15 Promotion Ideas to make your Event a Success
If you have planned an event, you will be looking for ways to make it successful. One of the best ways to make it successful is to promote and there are many ways that you can do that.
Some ways are simple and others are more difficult. Although you may have to spend a little bit of time promoting your event, by using the following tools, you will be able to have a successful event and will learn how to have greater success in the future.
1. Rely on your Network
Make sure that you keep your friends up-to-date on the planning process and encourage them to share your event with their friends.
2. Use Social Media to gather RSVPs
Social Media makes it easy for you to keep up with your RSVPs and share coupons and other important information.
3. Post your event on a multitude of social media sites
Not all people are active on the same sites and you may miss some if you only post the event on a few of them.
4. Don’t forget the #Hashtags
Hashtags will allow you to keep up with who is sharing your event so that you can interact with them individually.
5. Consider live streaming or live blogging your event
This will allow your event participants and attendees to promote your event by sharing the information you are providing.
6. Share videos after the event
This is a great way to generate interest about any future events that you may host. Generating leads for free and simple when you use this method.
7. Place Posters in Valuable locations
If your event is centered on college students, make sure that you hang posters at the nearby universities or colleges in your area.
8. Use your Email
Don’t forget to add a bit at the bottom of your digital signature on your emails that can promote your event when you email others.
9. Send Email Flyers
Send out a few flyers via email to your friends and asked that they share them with others who might be interested in your event.
10. Local News outlets
There are many tools that you can use locally to promote your event as well, such as the newspaper, the evening news, or even commercials on television.
11. Your website
Utilizing your website is one of the best ways to promote your event. Be sure that you link your social media sites to your event or your website.
If you have a blog, make sure that you promote your event through it. It is also a good idea to comment on other blogs that are similar to yours to promote your event.
13. Signs in Businesses
Check local businesses where people who would be interested in your event frequent and see if you can hang signs in their windows.
14. Hand out Flyers
Create a flyer for your event and handed out in strategic locations near the location of your event.
15. Offer an interview
If there is a popular radio station in your area, call them up and volunteer for an interview. This is a great way to promote your event and your company.
There are many ways that you can promote your event and many of them can be free. The trick is to plan your promotion well in advance of your event so that you will have ample amount of time for every promotion effort to be a success.