When you’re actively gigging it’s important to get the word out to everyone. To have the most visibility you’ll want to promote your shows on your website as well as through social media. One way to make this happen is to use the share options provided in our Events feature.

This help article includes the following information:

  • How to share events from your website account
  • How fans can share events from your website to their social media accounts
  • How to hide the share option

To share your music on social media, please view the ‘Sharing Music’ help article.

Sharing events from your website account

Use this option to share events to your social media accounts.

  1. From the ‘Edit Content’ tab, open the page from which you’ll be sharing an event
  2. Click the ‘Events’ feature
  3. Click the ‘Share’ button
  4. Choose the share option you’ll be using:
    • Facebook: Click ‘Share on Facebook’
    • Twitter: Click ‘Share on Twitter’
    • By Email: This option only works if you are using an email program that is linked to your computer such as Outlook
    • By direct link: Copy the link in the ‘Or, share this link’ field, and paste it into a social media post, email, or text message.

Sharing events from your website

From your website, you or your fans can follow these steps to share an event to social media accounts. The ‘Share’ button is located in different spots, depending on which display view you’ve selected for the Events feature. (To see which view you’re using, click the ‘Options’ tab in the left-hand pane within the Events feature.)

  1. From the ‘Events’ feature, click the ‘Share’ link

    Note: In ‘table’ or ‘calendar’ views, you’ll need to click the event name/date, to see the ‘Share’ link.

  2. Choose the share option you’ll be using:
    • Facebook: Click ‘Share on Facebook’
    • Twitter: Click ‘Share on Twitter’
    • By Email: This option only works if you are using an email program that is linked to your computer such as Outlook
    • By direct link: Copy the link in the ‘Or, share this link’ field, and paste it into a social media post, email, or text message.

Hide the share option

If you don’t want visitors to have the option to share your event to social media, that link can be hidden from your website:

  1. From the ‘Edit Content’ tab, click the ‘Events’ feature to open it
  2. Select ‘Options’ in the left sidebar
  3. Next to ‘Display format’ uncheck ‘Show share options’
  4. Click ‘Save’

Note: If you previously allowed sharing, links found in Google search index may still be usable.