Author: Alex Jarett

3 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Increase Event Registration

LinkedIn boasts over 500 million users, yet most planners forget about this professionally-oriented platform when marketing their events. This social network is perfect for promoting professional events (like the 14 events we host on SignMeUp's online event registration system each year) and social events alike. LinkedIn users tend to be wealthier than the users on … Continue reading 3 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Increase Event Registration

Black Triangle but No Black Hole: New Online Registration Menus

Recently SignMeUp’s Chief Technology Officer, Jim Peltier, sent around a blog post published 7 years ago by Jay Barnson, a video game programmer.  The article, still relevant today, describes how Barnson’s team once burst into hoots and hollers of celebration over a black triangle displayed on the screen.  The financial controller came into the room … Continue reading Black Triangle but No Black Hole: New Online Registration Menus

Five Reasons Blogging Helps You Grow Event Registration

A few weeks ago I was talking with some event directors about the importance of having a strong social media strategy. One of the group members asked, “What is the best social media platform to use?” My answer is always the same…the best platform to use is a blog. Blogging may seem intimidating, but it’s … Continue reading Five Reasons Blogging Helps You Grow Event Registration

Four Ways to Grow Online Registration Through Facebook

How are you using Facebook to connect to your event registrants? Let’s "face" it – with 600+ million members, Facebook offers is a huge opportunity to connect to your participants and grow your online registration. But how?  Facebook can be intimidating for small businesses, and developing a Facebook presence can be time-consuming.  However, with a … Continue reading Four Ways to Grow Online Registration Through Facebook

Using Twitter To Grow Event Registration Numbers

SignMeUp customer and guest blogger Scott Bush is director of Chicago Trail Series. For the past two years, everywhere you turn there is someone talking about social media and how they can be applied to business. Companies jump into the social media world every day, leveraging tools like Facebook, Twitter, Quora, YouTube, FourSquare, Gowalla, Vimeo, … Continue reading Using Twitter To Grow Event Registration Numbers