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  • Posted by Matt Milloway on Jan 27, 2016

    Ask These Four Questions Before Sending a Push Alert to Event Attendees

    Push alerts are powerful tools to reach attendees in real-time. From last minute scheduling changes to promotional sponsor messages, push alerts engage users when it matters most and offer a handful of value-added features meant to further expand the benefits of mobile technology over paper programs. Many event planners, however, fail to maximize the benefits from this service by overlooking important considerations regarding timing, context, and more. 

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  • Posted by Matt Milloway on Jan 18, 2016

    Understanding Mobile App User Login & Segmenting Content to Event Attendees

    A mobile event app greatly enhances the ability to tailor an event experience to the needs of different attendee groups. User password login and authentication enables event planners to limit certain documents to internal employees or give valuable contact information to registered attendees. The flexibility to dictate content access—an unrealistic concept with paper programs—gives mobile apps an advantage as attendee expectations and the importance of personalized content mounts with each passing year. 

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  • Posted by Matt Milloway on Jan 12, 2016

    Use the AppBurst Dashboard for All Event App Content Integration

    One of the biggest misconceptions behind mobile event app development is the learning curve associated with integrating content. While mobile technology represents an incredible opportunity to engage attendees, event hosts and planners must still contend with getting content into a mobile app. The AppBurst Dashboard greatly simplifies this process and puts full control in the hands of event hosts to upload and edit content via an intuitive content management system. 

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  • Posted by Matt Milloway on Jan 05, 2016

    Best Event Industry Articles: Volume 6

    AppBurst’s “Best Event Industry Articles” series aims to share insight related to the event industry from around the internet with a focus on mobile technology. Content sources range from event industry-specific blogs to major technology websites and everything in between. Along with original Apps For Events blog posts, we hope these summaries serve to better educate our readers on mobile technology and the many benefits of event apps.

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