Plannerwire Event Technology Directory
Nobody's perfect, right? We all have our faults, things we wish we could do better, areas to improve upon. No, I'm not talking about finding a life coach or joining a gym. I'm talking about improving your company's marketing with ActiveCampaign. ActiveCampaign is an easy-to-use and super-intelligent marketing automation platform that manages and organizes your customer relationships. It's basically the relationship coach you've always wanted whispering in your ear the perfect individualized words to lure your contacts back for more. ActiveCampaign tracks website activity and reveals valuable customer data so that you can grow your company and drive deals forward. I mean, it does the work and you see the results. If only all self-improvements were that easy.
Wouldn’t it be just super if all your social media could be managed from one platform? Wouldn’t it be even better if that platform also provided contests and promotions? Better yet if it gave you advanced reporting, social media monitoring, and CRM tools? Oh wait, Agora Pulse does all that. Really? Yup. Super! Sounds like the sort of thing that makes your job easier, doesn’t it?
Sometimes it feels like important membership information gets lost in translation and your office is spending less time on the phone and more time playing a game of telephone. When everything finally gets sorted out, something new gets thrown into the mix and what you thought you finally knew about your members has become yesterday’s news. What a pain! Aptify is association management software that is truly flexible, so it grows with you and your memberships as business and technology changes. Its accessibility makes it easy for everyone to stay looped in and up to date. They call themselves “future-proof,” we just see it as good, common sense.
“Bueller?....Bueller?....” No conference director wants to find themselves staring out into a sea of empty seats or a team that resembles a bunch of over-tired high-school students. Is active participation really too much to ask these days? I think not! Use Attendify to build your event app and boost engagement at conferences and events by helping attendees and sponsors develop relationships and interact with event content. Participants will love the private social networking features and you’ll love the thorough event performance analytics. It’s a win-win for all. Go team!
Wearing too many hats around the office not only looks ridiculous, it can tire you out. Basecamp may not help with your fashion sense, but it can make your job a lot easier. Basecamp believes that “work doesn’t have to be crazy” and who can argue with that? Basecamp offers you intuitive web-based software that makes it fun and easy to handle your business by streamlining how you manage projects, work with clients, and communicate and collaborate company-wide. Imagine you’re breezing around the office, the wind blowing through your hair and everyone looks up from their work to admire you, The Managing Director, who has it all under control and looks good doing it. So take off all those unnecessary hats you’ve been wearing, and try that image on for size. With Basecamp it’s truly that simple.
Ah, Genevieve. She’s the best at everything. She graduated at the top of her class, got a billion job offers right off the bat, and everyone wants her on their team. She’s the best event planner there is, and who doesn’t want to work with the best? The big #1? The cream of the crop? Well, you may not have a Genevieve in your office, but don’t get down you can still work with the best. Bizzabo is the #1 rated event management software, winning the People’s Choice Award for Best Event Technology Platform. It is designed to save you time, money, and labor while managing, growing, and maximizing your professional event. Whether you are a corporate or independent event planner, Bizzabo offers everything you need for event success. Because when you work with the best, you get the best. Need I say more?
Spreadsheets are so last year! I mean, do you really want your team to look like a yard sale, or are you ready to be the well-oiled machine you’ve always dreamed of? With dapulse you can ditch the messy Excel and Google spreadsheets and move to a clearer, simpler, user-friendly project management platform. Teams are loving the visuals and project managers are loving that they can see what the team is doing from anywhere in the world. As one user says, “it allows shit to get done.” What more can you ask for when your managing a busy workload.
You’ve been wrapping up this “quick” phone call with a client for, well, the last 47 minutes and 16 seconds . . . You’ve got an important business meeting on the other side of town and if you don’t leave now, you’ll be late. Very late. Not to mention later tonight you have a flight to a major conference you’re leading and you still need to follow-up on how preparations are moving along. If only your office were portable you could finish the current call while in transit, have your meeting, and then make your follow-up call as you head to the airport. If only your office were portable you could make everyone happy. Well, my friend, ask and you shall receive. DialPad gives you the freedom to take your office anywhere. DialPad is a cloud-based system that allows you to seamlessly transfer your communication among devices with the push of a button, so that you can stay connected while on the move. And we’re talking all kinds of connected: phone, MMS, SMS, IM, group messaging, online meetings, and video. Better yet, DialPad also integrates with the business apps that you already use and organizes your documents and conversations by contact. There’s no reason to pack up the mules to transfer your office, DialPad has got your back.
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.
