Social media networking websites have made it easy for professionals to connect with other workforce and clients. Talking about event planning, Facebook is the most vital tool the planner has at his/her disposal. Obviously, people involved with event planning using other planners can utilize Facebook and see the difference.
Event planning is not an easy thing. It requires a step-by-step procedure to be executed efficiently. At times, it can become stressful. To make it less stressful; provided here are the top tips for successful event planning with Facebook.
There are hundreds and thousands of users from event planning backgrounds or with relevant backgrounds on Facebook. You can search for them by using effective keywords to discover innovative ideas for your event. In fact, it would be good if you could connect with these people and let them suggest some ideas and tricks.
Find and endorse sponsors
For event planners, it is easy to find sponsors on Facebook who would like to throw the event. They are recognized by their status on their Facebook page saying “sponsor” or by many of their posts that describe it as a sponsor. Below mention are some usual ways to endorse sponsor for their contribution:
Make an album of their logos
Let the sponsor introduce the guest notes about their services or brand
Use any videos that the sponsor has of her/his company
Stay in touch and get more people involved
Part of successful planning is all about staying in touch with everyone involved in the project. Facebook allows users to make a closed group that can other users see. Only members of the closed group are allowed to interact or participate. Professional event planners take advantage of this kind of feature as it benefits him/her by interacting with customers, clients, and other professionals involved in the event planning.
Searching vendors, photographers, and journalists
With over 80 million active Facebook users, it is not tough to find professionals from the area of this field for your event. With Facebook, some of these tasks have been relatively easy to find people and hire for the work of the event. Since; the professionals have already been updated with their portfolios of their work it makes the task easier about which to choose.
It is one of the toughest parts of event planning that makes it easy for the attendees to buy tickets for the event. These days, different companies have tie-ups with Facebook to help event professionals sync their tickets with their brands making it easy for people to buy them. Furthermore, some companies also offer special offers or discounts on the purchase of tickets for the event through Facebook.
The real thing is after the completion of the event, use your Facebook page to increase the awareness of the celebration held. Provide it with images, short videos, etc. Thank people for participating and asking for feedback by asking questions or survey links and by inviting them to stay connected by subscribing to the company’s newsletter or forum.
These simple and basic tips can help greatly to plan a successful event with Facebook. It is indeed an essential and inexpensive tool through which you can turn your mediocre event into a full-blown celebration.