Plannerwire Event Technology Directory
Go ahead, open that drawer to your right. You know the drawer with about a million thumb drives and your old back up hard drives. Some are labeled, some are not. Observe the failed attempt to organize and back up everything in your office. Now take a breath and get ready to make a change to how you back-up, organize, and share your files. Dropbox offers super simple cloud-based storage for all your stuff. Literally, all of it: documents, files, photos, videos. Ready for the cherry on top? Everything you add to Dropbox will automatically appear on all your devices, as well as the Dropbox website. And not only can you access it from anywhere, you can easily share it by inviting anyone to have access to a folder or file. Finally, a safe, simple and practical way to back-up your life. Now go ahead and dump that drawer to your right in the trash. I promise you, it’ll feel so good.
Infographics are a superb way to convey important information, so why aren’t you using them for your business’ reporting, your website, your marketing, your ideas? Maybe it’s because they cost money, or that they are difficult to make? Maybe’s it’s because you’ve never used them before and you don’t yet know how valuable they can be. Whatever the reason, Easel.ly makes it, well . . . easy to create infographics that represent your ideas, information, and presentations in a beautifully visual format. Through Easel.ly you’ll have access to 100,000s of templates and images that you can use to easily design infographics that engage your audience. Can’t find a template you like? You’ll be able to design your own. Need help with your infographic? Easel.ly’s designers are there for you. Feeling uninspired? Check out the hundreds of articles and webinars that Easel.ly gives you access to and watch your creativity thrive. Infographics have never been Easel.ly-er.
You’re full of good ideas. If only you could remember them. It’s hard to keep track of genius in our busy distraction-filled world, and to be fair your assistant can’t follow you around jotting down every seed of inspiration. She has a life . . . and so do you. Actually, when you think about it, usually your best ideas strike when you are out living that life: walking down the street, on the bus, having dinner with a friend or client. So, what do you do then? How are you going to keep track of all your brilliance in one organized, sharable space? How, indeed?! With Evernote you can easily record, organize, and share your ideas in one sync-able place. Better yet, you can build on your ideas by adding links, checklists, attachments, audio recordings and more. And to top that, even your handwritten notes are searchable. Evernote makes it easy to share with teams and colleagues, ensuring projects move forward with harmonious productivity and efficiency. With Evernote, you’ll remember.
Work begets work and event planning begets event planning, and then suddenly business is booming and you’ve got more events to plan then you have time to plan them. Or so you thought! Evntfully makes it easy to plan and manage all the events you’ve been hired to execute, so that each of your clients has the luxury of feeling like they are your one and only. Awww. Evntfully provides you with solutions for organizing multiple events in one place, keeping budgets on track, guest lists in order, communication with vendors up to date, and to-do lists under control. And because no one wants to be left out of the party, Evntfully gives each of your clients the ability to track progress and stay looped in. And since you’ve got forethought and work hard, Evntfully also provides you with the tools, data, and information that will help you build proposals and impress prospective clients.
The days of needing an entire camera crew and loads of expensive equipment to broadcast and publicize are long gone. With Facebook Live, production is as easy as pulling out your phone and accessing your Facebook account for iOS, Android, or Facebook Mentions. Sure, you’ll ideally want a WiFi connection, but as long as you’ve got a strong signal, you’ll have a live broadcast up and running in no time at all, engaging your followers for up to 4 hours. And what happens when your live post is over? The video will be published to your profile or Facebook Page so that anyone who missed it the first time around will have the opportunity to check it out, and those who want to watch it again can come back for more.
The world is full of really useful information. It’s also full of a whole lot of crud and clutter that can get in the way of finding the practical content you’re looking for. Feedly streamlines the search for the good stuff by offering you an app that lets you customize your feed with the publications, blogs, videos, and keyword alerts you want to see. Feedly also allows you to share your collection so that your team can have access to the same great info you’re seeing, as well as offering secure access to internal company content, content management systems and SaaS applications. It’s time to cut the fat and keep the meat on the information super-highway.
