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Promotion Tips for Vendors & Artists at #FanX20

by | Mar 25, 2020 | Blog Articles, Tips & Tricsk

We’ve put together a bunch of promotion tips for the Vendors and Artists at #FanX20 to help you get the word out that you will be at our show!

Submit a Vendor Exclusive: A fantastic way to get your #FanX20 appearance noticed is by offering an Exclusive! It is common at conventions for Guests, Vendors, and Artists to offer an exclusive item or offer that is only valid for that particular show. Offer a limited-edition print, debut your book, offer a discount, or even a freebie with purchase to drive attendees to your booth.

Offering an Exclusive is a great way to gain exposure for yourself or your business Learn how to submit your Exclusive now.

Vendor Showcase: We invite you to participate in the Vendor and Artist Showcase for #FanX20. Your self-produced Showcase Image will be shared to Facebook and most of our official FanX social networks. Learn how to submit to have your Business or Art part of the Vendor and Artist Showcases now.

USING SOCIAL MEDIA: Using social media networks are a great way to gain attention for your appearance. Read below for our tips on using Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

OFFICIAL HASHTAGS: Our official hashtag for FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2020 is #FanX and  #FanX20. We use it all over social media. Take advantage of these well-used hashtags when making posts online about your convention appearance!

FACEBOOK PAGE: This is not required, but consider creating a Facebook Page for your business. Pages are for businesses, brands, organizations and public figures to share their stories and connect with people. Once you have a Facebook Page, you’ll be able to boost your posts using Facebook Ads. You’ll be able to target fans of FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention. After we announce your participation for the event on Facebook, SHARE your Announcement or Showcase Image from the FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention Facebook Page to your business and/or personal Facebook pages. This will help spread awareness of the event and your appearance.

Don’t forget to post about your upcoming appearance on Facebook on your business and/or personal pages using our official hashtags. We will allow participants to share their post(s) directly into the Official Event Page for FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention 2020 to post related updates, such as product showcases, special offers, and Exclusives. You can also join our Facebook Group to get to know our fans. Although, your posts in the group must follow our community guidelines.

FACEBOOK EVENTS: On Facebook, you are able to create your own Facebook Event Page for your #FanX20 appearance. Invite your fans, friends, and family. You can make a Facebook Event Page under your business page or personal account; just make sure it’s public. We suggest naming your event: [BUSINESS NAME] at FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention 2020.
If you’d like a special business affiliate link to earn FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention 2020 tickets or cash, please take advantage of our Business Affiliate Program!

Once your Facebook Event Page is created, add FanX as a co-host for your Facebook event. This will allow our full network of Facebook followers to see your event on their news feed and at facebook.com/saltlakecomicconvention/events. Learn how to add a co-host for your Facebook event.

TWITTER: Twitter is a great place to connect with FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention 2020 attendees. On Twitter, FanX is able to share or retweet promos easier than any other social network. Post your own promo image, photo, or video to your own Twitter account. If you’re an artist or vendor, please include images or your artwork or products.
Make sure your image and/or tweet copy includes important info like Name of business, social media links, website, booth number*, panel information*, etc.
@ our official Twitter account @fanxsaltlake in your tweet copy and/or image. Our social media team will retweet as many promos as we can leading up to the event. You or your business must be directly participating in the event. We cannot guarantee any promo will be shared. Once the social media team has confirmed your official participation, usually via your Announcement or Vendor Showcase image, we can add you to our Twitter List. Write [email protected] if you wish to be added to the list.

INSTAGRAM: Instagram is a great visual social network where you can share photos, videos, and post to your own story for real-time updates. Live broadcasting and targeted advertising are also options. When posting about your upcoming appearance on Instagram, make sure your image and/or copy includes important info like Name of business, social media links, website, booth number*, panel information*, etc. On Instagram, you can follow any hashtag; the posts will appear in your newsfeed. It’s a great way to find other FanX fans and participating guests. Don’t forget to tag us @fanxsaltlake. Tagging the image will add your post to our Tagged Posts tab on our profile.
If you are announced as a guest on our official Instagram, you can use an app, like Repost, to share your announcement onto your own Instagram feed or story. This will help increase awareness of your appearance. Usually closer to the event, our social media team will repost as many promos as we can. You or your business must be directly participating in the event. We cannot guarantee any promo will be shared.

HOST A SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST: Social media contests are a great way to raise awareness of your appearance and grow your social media following. We find that contests work best on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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