How to Keep Your VIP Attendees Happy—and Returning to Your Events
How to Keep Your VIP Attendees Happy—and Returning to Your Events
VIPs drive revenue for your events. Whether they’re frequent attendees or people who’ve paid extra for workshops or exclusive networking opportunities, you’ll want to make a lasting impression upon them so they’ll re-register next year. Follow these steps to reward VIPs in ways that go beyond the standard swag and tell your most valuable customers […]
Breaking: Significant Update from Apple Regarding Branded Event Apps
December 20, 2017
We just got the call from Apple that, minutes ago, they updated section 4.2.6 in the App Store Review Guidelines to read as follows: 4.2.6 Apps created from a commercialized template or app generation service will be rejected unless they are submitted directly by the provider of the app’s content. These services should not submit apps on […]
A Day in the Life Series - Meet Kyle Louis
A Day in the Life Series – Meet Kyle Louis
October 23, 2017
  Meet Kyle Louis Title: Mobile Build Engineer Location: HQ DoubleDutch Tenure: 5 year TL;DR I came to DoubleDutch in November 2012. The team was quite small then and it was very exciting to have an impact every day. While my impact has changed and evolved over nearly 5 years at DoubleDutch, I still find joy in contributing […]
These Event Tech Tools Will Make Any Event Prof’s Life Easier
October 12, 2017
Modern event profs have an exciting variety of new tools to help pull off the perfect event, whether it’s the all-important annual user conference or a more intimate conversion event. You now have the power to streamline and automate nearly every step in the event planning process, saving time and providing a seamless experience for your […]
Important Apple Update Regarding White Label Apps
October 6, 2017
  *** UPDATE – 10/6/2017 *** There has been a significant development in Apple’s position on white label event apps that should benefit DoubleDutch customers. Specifically, Apple has indicated that they will grandfather all DoubleDutch powered apps that are in the App Store by 12/31/17, thus protecting the white label event app model for existing DoubleDutch […]
Event Planners, Get More Out of Your Paid Speakers in 3 Easy Steps
October 5, 2017
This is the first part of a three-part series by Shane Brethowr, founder of Overflow Story Lab, about how to make the most of your event speakers before, during and after the event. External speakers are expensive. In fact, they can be one of the most costly elements of an event, typically ranging from $5,000 […]
A Day in the Life Series - Meet Ryan Finn
A Day in the Life Series – Meet Ryan Finn
October 3, 2017
  Meet Ryan Finn Title: Enterprise Account Manager Location: Phoenix DoubleDutch Tenure: ~1 year TL;DR I came to DoubleDutch in December 2016. The Phoenix startup scene is hot right now and I was looking for a company with a world-class mobile platform, a great culture, and was hoping to be closer to home in central Phoenix (I’m a […]
Why We Bought Eventgrid
September 28, 2017
It’s no secret that event registration and event apps go together.   Just about every event that DoubleDutch has powered over the last six years has had some sort of registration system behind it – over the years we’ve integrated with over 100 unique systems that perform critical pre-event functions like event registration and event […]
3 Tips to Pull Off the Perfect Conversion Event
September 26, 2017
It might seem like an inordinate amount of your time goes to pulling off a signature event every year. It’s The Big One. There are intimate customer dinners, workshops for prospects and keynotes where all are welcome. Attendees enjoy top-notch entertainment and refuel with catering you carefully selected. These events are exciting and important. But […]
A Day in the Life – Director of Sales
September 20, 2017
As I thought about writing this post about my average day, I was reminded of something my manager told me when I started my first sales job as a college graduate. “It’s the people man, I love the people,” he said when I asked him what motivated him to work so hard. The “people” he […]

Techie Pipe Dreams and Software Sales

By |March 13, 2015|

We’ve all been there. You get a new gig and drink the Kool-Aid; your company is disrupting the [fill in the blank] industry and changing the world. There are many reasons people join a company. But when you are in software sales in Silicon Valley, techie pipe dreams don’t close deals and the actual quality [...]

Introducing Event Performance: How To Do Events Better

By |February 17, 2015|

Successful businesses make good calls when faced with difficult decisions. Sometimes you just go with your gut, but whenever possible, you pay attention to all the data at your disposal and use it to ensure the best possible outcomes. Email marketers for example take advantage of an immense amount of data collected from their contacts [...]

Some Valentine's Day Love for our DoubleDutch Customers

By |February 13, 2015|

By: John Valdez, Customer Success Manager It’s that time of year again, when holding a boombox over your head, rushing to that special someone before their plane departs, or breaking into song all seem like perfectly acceptable gestures to get your lovestruck message across. This Valentine’s Day, we decided to write a love-letter-blog (is that [...]

Attending the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona? Get your party on with the EnjoyMWC mobile app

By |February 11, 2015|

  The Mobile World Congress 2015, which will take place in Barcelona during the first week of March, is expecting to attract 90,000+ people. Many of the attendees come for the Congress but stay for the parties, several of which attract the ‘who’s who’ of the mobile industry. Imagine you could connect with the right [...]

Help our Mission Neighbors

By |January 30, 2015|

On Wednesday evening, January 28th, a devastating fire destroyed the homes and livelihoods of dozens of Mission residents. One person was tragically killed and six were injured in the blaze. At least 40 residents have been displaced. In the aftermath of this tragedy, many have already rallied to support those affected by the fire. Most of [...]

Master the Art of Social Media for Events

By |January 29, 2015|

  Give your social media strategy a pick-me-up. When hosting an event, social media can play a crucial role in promotion, engagement and drumming up business. So in an effort to help event professionals master the art of social media, I recently hosted a webinar. You can watch the recording here. Prior to the webinar, I [...]

Ditch the Buzzwords: What the Hell is a Data-Driven Event and Why Does it Matter?

By |January 21, 2015|

I don’t know about you, but I’m sick of reading articles replete with buzzwords demanding that we conduct data-driven business and make data-driven decisions and blend data-driven smoothies with kale. Because the fact of the matter is, very few of these articles actually have DATA to back them up. So, instead of telling our customers [...]

3 New Features to Kick Off the New Year

By |January 13, 2015|

It’s a new year and we are starting off 2015 right with an exciting announcement. Today, we launched three new features that can be used now in the event app platform. To top it off, the updates have a little something for everyone: event organizers, the exhibitors and booth staff, and our beloved attendees. Lead [...]

The Best Event Apps of 2014

By |December 23, 2014|

2014 has been an incredible year at DoubleDutch. We added a boatload of new features to our event app platform, grew the organization by over 100%, and even picked up some awards along the way. But, the true shining moments from this past year came from our customers. Taking Event Apps to the Limit This [...]

How to Supercharge Your Annual Team Meetings

By |December 2, 2014|

How can a mobile app add a new, digital dimension to your annual team meetings? Read on to find out in our "How to Supercharge your Annual Team Meetings" webinar recap: There are many types of internal meetings. We decided to focus on two main types: Company-wide meetings include the entire organization and typically happen [...]

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