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WordPress Website Worskshop: Episode 1 – Event Marketing

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Thursday, May 5th at 2pm Eastern – Events Calendar for WordPress

Courtney and I are back this week with more info to help you grow your business online. Check out our short podcast above about this week’s topic:

Better Promote Your Events Using the Event Calendar Pro WordPress Plugin

Like so many things “web,” integrating your events with your website can be confusing… or costly when you factor in a webmaster. But the fact is, you’re missing out if you’re not consistently posting your events to your website. And that’s because any type of special event you participate in or host can mean significant growth for your business… They keep your ideal customers thinking about you!

So in typical GFYD Member fashion, we’ve found a plug-in to help you manage your events as easily as you add a new blog post: Event Calendar Pro. And we’ve got all the details for you in our next LIVE webinar THIS THURSDAY, MAY 5th at 2PM EDT. (Not in eastern time zone? check the time in your area here.)

Register here for the webinar…

https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/343461985

With Event Calendar Pro, your SEO won’t suffer anymore because you won’t have to erase old event details and replace them with new ones. Your bank account won’t suffer either because you won’t have to pay anyone to post new events for you. No, Event Calendar Pro will put YOU in control… so you can announce & manage upcoming events with SEO-optimized pages!

PLUS, the Event Calendar Pro plugin allows you to:

  • Display your events in a list or calendar view on the “Events Page”
  • Display a sidebar widget on posts or pages of upcoming events
  • Integrate with Facebook and LinkedIn
  • Integrate with Eventbrite and other registration services
  • Display Google Maps to your event location
  • Support international addresses and time zones
  • Save a list of venues

And oh yeah, your attendees can easily add your event to their calendar (Google Calendar & iCal (Apple Mail & Outlook supported), too!

As usual, we’ll show you how to upload, install and use Event Calendar Pro. Plus, we’ll let you in on:

  • How to add an events tab listing to your menu
  • The difference between Calendar Events Pro and Tungle Me… and when to use which
  • Going one step further with event hubs like Lanyard and Plancast

So Sign Up Here…

https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/343461985

And let’s keep you rolling! After all, the more you know, the more you can control the success of your business. Can’t wait to see you on Thursday!

GO FOR YOUR DREAM,
~Kimberly Bohannon

P.S. All GFYD Member webinars like this one are FREE to participate LIVE. But don’t forget that replays will ONLY be available to our members. To join the GFYD Member community, click here.

P.P.S. Check out what Code Canyon had to say about the Calendar Events Pro plugin: “If you’ve been searching for a way to manage events, band gigs, concerts, charity events, conferences, tour calendar, or any other time based event inside WordPress, this is the plugin you’ve been searching for! Install the plugin in minutes and start managing your events now!” Sounds pretty awesome, huh? Make sure to register here for our live webinar so you can see it in action yourself.

About the Author

Kimberly Bohannon is extremely passionate about helping you learn how to create a WordPress website in simple, easy to follow steps with no prior experience required so you can update, manage and control your site yourself. She and her team have put together WordPress training tutorials that are available RIGHT NOW!

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