Localist Unveils New ‘Localist Simple’ Plan to Streamline and Maximize Event Marketing for Small BusinessesJuly 8, 2014 By: Nightclub & Bar
Localist, the industry’s only provider of an interactive online calendaring platform, announced the release of ‘Localist Simple,’ a plan focused on small businesses’ event and content marketing needs. The Localist Simple plan is geared toward small businesses and organizations with limited marketing resources that need an affordable and easy-to-use tool to promote their brands through organic event content.
Localist Simple provides small businesses with a branded online calendar that integrates easily into their current websites to publish and promote their events. The product is designed with small businesses that host at least one event a week in mind. Localist Simple users will have access to features such as unlimited events, custom domain, custom color schemes, responsive design, widgets and email support – all for $19 a month.
“We designed Localist Simple to meet the needs of small businesses that do not have a large marketing team but want a quick and easy way to display their events attractively and concisely,” said Mykel Nahorniak, CEO and co-founder of Localist. “This new plan will provide streamlined event management, enhanced SEO and increased brand awareness to SMBs, including restaurants and bars, retail shops, artists and performers, local councils, meet-ups, law firms, independent realtors and insurance brokers, and more.”
The Localist platform is proven to help marketing professionals save time, improve event attendance and increase brand awareness by taking full advantage of their event content while delivering a unique and engaging experience for their audiences. In a recent survey of Localist customers, 42 percent chose minimizing overhead as the top benefit of using the platform. Additionally, 44 percent listed audience submissions as the most useful feature, enabling calendar administrators to save time thanks to content being added by the community.
Localist’s intuitive, cloud-based calendar takes the confusion out of managing events, turning event content into a powerful marketing driver that saves time, boosts attendance and increases overall brand awareness and SEO. Localist’s unique calendaring platform has helped hundreds of enterprise customers use events to positively impact their bottom lines in various industries, including education, healthcare, health and beauty, marketing, media and government.
“For years we have helped our enterprise customers achieve their marketing goals by optimizing their event content,” said Nahorniak. “We’re excited to be able to serve a new demographic in small business owners who need a tool that is affordable, intuitive and delivers efficient results.”
Localist has powered more than one million events and saved customers an average of 8,000 hours of work per year over other calendar software. It has shown to raise awareness and increase event attendance by up to 70 percent and web traffic more than 3,000 percent.