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Online Event Promotion Tool

Published 04/19/2013 and rated Ratingstars5 5 out of 5 stars
by Shel Gatto
What can you use the app for?

Planspot is an online marketing tool that helps promoters reach a larger audience. Users can setup effective email marketing campaigns with professional templates and unlimited mailing lists. The application also supports quick contact importing from Excel spreadsheets. Statistics show results of each campaign with detailed counts for clicks, opens and bounces. Users can also build attractive event pages that automatically display all relevant event details. A Facebook RSVP button is also available as well as built in Google Maps and an overview of all Facebook attendees. Social media publishing tools are featured so users can sync up events with Twitter and Facebook. Tickets can be sold through online calendars, social media, email campaigns and traditional media outlets.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Planspot was founded in August of 2011. The application has received numerous mentions across the web. The service is geared toward event promoters, so the average internet users probably won’t find much of interest. The promotional tools included are detailed and can make life much easier for anyone who is trying to improve brand awareness and event attendance.

What are the differences to other apps?

Many of the things that Planspot can do are tasks that could be completed without the application. Users could manage email campaigns and social media on their own, but the problem is that each task would be very time consuming. Planspot streamlines the process, which is why it is so appealing to promoters. Users can reduce the time required to set up and manage event marketing campaigns so they can focus in more areas without neglecting key promotion resources.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

Planspot features hints of vibrant color that lend the interface personality without making it less user friendly. The layout is clean with plenty of space so the user can digest information or complete tasks with minimal effort. The design is professional yet easy to manage so anyone can quickly adapt to the Planspot environment.

How does the registration process work?

New users can try Planspot by clicking the “Sign Up” link in the upper, right corner of the homepage. The form on the next page asks for a first and last name, company name, email address, phone number and password. The user is automatically logged into a 14 day free trial account after submitting the form.

What does it cost to use the application?

New users can choose one of four subscription plans. The first is a free plan which includes unlimited media promotion. The Just Perfect plan costs $49 per month and includes publication tracking, 15,000 email credits, Facebook and Twitter social media tools and access to basic stats. The Spot On plan costs $99 per month and upgrades to 50,000 email credits and advanced stats. An Enterprise plan is available and requires a custom quote.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Planspot is a helpful tool for anyone who is responsible for event promotion. The site includes multiple plans that fit into a wide range of budgets. Users can handle many aspects of promotion, including social media, email campaigns and ticket sales. The site produces detailed statistics in an easy to digest format. The interface is user friendly so no tech experience is necessary to figure out how to use Planspot.

  • Build an attractive event page for online promotion
  • Sell tickets through multiple locations including calendars and social media
  • View detailed statistics to monitor audience response
  • Synchronize promotional efforts across social networks
  • Import email lists saved to Excel spreadsheets

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Planspot contact details

Telephone: +31(0)10-7370623
Postal address:
Delftsestraat 33
3013 AE Rotterdam
the Netherlands

Planspot pricing

FREE - Permanently free version
Cheapest plan (per month) : $49.00
Most expensive plan (per month) : $99.00




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