Posts in Event Management

It’s Here! Room Reservation Added to LocalHop Event Software Tools

October 22, 2018 — Event Management, LocalHop Adminstrators, Organization Management, Room Reservation

Why room reservation? In event planning and promotion, it all starts with the space. It’s essential to manage these spaces efficiently, because for many groups, rentable space means more revenue. LocalHop’s new software allows groups the ability to manage all of their internal and external spaces, equipment, room rental, and payment processing. LocalHop designed room … Read More

Cutover with Ease: How to Easily Switch Your Events over to Your New Localhop Database Without the Headache

September 27, 2018 — Event Management, LocalHop Adminstrators, Organization Management

You know your organization needs a change, but the thought of switching to a new system seems impossible. This is a major concern of many of the organizations we speak to. Here are a few suggestions to help make the switch to LocalHop quick and painless.  Bulk Upload – The LocalHop bulk upload template allows … Read More

Backlinking by the Books: Why You Should Use Backlinks to Get Your Events Found

August 10, 2018 — Event Management, LocalHop Adminstrators

When it comes to climbing in the search engine rankings, backlinks always make it in the top 5 ways to improve your SEO score. That’s because it’s one of the best ways for search engines like Google and Bing to judge your website’s popularity, importance, and overall quality of content. In one of our earlier … Read More

A Brief History of Event Management: Event Planning Then and Now

July 27, 2018 — Event Management, LocalHop Adminstrators, Organization Management, Uncategorized

Events, whether a party, a class, or promotional, have always played a part in connecting people and communities. As technology advances so do the manner in which people plan and host events. This brief history of event management compares the then and now of event planning. The Evolution of Event Management The earliest events and … Read More

7 Great Fundraising Ideas for When You Are Short on Time

June 15, 2018 — Event Management, LocalHop Adminstrators, Organization Management

Fundraising for non-profits, clubs, or other private organizations can be a bit overwhelming.  Especially when you need the funds but do not have the time or the manpower to plan an event.  Here are seven great fundraising events that you can put together in just a few short weeks. Game Night/Tournament This is a cheap … Read More

How to Write an Event Description That Will Get You Found

May 14, 2018 — Event Management, LocalHop Adminstrators, Organization Management

If your organization or business hosts events that are open to the public, you might already be posting to many places to get your event found. Facebook dominates the event space, but recent updates from Google, such as the Google Event Finder are able to detect when someone is searching for an event and provides … Read More

7 Ways to Take Control of Your SEO

May 3, 2018 — Event Management, Organization Management

Let’s face it, most marketers are not developers and have little if any understanding of HTML and CSS. Increasing traffic to your website by climbing in the search rankings, or Search Engine Optimization (SEO), is now considered Marketing 101. Making your website as SEO friendly as possible is becoming increasingly more important as the future … Read More

Ballet Kalamazoo Case Study: Can LocalHop Handle an XL Capacity Event?

March 5, 2018 — Event Management, LocalHop Adminstrators, Organization Management, Registration

Ballet Kalamazoo has been using LocalHop for their website calendars, registration for classes, and promotion of their events since 2016.  Ballet Kalamazoo owner, Amy Russell says, “LocalHop is amazing and this new calendar makes my life so easy. One spot for me to post and it appears on my calendar, and for people to discover … Read More

Why Patrons Should Be Registering for Your Free Events

January 29, 2018 — Event Management, Organization Management, Registration

Do you host free events that are open to the public? Many organizations do, some host hundreds or even thousands of free events each year thanks to taxes, grants, fundraisers, donations and other sponsorships. These groups provide fun and educational events or classes to people from all walks of life and all ages. What’s more … Read More

4 Things I Learned While Researching Web Calendars

January 5, 2018 — Calendars, Event Management, LocalHop Adminstrators, Organization Management

A calendar is a calendar, right? Not anymore, web calendars have reached a whole new level of organization and information that you might never have imagined. They can single-handedly draw new users or customers to your website, keep a company’s offices all across the world organized, and self-manage timely tasks to completion with a click … Read More