The 6 Top Tips to Create Effective Event Sponsorship Levels

The 6 Top Tips to Create Effective Event Sponsorship Levels

Reaching out to sponsors can be a nerve-wracking experience. To be persuasive, it's crucial to have a complete and effective proposal document to give to your potential sponsors. Here are the 6 top ideas to consider as you decide your sponsorship levels and dollar amounts: 1. Determine the funds you will need in order to … Continue reading The 6 Top Tips to Create Effective Event Sponsorship Levels

SignMeUp Offers RaceIT Migration Assistance

SignMeUp is pleased to offer assistance to race organizers who have been displaced by the shutdown of the RaceIT race registration platform, which is scheduled for November 15, 2017. We invite you to join the SignMeUp community to take advantage of our industry-leading support and online race registration. How SignMeUp Will Assist with RaceIT Migration … Continue reading SignMeUp Offers RaceIT Migration Assistance

Part 1: What Event Planners Should Know About Social Media Marketing

Part 1: What Event Planners Should Know About Social Media Marketing

(Need online event registration? Find us on signmeup.com.) Everyone will tell you that social media is important, but few will address how overwhelming it feels to start using it with all the social platforms available—especially in the context of event promotion. We won’t hesitate to break the pressure you may feel: You, the event planner, … Continue reading Part 1: What Event Planners Should Know About Social Media Marketing

Heart at the Back of the Pack

Harnessing the energy and enthusiasm of those in the “back of the pack” isn’t hard to do, and it’s well worth the effort. One of the favorite parts of my job as the IT director of the Chicago Marathon was being at the finish line. I had a prime post, as timing and scoring fell … Continue reading Heart at the Back of the Pack

Registration Resolutions

Now that it’s January, I thought it appropriate to suggest some New Year’s “online registration” resolutions.  I promise these aren’t nearly as difficult as losing 20 pounds.  Plus, implementing them just might get more registrations for your event. Promote your event on social media, and motivate registrants to do the same.  You can post your … Continue reading Registration Resolutions

Feed the Beast: Social Media for Events

Ryan Heisler is Social Media Manager and Online Registration guru for Maine Running Company, Maine's only running specialty store. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Social Media. It’s a scary term for many event organizers. How do you properly market yourself in a medium that is by and large controlled by the end user? How do you know what social … Continue reading Feed the Beast: Social Media for Events