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How to Make Your Event More Interactive

How to Get Your Event Noticed

by Julie Cochrane


Adding your event for free in the database is a great first step! You're on your way to getting noticed in a big way as we get over 750,000+ monthly visitors! Be sure your listing has a great description and your event details are accurate and complete. Here are some additional ways to increase your exposure.


Co-Promote with FestivalNet

We offer some sweet co-promotion opportunities! You scratch our back, we scratch yours! You get free Featured Event exposure for your event in exchange for promoting FestivalNet! Learn more here.


Featured Events


Place your event at the top of the general search results and on the Featured Events Map. Top Position Exposure to 750,000+ visitors and 20+ million page views per month! Up to 11 months of exposure for one low price (no reoccurring monthly fees). Your featured event also gains exposure on highly trafficked pages via this button ad on the left throughout our site. Learn more here.




You can also buy advertising like Banner, Button, or Newsletter ads. View our very reasonable rates and learn more here.


Social Media


Also, enjoy the benefit of our ever-growing Facebook presence. Feel free to shout out your show's website there: - keep it conversational and personal and be sure to say hey! On Twitter? We will also retweet you if you include us in your tweet! Find us there as @festivalnet


Newsletter Content


Maybe someone on your festival staff is a good writer and can contribute an article for one of our monthly newsletters! Peruse our archives to see what topics we publish: Your author's byline can include links to your website! It's a great way to increase your SEO too.


Your Public Profile


In addition to listing your event(s), be sure to also fill out all the details of your FestivalNet Community profile! Go to "My account" and select "modify profile" to get started. This gives you additional exposure beyond your festival listing(s). Plus your events automatically appear under the "Calendar" link in your Profile. You can even use your Profile as your website. It is great for your SEO and allows FestivalNet members and others to learn more about your business. Your profile can also be included in our free opt-in Festival Business Directory. Make sure you check this option when you modify your profile.


Call For Artists


Call for ArtistsConnect with over 65,000 artists and crafters who currently receive the "Call For Artists Web Page" Email Blast every week. Plus get listed in our special Call For Artists Web Page! We direct link to the Call For Artists web page in our monthly Artists & Crafters Newsletter! Also, enjoy extensive linking to the Call For Artists web page throughout and in other email newsletters. Click here to learn more.


Uploaded a photo to your event listing!


Events with unique images gain awesome visibility throughout the website! Head on over to your "manage my events" page and add an image to each of your listings.




Please, encourage your happy vendors to rate your shows! Both free and paid FestivalNet members are able to rate your shows and rate you as a promoter. The stars make your show 'glow' in our database! To help get this done, you might send an email to your vendor list, this is a great start:


To all our awesome event exhibitors and vendors,


Please take a minute to rate our shows at FestivalNet .com.


It will really help our events stand out in a good way! If you are not already a member of FestivalNet, you can join for free to add your ratings. The FestivalNet staff are always eager to assist, so get in touch with them if you need help using the site or rating events.


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As always, please get in touch with us if you have any questions! We hope you have an amazing festival!






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