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Amplifying Bath Folk Festival 2016

Amplifying Bath Folk Festival 2016

Can a music festival be amplified? Is there an online conversation to be shared and captured, or is social media only useful for promotion? We explore how to reframe the use of social media at a music festival.

Know Your Audience

Know Your Audience

No organiser would plan an event without understanding the needs of their audience. The same should be true when integrating social media into the event experience.

Tweeting from a Technical Talk

Tweeting from a Technical Talk

How can you live tweet from a highly technical event outside your area of expertise? Here are our top ten tried-and-tested techniques.

Preparing to Live Tweet

Preparing to Live Tweet

In this post we share our preparation regime to show what goes in to producing a professional live Twitter commentary from a conference.

Tool Review: Peach

Tool Review: Peach

What is Peach and can it be used to amplify an event? In this post we review the new social networking app, Peach, and assess its potential for events

Sli.do Live Slides

Sli.do Live Slides

Sli.do’s new Live Slides feature promises to make it easy to share presentations with your audience in real-time. Could this be a valuable tool for amplifying events?

Amplified Event Risk Assessments

Amplified Event Risk Assessments

We describe our new amplified event risk assessment templates and consider some of the key risks associated with amplifying an event.

Averting Online Criticism

Averting Online Criticism

Any heated debate surrounding your event should be about the issues pertaining to the conference, not about logistical niggles that could have been averted. In this post, we explore some simple techniques for avoiding a social media backlash about the organisation of your event.

Do Amplified Events Need a Quiet Area?

Do Amplified Events Need a Quiet Area?

Should amplified events include a quiet area for delegates who do not want to take part? In this post we consider attitudes towards noise and privacy at amplified events and ask whether the quiet area still has a role to play in an effective event amplification strategy.

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ABOUT THIS BLOG

This blog is written by Kirsty Pitkin.

Kirsty is a professional event amplifier who spends her time between events researching better ways to amplify conferences and workshops to a wider audience using the professional and social networks of the participants.

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