Is your business organized through spreadsheet after spreadsheet, leaving you digging through endless information and numbers day in and day out? If that’s the case, you’re not alone. But smart business means staying hip to the progress around you, and today that progress means Fieldbook. Fieldbook cleans up your spreadsheets by giving you the power of a database with every Fieldbook sheet you create. Fieldbook makes each sheet interactive so that you can work beyond columns and rows by linking each box to more information. It takes the cross referencing between spreadsheets out of the equation, by allowing all your information to talk to each other and work together intelligently and easily. Fieldbook knows that every business is different and so they make it easy to track all your work, numbers, clients, resources, memberships, projects, tasks, employees, inventory, sales, and more in a way that works best for your individual company. Progress.
It’s a tough world out there. The competition is fierce and unless you’ve got all the money in the world behind you, you might as well throw in the towel. Seriously, the world’s stage wasn’t built for you, so get the hell off. Wait a second. What kind of advice is that?! That’s exactly the kind we often tell ourselves, instead of getting up and giving our dreams a fair chance. Fiverr understands that the struggle is real, and offers the services you need to take your business and ideas to the next level. Fiverr gives you access to freelancers in a variety of fields including design, writing, video, programming, audio, and business development. Worried about time and money? You’ll be able to find someone will work with your budget and within your timeline, so you can get your show up and running and bring those corporate sharks to their knees. Time to make your dreams a reality. Time to get Fiverr.
<em>Imagine all the people</em> . . . liking your social media posts. It’s possible when you design with Flimbo. Flimbo is a design tool that offers loads of templates, images, and icons in the right dimensions for all your social media including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, and YouTube. Flimbo gives you the tools you need to create the post you want to be liked again and again. The design and editing tools are created with ease and intuition in mind, so that you see your vision bounce to life in moments and publish your creations right away. Flimbo! (Isn’t it fun to say?)
Flywheel: a heavy revolving wheel in a machine that is used to increase the machine’s momentum and thereby provide greater stability or a reserve of available power (Oxford Dictionary). Increased momentum? Greater stability? Reserve of available power? Sounds like a pretty practical combination. And it is. That’s why Flywheel is also the place to go when you need WordPress hosting and management that is powerful, reliable, generates momentum, and (I’ll just throw this one in there) incredibly intuitive and user-friendly. Created by designers to suit your needs, Flywheel can get you up and running with a powerful hosting system you can rely on.
Chaos abounds. And it’s not just you, it’s the nature of the universe, so it’s no surprise that it exists in professional spaces and companies. Until now. It’s time to tame the chaos and get organizing and collaborating for all your projects. It’s time for Freedcamp. Freedcamp gives you and your team the tools they need to stay on top of tasks and to-do lists, recognize milestones, engage in collaborative discussions, track time, organize and edit files, and manage contacts and invoicing. Freedcamp keeps the team looped in and collaborating from anywhere, and gives everyone the freedom and flexibility to organize their personal dashboard in a way that works best for them, because in this crazy world we all see chaos in different places. It’s time to collaborate amidst the chaos, and enjoy the ride.
Tick, tick, tick. Some things in life are simple. Time is one of them. Whatever else is going on in the world, in your life, at the office, time moves forward. Simple. So why should tracking time be such a complicated task? Here’s a clue: it shouldn’t. Your time tracking system at work should be something straightforward, easy to use, easy to analyze, and easy to share. May I introduce to you: Futuramo Time Tracker. Futuramo Time Tracker is a simple and effective app for tracking, assigning, analyzing, and managing the time you and your team spend on every project. Futuramo Time Tracker is super intuitive, making it easy to ensure all your time is time well spent. It’s that simple.
Presentation is everything. Just ask your best friend who runs a busy restaurant. Or your stylist. Or the realtor who sold you your new home. When something looks clean and professional it is more likely to leave a lasting impression. Google Slides helps you easily create and edit beautiful presentations by offering a large variety of extraordinary themes, fonts, animation, and more. And like many busy executives, you’ll need good-looking work you can take with you anywhere. Google Slides gives you access to your creation via your phone, tablet, or computer even when you can’t access the internet. And since smart is the new good-looking, you’ll love that Google Slides has the technology to let you edit in real time, share with colleagues, and collaborate simultaneously from different locations. And what makes beautiful and smart even better. Try free on for size.
Remember those awesome choose your own adventure stories from the good old days of childhood and imagination? Well everything old is new again, and the adventure is back! Goose Chase Adventures is an app that helps you put together a memorable scavenger hunt that can break the ice, build collaboration and trust among peers and colleagues, or engage attendees at a conference or event. With Goose Chase Adventures creating an adventure scavenger hunt has never been easier. Just sign into the app and create your own missions, or use the missions that are offered from Goose Choose’s extensive list, and then share the event with your participants. So start off your next event or conference with a bang, or build a sense of play and communication within your company. Ready. Set. Go!
