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Social Media Roundup: A New Tool For Event Planning

By / Apr 16, 2013 (ThinkStock/iStockPhoto)

The event-planning site Splash challenges ticket-service sites with its full-fledged event-planning platform. Also: tips on finding more shareable content.

What are some of the key details that go into planning events? Odds are, Splash serves most of your organizational needs.

That, and more, in today’s Social Media Roundup:

Splash Zone

https://twitter.com/sarahconvene/status/324224545282195456

The event-planning service Splash is giving Eventbrite a run for its money. Not only can event planners sell tickets, but each event page can have photo galleries, contact management, and promotion services. “Splash aims to do for event planning what Facebook did for people: give them easy-to-use tools, such as a website, for promoting and planning events and parties,” Business Insider reports. Since its debut four months ago, Splash has hit about $650,000 in gross sales. (ht @sarahconvene)

Finding Content

Does your internet search for great sharable content ever come up empty? Well, first of all, you have to know where to look. When that fails, get creative. Carol Lynn Rivera, project manager at Rahvalor, has been there. She put together a list of 12 simple ways to find content. “Once you practice a little, and start to develop a content mindset, you’ll find yourself naturally collecting and creating content based on every conversation you have, every post you read, every Google search and question and comment,” Rivera writes. What are some of your tricks for finding great content? (ht @SpeakersOffice)

What links have you been sharing today? Let us know in the comments.

Anita Ferrer

Anita Ferrer is a contributor to Associations Now. More »

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