Social media marketing events are happening all around us and with every one there are new opportunities waiting to be had. However, without setting your intentions before attending, your mind doesn’t know what to be on the look out for and you will miss golden opportunities right in front of you.
Live events are a great way to network with others in your business field. Human interaction builds strong relationships. Also, you get to practice those networking skills in person. But, what events are right for you?
One of the unique features of LinkedIn is the ability to introduce your contacts to one another by forwarding profiles. This comes in very handy when you are organizing events to create conversation and, quite possibly, increase attendance.
LInkedIn has an event application that works well to target your niche market while also building an engaged event community.
When you attend live events, do you use Twitter to send out updates to your followers? I do and they love it. I usually add a few followers because they know I will give them valuable information from the event.
Have you ever thought about using a live event you are attending as your partner? Chances are you have passed a gazzilion events or conferences by thinking it wasn’t worth the hour of your time. You are wrong!
I asked a few of the top Social Media experts on Twitter for their best tip or pet peeve when using social media to market an event and have compiled their replies. They only had 140 characters to reply so
Jason’s worked as a social media strategist with some top names including several Fortune 100 brands like NASCAR, Jim Beam and Humana and really understands the power of social media in event marketing as well as brand awareness.