Academy Blog Posts

How to Turn a Live Event Into a Virtual One

Live events are being cancelled all around the globe, and yet we know we can’t go another year without live interactions. Businesses are suffering without event marketing in their repertoire, and that’s a huge issue. Imagine how valuable you will be to your company if you have the know-how to convert a physical event to a virtual one without cancelling? Here are five essential steps to make that happen.

Ballsy Questions You Should Ask In a Job Interview

With the upcoming recession, jobs are going to be at a premium. When faced with a surplus of qualified candidates for an ever-shrinking pool of jobs, you better make sure you catch the eye during your interview. Instead of struggling to find the right questions, here are three ballsy ones that we wish candidates will ask more often.

Most popular types of Virtual Events happening today

While there are many companies who have great products and platforms, not many do enough to present the use cases for their solutions. Just what kind of events will be suitable virtually? Here are 5 types of virtual events people are hosting in 2020.

Save the planet through Virtual Events

The trend for events globally over the past few years have been on sustainability. Organisers around the world are starting to realise how much carbon footprint they are leaving behind every three-day convention. It’s no wonder the need to minimise our impact on the environment should be a priority. Virtual events are the unlikely saviours.

NOTW // Why Remote Work is Creating A Digital Jobs Divide

As countries are relaxing quarantine measures and re-energising their economy, companies have stuck to working from home. In this week’s news, we look at CNBC’s article <>, and explore the potential risk of widening social inequality that might be perpetuated through remote work.$

Work-Life Balance is Dead

Technology has undeniably changed the way we work. We are always on our phones, and it has become virtually impossible for us to separate work from our private lives. Being easily able to connect to work all the time has killed our work-life balance.

Here’s How to Get More Traffic to Your Virtual Events

Virtual and online events allow businesses to reach a global audience with hundreds of people in different places at different times. However, promoting a virtual event is vastly different from a live one, and there is nothing more heartbreaking than pouring your soul into an event only to have no attendees. Here are two specific event advertising strategies that will ensure your online program won’t get lost in the digital shuffle.

Book Review: Work-Life Balance for Dummies

Jeni Mumford and Katherine Lockett’s <> is a must-read for any employee. Although the book was first published eight years ago, it remains relevant until today. With the ubiquity of technology, it has become even harder for people to pull themselves away from work. Here is the essence from the self-help book that will ensure you do not neglect work-life balance.

4 Mistakes to Avoid when Hosting Virtual Events

Due to the global coronavirus pandemic, more companies are opting to host virtual events for client engagement. This is the most effective way for them to promote their products or services online.
However, even with all the necessary tools at hand, it does not guarantee the success of your online event because of simple, easily avoidable mistakes. Here are our top 4 most common mistakes to avoid and a few recommendations to help you organize a successful virtual event.