Category Archives: Upcoming

Upcoming and Flickr : Connecting Events and Photographs

Upcoming is a popular site for sharing information about public events. Libraries should consider setting up accounts on this site so they can enter their own event information, and monitor their library’s listing as a venue. If you don’t enter your own events, you may find that someone else posts the information, and it’s always better to have control of your own information.

When you post events Upcoming, your library users can easily add them directly to their calendars with just a click — Upcoming can export directly to the Yahoo, Google and 30Boxes calendar sites, or in Outlook or iCal formats, and there are feeds for every user and every venue. You can also use the wizard to create a badge, or snippet of Javascript to add upcoming event listings to your website or blog automatically. There’s a sample of this at the end of this posting.
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