social media

Welcome Back, Plancast!

October 17, 2012

in Tools

Plancast (web, mobile app), the social calendar for discovering/tracking/sharing events is back. After being acquired by the Active Network, Plancast has announced today a revamped web interface and a new mobile application with a set of new features. Now it also integrates with LinkedIn and Eventbrite, apart from Facebook and Twitter.   At the time, […]


Online ticketing company Amiando just published the 2012 edition of their Social Media & Events Report with research and tips on how the event industry is using social networks. The paper is divided in a research section on how are event organizers using social media for their events and a “How to” section with stats on […]


Pinterest is the new kid on the block of Social Networking and many event organizers have been pondering how to use it to “pimp” their events. One practical application would be to follow the example of creative mastermind Marcel Kampman (creative director of PICNIC Festival and organizer of Mastermundo) and use Pinterest to aggregate and […]


An event produces a lot of ephemeral tidbits of valuable content that resonates in real time but then fades (e.g.: tweeted quotes the speaker currently on stage). How can you highlight that content not only to the attendees but also to their connections on social media and a broader audience that might not be aware of your […]


Julius Solaris (twitter, web) is the editor of the excellent Event Manager Blog and a social media strategist. In the video below both of his passions -events and social media- meet to give an important advice to conference organizers: You don’t need more social media tools, you just need to use those that really matter […]