No event would be successful without effective marketing. If your audience has not gotten the "invitation" then they won't know the "Who, What, When, Where, and Why" of your event. But event marketing is not just as simple as slapping a few mediocre posters on your local telephone poles. You must dive deeper into what it … Continue reading Event Planning: Get that Audience!
Crowd Events = Crowd Satisfaction? When discovering that little research has been done to measure "the user experience", Victoria L. Kendrick , Roger A. Haslam and Patrick E. Waterson conducted a case study titled "Planning crowd events to achieve high participant satisfaction". This study "examined the organization, coordination, and security within crowd events of various … Continue reading Planning an event? Consider your sources!
"Facebook: A place for friends"? Or enemies? Or, maybe it is a place for debates, or political rivalry. Or a place to discover both bias and unbiased news reports. Either way, the internet has proven to both connect, and divide, humanity...politically. CONNECT: like, follow, vote: The internet connects humanity in several different ways. People can … Continue reading Internet Vs. Humanity: the Political edition
"80 percent of our life is emotion, and only 20 percent is intellect. I am much more interested in how you feel than how you think. I can change how you think, but how you feel is something deeper and stronger, and it's something that's inside you. How you think is on the outside, how … Continue reading Does it “taste good” or is it “DELICIOUS”
According to the documentary, History of the Internet, the Web was created based off of a similar mindset of the 1970s hippie era, or Libertarianism. This mind set was all about individual free will. There was no "higher power" in their minds, everyone was equally as unique and remarkable as the person standing next to them. … Continue reading WWW. I AM IN CHARGE .COM
Whenever I go to an event, I can't help but think about all the aspects that went into making it all happen. I think about all the people who sat down in the very beginning of the planning stages and said "this is what we are going to do". I think about everything they probably … Continue reading Planning a successful event: What does it take?
The semester has finally come to an end. As I sit here, i look back at all of my accomplishments, and I smile. Through all of the stress, planning, organizing, advertising, and collaborating, being the Social Media intern for Program Board 2017 has been an incredible experience. Let us take a look at some of … Continue reading Internship comes to the end: Just the beginning!
FINALS WEEK IS HERE. This is a great chance to do some out of the box advertising. What for? For the brand! Sometimes, we spend so much time planning and advertising our events, that we forget that students should know who is behind the brand. Why? As an on campus board, if the students know … Continue reading Finals Tips: Program Board
As the end of the semester approaches, it is very easy to put all of your energy into your assignments, and slack off in other areas. How can we avoid this? Time management, Reaching out for help, and less procrastination. Time management is key when it comes to advertising. It is important to plan out … Continue reading Semester is ending: How to keep up with your internship!
WAFFLE DAY!! The morning of waffle day, I was a programer. I came in early and helped set up the event tables and waffle supplies. We hung up a PB banner over the waffle station, as well as had a PB information table where we laid out posters for our upcoming events. Once the event … Continue reading DAY OF ADVERTISING: Waffle Day