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5 tools to promote your events online

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If you love meeting folks in person -- either to attract new friends and clients and opportunities or catch up with existing contacts -- it's a good idea to have engaging events. What's a good idea for an event? That's another article. But here are five tools to help you announce and promote your events online at little or no cost. 1. Facebook Page Event lets you to easily create a description of your event. Besides the when and where, you can add photos, videos, links and comments. By editing the page (at "Wall Settings"), you can make the event tab the default landing page for visitors. You can invite guests either by sending a message to your Facebook friends (from your Facebook event section) or by importing e-mail addresses from Outlook, LinkedIn, and other contact files. Tip: If you created Facebook lists, you can send invitations to particular lists. The guests can easily accept the invitation by clicking on the Facebook event page RSVP. Guests will be ...