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Posts tagged with Live Events

Periscope and Meerkat: what do marketers need to know?

If you’ve clicked on a Twitter link in the last couple of months that has taken you to a tall rectangle of shaky footage and lots of shouting in a bar, chances are you’ve stumbled on to a friend’s Periscope or Meerkat feed.

Or perhaps you were tempted to watch the premiere of Game of Thrones Season five in a deeply unsatisfying and illegal manner.

Or maybe you saw some distressing footage live-streamed from a citizen journalist who was first on the scene of a natural disaster, a street-level skirmish or a Neil Diamond concert.


Three ways for marketers to capitalize on live events

Summer is the season for live events like concerts, baseball games, music festivals and more.

Previously seen as simply a one-way advertising opportunity, mobile’s ability to facilitate a conversation with consumers has transformed live events into a key component of cross-channel marketing efforts.

This allows for consumers to become part of the event - whether in person or watching it on television. However, just like any program, a campaign built around a live event requires preparation that identifies goals and key messages to ensure it’s a measurable success.

Arguably this summer’s most talked about sporting event is the World Cup.

And, according to a study conducted by Interactive Advertising Bureau on device usage, nearly half of soccer fans worldwide who own smartphones intend to follow the games via their phone.


How to manage and curate social media for live events

Today, live events and social media go hand in hand. Get your social media management right and you can enhance the live event experience not just for attendees, but for those watching via Twitter, Facebook or Google+.

Social media can contribute to the success of an event, whether it’s a conference, a sports match, or live chat during a TV show.

But with people posting to different channels from all angles, it’s hard to know where to begin managing and curating all that content in order to improve the experience of attendees and viewers, and not swamp them.

Fret not: here’s how to run a tight ship.

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