Explore the evolution of event amplification and learn about emerging tools
In this tool review, we explore the potential of List.ly to open up a range of list-based opportunities for event amplification.
Live video streams don’t need to be fixed, heavy duty affairs confined to a main lecture space. Our new mobile live stream rig has been designed to allow more flexible live video stream coverage.
Can Twitter still be a disruptive power at an event? Some thoughts following our meeting with the organisers of SXSE London…
We review the potential for Mixlr to make live audio streaming a viable, low cost option for amplified events where video may not be possible or appropriate.
There are lots of factors involved in choosing the right venue for your event, but have you considered the impact of your venue on your event amplification plans?
PAYG live video streaming is dead. So what are alternatives for event organisers on a budget? We explore the options…
Hiring a specialist event amplifier can be costly. Find out how can you ensure that you get value for money when hiring a professional event amplifier.
Does an event live video stream need an “anchor person” to provide continuity announcements? Find out how we got on when we tried this at a recent event.
Are small events and workshops worth amplifying? We look at the impact of amplifying a series of small workshops and consider how this has added value over time.
How can you reduce the risk of getting hit by the event hash tag spammers? In this post, we explore some of the ways to reduce the impact of hash tag spam.
Should academics be discouraged from live-tweeting conferences, or should speakers be more aware that their comments may be broadcast online? We reflect on the #Twittergate debate.
We ask how the video footage from amplified events can be used more effectively over time to improve return on investment.
Build it and they will come? We argue that this is no longer the case for event live video streams, and provide practical suggestions to increase viewer numbers.
We explore the evolving ways we have been using Storify to support amplified events and how intelligent use can make this a valuable service in the amplification toolbox.
We are pleased to announce the formal publication of the Greening Events II Event Amplification Toolkit, and consider how this will inform further work in the field.