Top 10 best practices on how to use social media to promote your event (Part II: #6-10)

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Last month, we ran Part I of our 10-point guide to using social media for great event promotion. We got a lot of great discussion and feedback around the post, and today we’re excited to share tips 6 – 10, which focus particularly on Twitter and LinkedIn. So enjoy, spread them around, and let us hear any tips of your own!
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Top 10 best practices on how to use social media to promote your event (Part I: #1-5)

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We often get asked “How can I leverage social media to promote my event?” So we started collecting best practices from event organizers who use Eventbrite. We pulled them all together in this post to help you get started down the path to social media glory. But it’s important to note that social media is
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Webinar slides: Charlene Li on creating a social media strategy for your event

On April 13th, we co-hosted a webinar with acclaimed social media guru Charlene Li. The title of Charlene’s talk was “Creating a Social Media Strategy for Your Event,” and she gave some fantastic, easy-to-apply tips. (Previously we broke down her talk into blog posts on strategy before, during, and after an event.) We’ve posted the slides from the webinar below.
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Why people don't value free events

Opportunity cost is a term studied in economics classrooms around the world, but a concept that we encounter everyday. When deciding what to do with our money or sometimes more importantly our time, we are constantly weighing our options. The same concept applies to events.
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Video: Eventbrite President Julia Hartz on MyEventRocked!

Send your rocking event story or video to myeventrocked@eventbrite.com. The deadline is 11:59PM PST on May 7, 2010. Great details to include are event location and type, event name, and some of your favorite attendee comments about the gathering. We can’t wait to hear it!
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