Whether you’re looking for a way to make a difference, brighten someone’s day or simply to set the stage for the next big viral video, a flash mob can be the answer. Figuring out how to organize and plan a flash mob, coming up with ideas for what to do with all those people once you have them congregated and knowing how to avoid any potential legal pitfalls are major hurdles that you’ll need to overcome along the way to creating a successful flash mob. Thanks to the collective wisdom of bloggers around the world, you can find everything you need to know to pull off a flash mob performance of epic proportions with these 30 blog entries.
What is a Flash Mob?
Before you can plan a memorable and exciting flash mob experience, you’ll need to know exactly what a flash mob is and how they work. These five blog entries cover plenty of ground in regard to the origin of flash mobs and their evolution since the term was coined in 2003.
Volunteering and Socially Conscious Flash Mobs
Though the first thing that most people think of when they hear the term “flash mob” is a choreographed dance routine or even a song-and-dance number, there are plenty of flash mob activities that can make a positive difference in your community. These five blog entries detail some of the ways that flash mobs can prove to be tools for positive progress.
Entertaining Flash Mob Ideas
Sometimes, an unexpected performance that pops up in an average location can be just the thing to boost an onlooker’s mood. If you’re looking to make the day of everyone in a crowded place, these five flash mob performances can serve as great inspiration. Whether you pull off your own version of these mobs or use them as a jumping-off point for brainstorming your own, there’s a wealth of ideas and knowledge contained in these five blog entries.
Flash Mob Marketing Ideas
As with so many other things in modern pop culture, there are ways to monetize your flash mob by using it as an attention-grabbing promotional tool for a product or service. These five marketing blog entries are filled with pointers about the best ways of making your flash mob a valuable tool to promote something you’re invested in.
How to Organize a Flash Mob
No matter what your aims are when you set out to plan your flash mob invasion of a public place, you’ll need to have a very strong idea of how to organize the event. Large numbers of people can get out of hand fairly quickly, which is why the wisdom provided by these five bloggers is invaluable to the budding flash mob mastermind.
Keeping Your Flash Mob Legal
While it may seem like it’s all fun and games, there can be some legal issues to contend with when you gather a massive crowd in a public area for any purpose. These five blog entries are all centered on the idea of flash mobs and their legal implications, but it’s important to note that they are no substitute for the advice of an attorney in your area. While these blogs can help you figure out the basics of flash mobs in terms of legality and liability, you should still make sure that you’re well aware of the laws in your area and apprised of the risks that come with organizing these events.
Updated article originally published on 29/01/2013