Event Planners – 19 Things That Thrill them.

Event planners, there are a number of simple things that get them overexcited. Here are 19 things which are irresistible to event professionals, but which others outside the industry may not understand or appreciate. Sometimes the simplest of things can evoke disproportionate joy. Many of these items are inexpensive and commonplace but to a professional event planner they can mean or be worth so much more. Here are some of the things guaranteed to make me happy (and I don’t think I am alone!).   Lists Whether you like paper or electronic lists this is often an essential part of an event planners daily life. Obsession, necessity or comfort, the real thrill however really comes from crossing (or striking or […]

EMAIL MARKETING FOR EVENTS – 10 TIPS ON HOW TO USE IT

One of the most important data to measure your event success is attendance, email marketing might be your best friend in completing this task. The biggest your audience the better. However, there are so many competitive conferences that it is quite a challenge to draw attention specifically to your happening.  

How To Write An Effective To-Do List

To use a to-do list to its full potential you first need to know how to construct one that is going to allow you to meet your goals and targets. Choose your platform – Whether it’s on a tablet, smartphone app, piece of paper or in your calendar, pick the platform that is most suited to you. Many find that physically writing a to-do list down helps to make it more memorable and “real”, whereas others feel that a digital copy is more convenient and easily updated. Either way pick your platform to suit you and stick to it. Consistency – It is not going to happen overnight and sometimes you can forget to look at your list but ensure […]

GUEST POST: 12 BEST PRACTICES TO NAME YOUR EVENT

Picking a name to encompass your whole event can be high pressure, but choosing an epic event name could have attendees talking (and tweeting) about it for years to come. What’s in a name? Branding is an important step during the planning phases and many make the mistake of choosing a name and working their way outwards. What you should do is pick the name, part way through the process after you have thoroughly thought about what your event will include and what you want to get across so that you don’t trap yourself with a name that no longer fits with your vision. Effective branding and the right name can create customer recognition, loyalty and makes marketing much easier, […]

5 FREE TOOLS TO MAKE GREAT EVENT CONTENT

  Each conference demands lots of different event content including infographics, social media posts, videos and other graphic news. It often happens that you have to prepare lots of visual materials on your own. It can be a challenge due to tight deadline, demanding client and lots of cost-effective resources. Are there any free and intuitive tools that can help you prepare event content quickly and in a professional way? This short list should satisfy you even if you are not a tech-savvy person. All of the enlisted tools are free but priceless: 1. Expert quote maker – Recite Posts with quotes are one of the most commonly shared posts. That is why it is good to choose best expert lines and […]

5 TIPS TO MAKE YOUR EVENT AUDIENCE COME BACK

There are many conferences you have to compete with. You should really try hard in order to inspire your attendees with fresh data, brand new ideas, fruitful networking and useful tips. Be persistent and do not give up. Your efforts will be rewarded. What is a good starting point? Go through our list of 5 areas and check out how to seduce your event audience and make them come back. 1. RELEVANT EVENT CONTENT Remember that your agenda should address the average interests of your target attendees. It is often a super difficult task. A good starting point would be taking a closer look at your event competitor. Try to check what their participants have said about a given conference […]

5 FACTORS THAT MAKE EVENT APPS USEFUL

THE POWER BEHIND EVENTS Many companies include event marketing in their communication strategies. Technology changes our lives but marketing specialist still believe in the power of face to face contact. Conferences and other meetings may enable companies to build stronger bonds with their current and potential clients. If your event is a success, you might have a chance to develop new business opportunities. How to make event app useful and help you outfight adversities? GAIN IS THE CHALLENGE Are there any drawbacks of event planning and execution? No matter how small is your meeting, it is probably going to be dynamic. That is natural and there is no sense in fighting it. Any changes or misunderstanding between you and your […]

TAKE YOUR ONLINE EVENT SUCCESS TO THE NEXT LEVEL

  The ever increasing use of technology means that day to day there is no time anymore; being constantly online and never switching off, always available to the rest of the world.  Making it harder to find space in the diary to attend various meetings and events, has increased the popularity of online virtual events, taking away the need to travel to a particular destination blocking out the whole day. For event attendees, that’s great – this allows attendance to the relevant parts only, meaning you can switch on your concentration for what really matters and can continue with other parts of your lives for the rest.

YOUR BRANDED EVENT APP IN ONE HOUR! PART 2

In the first part of this article series, I have covered all general settings you have to work on when you create your event app. Today I will focus on all 13 application components. You can adjust all functionalities so that they match your event needs and character. Remember that you are able to ‘hide’ or ‘unhide’ any of the available components. You may also rename the menu buttons and decide what is their sequence. Most of the features may serve more than one purpose and can be easily redesignable. Once you have your personalized menu ready, you can move forward to uploading your content.

5 PR TOOLS YOU HAVE TO TEST

Public Relations is one the most changing lines of business. The way we communicate is evolving constantly. That is why media specialists have to update their knowledge on a daily basis and test new tech products in order to optimise their results. We would like to present 5 useful PR tools for pros.   Hootsuite Hootsuite is a social media platform for companies and individuals.  It is a time-saving tool as it manages posts across Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+ Pages from one web space. Its popularity is still growing with 10+ million users around the world. Thanks to its functionalities you can schedule posts, monitor audience feedback, analyse your social media and share duties with your team. Prowly It […]