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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?

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.

How to Amplify a Small Workshop

How to Amplify a Small Workshop

Small workshops can be valuable spaces for discussion, knowledge sharing and problem solving, but often pass by unnoticed by the wider community. Can event amplification help?

YouTube Live Streaming: Myths, Perks and Perils

YouTube Live Streaming: Myths, Perks and Perils

Have you considered using the free YouTube live streaming service? Got reservations? In this post, we explore the myths, perks and perils of using YouTube Live Events and how it could make live streaming more economically viable for conference organisers.

Showzee for Events

Showzee for Events

Showzee is a new visual platform to showcase your talents and interests and connect with likeminded people. But can it be a useful tool for events?

Creating Closed Captions in YouTube

Creating Closed Captions in YouTube

Creating closed captions for event videos is often overlooked or dismissed as too costly. But could YouTube’s closed captioning tools make it easier for event videos to become more accessible and discoverable?

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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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