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Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest: 60 Seconds In Social Media [Infographic]

  Did you know? That every 60 seconds Foursquare has 2,000 checkins LinkedIn has 7,610 searches Twitter has 175,000 tweets Facebook has 700,000 messages sent And more. Check out this Infographic from Social Jumpstart, which takes a closer look at what happens in social media every 60 seconds.

The Social Media Cheat Sheet [Infographic]

  Like the telephone and email, social media is not going away. It’s not going to implode, explode or just die. It’s a communication tool that will be around for a long time. People use social media for personal and business reasons. They use it for entertainment, to learn, to network and to source products … [Read more…]

Is Your Conference Twitter Worthy Or Not?

If no one tweets about your event, did it really happen? While you may think this question is absurd, research shows that we’ve moved from the “experience economy” to the “social economy.” Now, it’s not good enough to simply attend an event. We have to tell others about that event while it’s happening, or the … [Read more…]

How Twitter Is Socializing Conferences

Have you noticed an emerging trend of Twitter and Facebook integrating with TV? Smartphones and tablets are now on coffee tables beside the TV remote. Nielsen says that 40% of television watchers are multiscreening everyday. These couch potatoes have a TV remote in one hand and their mobile device in the other! Why? One-third of … [Read more…]

Speaker Tips When Using A Live Stream, Backchannel And Face To Face Experience

In the past two weeks, I’ve done three live streamed presentations. It’s more work than a traditional presentation. With a few tweaks to my traditional face to face presentation, everyone benefits. The rewards of the extra work are worth it! Presenting To Three Audiences At Once The challenge when presenting for a hybrid event is … [Read more…]

Social Media Equals Human Content And Connection

The term social media has become fused with Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. But that’s wrong. It is so much more than those three social networking tools. What Is Social Media Anyway? Web 1.0 was about online delivery of information. It was static information on pages. It was one-way broadcast. Web 2.0 is bidirectional, dynamic and … [Read more…]

A Step By Step Process To Use Text To Screen During Events

Does technology change today’s audiences? 95% of the attendees at my presentation at Event Solutions Idea Factory said yes. The majority of them felt that when technology is used correctly at a conference or event, it can engage an audience. And 100% of my audience texted me during my presentation. Yes, 100% of this global … [Read more…]

The Conference Backchannel: Bonus Or Bomb?

When I say Twitter backchannel, what’s your first reaction?  Seriously, what’s the first thing that you think? Huh? What’s that? OMG, that’s a way to destroy the speaker’s presentation! We can’t do that. What if someone has something negative or childish to say about the presenter or the event and it gets displayed for everyone … [Read more…]