The Social Media Bandwagon Fantastic tool? The Social Media Bandwagon Excellent business tool or waste of time?
Social Media or Web 2.0 is people having conversations online
Ways to promote events using Social Media 1. Blog about it 2. Post photo's on Flickr 3. Use Facebook 4. Tweet! 5. Use Hashtags #EIF 6. Listen, connect, engage and measure
Very SEO friendly Before, during and after your event, blog about it. Blogging beforehand can alert others about your event and encourage them to learn more or register to attend. Live blogging during your event can create buzz and excitement for those who were unable to attend (and provide them a snippet of what they missed, which will encourage them to look for your next event Why Blog?
Flickr is one of the most popular photo-sharing sites on the Internet. Owned by Yahoo., Flickr offers its users a website where they can create free accounts that let them store, share, and explore digital photos. Flickr is also an online community, whose members share photos and mutual interests.
Posts updates on the events. Logos for the sponsors Post photos from events Link the blog to the page What to write on Facebook?