BLOGExplore the evolution of event amplification and learn about emerging tools
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
Find out how you can join the #ConnectedNationUK live Twitter chat on 8th December 2015 to discuss the challenges and opportunities of the UK’s growing digital economy.
A roundup of the options available for pay-per-view live video streaming, and other monetisation options.
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?
We describe our new amplified event risk assessment templates and consider some of the key risks associated with amplifying an event.
Can a live video stream allow you to offer more events for the price of one? We explore how event organisers can offer live video fringe packages.
Will streaming video directly from your smartphone be the next big thing at amplified events? We review the two new apps that could hold the answer: Periscope and Meerkat.
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.
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.
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?
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 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?
Could live audio streaming and audio recording at conferences provide more opportunities to share ideas? In this post we explore how podcasting and audio reuse can be used to amplify conference papers.
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?
Creating digital resources is only one aspect of amplifying your event. Getting those resources to the widest possible audience is also vital. We consider how using descriptions, tags and other metadata can help make your digital event materials more discoverable and accessible.