Category Archives: Event Marketing

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03 May
2011
How to Create Media Buzz for Your Event


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media buzz for your event

Whether you’re an event organizer, or not, it’s very rare that big marketing budgets are available when it comes to event promotion. Employing the power of media to get more people engaged in your event is extremely important to drive revenue.  However, in case you’re not a master of marketing, here are seven things you can do to amp up the attention your event is getting. 1. Tell them something they don’t know Everyday news-hunters look for stories to grab the attention of their readers, listeners or viewers. Grab their attention by unveiling snippets of information.  You can keep their interest by building up the hype until the main event is announced.  Words like “VIP, “Exclusive,” “Elite,” and “Celebrity” are …




28 Apr
2011
Promote Events with Facebook Send Button: Like it! Send it! Share it! Facebook it!


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Facebook Send Button for Promoting Events

Facebook recently celebrated the one year anniversary of its Like button, and with that, they also revealed staggering statistics – more than 250 million people engage with Facebook on external websites every month! A couple of days ago, Facebook also announced a new companion to its popular Like Button – the Send button, aimed at enhancing the networking experience of its users. Unlike the Like button, which allows users to share to all of their friends on Facebook, the Send button allows users to share a web page as a private Facebook message, as a post on one of their Facebook Groups, or as a regular email. The Send button can be very valuable for event marketers, whose primary goals …




22 Apr
2011
Using Email Auto Responders as an Event Management Tool


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Email auto responders

Email auto responders are a successful and efficient tool used in event marketing. With auto response emails, you can regularly contact your event attendees and get them involved and engaged before your next event. Here are some useful ways you can use auto responders to sell more tickets online. 1.    Create an email newsletter, course or informative video for people that you want to target.  Remember, your main priority with using email auto responders is to not sounds like spam, so make sure you’re emailing only those who may be interested in the information. 2.    After someone buys a ticket to your event, you can send them emails every so often up until the event.  By including updates, you’ll help …




06 Apr
2011
Importance of Hiring an Event Planner


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Event planners come in all sizes, colors and types, but they typically carry some common personality traits that are the reason that they’re successful. Planners need to be extremely organized, problem solvers, multi-taskers, customer service oriented and creative by nature. Without these, it would nearly impossible to pull off a successful event. So, in deciding whether or not you or your company should hire an event planner, consider whether you or somebody involved contains these qualities which are necessary.




31 Mar
2011
How Event Organizers Are Using the New “Facebook Questions” Feature


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Facebook Questions

As an event organizer you’re probably already familiar with Facebook’s success in online event promoting.  Now, you’ll be even more impressed once you start using Facebook Questions! On March 24, Facebook launched its new Questions feature which is a powerful social tool for getting feedback from your fans. Here are two reasons why we’re so excited about Facebook Questions: 1.    It’s viral.  Any questions you post have the potential to reach thousands of people beyond your immediate circle of friends and fans. 2.    It provides instant research results on any topic.  You can ask questions revolving around what your event attendees would like to drink during the event, or what events they would like to attend in the future. To …




29 Mar
2011
How to Use YouTube Effectively for Event Promotion


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YouTube as an Effective Event Promotion Tool

According to recent web monitoring statistics, the average person spends around 15 minutes per day on YouTube. Which brings us to the obvious conclusion that YouTube is a great place for video marketing! With over 24 hours of video uploaded every minute on YouTube, the chances of your video getting lost in the crowd are pretty high. So make sure your event promotion gets seen and produces tangible results by keeping these tips in mind: Create an engaging video Map out the emotions that you want to invoke in your potential event attendees. Address customer goals and show them how attending your event will be beneficial for them. Use sensory imagery (i.e. tap into the five senses) to help the …




24 Mar
2011
5 Working Secrets to Event Marketing through Facebook!


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5 Secrets to Event Marketing through Almighty Facebook!

These days, regardless of what type and size of an event you are hosting, it’s important to promote it on Facebook. Due to its ease of use, low cost and accessibility, Facebook is popular with just about everyone – from all generations! To make the most out of Facebook, you need to first set up an event page, and then follow our 5 valuable secrets to a great Facebook event page. Facebook website integration using a widget First and foremost, when promoting your event, make sure that your Facebook account is available on your website. At the very least, you can include a link to your Facebook Page.  Professionals should go one step further, though, and integrate the actual Facebook …




22 Mar
2011
How to Stand out at a Conference!


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Stand out at a Conference

More contacts and business opportunities – this is what everyone wants to gain when participating in various conferences. To achieve this goal you need to stand out from the crowd and take advantage of all the opportunities. Have Business Cards with You Business cards are the best way to exchange contact details quickly, so it is important to have enough business cards with you at conferences.  Make sure to collect other people’s business cards, as well.  You never know when they could come in handy. Dress Appropriately It’s important to dress appropriately and professionally when you’re meeting someone for the first time.  So make a good first impression! This doesn’t mean you have to show up in a tuxedo, but …




16 Mar
2011
The Eventish Room Designer Transforms & Modernizes Event Planning


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Event planners across the globe have been raving about the new Room Designer by Eventish. Available for free at www.Eventish.com, setting up venue seating and selling price-leveled tickets has never been easier! Room Designer’s smart technology allows you to design your venue by dragging and dropping your tables and seats wherever you’d like. The versatile software then allows you to assign a price point to each seat. Your ticket buyers can even choose which seat they’d like to purchase, alleviating you of tedious work and time that would normally be spent on assigning seats. Room Designer offers various other features, allowing you to track your sales, available seats, room space, and more. Eventish is a leading event management website, offering …




09 Mar
2011
Eventish.com Brings the Event World to ‘Eventish Magazine’


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Eventish.com has announced the launch of Eventish Magazine set to come out in May 2011.  The magazine is a free and downloadable publication catering to event planners and event promoters.  By providing event management, marketing and online ticket selling tools, Eventish.com brings the event world to your fingertips.  Eventish Magazine will be a monthly publication, highlighting all the various aspects to events, from picking venues, deciding on a theme, accessing the latest technology in mobile applications, columns written by professionals in the field, and much more! Another reason that Eventish Magazine stands out from the rest, is that they’re opening their doors to contributing writers.  Professionals in the event management world are welcome to inquire for more information. Eventish.com is …



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