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What's NEW at FNO!

 
March 2014:

Another New My List Improvement! Level 2 and 3 members, there are now a few more helpful ways for you to sort your My List events. Head on over to your My List and click the "Sort My List" drop down menu to check these new options out.

Pro Search Improvement. All members will now notice a new city feature in Pro Search. Once you select a state and begin to enter a city, a drop down will display with city choices. Check it out!


February 2014:

Level 2 Pro Members can now Search their MyList. At the top of your MyList you will now see a search box allowing you to locate certain events by key word, city, and more. Enjoy!

Festival Images now in Pro Search. Promoters, remember you can now upload individual images to accompany your listings for enhanced exposure throughout our web site. Event images now also appear in Pro Search!


January 2014:

A new share bar on shop home pages. In addition to the convenient share bar found with every Marketplace item, there is now a new share bar on all the shop's main pages. Just look for this share bar throughout the Marketplace to quickly post stores and individual items to social network sites like Pinterest, Facebook, G+, Twitter, and more!

Note to Seller now included in Checkout. Buyers can now type a note to sellers when they check out in the Marketplace. Let your customers know.


November 2013:

Finally! You can filter performer pay in Pro Search. In the Entertainment portion of Pro Search, members can now search by a pay range or find events that pay any amount. Keep in mind that many events have not entered their pay range, although they do actually pay. It is always smart to get in touch with each event to verify performer pay information.


October 2013:

Easier-to-Find Marketplace Categories! The Marketplace just got easier to navigate with our new user friendly categories in the sidebar! Additionally, artists will find a couple of new categories to list their items under!

New Pro Search Functions. You can now search by multiple deadline month and multiple event type in Pro Search! If you're logged in, visit Pro Search now to try it out!

Major Savings for Basic members! Add a rating on events where you have exhibited or performed and you get a $1 for each rating toward an upgrade to Pro level access! After 5 ratings you get $5 off! You can then continue to earn a buck for every show you rate, up to a whopping $15 off any Pro Level membership! Head over to Pro Search for more details!

Add a Festival Search Widget to your Website! Want to add an incredible festival and events search box to your site or blog? We have made it easier than ever for you to do this, adding great dynamic content to your site for free. Visit the festival search widget page to get started!

You can now easily rearrange your Marketplace Items. Customize the look of your FestivalNet Shop further by changing the order of your products.

Cities now listed on all state pages. We've recently added city names to all our state pages to improve search engine rank and the visitor's experience on these pages! Visit this festival search page & click your state!


August 2013:

Great news for Festivals! Promoters, you can now upload a photo to accompany your festival information! We are working on adding these photos throughout the website in the many pages where your events appear. Please add your photo today!

More Pics for Pro Members! You can now add lots more photos to your gallery! Level 1 comes with 15 images, Level 2 comes with 25, and a whopping 40 images is allowed with Level 3. Photos are a great way to improve your ranking on our site, so make the most of your profile and upload more images today!

New for Affiliates! We have added a couple new affiliate referral widgets. Head on over to Affiliate Tools for your personalized profile widget. There's also a new one for your shop!



July 2013:

New in our Marketplace! We've added a separate shop welcome message that will appear at the top of each seller's shop home page! Sellers can add a Shop Welcome message via Shop Settings. Peruse the Marketplace today to see this fresh look.

New Pro Perk in the Fest Biz Directory! Now there is a blue ribbon designation accompanying the business ads of all Pro Members in the Festival Busines Directory. These ads appear at the top of the search results, giving Pro Members the leading edge in gaining valuable exposure for their business.


June 2013:

Make the most of your FestivalNet Marketplace shop. Visit our new shop tips and marketing pointers page! You can access this via the help link in 'manage my shop'.


Festival Promoters are now able to reply to ratings left on their events. This new system will hopefully reduce misunderstandings that may have occurred or give the promoter an equal chance to defend or appreciate any comments left.



April 2013:

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.



March 2013:

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!

Woo Hoo! FestivalNet's database has tipped 25,000 North American events!



February 2013:

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!



September 2012:

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!



July 2012:

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.



June 2012:

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.



March 2012:

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.

February 2012:

In Pro Search, US & Canada have been added as region options and we now offer "until full" in the deadline area.

November 2011:

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.

October 2011:

New Pro Search items! You can now:

  • Sort your results by exhibitor and food fees
  • Search by region (or by one state or multiple states selected in any combination)
  • Search by date range
  • Also, food vendors can now exclude events that allow only local or non profit booths from their results.
For Pro Members Levels 2 & 3
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.


July 2011:

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.

March 2011:

  • If you are a Level 2 member, when you make notes on an event, those notes will now show with a red "view/edit" next to the "my notes" link in order to stand out from events you have not written notes on.
  • Promoters, several improvements have been made to the add/update event form.
  • In lieu of deleting festivals we've deemed inappropriate to list, we will keep them in your search results with a "No Publish" headline and not reveal the contact info. This is an effort to educate our members on events that we have stopped listing.

February 2011:

       
FNO Marketplace Items:
  • The Paypal improvement is up and running! Sellers now simply enter their Paypal email to get paid via Paypal.
  • "One of a kind" item option now available, no need to enter stock or restock amounts!
  • Tag suggestions now functional! Helps build consistent tagging within categories.
  • You can now add special shipping prices for overweight/oversized items (note: flat rate must not be selected in seller settings or it defaults to that). Flat rate is only useful for sellers with overweight/oversized items where one price works for all.

December 2010:

       
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!

October 2010:

       
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!

March 2010:

       
Members can now rate changes to the FNO site. Click here to see how.

January 2010:
 
       
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. 

November 2009:

        Musicians can now add songs to their FNO profile!

October 2009:

        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

September 2009:

        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!

April 2009:

        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!

March 2009:

      Export more info.  Level 3 members may now export application deadline date
               in addition to previously included fields.


February 2009:

  
      FNO Community launched!
 
  • Create your own site and:
    • display a personal profile
    • publish a blog
    • upload photos and/or videos
    • add events to a personal calendar
    • build a friends list
  • Connect with other members in FNO Community Forums
       FNO Pro Members Search redesigned.  Search criteria is now organized by category.


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
  • Now you can save your search options in the Pro Member's Search! Check out the "save as my default search" button.
  • Level 2 members now have the ability to add multiple shows to their "My List" and can write notes about shows in their list.
  • Level 3 members can now keep track of how many shows they've exported.
  • All Pro Members can utilize the new "Get Directions" link which will route the way to the show! 
  • You can now search for "One day shows only."
VIP PROGRAM - Become a Very Important Promoter with FNO
  • Assistance with keeping your events updated on the FNO site.
  • Deep Discounts on Featured Events and other FNO advertising.
  • Special designation as a VIP Promoter in All Festival & Events search results
    and in any Featured Events you purchase.  Learn more here.

Members can now search for shows that have been recently updated
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.

Promoter Ratings
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.

Featured Links!

Check out our featured links!  If you would like your company listed there, contact Judith.

Promoter Packages
Festivals: take advantage of free co-promotional opportunities.


 
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