Social Media Roundup: Making Decisions Against The Clock

Why taking too long to make decisions can be costly for your event. Also: tips to increase the value of your event hashtag.

Event planning requires sound, timely decision making, and delays can increase stress, costs, and the potential for mistakes.

Ways to make quicker—and better—decisions, and more, in today’s Social Media Roundup:

On The Spot Decisions

Meeting planning requires a million decisions, and you can’t wait till the last minute to make them. Anne Thornley-Brown, president of Executive Oasis International, knows that dawdling on important decisions will hurt your team, your budget, and ultimately your event. She lists five strategies and tools event planners can use to make the right decisions on the right timetable. (ht @quebeccongres)

Increasing Tag Value


What’s in a hashtag? Attendees will undoubtedly be active in social networks during your event, so an event hashtag is important. How do you ensure your hashtag is having the greatest impact it can? According to Biz Bash News editor Alesandra Dubin, brevity and longetivity are among the most important factors to consider when choosing a hashtag for your event. For more tips, check out Dubin’s blog post. (ht @MichelleCastady)

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Anita Ferrer

By Anita Ferrer

Anita Ferrer is a contributor to Associations Now. MORE

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