User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


46° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

JazzFest Takes Advantage Of Social Media

July 17, 2010, 10:10 PM by Molly Miles

SIOUX FALLS, SD - Thousands of people were at Yankton Trail Park Saturday night, finishing out the final night of Jazzfest. But even those who don't make it out to the festival can find out exactly what's happening...With a little technological help.

Jazzfest draws people looking for great music and good conversation. This year, organizers wanted to make sure the conversation also made it online--so they hired social marketing firm 9 Clouds to keep everyone connected to what's happening at JazzFest.

"I think it is a really cool way to get people involved and excited about JazzFest mixing face to face communication with online mediums" said 9 Clouds employee Amy Colgan.

If you came to the 9 Clouds booth on the festivals grounds they'll help you update your Facebook, Twitter, or even shoot a video about how much fun you're having.

"People that come by tell us why they love JazzFest in 12 seconds or less and we can instantly upload it," Colgan said.

People in the tent are also constantly posting updates and pictures of the crowd and performances. But regular people can get in on the communication, too. People can post from their own phones or computers and link to JazzFest's different social media pages.

"Were tweeting right now, hey are you at JazzFest? You need to come, this band is playing right now, so people that aren't here can stay up to day on what is happening now," Colgan said.

The booth doesn't just share information; someone will answer your questions if you post them on Twitter.

“If your curious how is the traffic, or has the band started we'll see it on twitter and we will respond to it,” Colgan said.

In the past three days, JazzFest's posted more than fifty videos and thousands of tweets.
And JazzFest's flow of conversation is keeping concert-goers coming.

Previous Story

Next Story




 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

You may also like

SF Murder Victim Stabbed, Suspect Got Pills

4/17/2014 10:12 AM

Sioux Falls Police have released the names of the suspect and victim in the city's second homicide of 2014.

Full Story
FBI Investigates Suspected Serial Child Molester

4/22/2014 1:14 PM

The FBI is asking for help to identify at least 90 victims of a suspected serial child predator who worked in American schools worldwide for four deca...

Full Story
Car Against Guard Rail On I-229

4/21/2014 7:24 AM

Sioux Falls Police and the South Dakota highway patrol responded to a crash around 11:45 Sunday night. The initial call came in as a vehicle fire...

Full Story | Watch
SFPD: 80 Involved In Overnight Bar Fight

4/18/2014 11:42 AM

Sioux Falls Police broke up a large fight Friday morning at Bigs Sports Bar on West 12th Street.

Full Story
Man Hurt In Motorcycle Crash On I-90

4/19/2014 11:00 PM

A man was rushed to the hospital Saturday night after crashing his motorcycle near Hartford. A helicopter was flown in to take the man to the hospital...

Full Story


Events

 
 
KELOLAND TV: 501 S. Phillips Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone: 605.336.1100 · Breaking News call: 1-800-888-5356
Web Site Design and Custom Programming By: Lawrence & Schiller© 2014 KELO-TV -- KELOLAND.COM -- ALL RIGHTS RESERVED