Explore the evolution of event amplification and learn about emerging tools
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.
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.