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Time and space become less finite in a virtual event. Let’s use it to our advantage, not as a fall-back. Let’s take the time to produce content that our attendees want to consume and engage with. Let’s seek out the best presenters from our diverse world. Let’s invite those that could never afford to attend to join in. Let’s learn more than we could before - and dive in deeper than we ever have. As event planners, as we wished for less confinement in space and time before, we should embrace the virtual and hybrid options as they give us exactly that. Embrace the infinite possibilities!Read More >
Your website is one of the most valuable communications tools your association has for reaching members and providing them with need-to-know information. There are times, however, when your association’s content needs to stand alone and serve a specific purpose or audience. Those times call for a microsite. Here are some instances when a microsite can put the proper focus on your content.Read More >
We are all overwhelmed by information these days. Your members, too, are drowning in a sea of information, with no way to ensure that it comes from trustworthy sources.
Associations are in a unique position to help solve this problem for members. You are a trustworthy source of information. But rather than simply aggregating and sharing information about industry news and trends, you have a unique opportunity to become a trustworthy source of context. Read on to learn the value add of an effective strategy to curate content.
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Paragraphs rarely go viral. Videos do! More so than ever before, marketers are looking for a way to help their organizations and companies stand out from the crowd. Video is an excellent solution for grabbing the attention of those you wish to reach in a creative and engaging way. So, where to start? Making videos can be intimidating for a lot of folks, especially if your team is remote and expertise, time, and resources are limited. But, incorporating videos into your content marketing strategy doesn’t have to be daunting if you keep a few tips and tricks in mind. Assembled below are some best practices for creating quality videos that will help you foster deeper connections with your audience.Read More >
In a sea of hundreds of conference pictures, a good event photo is worth a thousand words. Taking great event photos can seem like a low priority when it comes to looking at your never ending to-do checklist. However, having good photos from your conference or event will provide many uses far after the last attendee has gone home.Read More >
The webinar series Branding & Marketing Best Practices Amidst COVID-19 with The Image Shoppe and Event Garde returned for a pop-up episode last week to discuss restarting business as economies across the country begin to reopen. This discussion dove into how to create a relaunch plan, preparing for health and safety precautions, how to modify your business model or offerings for success and more. Read on for a recap from this webinar.Read More >