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How to Spot a Horrible Event Venue and Avoid It

Choosing the right event venue can make or break your event. One of the first things you want to do is eliminate possible problematic and even horrible venues. Watch for red flags that immediately alert you to issues you might encounter. There are others tells that might be too subtle for you to catch. Signs [...]

By |July 10th, 2017|Planning|

What Is a Hybrid Event and How to Make It Successful

A hybrid event caters to two groups of attendees. The first group is made up of those who physically attend your event. The second group is virtual attendees who participate online, such as Facebook Live. Value of Hybrid Events The added value of hybrid events to your company is two-fold. The first is the obvious [...]

By |July 6th, 2017|Planning|

Top 10 Things You Need at Your Event Registration

You've spent months on end planning for your upcoming event. You've likely thought through where you want to locate the registration tables, how to best check people in, and all the finer points of getting everyone from Point A to Point B during event registration. However, there are dozens of little things that will happen [...]

By |July 4th, 2017|Planning|

How to Increase Pre-Registration for Your Event

Pre-Registration is vital to the success of any event. Online registration offers you one of the best ways to achieve this goal. There are several techniques you can incorporate in your event promotional efforts to increase pre-registration. Use Mnemonics for Event Name Getting people to remember your event is often a challenge. If they can’t [...]

By |June 30th, 2017|Planning|

How to Promote Cooking Classes on Pinterest

Are you wondering how to promote cooking classes on Pinterest? Pinterest is a natural fit for a cooking class business. Although you shouldn't ignore your male demographics, the majority of attendees are likely to be women or couples. That means that you need to reach them on the social media where they hang out. According [...]

By |June 28th, 2017|Promotion|

How Stand-Up Meetings Can Get Everyone on the Same Page on Event Days

You've likely heard of daily stand-up meetings in the business world. These meetings are sometimes called daily scrum, huddle, morning roll-call, and 15-minute meetings. Regardless of what you call a stand-up meeting, the benefits of meeting first thing and getting everyone on the same page are multiple. Forbes recently reported that holding a stand-up meeting [...]

By |June 23rd, 2017|Planning|

Stress Management Tips for Event Planners

According to Career Cast’s 2017 Most Stressful careers annual report, Event Coordinator is the 5th most stressful career preceded by careers that are dangerous with threats of harm or death. Those include enlisted military personnel (1), firefighters (2), airline pilots (3) and police (4). Event Coordinator Stress Management Tips The stress score for event coordinators [...]

By |June 21st, 2017|Newbies|

Essential Social Media Tasks for Events

Social media marketing is a beast all of itself, and figuring out which social media tasks are vital an which are not is half the battle. As of 2016, there were around 2.18 billion people using social media. However, the different platforms they are using, the demographics of each platform, and what type of business you [...]

By |June 16th, 2017|Promotion|

Food Amounts to Serve at an Event

Determining how much food you need for your event, such as a dance studio, martial arts or other event doesn’t need to be stressful. Smaller events don’t necessarily warrant a catering service. In fact, most owners prefer to provide the food for cost considerations. This is easy to do once you decide on your menu. [...]

By |June 14th, 2017|Planning|

5 Editing Tips for Blog Posts

A blog can be a vital component to your marketing efforts. You can use a blog to further connect with existing and potential customers as well as including a CAT (Call To Action). These 5 editing tips for blog posts will help your work shine. #1 Consistent Messaging Your blog should have a tone and [...]

By |June 7th, 2017|Promotion|