At eVenuesÂ we like to stay on top of the best blogs about events, technology, and of course, event technology. There are a lot of posts out there and it can often be overwhelming. We dig through all of it and find those select few we believe deserve special mention. This month those posts are:
3 Wonderful Lists from PlannerWireWhile it's not a rule set in stone, we usually like to keep our five picks to one post per blog per month. We noticed, however, that Keith Johnston put out not just one, but 3 lists of great tools for event planners this month. It seemed silly for us to list just one and ignore the other too. Please be sure to check out Keith's list of Â WordPress Plugins, Email Marketing Tools, and Accounting Tools. Of course, these tools are often used by folks other than event planners, but Keith does provide advice as to how an event planner should use each tool. Midcourse CorrectionsÂ has always been an invaluable resource not just for meeting planners, but also for people interested in cutting edge ideas in education. After all, one of the main reasons why people meet is to learn. This month Jeff Hurt doesn't disappoint by providing some fascinating "brain laws" which should help you get people more engaged at your event. Liz King Events has really stepped up blog up this year with a new panel of guest writers, all of whom are experts in event planning and related industries. While so many of the posts here are worth singling out, Kristy Casey Sanders has provided a fascinating look at a presentation style from Tokyo called Pecha Kucha. Essentially Pecha Kucha limits presenters to 20 seconds each for 20 slides. Is it here to stay, or is it a fad? Read on and see where you stand. New here? You might want to check out some of our popular posts:
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- 3 Unique Advantages Most Event Bloggers Fail to Leverage
- Â 5 Ways Psychological Research Can Make Your Meetings Better
- Feng Shui for Meeting and Conference Rooms