Explore the evolution of event amplification and learn about emerging tools
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.
We explore a new tool for creating multimedia timelines and consider how this could be used in an amplified event context.
We exclusively reveal a new Twitter game and consider its potential as an amplification tool to encourage greater engagement with Twitter at events.
What are the risks involved with promoting Twitter use at your event? In this post, we consider the potential pitfalls and the ways you can mitigate against these risks.
We test drive Martin Hawksey’s TAGS and TAGSExplorer Twitter archiving tools out in the field at the LIS DREaM 3 workshop.
High quality audio is one of the top things clients and delegates request in event video coverage, even at smaller events. In this post, we consider how to improve both our sound equipment and techniques.
As the Twapper Keeper Twitter archiving tool becomes part of Hootsuite, we explore the options now available to preserve event tweets.
A practical example of how to amplify your own presentation informally and entirely for free. Find out how Kirsty amplified her own presentation at Online Information 2011, where she discussed open content and open events.
LinkedIn is a rich source of predominantly professional networks, so it should provide the perfect platform for more formal events to engage with their communities. In this post, we explore the opportunities and pitfalls associated with using LinkedIn for event amplification.
Reflections on the little things event organisers can do to make amplification easier – inspired by the efforts of the lovely team behind the JISC Research Integrity Conference at the Wellcome Collection Conference Centre, London.