Create and Promote an Event on Yelp

First, create your personal account and claim your business on Yelp. Note:  Yelp Events are not yet available in all areas, and you will not know if your area is eligible until you submit your event.  So, you may want to put it together quickly, submit, and if it succeeds, go back and add details.

 Create an Event on Yelp

Log in to your personal account Visit http://www.yelp.com/events/create, or go to Events>Add Event Fill in all applicable Fields. Enter a catchy, informative event Name.  “Turning the heat down on Menopause” might be more apt to attract attention than, “Menopause Seminar”. Enter Date and Time Is this a public venue or private address?  Choose one, then, if it is a business name search by name and location to let Yelp link it with the business profile. What & Why:  Enter  Details including who can attend, if they need to RSVP externally as well, what benefits they will receive by attending (yes, including the refreshments!).   This would be a great time to …

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How to Create “Inviting” Events on Facebook

Facebook changes functionality of features such as Events often, so if you run in to any questions while adding an event, please comment below or “like” us on Facebook and let us know how we can help!

Using Facebook as your business page,

Go to “Home” and click on “Events” in the left sidebar, below  your image. Click on “Add Event” Enter a catchy, informative event Name.  “Turning the heat down on Menopause” might be more apt to attract attention than, “Menopause Seminar”. Enter  Details including who can attend, if they need to RSVP externally as well, what benefits they will receive by attending (yes, including the refreshments!). Make sure to include a link back to your event hub (a web page, blog post or event manager with all relevant information. Add your location. Add date and time. Leave “Show Guest List” checked. Leave “Only Admins can post to the event wall” unchecked. After you create the event, make sure to add a photo.  No one wants to attend a mystery event! If you are going to be there, RSVP …

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