Sometimes it really is the little things that matter most. Having the right bag can be one of those things. Most bags eventually become a vessel for a sea of objects: pens, notes, gadgets, cords, chargers, flash drives, all just floating around in one muddled mess. The Graphite 15” Backpack with GRID-IT! is the optimal solution for anyone, from executive to freelancer and everything in between. With enough room to hold a 15” MacBook Pro and a built-in GRID-IT! organization system that keeps all your gadgets securely held in place and easily accessible, this bag is style, sophistication, and substance all in one. Let’s just say it’s the full monty.
It ain’t always easy to get your ideas out on paper. It’s one thing to see radiant brilliance floating around in your mind’s eye, and another thing to present it in way that people understand and feel excited about. Haiku Deck is the presentation software that you’ve been waiting for to drive your ideas to a visual reality for all to see. With Haiku Deck you’ll be able to unleash your creative powers to construct a presentation that will turn heads and excite. Haiku Deck offers millions of templates, images, fonts and layouts that will help you streamline your message with a clean polished look and it can easily be shared via cloud to any connected device.
Your bags are packed, you’re dressed to impress, and it is time to hit the road! You’ll be meeting with clients and members all over the country and working remotely on some amazing new projects. You’re prepped, you’re pumped, and you’ve packed your new HooToo TripMate Elite Wireless Travel Router so that you can create your own WiFi network, stream your meetings, and even charge your phone. You’re an executive on the go, and now you’ve got the power to take it anywhere. Go get ‘em, Tiger!
Hard to believe there was ever a time when someone would wonder what social media was? I’m here to remind you that it really wasn’t that long ago that social media was the new kid on the block and managing it meant just a few minutes here and there. Not anymore. These days managing a business’ social media is a full-time job and with all the different platforms it sure as hell ain’t easy. Until now. Hootsuite is a social media management platform that allows you to manage all your social media from one place. And when we say all, we mean all: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Linkedin, YouTube, and more. Hootsuite also offers powerful analytics and insights, ensuring you get the most out of all your social media. Let’s just call it the whole enchilada. Speaking of food . . .
IFTT. Applets. WTF. Let me explain. IFTTT is an acronym that stands for If This, Then That and the platform itself allows you to set up Applets (also referred to as recipes) that do just that. For example, you could create an Applet that will automatically email members when they sign up for your event or service. There are unlimited Applets and you can also build your own that will work specifically to meet your needs. IFTTT works with more than 110 services including Facebook, Instagram, Flickr, Tumblr, Google, Etsy, Feedly, Foursquare, YouTube, LinkedIn, WordPress, Etsy, and loads more. And IFTTT gives you the option to sign up to see in depth analytics so that you can learn and grow your company. Get it? Got it. Good!
All my bags are packed, I’m ready to go . . . Sing it, sister! And while you’re at it don’t forget to pack your Karma Go so that you’ll have WiFi access wherever your magical journey takes you. Karma Go is the perfect pocket-sized travel companion that gets you hooked in to high speed from anywhere. And what makes Karma Go so great is that you can pick the data plan that fits your needs and budget, and switch or cancel that plan at any time. And with that, Elvis has left the building.
A picture is worth a thousand words. And with that I introduce to you: Later. Later prides itself on being “the #1 marketing platform for Instagram” and who are we to argue. Later offers a simple way to plan, manage and schedule your visual content. With Later’s “Bulk Uploader” tool you’ll have the capability to sync and store photos so that they are there when inspiration strikes. You can also organize and store visual collections in a media library that keeps your team on the same well-curated page. And for the moments when you wish you had more analytical insight than just the 7846 hearts on your Instagram post, Later provides you with analytics that drive you towards a successful visual campaign. Later.
Coding experience? Nope. Design skills? Not so much. Desperately want to create and publish a landing page for your business? Not a problem! Leadpages provides you with the tools you need to build, edit, and publish a professional looking landing page in just a few simple minutes. Leadpages offers loads of features and templates that can also help you collect and grow email subscribers, host webinars and videos, send content upgrades automatically, build sales pages, and more. Time to update your resume, you’ve got the whole build a landing page thing down, and then some.