Festival and Event Websites: Create Traffic Online and On Foot!

Tendenci provides tools Festival and Event websites needs to engage your visitors and increase attendance to your event - all in one easy-to-use package! Looking to improve your Festival or Event Website? Consider these best practices.

Best Practices for Fesitvals and Event Websites:

 

1. Keep your Site Eventful with Constant Updates.

Whether it's adding stories about the Festival, adding new Calendar Events or even Pictures and Videos of featured Live Music, constant content updates keeps everyone informed and up to date on what's new.

What's more is having your site visitors pinpoint your site as a go to location for new information keeps them coming back for more. Using a Content Management System and showcasing new content on your homepage keeps you relevant, shows that your event or festival has plenty to offer, and has visitors continually coming back for more!

 

2. Make Sure It's Mobile: A Site that Moves with your Visitors.

Your website should make it easy for your visitors to find what they are looking for online and on location.

Imagine the people who are at a festival using your mobile app to find where they want to go or what is happening in the now...how can your mobile site help them find what they are looking for?

Because Events and Festivals bring in plenty of international traffic, we can build websites with multilingual capabilities that translate your site's content to match the languages of your international visitors. Whats more is, we also can design custom mobile themes that recognize and adapt to your site visitors' screen sizes depending on the device they are using, allowing them to view your site anytime, anywhere.

 

3. Your Website Should Reflect Who You Are.

Does your website reflect what your Events and Festivals are about? By creating a site that is visually pleasing but also consistent with your brand, your site visitors will get excited about what to expect and want to be there!

Visual appeal is such an important factor and we build sites that are just as nice to look at as they are to use. Take a look at our portfolio to see our website design services.

 

4. Seeing is Believing: Photos and Videos

Photos and Videos are the way to go when it comes to showing site visitors how fun and exciting your events and festivals are. Take Seeing pictures of how much fun the people were having just reels you in! Adding photos and videos not only brings information to your visitors in a quick and visual way, but also adds new content to your site. Hearing about an event is one thing, seeing how fun they actually are is another!

 

5. Calls to Action

What is the goal of your website? Whether you are looking for new visitors, raving fans to promote your festival, or volunteers for an event, you should make it easy for your visitors to take the action you want on your site! Add a DONATE NOW button or CONTACT US FOR MORE INFO or SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER call so your visitors know what you want them to do.

 

6. Integrating Social Media

There is a reason why social media has grown so much and so quickly thru the years: People love sharing their Experiences! Events and Festivals bring out of the ordinary experiences to those who join in, how does your site help your visitors share them? Making your content highly shareable is key to bringing in new (and free!) exposure.

Adding a Twitter RSS Feed to your site allows your event visitor's tweet to be fed directly onto your site, engaging site visitor with real time tweets from people at the event!

 

Try Tendenci Today!

We are strong believers in design and marketing, so we thoroughly enjoy helping to expand visitors to your site. Our award winning layouts will help your site  and the ability to keep the conversation going online.

Your new event packed website can let your visitors know what they are missing in a fun informative way.

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