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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.
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
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
Several of my SignMeUp colleagues and I recently attended The Running Event in Austin, TX. The three days were packed full of workshops and presentations, as well as a huge product expo and a particularly intimidating 5K run (the winning time was 14:23 – a 4:38 pace – and the top 11 finishers were all … Continue reading Event Sponsorship: The Inside Scoop
Andrew Wonders is Event Manager for Mudathlon and many other events, and a long time SignMeUp online registration customer. In 2009, a group of organizers that traditionally had focused on marathons and half marathons was looking to expand its scope and put together a different and unique event. After many potential versions, we settled on … Continue reading Event Management: Five Tips for Starting Fresh
After a 13 year stint as a professional runner, my day to retire from competition came upon me in the City of Brotherly Love during what was then known as the Philadelphia Distance Classic. I always wondered how it was going to end and in this case a strained calf muscle put my running career … Continue reading A Pro’s Perspective: From Running Marathons to Running a Marathon