Plannerwire Event Technology Directory
While it may surprise many, Airtable is not the newest air hockey table for your company’s break room (though, that’d be cool too). With Airtable you can easily organize all your data for anything and everything: conferences, agendas, events, projects, customers, ideas. Airtable prides itself on being as straight forward and easy as a spreadsheet, while giving you the power of a database. It’s basically the Clark Kent/Superman package of organizing and collaborating: flexible, there for you, and good looking. And after you’ve checked all those boxes, there’ll be lots of time left for air hockey in the break room. Time to challenge the executive director.
Sometimes you don’t realize you’re seeing the world through the wrong eyeglass prescription, until you switch to the right one and everything shifts from blurry to perfectly clear. While an eye doctor can help you see the world clearly again, you’ll want ASANA to put your company’s projects in focus. Asana’s crystal clear platform is easy and fun to use and will enable your company’s teams from start to finish. Managers can track progress and employee productivity, and teams can transform conversations into actionable tasks. Time to trade in your expired lens solution for an awesome new workflow solution.
Click. Click. Click. Business is booming and people are clicking the link to your website left and right, but who are these people? Where do they come from? And which platforms that you advertise on are producing the best results? If only you had these answers, you might be able to focus your advertising and publicity campaigns, target your interested demographics, track analytics, and measure and optimize your marketing efforts and campaign performance. Wait, what was that?! You can have these answers when you use Bitly. Bitly is a completely free service that allows you to track who is clicking your link, what platform or website they access your link from, and where in the world they come from. With all this information, you can optimize your marketing and bring in the big business.
Wouldn’t your professional life be easier if there was more than one of you? Think about it for a moment . . . The answer is an emphatic, “yes, I'd get so much more done!” With Bottr you'll get about as close as you can get to duplicating yourself before it crosses the line into weird sci-fi creepy. Bottr helps you create an interactive digital twin that is jam-packed with so much artificial intelligence even George Jetson would find it out of this world. Your bot is so super smart that it learns everything it needs to know about you to help you magically have an extra set of hands to build an interactive profile, manage social media and posts, answer your most frequently asked questions, schedule meetings, write messages, stories, and articles, live chat with customers and clients and so much more. And when you go home to get those precious Z's, Bottr keeps working around the clock, 24/7, staying engaged with your audience. Now if only your Bottr bot could clean your home and watch the kids from time to time . . .
Let’s face it, we all have good days and bad. Some days your creative juices are flowing like you’re Michelangelo painting the Sistine Chapel and sometimes you might as well be The. Paint. Slowly. Drying. On. The. Wall. The yin and yang of your creative soul is fine for your well-balanced life, but it doesn’t work so well if you are trying to keep members and subscribers both interested and not overly bombarded. In steps Buffer, your knight in shining armor. Whenever and wherever the creativity flows add your ideas to Buffer and Buffer will hold on to your content until the best possible times. When you hit a dry spell, you’ll be happy that Buffer has some extra gems save up from that day your creative cup had runneth over.
Alright Picasso, time to design the email, the flyers, the social media graphics, the new website, and the presentation for the next event . . . feeling overwhelmed? No need to fret like a tortured artist, you’ve got Canva. Canva is a graphic design tool that makes designing just about anything as easy your niece’s color-by-number book. Its drag-and-drop feature makes it so user-friendly that that same niece can design your next birthday card with it. But don’t be fooled, this is more than just child’s play. Canva offers thousands of stunning professional layouts and access to over a million graphics, photos, and fonts. So free your creative spirit and design away.
Does it ever feel like you spend all day typing as fast as you can to address issues and questions that come in from customers and clients, and suddenly you pause to you realize that you are a practically a Charlie Brown caricature of yourself: big hands frantically bouncing off the keyboard churning out . . . nothing. It’s time to leave the land of caricatures and snail-paced productivity and join the wonderful world of AI bots. ChatFuel offers everything you need to create an amazing chatbot to suit your needs without any coding experience. With ChatFuel you’ll be empowered to design an avatar that can answer FAQ’s, share information about your company and your services, redirect to a live chat with a manager, and even present a portfolio of work. You can also specialize your chatbot to set up notifications for your clients or event attendees to give them important event information, local deals, parking info, updates, and so much more. And best of all, ChatFuel seamlessly integrates with all of the important services you already use including Instagram, Twitter, Google, YouTube and more! It’s time to put the frantic typing beyond and let ChatFuel help you get a break.
Here’s a question for you: Do you want your event check-in to be quick and easy, or complicated and drawn out? (Game show music plays as you ponder the answer.) Hand on the buzzer. Ding, ding, ding! Quick and easy, you say? You are correct! (Balloons fall out of the sky.) Yes, your event check-in should be quick and easy. How quick and easy? With Check In Easy it takes just 2 seconds to check in each guest leaving loads more time for the fun that lies ahead. And that’s not all folks! The Check In Easy App syncs across multiple devices, and sends you an alert when a VIP arrives. Check In Easy. (It sort of speaks for itself.)
The days of dial up internet have come and gone. Long gone. The world of internet service has changed dramatically and now the performance and security that used to be exclusively available to the techie big shots is now available to you, so that your business (and all that goes with it) can run smoothly and securely every single day. How is this possible, you ask? Cloudflare. Cloudflare delivers one of the world’s largest and quickest networks giving you everything you need to speed up and protect your internet including WAN Optimization, DDos Mitigation, Load Balancing, Firewall, Caching, Routing. With Cloudflare you can feel confident that any problems will be immediately addressed, and that everything is kept up-to-date with the latest advances in technology and security. Go ahead and forget the days of dial up internet and slow connections, it’s time for Cloudflare: making the internet work quickly and securely. Always.
