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Want to Get the Most Out of Conferences? Follow These 7 Tips.

Conferences are immensely valuable but to get the most out of your time, you have to be ready to soak it all in.

Will Your Startup Get to the Promised Land? How to Know.

If you’re noticing your enthusiasm for your business draining, don’t worry. It’s all part of the cycle.

A New Model for Results-Driven Networking

Building powerful business connections doesn't have to feel like a necessary evil. Take steps to achieve your goals while helping others without wasting your time.

Online Marketing Gets All the Buzz But Check Out the ROI for Live Events

Large companies sponsoring the splashiest events anticipate five-to-one returns. More modest affairs boast a three-to-one yield.

5 Tips for Getting Your Event Audience Buzzing on Social Media

The people most likely to send your event go viral are right there in front of you to be encouraged.

How to See (Clearly) What You Want to Accomplish

Try these visualization techniques to arrive closer to your goals.

10 Tips for Hosting a Wildly Successful Event on a Tame Budget

Gathering an audience to hear your message is the original social media marketing. Don't assume you can't afford it.

How Event Management and Analytics Gave This E-Vite Company a Boost

Splash is the first platform that allows users to manage the entire life-cycle of an event.

5 Essential Tips on How to Get the Most Out of Conferences

Conferences can be either extremely boring or extremely useful. Here are a few tips on making the most of your time at these events.

No Longer Hawkers, Modern Street Teams Can Help Build Your Online Presence

There's nothing like a real live person to greet and assist customers upon arrival to your location.

Smoke and Mirrors: Why We Aren't Seeing More Digital Zombies Like Michael Jackson

The King of Pop's digitized performance at the Billboard Music Awards gave the world a glimpse into a captivating technology that faces serious hurdles, inside and out.

Best Practices for Businesses Using Facebook

Have a Facebook page but don't know what to do with it? Here are some tips from business owners who rely predominately on the social network to fuel their marketing efforts.

Find Your Event-Planning Niche

Specializing on just one target market -- corporate or social events -- then narrowing your focus within that market will help you become the event planner everyone seeks out.

The Event Planning Recipe for Success

Here are some key tips to help you learn from the mistakes of others and make your event planning business a success.

Why Vendors Can Make or Break Your Event

Here's how to find the best vendors for your needs and negotiate with them to get the best prices.

National Small Business Week: Events to Watch For in Your Region

As National Small Business Week kicks off today, here are some exciting events, opportunities and resources to look out for.

The Price is Right: Turning a Profit in the Event Planning Business

Learn how to set prices that are high enough to keep your profitable but not high enough to scare away prospective customers.

SXSW Stats That Might Surprise You (Infographic)

New numbers give insight into everything from the best times to tweet to how to get the most guests for your after-parties.

In New Orleans, 'Tis the Season for Startups

With New Orleans Entrepreneur Week underway, the event's co-founder discusses the state of small business in the Big Easy.

Google Glass, Hoodies and Rompers: The Relaxed Style of SXSW

We snapped entrepreneurs' down-to-earth style at the Austin conference.

How to Create a Live Event That Spurs Social Buzz

Leveraging a gathering in the physical world can have a ripple effect in the digital realm.

Beyond Free Drinks: Clever Marketing Lessons From SXSW

Get remembered at huge events by solving people’s problems.

You Know You're a SXSW Attendee When...

Attendees at this Austin conference aren't like any other.

For SXSW, Courtyard By Marriott Creates Mini Guestrooms With Millennials in Mind

Marriott is betting these 'pods', which can be booked in 30-minute increments, will help far-flung attendees cope during the crush of SXSW festival.

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