How to get your event noticed!
Adding your free event listing at FestivalNet.com is a great first step! You're on your way to getting noticed in a big way as we get over 1,000,000+ monthly visitors and over 50+ million page views!
In addition to providing accurate and complete details in your event listings, be sure to add a photo and complete your FN profile. Here are some additional ways to increase your exposure.
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.
Place your event at the top of the general search results and on the FestivalNet.com Featured Events Map. Top Position Exposure to 1,000,000+ visitors and 50+ million page views per month! Up to 11 months of exposure for one low price (no reoccurring monthly fees). Also, Featured Events get cross-promotion on FestivalNet's Facebook page.
Your featured event also gains exposure on highly trafficked pages via this button ad on the left throughout our site. Learn more here.
Call For Artists
Connect with over 65,000+ artists and crafters who currently receive the FestivalNet.com "Call For Artists" 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, currently 62,000+ monthly subscribers. Also, enjoy extensive linking to the Call For Artists web page throughout FestivalNet.com and in other email newsletters. Learn more here.
You can also buy advertising like Banner, Button, or Newsletter ads. View our very reasonable rates and learn more here.
Also, enjoy the benefit of our ever-growing Facebook presence. Feel free to shout out your show's website there: http://www.facebook.com/festivalnet - 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
In addition to your free festival listings, an annual Pro Membership to FestivalNet gives you several advantages. Upload your festival applications & fliers, add your event's pictures & videos to your profile, & enjoy a link to your website in the Festival Business Directory. Click the chart to learn more.
Maybe someone on your festival staff is a good writer and can contribute an article for one of our monthly newsletters! Peruse our Newsletter 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 Festivalnet.com Public Profile
In addition to listing your event(s), be sure to also fill out all the details of your FN 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 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.
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 exhibitors and vendors to rate your shows! Both free and paid FestivalNet members are able to rate your events and rate you as a promoter. The stars make your show 'glow' in our database! (Click Pro View of My Events in My Account to see your current ratings.) To help get this done, you might send an email to your vendor list, that says something like this:
As always, please get in touch with us if you have any questions! We hope you have an amazing festival!