Do you want to grow your event? Of course you do.
Here are 11 REAL ways to grow your event without a lot of cash.
Step 1: Share a promo code with previous year’s participants, local gyms, churches, and run groups
Step 2: Turn Referral Technology on and transform your participants, sponsors, and charity partners into promoters
Step 3: Get busy on social media channels DAILY!
- Ask local celebrities for a retweet
Step 4: Try a round of Facebook ads
Step 5: Provide incentives for registering early
- Personalized Bibs
- Tech Shirts
- Tiered Pricing
Step 6: Distribute flyers and posters to local hangouts
Step 7: Wrap a car or 5!
Step 8: Ask to be featured in local newsletters
Step 9: Set up water stations along local running paths Sunday morning
Step 10: Ask your participants if they will put a sign on their front lawn
Step 11: Ask local event directors if you can put a flyer WITH a promo code in his or her goodie bag, then return the favor!
Never discount traditional media…if and when you have the funds!
Always remember to ask ‘How Did Your Hear About Our Event?’ on your registration page.