Read More

Meeting Planners meet The Wallrus

Meeting Planners Social Media Twitter Wall

I am the Walrus… Coo, Coo, Kachoo. Oh wait, this is not an article about the Beatles. I made a mistake. This is an article about the one thing that everyone should do at events but no one knows how to do, even though the most basic forms of the technology are almost 10 years old . We can fix that, because I am the Walrus… Oh crap, I am not the Wallrus, they are the Wallrus and of course we are talking about Social Media Visualization, AKA, the Twitter Wall, whatever wall, which has now become the Social Media Wall and in this case, the Twitter and Instagram Wall which are really the only two social media streams that matter at a meeting or event and they are now why we to spell Walrus, W-a-l-l-r-u-s. Get it. Corny yes but the tool is cool and corny is the new hip. Just ask anyone that works with me. Read More

Event Creatives were not Born Cheap – Makerbook can Help

Creative Resource for Events

Event Creatives are always looking to save a dime because, let’s face it, most event budgets suck… Not because they want to suck, they just do.

Rather than complain that we don’t have the money for this or the money for that, we are always on the lookout for places where we can get good stuff cheap or free so that our events and conferences can look their best. Kinda like finding that really awesome shirt at TJMaxx… No one has to know that you didn’t pay full price. Read More

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