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Event Planning Timelines: How to Create Yours

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So, you’ve decided to plan an event? Awesome! As experts in the field, we can tell you one thing for sure—when the excitement slows down, you’re going to start to feel the weight of the long list of things you need to do to prepare, no matter if the event is in person or running a virtual event.

Luckily, event planning doesn’t have to be hard or overwhelming. By taking the time to understand and map out an event planning timeline, you can set yourself and your up for event success!

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Best Practices for Planning and Promoting a Community Event

A tight-knit community can be an incredibly rewarding thing to be a part of. It provides a support system, creates social benefits, is a great source of entertainment, and helps to protect the longevity of the group as a whole.

One of the best ways to build that camaraderie is to run a community event such as a festival, a fun run, car show, church event, etc. But turning an idea for a community event into a reality involves more than just a will to bring people together. With the right practices and tips, though, planning a community event can be fun and a rewarding experience for everyone involved.

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How to Host Socially Distanced Events

Whether you’re a full-time event planner or putting on a one-off event for your organization, the landscape has changed dramatically as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of discussions about how to create the most intimate and connective environment possible, we’re having planning sessions on social distance guidelines for gatherings and how to comply with the CDC.

And while a lot of that can feel somewhat draining, it doesn’t have to take all the wind out of the sails of your event. By understanding how to host a socially distanced event properly, you can meet social distancing guidelines, keep your guests and staff safe, and still put on a memorable event.

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How to Start a Successful Online Course Business: A 9 Step Guide

Running your own online course business is a great way to create an additional revenue stream while sharing your passions and expertise with the world. And by taking it all online, you’re no longer limited by geographical boundaries, which means you can get attendees from all over the world! Not only is this exciting, but it means bigger and better opportunities to earn.

Before you get started on your journey, it’s important to understand exactly how to start an online course business. By fully understanding the steps from start to finish, you can maximize your potential earnings, limit the time it takes, and set yourself up for success. With the right plan, support, and resources in place, you could be the next great creator the world has been waiting to learn from.

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10 Successful Fundraising Ideas Nonprofits Should Consider in 2021

Nonprofit organizations do incredible work to mold and change the world into a better place. But the ability to accomplish these goals is only made possible through adequate resources. And where some nonprofits find success with yearly events, you may consider shaking things up with a new and fun idea in 2021.

Here are 10 successful fundraising ideas for nonprofits for 2021!

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How to Effectively Promote Your Event Online – 13 Powerful Tips

One of the most critical and often overlooked steps of running a successful online event is promotion and marketing. You can nail all the logistics and plan an incredible event, but if no one knows it’s happening—it could all be for nothing. Luckily, effectively promoting your online event is simple, with a little helpful direction.

Today, we’re going to look at 13 tips for how to promote events online the proper way, including things you can do on your own, ways to leverage sponsors and other organizations, and other great steps you can take right now.

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6 Christmas Event Ideas for Your Church

Engaging with your church congregation and community around the holidays is extremely important. Many people may be visiting, some might be looking to get more connected, or others might not have the resources or outside family support that everyone else has. This creates ample opportunities for your church to step in and meet people where they are and help them with what they need (food, shelter, emotional and spiritual support, etc.).

Today, we want to look at six great Christmas event ideas you can get started setting up today at your church. In addition, we’re going to talk about how the Event Espresso platform can be the perfect companion to help your event be a success. Efficiently executing events will help you be successful in fulfilling the mission of your church.

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9 Unique and Fun Online Holiday Event Ideas

As the holidays draw near, tis’ the season for holiday parties, celebrations, and events. And if this year you’re thinking about getting creative, you may be considering hosting an online holiday event. By taking your celebrating to the digital stage, you open up a lot of unique opportunities to engage with your people, and you remove the geographical limitations that might normally be keeping some people from being able to attend.

Today, let’s take a look at nine of the best and most fun online holiday event ideas you can do.

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How the Active Training Network uses Event Espresso For Their Online Registrations For Training Courses

Are you searching for an event registration system for your training courses or workshops? In this success story, we highlight the Active Training Network to learn more about how they use Event Espresso to promote their extensive list of training programs and to automate the course registration process for their attendees.

Meet the Active Training Network

The Active Training Network is an approved training centre for IOSH health & safety training courses. They deliver a wide range regulated training courses (RQF) in Lifeguard, First Aid and Health & Safety. Courses can be delivered onsite or candidates can join in courses being delivered at one of the training venues.

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Eight Best Practices for Planning an Online Event

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Planning an online event carefully is the key to success. To ensure your event’s success, here are eight best practices to follow:

  1. Identify your target audience
  2. Select an engaging topic
  3. Outline your event
  4. Choose a charismatic host
  5. Incorporate digital support tools
  6. Create a digital marketing plan geared towards your virtual audience
  7. Set up your online registration process
  8. Rehearse your event

Read on to learn more about what makes online events different than live functions, what types of events do well online, and how to make your online event a success.

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