the headache of managing multiple event calendars

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Erika Meyer

04 Jun, 2012 02:32 PM

I am just beginning to explore this platform and thought I'd share that the one endless PITA for me in trying to maintain a website & social networking is having different event calendars for every site. I cannot stand having to enter the same information for the same gig over and over. With multiple bands to deal with, it is really a drag. I have been looking for about 3 years for a good single calendar that I can feed into every site I use. I finally discovered Soundkick. http://www.songkick.com/home Soundkick calendars are designed for musicians and seem easy to feed into social networking sites and can also be embedded in a website. I wish they were a bit more customizable, though. Anyway, I noticed that a gig calendar is part of this platform, and I haven't tried it yet, but I thought I'd share that feedback. I REALLY only want to enter each gig once, on a single calendar, and feed it out to different sites, if possible... I'll use whatever calendar allows me to do that.

  1. 1 Posted by Matthew Trisler on 05 Jun, 2012 04:34 AM

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    I can second this. I want to use the one that's most integrated into my site (when I get done building the site out, it'll be this one), but I'd love to be able to embed it elsewhere.

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Jesse von Doom on 05 Jun, 2012 05:27 AM

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    Definitely. We're all about integrating with as many services as possible. We'll definitely do some pushing out, but we'd also like to pull in from some of the rad services like Songkick — they're great and we've already talked about that one already.

    We won't be tackling new calendar stuff for a little while. What's in there is really basic but we've got a lot of plans to come before the fall.

    j

  3. Tracy closed this discussion on 17 Mar, 2015 05:00 PM.

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