Social Media http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6667/more en Social Media Influencers: Richard Branson Tops Our List of Online Stars http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/social-media-influencers-richard-branson-tops-our-list-online-stars <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>It wasn&rsquo;t easy, narrowing the field of online personalities in meetings and travel to the 11 most influential. What we learned is that people don&rsquo;t rise to the top in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> because of a certain number of tweets or fans or followers, but because of the enthusiasm, insight, introspection&mdash;and sometimes, insanity&mdash;they share with the rest of us.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/social-media-influencers-richard-branson-tops-our-list-online-stars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/social-media-influencers-richard-branson-tops-our-list-online-stars#comments Social Media Wed, 19 Feb 2014 21:12:00 +0000 39961 at http://meetingsnet.com Our Editors' Favorite Follows http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/our-editors-favorite-follows <div class="field-deck"> Who do MeetingsNet's editors follow for fun? </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Who do MeetingsNet's editors follow for fun?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/our-editors-favorite-follows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/our-editors-favorite-follows#comments Social Media Tue, 18 Feb 2014 22:08:00 +0000 39931 at http://meetingsnet.com Hashtags to Follow http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/hashtags-follow <div class="field-deck"> Our top social media stars for 2014—Stephen Barth, Richard Branson, Midori Connolly, Tahira Endean, Jeff Hurt, Jessica Levin, Shawna McKinley, Sherrie Mersdorf (for Cvent), Dan Parks, Sue Pelletier, and Adrian Segar—share their favorite hashtags </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Our top <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> stars for 2014—Stephen Barth, Richard Branson, Midori Connolly, Tahira Endean, Jeff Hurt, Jessica Levin, Shawna McKinley, Sherrie Mersdorf (for Cvent), Dan Parks, Sue Pelletier, and Adrian Segar—share their favorite hashtags</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/hashtags-follow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/hashtags-follow#comments Social Media Tue, 18 Feb 2014 21:27:00 +0000 39921 at http://meetingsnet.com Source: iconsETC (icons.mysitemyway.com) How Social Media Transformed One Insurer’s Global Conference http://meetingsnet.com/attendee-management/how-social-media-transformed-one-insurer-s-global-conference <div class="field-deck"> With a social networking site ramping up engagement pre-meeting, and three apps designed to boost learning on site, FM Global swung for the social media fences with its Worldwide Company Conference—and connected. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>By the time 1,500 attendees arrived on site (in two waves) for FM Global's Worldwide Company Conference, 99 percent of them had created a profile in a private online social network FM Global set up to boost attendee engagement. Find out how the company swung for the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> fences—and connected.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/attendee-management/how-social-media-transformed-one-insurer-s-global-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/attendee-management/how-social-media-transformed-one-insurer-s-global-conference#comments Attendee Management Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Mobile/Apps Social Media Premium Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:43:00 +0000 37961 at http://meetingsnet.com Pathable Upgrades Mobile System, Adds Revenue Opportunities http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/pathable-upgrades-mobile-system-adds-revenue-opportunities <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Meeting technology company Pathable is launching a new version of its Web-based “Event Experience Platform” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/pathable-upgrades-mobile-system-adds-revenue-opportunities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/pathable-upgrades-mobile-system-adds-revenue-opportunities#comments Mobile/Apps Social Media Tech News/Trends Mon, 07 Oct 2013 19:04:00 +0000 37042 at http://meetingsnet.com Alison Smith Jenks on Shareability: Going Beyond Engagement at Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/alison-smith-jenks-shareability-going-beyond-engagement-meetings <div class="field-deck"> Event planners need to know how to reach the viral audience </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Event planners need to think about the third audience. Didn’t know you had one of those? It’s your viral audience—people who will be touched by your conference content when members of your live and virtual audiences share it. FreemanXP's Alison Smith Jenks tells you how to spread your word.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/alison-smith-jenks-shareability-going-beyond-engagement-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/alison-smith-jenks-shareability-going-beyond-engagement-meetings#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Audience Engagement Social Media Tech News/Trends Objectives/ROI Medical Meetings Tips From Top Mon, 05 Aug 2013 20:47:00 +0000 35431 at http://meetingsnet.com The Meeting Pool Online Portal Launches http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/meeting-pool-online-portal-launches <div class="field-deck"> Three event tech veterans create a compare-and-contrast Web site. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Three event technology veterans have a launched a new Web site, The Meeting Pool, which allows users to view technology vendors by category, post reviews, and compare and contrast details of different products. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/meeting-pool-online-portal-launches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/meeting-pool-online-portal-launches#comments Attendee Management Event Management Mobile/Apps Social Media Tech News/Trends Mon, 08 Jul 2013 23:24:00 +0000 34921 at http://meetingsnet.com Content Marketing, Trade Shows, and Social Media http://meetingsnet.com/blog/content-marketing-trade-shows-and-social-media <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Content marketing trends report shows disconnect between what marketers find effective—in-person events—and the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> tactics they use most.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/content-marketing-trade-shows-and-social-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/content-marketing-trade-shows-and-social-media#comments Social Media Trade Shows face2face Tue, 11 Jun 2013 13:03:00 +0000 34441 at http://meetingsnet.com <p> Image by KROMKRATHOG</p> Turning Foursquare Data Into Art http://meetingsnet.com/blog/turning-foursquare-data-art <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>A new data visualization company called Etch is taking data from Foursquare check-ins and graphing it out into something that is very, very cool. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/turning-foursquare-data-art" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/turning-foursquare-data-art#comments Social Media face2face Mon, 10 Jun 2013 13:50:00 +0000 34391 at http://meetingsnet.com Checklist: Promoting Your Event Through Social Media http://meetingsnet.com/blog/checklist-promoting-your-event-through-social-media <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Here's a handy-dandy checklist for marketing your events using <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> sites including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, and YouTube/Vimeo.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/checklist-promoting-your-event-through-social-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/checklist-promoting-your-event-through-social-media#comments Checklists Marketing Social Media face2face Mon, 10 Jun 2013 13:10:00 +0000 34381 at http://meetingsnet.com