How to Stream Live Google Hangouts on Air to YouTube


social media how toAre you using Google Hangouts on Air?

Do you want to know how to set up for live YouTube streaming?

Google Hangouts on Air and YouTube offer the benefit of recording your event while showing it in multiple places at the same time.

In this article you’ll discover how to stream your next Google Hangout on Air to YouTube.

Why

Google Hangouts on Air let you share live events on Google+, YouTube and your website, which means your audience can choose how to consume your content. This is particularly important since many mobile users prefer to watch video on YouTube.

#1: Prep Your YouTube Channel

Before you can stream a Hangout on Air to YouTube, you have to create a YouTube channel and set your preferences. Below are the steps to create a channel and prep it to stream and record your live Google Hangout on Air event.

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Discover how to stream live Google Hangouts on Air with YouTube.

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16 Ways to Use Social Media to Promote Your Event


social media how toDoes your business conduct events?

Are you wondering how to use social media to promote those events?

Social media is a powerful tool to gain exposure, whether you’re hosting a physical conference or an online event.

In this article I’ll show you 16 creative ways to increase awareness, engagement and sales for your event.

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Discover 16 ways to promote an event.

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How to Use Social Media to Promote an Event


social media how toAre you wondering how to promote an event with social media?

Whether you’re planning a small local gathering or a large conference, social media can be used to get the word out in a powerful way.

In this article I’ll reveal seven creative ways to use social media to increase your chances for a gangbuster event.

Start With a Marketing Plan

The first thing you need to do is develop a high-level marketing plan. This will include answering the “who, what, where, when, why and how long” questions for your event.

Check out this video on how to create a marketing plan.

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How to Use Online Social Media Events to Improve Your Marketing


social media how toAre you providing online opportunities for your fans and customers to come together?

Would you like to make better connections with prospects?

Social media is a powerful tool for organizing and directing community activity.

And the cool part is it’s much easier to pull off than you might think.

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Use social media to connect with people. Image source: iStockPhoto.

In this article you’ll find four different kinds of events you can create on social media to connect you with prospects and help you build your brand.

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How to Draw People to Your Facebook Page Again and Again


social media how to Are you looking for creative ways to bring people to your Facebook page?

Does your business use Facebook to connect with people?

Used the right way, Facebook apps can help you boost engagement and visibility by repeatedly drawing fans to your page.

In this article you’ll learn how 6 types of Facebook apps keep your fans coming back to your Facebook page again and again.

#1: “Contact Us” Apps

The easier you make it for people to get in touch with you, the better. Use a contact app to let your fans/customers send email requests to specific departments within your company for more information.

For example, you can use an app to streamline the contact process and send fans straight to whoever handles sales, customer support or press inquiries, without them ever leaving your Facebook page.

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In just one click, customers can reach the right department from your contact app.

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4 Ways to Maximize the Social Media Presence at Your Next Event


social media how toDoes your business run events, conferences or similar meetings?

The ability for attendees to interact through social channels is a huge part of successful events.

Here are 4 ways to maximize the social media presence of your next event.

#1: Promote Your Hashtag Everywhere

A hashtag provides everyone with an easy way to find relevant social shares and take part in the discussion about the event.

When you are putting together materials for your event, everything should include the event hashtag.

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10 Ways to Use Social Media to Promote an Event


social media how toAre you wondering how to promote an event with social media?

Whether you have a small local gathering or a large conference, social media can be used to get the word out in a powerful way.

In this article I’ll reveal 10 creative ways to use social media to increase your chances for a gangbuster event.

#1: Create Video People Will Share

Because events take place in person, they engage the senses in a way online content can’t.

Creating a stellar video with great visuals and sound can not only help drive people to your event, it also increases the chances people will want to share it with friends.

Check out this video from Social Media Marketing World 2013 for creative ideas.

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10 Tips for Promoting Your Events With the New LinkedIn Events Tool


social media how toDoes your business conduct events?

Are you using LinkedIn to get the word out?

Why LinkedIn?

LinkedIn, the largest professional social network now with over 135,000,000 members, has been busy lately updating features to help professionals and companies.

The LinkedIn Events Tool is the most recent application to receive an overhaul as millions of members have been increasingly utilizing the tool to source and sign up to attend local or industry-related events. The new features of the LinkedIn Events Tool benefit event organizers, marketers and professionals alike.

You must be creative and target your promotional efforts to your core audience, and the new LinkedIn Events Tool can help you do just that!

One of the new features of the LinkedIn Events Tool is the ability for people to easily search for relevant events. LinkedIn will automatically showcase a handful of events related to your network connections, industry and geographic location, but the search tool can uncover many more events that you may be interested in.

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15 Ways to Bring Social Media to Events


social media how toDo you host events or informal gatherings?

Social media enables event attendees to connect in powerful ways. Social media can help promote events and empower attendees to share.

This article will reveal 15 ways you can infuse social media into your events.

Creating Pre-Event Buzz

#1: Registration Buzz

You don’t have to wait until the day of your event to create a buzz—it can start at the registration stage. Services such as Eventbrite let your attendees share the event with their networks as they register.

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