Make Events Interactive with Twitter and Instagram
These days, people and companies use Twitter and Instagram to share detailed information about their events. Social networking sites also help in making events engaging and entertaining, thanks to hashtag walls. Let's take a look at some points to know more about using Twitter and Instagram hashtag walls.
Use Twitter to offer personalized experience
Sometimes, events can prove to be boring and turn out to be overwhelmingly impersonal experience for participants. Do you wish to offer something to the people attending your event? Do you wish to offer them a new way to speak up? Twitter hashtag walls might prove to be the right option! Usually, live tweets are visible only to Twitter users. However, Tweet walls integrate those valuable tweets and present them on big screen to entertain all your event's attendees.Tweet walls can help you to make your event interesting. Allowing everyone to post photos and Tweets on your Twitter wall will make sure that everyone gets equal opportunity to share their feelings about your event. Everyone will get enough attention.
Twitter walls are popularly used during various events like brand launches, college meetings, business conferences, birthday celebration, convocation, marriages, and concerts. Creating Twitter wall is simple. All that you need to get started is an internet connection, desktop PC/ laptop/ or tablet PC along with projector and screen. You will also need to download Twitter wall creating tool. You can either opt for free version or premium version, depending on your budget for the event and features that you are looking for.
Free tools lack in features, but most of them are simple and reliable. Some of the most popular Twitter wall tools are- Social Media Wall, Another Tweet on the Wall, Tweetbeam, HootFeed, Visible Tweets, Twitterfall, etc.
Instagram walls can help to capture that event from every possible angle
This photo/video sharing social networking site can help you to make your wedding event special. Instagram walls can allow you to make your wedding interesting and exciting for all your attendees. Instagram hashtag wall will allow your wedding attendees to capture and share images in live feed during the event.
Attendees who are pro in using Instagram can capture images and upload them with hashtag so that everyone attending the event can watch them on projector screen. On the other hand, people who are not present during the occasion can use Instagram to look at all the images captured by various users present during the event. There are several free tools that can create Instagram hashtag wall. Most of them allow you to save and download all the photos associated with your hashtag. All that you need to create Instagram hashtag wall is internet connection, desktop PC/ laptop/ or tablet PC along with projector and screen.
Choosing that perfect hashtag
Choosing the best possible #hashtag is the most important and first step to be performed in-order to create that perfect Twitter and Instagram wall. Hashtag for Twitter and Instagram should consist of ten characters or less. It should be descriptive, unique and simple, so that people can easily remember it.
There are no specific set of rules for creating hashtag. So, some people also use their event's date and city in hashtag. Experts suggest that this may not prove to be useful if you are planning to re-use your hashtag. Inserting date and city can also end-up making the hashtag lengthy and difficult to remember for people.
After selecting hashtag for your event, use search option in Twitter and Instagram to make sure that the hashtag that you have chosen has not been used before. Promoting your hashtag on your website, event banners, etc. is the last step to be taken. You will definitely start feeling excited and happy when you will see people using your hashtag while talking about the concerned event.
People can virtually participate in your event
In case of wedding, let your friends and relatives use the hashtag even before the starting of the event. Once the event starts, make sure that you inform your audience about your hashtag. Motivate them to use Twitter and Instagram. Adding social media to your wedding cannot only make it interesting, but also memorable! It is advisable to download Instagram and Twitter Hashtag Walls content after the event. So that you can go through all the Tweets and Instagram's images all over again.
Popular and economical option to increase participation in business meetings
It is advisable to relay live Tweets from speeches, statements made by guests and VIP attendees. Especially, if you are planning to use Twitter or Instagram hashtag walls during business conference, meeting or company's event. This will enable people to virtually keep themselves updated about the event and also to ask questions using Twitter hashtag. Hashtag walls also help you to get better social media and search engine converge for your event, and that too, without spending much!
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