What's NEW at FNO!
New! Hop on over to our advanced search page. Select your state and start typing a city in the city field! We think you will like this new feature.
New! If you are selling your CDs or MP3s in the Marketplace, visitors can now stream your music right from each item's description in your shop!
New! Woo Hoo! FestivalNet's database has tipped 25,000 North American events!
We have instituted a new handmade items designation. We know how important it is that handmade producers are represented correctly so now in your Modify Profile settings you will choose this designation if you produce handmade items. Go to Modify Profile to select your designation. Read more!
Pro Members will now find a link in their My Account area called Site Stats! Your stats let you know how many hits you're getting to your FestivalNet profile, shop, gallery, songs, and more!
There's a new progress bar in your account area to let you know what else you can do to enhance your FestivalNet profile for better exposure on our website! Read more!
Pro Members - there's a new discount code for your 10% at Motel 6 Nationwide! Click the Motel 6 bonus link in your My Account area. If you're not a Pro Member yet, Go to Upgrade/Renew so you can start saving too and take advantage of these other awesome new tools!
We've added a place for subscriber comments in our newsletters! Check it out in September's editions! Also, we now offer a "Featured Festival" spot in all newsletters, fantastic new exposure for your event. Get in touch with Judith for all advertising options!
Now when you edit your FestivalNet profile, you have the option to see your changes right away by clicking 'view your changes' after submitting the modifications. To create or modify your profile, log in and click 'my account' and look for the 'modify profile' option under 'your profile.' Be sure to upload a profile image too and opt in our Fest Biz Directory for added exposure!
We now have a ton of helpful ideas and opportunities for you to promote your event! Check out our new Event Promotion page for more details.
Making things easier for you is what we're all about! Take a look at our new, cleaner, easy-to-search Newsletter Archive. Here you'll see all of our helpful newsletters listed in a tabbed view, making it easy to flip through back issues, as well as our most recent articles displayed on-page.
A new landmark! FNO is proud to announce we now have 750,000 monthly visitors to the website and have a whopping 24,000+ events listed in our database.
On our "Tell a Friend" page, if you are logged in and are a FNO Affiliate or Pro Member, your affiliate number will auto-load in the message making earning your affiliate commission all the easier (more info on our affiliate program). In addition, your name and email will also load in the form for your convenience. Also, we now add your affiliate number to the codes on our "Link to FNO" page.
There is a new area at the top of the Pro Search results page that will tell you what you entered as search criteria.
Also, in the Pro Search results, Level 2 or 3 members will see "View/Edit" in red next to "My Notes" if they have added notes on an event. Lets you easily tell which events have notes and which don't.
In Pro Search, US & Canada have been added as region options and we now offer "until full" in the deadline area.
Festivals and promoters with a paid Pro account can now add their show applications to their profile for easy access by exhibitors! Other Pro Members can add flyers or product information documents. Allowed file types are DOC and PDF. There is a new tab in "My Account" called 'My Applications' for festival/promoter members and 'My Documents' for all others.
Members, you now have an option to set your default landing page of your festivalnet URL (also known as your EPK). The landing page can be either your profile/info page, shop, blog, photos, or videos. There is a new drop down list in the modify profile screen in your "My Account" area.
New Pro Search items! You can now:
When printing the list of shows in your 'MyList', the events will now print one per page.
We added a New Newsletter
Sign up to receive our Weekly Updates Newsletter of recently added, updated or canceled events! Go to "My Account" and click "Manage Your E-lists" to sign up!
For All Pro Members
You now have the option to embed a Youtube video or upload one to your FNO profile! To see how this works, go to "My Account" and click on the "videos" tab and click "add video". Enjoy!
New in Show Ratings
Thanks to your feedback on our "Vote for Changes" page, we've added a new item in the show rating form, a line to indicate your gross sales for that event. Please remember to rate shows you've attended, it helps everyone!
Also, if your medium is listed in your FNO profile, that will show up in the ratings display so other people can specifically see what each rater did at the event they have rated.
We added an online chat feature! Now when you're in your "My Account" area, the join page, pro search, and other pages on the site, you will notice the "Click for Live Help" box on the bottom right hand side of the screen. If we're available to chat and if you need assistance, we look forward to chatting with you.
FNO Marketplace Items:
Pro search now has multi-select for state, month, booths allowed and music type. Use the control key to select more than one for these drop down categories!
The FNO Marketplace has launched!
Check out our new videos:
Why go Pro?
How to use the FNO Pro Search
NEW PRO MEMBER & FESTIVAL FEATURES:
"My List" & "My Notes" are now auto updated in Pro search.
You can now select multiple music types in Pro search.
Festivals can now show their profile image with their events and events are auto-added to their profile calendar!
Members can now rate changes to the FNO site. Click here to see how.
Turn your FNO profile into your EPK (Electronic Press Kit)! Easily send your customized profile to Festival Promoters straight from the full show details page by clicking the new "send my EPK" link next to the promoter's email address.
Musicians can now add songs to their FNO profile!
FNO Partners with Artist Career Training!
Visit this page to learn all about this partnership: Exposure = Success TeleSeries; Exclusively for Festival Network Online Pro Crafter and Artist Members
Member Calendar Feature Added
Now you can add events to your personal calendar. Check out the "Add event to My Calendar" link in the Pro Search results or edit your calendar from your account area!
FNO partners with Motel 6.
Now all paid FNO members can save 10% at over 1000 Motel 6 locations nationwide! To learn more about the program, click here. If you are already an FNO Pro Member (levels 1-3), get the discount code by clicking on "Special Bonus" in My Account.
Fest Biz Directory now links to your FNO Community profile.
Now if you opt to be listed in our Festival Biz Directory, your listing will link back to your FNO Community profile!
Profiles with photos are listed first, so be sure you upload a photo!
Export more info. Level 3 members may now export application deadline date
in addition to previously included fields.
FNO Community launched!
April 2008: You can now use Canadian Zip Codes in the Zip Code Radius Search
February 2008: FNO HAS A NEW WEBSITE!
Pro Member Features
To check out this new feature, log in and once you are at the search database, check out #4. There is an option to select recently edited shows. Basic Members and Pro Members have access to this feature! Remember, if you need tech support just let us know! 828-658-2779
Multiple Fest Biz Categories
Hey FNO Members, want your business to appear in more than one category in the Festival Biz directory? Now you can! Log in, click 'My Account', and select up to three categories for your business.
In addition to show ratings, you can now rate the promoters. Check out the ratings box in your search results.
Paid Pro Members: Swap Links with FNO!
Want your website to tap into 750,000+ unique visitors per month? Land a link on the new member's links page when you link to FNO on your website. Contact Carrie for more details. Visit this page for FNO banners and buttons.
Festivals: take advantage of free co-promotional opportunities.