Category Archives: Social Media

Most Instagrammed Luxury Hotels of 2016

Instagram recently shared its list of most Instagrammed luxury hotels with Bloomberg. While there was no criteria for making the list other than the volume of tagged posts, every property on the list holds five-star accreditation. 1. The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas — The old adage “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas” went out…

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Infographic: Everything You Need to Become a Social Media Guru

Social media is a constantly evolving medium that’s used all over the world in every market. Every business should be using social media to their advantage, whether to spread news or share products and boost sales, but when it comes to deciding which platforms to use and how, there are five distinct social media outlets…

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6 Phases of Social Media Engagement for Events

By this stage of the game, almost all meeting professionals are using social media in some fashion and degree in conjunction with events. But do you have a strategy? Are you using all the resources at your disposal. During Florida Encounter Nov. 30-Dec. 2 at Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate, social media guru Alex Plaxen shared…

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Smart Talk: Eric Ly, Co-Founder of LinkedIn

Eric Ly is CEO of Presdo Match and Co-Founder of LinkedIn Hometown: Sunnyvale, California Education: B.S., Stanford University; M.S., MIT Media Lab Career: Began as a software engineer at numerous tech companies, including IBM and Sun; Co-founder of companies such as Netmosphere and LinkedIn. About Presdo Match: The event app platform supercharges relationship building before…

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3 Reasons Planners Will Love Facebook’s New Events App

According to Facebook, every day more than 100 million people use the social media platform to discover, share and keep track of events. Facebook events have long been a powerful resource for planners to display event information in one centralized location, promote events and interact with attendees before, during and after a meeting. Now, a…

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Social Media Takeovers

7 Tips for Social Media Takeovers at Live Events

If you haven’t already heard, live streaming at events has become all the rage. But where does a meeting planner begin? From Facebook Live to Snapchat and Periscope, there are plenty of options to choose from. And then comes the strategy, for which there are numerous ways to integrate social media within event marketing. For those…

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Twitter Reinvests in Live Event Streaming

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has a massive goal in his sights, and he hopes live event streaming is going to play a major role in conquering it. With Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and others fighting for the attention of their users, Twitter is looking for creative ways not only to keep up, but to become the…

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6 Clever Ways the Travel Industry is Making the Most of Pokemon Go

Poke Stop at Watertown Hotel, Seattle (Photo from MeetMeinSeattle) Less than one month after its launch, Pokemon Go has become the most downloaded app on Apple’s App Store ever, as well as the mobile game with the most active users in the United States, with a record 21 million users. Nintendo, which owns The Pokemon…

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