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By admin / September 26, 2017

Win up to $50, swag and bragging rights in our #FMCC Contest!

Starting today, Sept. 26, we’re running a contest to see who can create the best calendar that celebrates their city, state, country or area. Here’s an idea of what you can create:

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By admin / September 26, 2017

5 things to do this fall in Göteborg, Sweden

Though many people know about Sweden’s capital city, Stockholm, the country’s second-largest city also has a lot to offer. The city and surrounding areas of Göteborg, Sweden are home to about 1.1 million people, and the city itself is growing to accommodate 700,000 residents by 2035. In 2021, Göteborg will celebrate its 400th birthday. As hospitality is one of Sweden’s most important industries, here are five ways to kick off fall in the port city that’s between Oslo, Norway and Copenhagen, Denmark:

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By admin / September 20, 2017

How to improve your social media bios

Your social media profile can be the way to make a strong first impression — and sometimes, might be the only chance you get to sell yourself to a prospective client, employer or partner...

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By admin / September 11, 2017

Learn more about the power of mobile and organization with #MediaChat and #MobileChat

Our CEO, Richard Carthon, was thrilled to take part in a recent #MediaChat to discuss FollowMyCal, marketing and promotion tips and how mobile apps are changing the consumer landscape.

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By admin / September 8, 2017

“Talk Like a Pirate Day” and more: 4 national holidays to celebrate in September

September offers several days to celebrate a variety of foods, including National Wiener Schnitzel Day on Sept. 9, National Double Cheeseburger Day on Sept. 15, Rice Krispies Treats Day on Sept. 18 and National Ice Cream Cone Day on Sept. 22.

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By admin / September 6, 2017

11 top back-to-school apps for students, educators and lifelong learners

Fall is in the air, and with it, school bells ring. Many students and teachers — across ages and grades — are embracing more digital resources and tools to help them research, learn, lecture and study. Instead of sharpening your №2 pencil, take note of these apps, which can help you complete tasks from calculating equations to keeping up with current events:

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By admin / August 29, 2017

Looking to build your online influence? Become a curator

In today’s world of 24–7 news and an abundance of marketing messages, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to stand out on social media platforms. Many are trying several tricks to shout over the noise online, but it’s taking crazier stunts and “out there” branding to draw attention, much less keep it. In order to capture your audience’s attention, you must offer something of value — not just another promotion or sales pitch about your upcoming product or service. However, you don’t have to burn yourself out creating new content at breakneck speeds in order to accomplish this. What’s the secret? Curation.

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By admin / August 25, 2017

Get your nerd on with these comic cons, geek galas and horror-fests

There’s no shortage of events for those who love to geek out. From comic cons and collectible fairs to steampunk festivals and fright fests, there are several kinds of fairs for members of all fandoms. Add these upcoming events to your calendar: Join the crowd at Salt Lake Comic Con.

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By admin / August 22, 2017

10 must-have items to bring to your next event

“Be prepared” is the Boy Scouts’ motto, but it doesn’t hurt to adapt it into your life. Whether you’re attending a conference, dropping in on a networking bash or gearing up for a festival or concert, there are several things that can help you make the most of it. Gather these 10 essentials before you embark on your next event:

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By admin / August 9, 2017

4 wizard-worthy Harry Potter events you must attend

It’s been 20 years since “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” (or “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in the United States”) was published, and wizards and witches all over the world are celebrating. Whether you’re a Ravenclaw, Slytherin, Gryffindor or Hufflepuff, there are a ton of ways to celebrate your house pride. Daring muggles can also expose themselves to magic with these events that include concerts, festivals and more:

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By admin / August 9, 2017

How events (and a calendar app) can be the most powerful PR and marketing weapons

Events are some of the easiest (and most effective) ways to boost your bottom line and breathe life into your branding and business efforts. By hosting or attending events, you can learn new skills, better network, earn extra money and more. Here’s how both virtual and in-person events can breathe life into your PR and marketing efforts — and how FollowMyCal (a free social calendar platform) can help with each step:

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By admin / August 9, 2017

6 ways to use Twitter chats to boost your brand — and skill set

Though many social media platforms are focusing on real-time interaction, Twitter has always been the site to watch events unfold.

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