Looking for a code or script to help your website run more smoothly? Looking to sell your brilliant WordPress plugins? Well look no further, detective, CodeCanyon is at your service. CodeCanyon is an online marketplace where you can buy or sell scripts, codes, plugins, apps, and more. The CodeCayon marketplace is powered by a community of knowledgeable customers and developers, so that you can ask questions, get answers, and contribute comments before and after you buy or sell. So find what you need, or sell what’ve created all from one easy to use marketplace at CodeCanyon.
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.
Patty used to take care of all the invoicing and billing, but she got promoted for being so smart. Jim was hired to replace her and then he was fired for slacking. Now you’re scrambling to stay on top of the bills, invoices, and payments, but nothing is really being tracked and it’s starting to add up, and not in a good way. Sounds like you could use Elorus. Elorus is online billing and invoicing software that lets you bill clients directly and receive payments online. And as the transactions pile up, Elorus will provide you with detailed sales reports so you can track beyond the current client and payment and grasp the big picture instead. And sure, you still miss Patty, but Elorus takes the cakes.
Don’t let weather threats rain on your parade (or event, exhibition, party, meeting). Event WeatherPlan takes the stressful unknown of weather threats out of the equation as you prepare and host your next event. Event WeatherPlan offers you professional and easy to understand information 24/7 from meteorologists who are watching your precise event location leading up to the big occasion, thus keeping you prepared to ensure your event runs smoothly rain or shine.
These days if you’re going to throw an event you had better do it right. People are busy, schedules are packed, and attention spans are short, so the pressure is on for your event to be powerful and memorable. Make it count. Don’t mess up. Sound intimidating? Don’t let it. Eventbrite is here! Eventbrite’s innovative technology will help you create, promote, and manage your event. From large to small events and conferences, Eventbrite saves you time as you plan, promote, and track your event, and saves attendees time with a fast and easy registration process. You’ll have more time to make your event kickass and your audience will have more time to enjoy. And that’s the kind of stuff that keeps people coming back for more.
EventCombo makes managing your next event fun and easy while giving you the opportunity to increase profits and streamline annoying details. Have I piqued your interest? I should say so! EventCombo gets your event up and running in a few short minutes, gives you the tools you need to send invites and reminders, and offers free Facebook advertising. Promotions and payments are simple and straightforward, and EventCombo also had the oh-so-clever idea to let your attendees bundle everything they buy by giving them access to Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, parking, restaurants, and merchandise, thus increasing their peace of mind and your profits. Ya know, one of those pat each other’s backs kind of deals. Multiple dates or venues? Not a problem. Access to support? 365/24/7. Rewards programs? Pure genius!
Simplify. We hear that advice all the time, but how easy is it these days? Well, if you’re a conference planner managing your next big event the answer is very. Events Manager is a straightforward WordPress plugin that helps you quickly and easily create events, accept payments for bookings, manage attendees, and publish useful information like calendars and maps so your guests know what’s up and when. So why make things super complicated? As mom always said: Keep It Simple Stupid.
Events Planner meet Events Planner. Events Planner is the partner you’ve been looking for to collaborate on your next event, conference, training session, or class. Events Planner is a flexible and powerful event management plugin for WordPress that offers you the support you want when you need it most. The wide variety of built in tools can help you manage your event’s locations, registrations, waitlists, notification, and more. There are loads of ways to customize with Events Planner, so you and your new favorite partner can create an event that reflects your needs and your style. I had a feeling you two would hit it off.
Is planning your company’s next event or conference making your hair stand on end and your skin green? Are your eyes popping out of your head as you sweat through your designer sweater? Are you becoming (dare I say it?) a stress monster? Looks like it may be time to turn things around and transform yourself back into the poised conference director you once were. Looks like it’s time for Eventzilla. Eventzilla is incredible web-based software that allows you to create an online event registration website in minutes. Once quickly created, you can promote your event with simple URL and embed codes, accept attendee payments 24/7, send reminders to guests, stay on top of cancellations, and more. You’re a brilliant event planner, so ditch the monster suit you’ve been hiding in and get back to work.
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.
Social media has gone from something to be looped in on to a full-blown, high-stakes game of winner takes all when it comes to using it for your business. So, you’ll want to keep your social media running smoothly and efficiently, and track its impact ensuring it packs a punch. That’s where Everypost steps on the field, ready to knock it out of the park. Everypost offers an all-in-one social media publishing solution that streamlines how you share content. Everypost gives you all the tools you’ll need to create and curate relevant content, customize that content for various platforms and audiences, collaborate with your team from anywhere to maximize your work, and schedule your posts to achieve their greatest impact. And when all is said and done, Everypost will analyze your social metrics, helping you improve your game every step of the way. Batter up!
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.
<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?)
Pssst. Check out whose following you. Not in a creepy stalker sort of way, but on Twitter. Ok, let’s think for a moment. There’s your best friend, your boyfriend, your parents, Tom, Dick, and Harry . . . ok, enough said, I’d say it’s time to grow your Twitter following. I’d say it’s time for Followerwonk. Followerwonk helps you grow your Twitter followers, discover influential tweeters, increase your social media presence, and add tremendous value to your SEO campaigns. Through Followerwonk you’ll look into the Twitter user graph and be able to search for people by keyword, profession, location, interest, event, and more to increase your networking. You can find out who is following your peers and competition that isn’t following you (as if!) and then easily export those names so that you can target them in the future. And when it comes to the followers you have, Followerwonk analyzes and tracks information so that you know when your followers are online, when you’re losing or growing your following, and so much more. Followerwonk. Get Followed.
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.