Web 2.0 for Event Promotion

Web 2.0 for Event Promotion

By Rich Brooks December 3, 2007

How do you leverage a the Web and Internet marketing to promote your upcoming event? There are so many channels of distribution, the possibilities are almost endless. Here’s a checklist of what I did to promote an upcoming workshop I’m teaching at flyte called "How to Plan, Build and Promote a Business Blog."

Upcoming.Org Now Upcoming With Yahoo Local

The social event tracking site has been transitioned to Yahoo’s Local platform as the company brings Upcoming closer to its other products.

Ad Exchange Market Heats Up

It hasn’t been a secret in the industry that Doubleclick is working on an ad exchange that’s something along the lines of what we do at Right Media.

The Easiest Blog Marketing Opportunity Ever

Photography has been a passion of mine for a very long time.  When I was younger, I had considered having a career as a photojournalist, but over time that slowly morphed into just a passionate hobby. 

Companies and Marketing 2.0

Just saw on Twitter that Emily Chang had posted about RSS feeds for archiving your own personal history.

Digg Experts

While keeping informed and up to date about what is being written about Digg over the past several months I have come across a lot of information that really isn’t that insightful or in some cases is even just plain wrong.

Confabb Confabulation

Somewhere along the way with Socialtext, I found myself partially in the events business.

Talk About Web 2.0

Just a quick reminder of the mesh meetup we’re having at the Irish Embassy on November 15th in Toronto (that’s a bar, not the real Irish Embassy, for anyone who thinks the bright green country filled with leprechauns might have seceded when they weren’t looking).

Hobson’s Upcoming Speaking Gigs and Conferences

There are some great learning and professional development events taking place in Europe during the next few weeks that you might want to consider being part of.

Yahoo, Upcoming Find Undiscovered Events

Upcoming.org and Yahoo unveiled several new features that combine Yahoo’s social media aspirations and numerous events in Yahoo Local with Upcoming’s event tracking services.

Upcoming Lends A Networking Hand

Instead of being a glad-handing poozer, using online resources like Yahoo’s Upcoming.org events community can be a much more effective way to network with the people you need to know.

Neville Hobson Speaking at Upcoming Events

We’re well into the summer now, halfway through the really quiet period when most of Europe goes on holiday. At least the weather’s fantastic, in all senses of that word.

JotSpot 2.0 Takes Complexity Out of Wiki

A few weeks ago, Ken gave me early access to the upcoming JotSpot 2.0 so that I could kick the tires a bit.

Opera Integrates BitTorrent in Upcoming Browser

Oslo-based Opera Software today announced that it has teamed with BitTorrent Inc. to include the BitTorrent(TM) protocol in the upcoming version of the Opera Web browser.

Upcoming Vista And IE 7 On The Net

With the release of the newest version of Windows, Vista, coming very soon, Microsoft has been talking a lot about the new operating system. In the midst of all this discussion though, a key part of it, Internet Explorer 7 (IE7), currently in an internal beta format, surfaced on the net. Yet again, Microsoft seems to be exposed.

Upcoming Event: Yahoo Buys Calendar Site

The social event calendar site Upcoming.org has been purchased by Yahoo and will be incorporated into Yahoo Local.

Different Uses For The Upcoming Google Wallet

Is Google targeting eBay and PayPal? That is exactly what people thought when news of Google’s payment service was leaked. In today’s WebProNews, we feature a couple of stories that take a look at the possible uses and implications for Google’s upcoming e-wallet.