It’s not easy to grab people’s attention these days, let alone keep it. Distractions abound as minds drift, phones message, fatigue sets in, and your good-looking coworker from creative catches your eye. You understand distractions, so you also know how important it is to counter those interferences with audience presentations that engage and support positive interaction. Glisser is award-winning audience presentation software that will help you do just that. Glisser will help you turn your generic presentations into interactive events by allowing you to share slides in real time directly to your audience’s smartphones so that they can take notes, and save and share the content. The Glisser platform also provides audience engagement through live polling, Q&A, Twitter feeds, and more. When all is said and done your audience will leave excited and motivated and you’ll have loads of feedback, data, and analytics to make your next training, conference, or event even better. (Like that’s even possible.)
If planning your company’s next event or conference has you juggling so much you’re starting to feel less like a business professional and more like a professional circus act, it’s time to put down the clubs and turn to Goombal. “Goombal,” you ask, “like the guy from Super Mario?” No, goofball, not Goomba. Goombal. Goombal is a comprehensive event and ROI management platform that will give you the integrated tools you need to manage the full life-cycle of your next event from venue selection to registration and analytics. Goombal promises you’ll plan the perfect event with 30% less effort, fewer out of pocket costs, 100% attendee satisfaction, and less overall risk. So leave that old clown suit at home, the juggling act is over. You’ve got Goombal in your court now.
Have you been burning that midnight oil one to many nights in a row and now you’re, dare I say it, oil-less? Sounds like it might be time to get your work train back on track. Well, Mr. Conductor, have I got the tool for you. Highrise is a CRM system that tracks leads, manages follow-ups, and grows your business without all the busy-work you’ve been up against. Highrise is your all-in-one CRM package that integrates beautifully with loads of 3rd party tools so that you really can have all your information in one place. Time to stop running around in circles and start running your business again. Highrise makes it that easy.
Meet Edgar. Edgar graduated at the top of his class. He’s well organized, great with time-management, super sweet, and oh yeah, he’s an octopus, so you know he’s an absolute genius. Not to mention all those arms are great for multi-tasking. MeetEdgar is the social media tool you’ve been waiting for. It helps with organizing, scheduling and posting to all your social media including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and LinkedIn. And with all those arms in action, he’s sure to increase traffic and has the capability to neatly store your posts (both used and unused) in a library organized by categories that you create. MeetEdgar is the simple, effective content manager you want on your team.
Good grief! Are you sick and tired of your marketing software doing next to nothing for you and your company? Sure you got it a few years ago, but why can’t it just keep up with the times. I mean, the whole reason you needed marketing software was to grow your business and now that you’ve grown you’ve actually outgrown your software. Well, I’ve got some marketing britches that I believe will fit just swell. MemberMouse is a smart, up-to-date WordPress membership plugin that allows you to sell your product, service, subscription, or membership while engaging customers, improving retention, and maximizing profits. MemberMouse offers automated customer service for your business, tracks retention metrics, and offers live support for your company. So out with the old and in with the new. It’s time to look towards the future.
Think about your oldest friend, all the time spent together, all the trust you’ve built, the way you’ve grown together, and the comfort and reliability of that relationship. Microsoft offers you the trust, reliability, comfort, and growth that you can only get from something that has been around for ages and withstood the test of time. With Microsoft Office 2016 you’ll get everything you love about your old Microsoft Office software with loads of new features and improvements. Like any good friendship, it will only get better with time.
Jack be Nimble, Nimble be smart and effective Customer Relationship Management software. Nimble understands that relationships are at the heart of any successful business, and offers you the solutions you need to get to know and grow your customers. Nimble tracks all your contacts, emails, social activity, and follow-ups from anywhere so that you can stay looped in with your customers and the insights their activity provides. You’ll stay in touch, on track, and in the know. Jack be Nimble, Nimble be the way to go when it comes to intelligent CRM.
Let’s face it, sometimes life isn’t pretty and sometimes it just plain blows. But that doesn’t mean your pictures need to suck. PicMonkey brings you a glass half full approach to photo editing and designing, because life is a whole lot better when you can let your creativity run wild. PicMonkey is fully loaded with design tools, templates, effect, and fonts. Let your creative juices flow while you design, edit, touch up, or collage to create stunning invites, posters, social media posts, and more. Time to make life look good.
If your anything like your nephew or his friends growing up in the 90s, you’ve Bopped It, Pulled It, Flicked It, Twisted It, Spun It, and now that you are a high-profile executive it’s time to learn how to SnagIt! SnagIt is an amazing tool that makes capturing videos and images on your computer quick and easy. With SnagIt you can annotate screenshots with text, arrows, stamps, highlights, and more, snag panoramic images by scrolling around a large page, and create a personalized screen video or animated GIF. SnagIt makes it super easy to save to multiple formats, share with your team across different devices, or publish to a variety of cloud platforms. You can also use SnagIt to expedite repetitive jobs and batch processing like creating watermarks and resizing. So go ahead, just SnagIt!