Event planning is a serious business. From beginning to end, there are many steps along the journey that call for innovation, creativity, and the ability to work under pressure! Learn how to plan an event that your attendees won't forget!
Good, reliable volunteers are a crucial part of putting on a successful event of any kind. It can be a challenge to find great volunteers that are willing to dedicate their time on the day of your event. When you do find your volunteers, you’ll want to secure them for future events, too, and even rely on them for word of mouth referrals.
An event website has the power to inform, educate, and compel your visitors to action all at the same time. Make your website stand out with these simple tips!
By adding a few useful and compelling features to your event’s website, you can dramatically impact your event registration turnout in the long run.
If you’re not familiar with social media aside from the sporadic personal or business update, opting-in to showcase your event on various social platforms can seem intimidating at best or like extra work at the least. However, it’s one of the easiest ways to ensure your event receives the visibility it should!
Finding sponsors for an event, no matter how small or large, can seem like a daunting task. Sponsorships are a step toward success though, as events with sponsors benefit from the extra exposure, support, and funding they wouldn’t have on their own. A long-lasting sponsorship with the right business can have a tremendous impact on … Continue reading Event Success: Finding & Keeping the Right Sponsors
Live events are a great way for charitable organizations to build communities and network with loyal donors. However, many nonprofits feel burdened by the time and money required to host traditional in-person fundraisers. Instead, many organizations are turning to online fundraisers to raise money for causes. Online registration platforms like SignMeUp have made it easier … Continue reading 5 Steps to Host an Online Fundraiser
Email is without a doubt one of the easiest ways to publicize your event and its online registration page. However, considering the volume of email we all receive on a daily basis, is it really effective? The answer is yes, provided you follow some simple steps. To increase the chances your email will be delivered … Continue reading 5 Email Marketing Tips for Events
The Black Hills, translated from the native Lakota name Pahá Sápa, spans 1.2 million acres between the corners of southwestern South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming. In its center is the George S. Mickelson Trail, which occupies 109 miles of a former railroad that now gives way to bicyclists and hikers on its gravel path. … Continue reading Enduring Honor: The Black Hills Veterans March & Marathon
We know that social media marketing is a game changer when it comes to promoting your event. But where many directors and organizations fail is during the off-season, or during the time your event isn’t happening. Your Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram followers are still active on their accounts, regardless of when your event date is. … Continue reading Social Media Marketing After Your Event: What Now?