To say Hi to lots of new exhibitors, I am thrilled that we have such a wonderful mix of products, which will make for a very interesting event for visitors. I hope you have all added the event to your events pages and thank you for the tweets. Now the space is almost filled we will focus on promoting to visitors, the website is well established and getting around 20 new visitors each day, I have added to google analytics so I can see where links are coming from and happy to share that with you as they emerge.
I had a lovely chat with Richard Middleton of Kirkstall Deli Market today and it will be a relief to see Nick from Primo's when he is back from hols next week as I have a very long list of questions!
Hope you all have a successful weekend wherever you are and the weather behaves as you want it to!
Both Nick and I have been busy this week looking at opportunities to promote the event, it is great that so many producers have already signed up to attend, you can read about them here, but an event full of passionate producers, but very few 'buyers' is no fun at all!
So, what are we doing about it? Well, there's the website, 300 page views and already close to the top of page 2 on Google when searching for the event by name, I am looking in to Google adwords and we may give this a go closer ... Continue reading...
Just 5 weeks to fill space, produce an interesting and informative website, and promote a brand new event that will entice food lovers from around the region to come along and support their local producers.
Hopefully I have learned from past mistakes and there have been a few, the most monumental was organising a Cookery Theatre in a ruined castle, no windows, no proper floor, wobbly chairs, no services and then booking James Martin to appear, publicising it well and then having to book securi... Continue reading...