Tag: Social Media

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8 Ways To Supercharge Your Attendee Engagement

As if our attention spans weren’t short enough already pre-smart phones, now event professionals have to contend with a whole technologized universe of distractions – including social media apps, gaming apps, wearable technology, media walls, etc. – on top of fighting off good-old-fashioned boredom and daydreaming. Getting and keeping the attention of our guests has ...

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Event management apps that you’ll find handy

We thought we’d jot down a list of event management apps for the iPhone and Android that event planners would find useful, so here’s our short list of iPhone apps / Android apps for event professionals: Dropbox – Yes, the popular file sharing software also lets you access all your files on your phone or ...

Overcoming Negative Social Media Reviews and Negative Customer Reviews

How to overcome negative social media reviews for your events business

Bad or less-than-ideal customer experiences happen to all of us at some point. No matter how professional and diligent we are and no matter how hard we try to be perfect (and, BTW, nobody is perfect), sometimes things just happen. Sometimes those things are accidents (your caterer’s van got hit and ruined the luncheon meal ...

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31 Must-Follow Event Planners and Event Bloggers on Twitter

Part of being a professional in the events industry is staying up-to-date on the latest trends, innovations, technologies and best practices. Thankfully for all of us, many event management pros and publications give liberally of their time and advice and make it easy for the rest of us by sharing this information on a daily ...

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A Few or Our Favorite Things

Planning pod is, of course, a resource for small businesses, but we ARE a small business too, and we’re constantly scouring the web to find the best resources and articles to help small businesses grow and succeed. Thankfully, the web makes it super-easy to share resources, and we’re always excited about sharing! Your success is ...

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Ignore the Facebook distraction … focus on customers (and profits)

So the Facebook IPO is tomorrow and is expected to raise $16 billion for the company and create a handful of billionaires and hundreds of millionaires. And it all was soooooooo easy …. NOT. Facebook and Google and all the other mega-billion IPO stories are great for selling newspapers (oh, wait a minute, they are ...

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5 unspoken truths about marketing your events business with social media

With the arrival of social media, the Web world has changed dramatically. Before applications like Facebook, MySpace and Twitter arrived, most people used the Web for shopping, playing games and digging up information. Now, everyone from grandparents to tweens is online and posting to their favorite social media sites, and businesses are trying to figure ...