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Thursday January 16, 2020
Business of Software's Beginnings, Beliefs & a Bit of Rock'n'Roll
What does Motorhead have to do with a software conference? You could say the same for unicorns and lobsters, but Mark Littlewood makes it work!
Tuesday January 14, 2020
3 Unique Ways Business of Software Sparks Meaningful Connections Among Attendees
Step foot inside a BoS conference & you know it's not your normal business-y conference. Mark Littlewood has spent 16 years designing just that way.
Thursday January 9, 2020
How To Use Slack At Your Conference
With 10+ million daily active users, Slack is dominating the communication game at work. If you're thinking about using Slack for your conference, there's a good chance your attendees already have the app on their phone.
Tuesday January 7, 2020
MicroConf Uses Slack At Their Conferences. Should You Too?
We dig into the nitty-gritty of how MicroConf sets up their Slack channels, how long they keep them live and why their attendees are so engaged with each other.
Monday January 6, 2020
Episode 5: Turn Your Event Talks Into Year-Round Content For Your Community
Episode 5 is live! This week we chat with Mark Littlewood, who has run Business of Software for 16 years, about how recording talks turn into year-round content.
Friday January 3, 2020
Why High-Quality Attendees Are Just As Important As Your Speakers
You've read articles, watched talks, but sometimes the right advice comes from a stranger you just met at a conference. That's the magic of events.
Tuesday December 17, 2019
Why A Point Person Should Be On Every Event Planner's Checklist
Throwing an event can take a village or a whole team! Crosscut tells us how having a single point person streamlines the planning & execution of your event.
Monday December 16, 2019
Episode 4: Grow Your Event By Growing Your Community
We dig into MicroConf's communication strategy, how they keep attendee experience so high & how they knew it was the right time to expand the conference.
Friday December 13, 2019
Why Post-Event Surveys Are Different Than Feedback (and Why You Should Listen to Both)
Crosscut explains how feedback can be a feeling you get during the event, why it's important to listen to both the data & feeling in the team debriefing.
Thursday December 12, 2019
How Seattle's Crosscut Festival is Reverse Engineering Their Speaker Programming
Crosscut fills us in on their approach to filling their speaker programming. And how they balance public suggestions while being true to their mission.
Tuesday December 10, 2019
Encores: How to Motivate Your Attendees Even After Your Event Is Over
How to keep your community involved once your event is over? It's a problem facing all event planners. Steffi Karp of Limmud Boston figured out a solution.
Wednesday December 4, 2019
How LimmudBoston's Founder is Passing the Baton Without Worry (Hint: Involve the Community and Teach Your Values)
How does a founder of an event pass the baton without worry? We chat with Limmud Boston's Steffi about how she taught her community the values to live on.
Tuesday December 3, 2019
5 Event Management Tools ULA Uses to Produce Their Annual Conference
Ask any event organizer & they'll say they have a secret toolkit. We chat with Utah Library Association about the 5 event management tools they love to use.
Monday December 2, 2019
Episode 3: Make Your Event Better, Don't Just Make It Happen
Episode 3 is live! This week we chat with Crosscut about the importance of team debriefs, booking speakers & how they're preparing for their third year.
Wednesday November 27, 2019
Why Event Planners Love Building Their Schedules With Post-It Notes
Limmud Boston dishes why they love a no-tech solution like post-it notes to plan their schedule. And why you should use it to plan your event!