Mobile

Choosing What Mobile Metrics to Capture

Mobile metrics are a great way to gain insight into your event and attendee experience. Use the wrong metrics to drive your strategy, however, and you can end up making very bad decisions. How do you go about choosing the right metrics, so you have an accurate picture?   What behaviors are you...read more

3 Ways CrowdCompass Has Prepared for iOS 8 and iPhone 6

Every year, you can count on Apple to make a major announcement about the new, exciting products it’s releasing. The big reveal is typically in September, but CrowdCompass had been preparing for the launch of Apple’s new operating system and hardware since June. Unlike many other developers,...read more

Mobile Elements All Exhibitors Can Use

The right mobile strategy can be great, and even exhibitors can get in on the attendee engagement. With over 6.8 billion mobile phone subscribers, it is an intuitive way to connect with your attendees. So, where should you start?   Using mobile for lead retrieval: Mobile is a great way to increase...read more

5 Smarter Ways to Use Your iPhone

Work smarter—not harder. We’ve all heard the expression. This is especially true for meeting and event planners who have a million little things to think of and get done in a timely manner. But it doesn’t matter if you’re an event planner, a speaker at a conference, an exhibitor at a convention, or...read more

There’s an App for That: Maryland's 2014 Great Frederick Fair

It’s fair season, and folks who raise poultry, cattle, horses, vegetables, and fruit; and people who milk cows, pull tractors, bake desserts, and make jams are coming together to celebrate the biggest, the most skilled, the best looking, and the tastiest. The best fair in Maryland (says the...read more

Networking 22nd Century Style: Is that Really You?

For most of us, it’s difficult to imagine what the future will look like 10 years, even one year from now. Yet there are futurist thinkers who are trying to envision what the Internet will look like in the 22nd century. Curious about what the Internet of the future could look like? Click here to see...read more

Optimizing User Adoption Rates for Your Event Mobile App

So many event organizers invest in a great mobile app for their event. They spend time updating the agenda, speaker list, introducing gamification and refining many other details so that their attendees can engage. However, many events organizers still have trouble earning adoption from their...read more

Are Incomplete Exhibitor and Sponsor Profiles Driving You Crazy?

Just about every event producer I know laments the fact that it is difficult to get their sponsors and exhibitors to complete their online profiles properly. Technology has made it possible for your exhibitors and sponsors to not only upload a company description, but they can also upload white...read more

The Graying and Growing Population and Event Apps

In an Administration on Aging report, The Next Four Decades: The Older Population in the United States 2010 to 2050, the projection is that one in five Americans will be age 65 or older by 2030. That’s 20% of the entire U.S. population! This should not be surprising to anyone. But digging a bit...read more

7 Ways to Stay on Top of Mobile Trends and Technology

I spend a lot of time learning about and discussing how people use technology, especially mobile. Recently, I was having a conversation with a colleague in his late 50s who mentioned being "too old" to understand how to use technology. This was the same conversation I had with a friend in their late...read more
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