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Explore the evolution of event amplification and learn about emerging tools

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

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?

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

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

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 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 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?

The Perils of Over Branding

Conferences are really important occasions to make sure that your logo is seen by EVERYONE. But is it possible to overboard on the branding? In this post we look at some good and bad practices when branding an amplified event.

The Contextual Event Amplifier

Could an event amplifier personalise your delegates’ event experience by responding to their context? In this post, we consider some very simple steps to improve a delegate’s day, inspired by The Age of Context by Scoble and Israel.

How to Summarise a Twitter Chat

Twitter Chats can be extremely useful platforms to exchange ideas, debate issues and pick up new knowledge. But what happens after the chat has ended? We consider how to summarise a Twitter Chat using Storify.