Social media is an effective way to empower event attendees to share their thoughts and images to magnify the impact of your event. Outside of your everyday social following, your event audience deserves a platform of their own. A presence on this level can make or break the success of your events. Most importantly, these event tech tools can provide you with critical numbers that prove repeatable ROI for your events. Let’s take a look at 10 social media wall tools that might be worth the investment:
Uses hashtags to search for and collect public social content within seconds of being posted to networks like Twitter and Facebook. Tagboard not only makes it possible to track your event hashtags, or hashtag associated with your event, but it also makes it easy to display the same images and comments live at your event. Planners have the ability to curate each post so that only the most relevant posts actually appear on your social media wall.
Everwall is not only a Social Media display wall, it’s also a pretty robust analytics tool. Like Tagboard, Everwall also provides comprehensive moderation, customization, sponsorship and advertising options for meetings and events. Their claim to fame is that they’ve been in the game for years so they’re publication tools are lighting fast. Each post takes less than .25 seconds to be published on the social wall.
Eventifier collates all the event related content from various social media streams, it’s similar to the other services on this list but there’s one aspect that makes Eventifier particularly powerful, it helps create FOMO. Along with using social content to display social walls, Eventifer makes it easy to collect that content and repurpose it in the future. That way, you can create an experience that gets attendees to engage at the event, but also repurpose the same conversation and images to promote future events.
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Hootsuite is known as one of the premier analytics and publishing tools on the web, but they also have a tool to display tweets related to your event in real-time. Hootfeed is a perfect companion to any events with speaking sessions and especially those with Q&As. You can use Hootfeed as a method to capture questions from the audience in the form of Tweets. By asking attendees to submit questions via Twitter, you’re not only helping to build community on twitter, but also, extending the conversation beyond the four walls of your conference room.
Like Hootfeed, presenters wall makes it possible for attendees to submit questions publicly on a display board alongside the speaker. You can choose to moderate the feed manually, or you can leave it up to the audience to vote questions up and down, ensuring that the most popular questions always get answered first.
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