Developed by Five Sparrows, LLC, the new Balloonfest website is fully responsive, built to perform seamlessly across all platforms from PC to tablet to mobile. The upgraded website provides event attendees with instant access to festival information, social media announcements, scheduling updates, photo galleries and videos, and online ticket capabilities from a single, standards-based website.
Again this year, Five Sparrows, LLC will also be handling the Michigan Challenge Balloonfest’
The Five Sparrows mobile office will be parked on-site near the Information Center, where staff members will be tweeting on Twitter, posting on Facebook, and messaging on mobile throughout the entire weekend. All official schedule changes, event announcements, and other time-sensitive information will be published through social media as well.
“Balloonfest visitors seem to really love the instant updates,” said Lauren Hobson, President of Five Sparrows. “By adding a real-time social component last year, Balloonfest saw a 200% improvement in reach and increased engagement by more than 150%, and we expect even better results this year.”
Visitors who want to receive Balloonfest social media updates on their mobile phones can text “follow balloonfest”
To join the conversation, visitors please use the hashtag #balloonfest.
About Five Sparrows, LLC
Five Sparrows provides website development and online marketing services for small business and non-profit organizations. Five Sparrows’ services include web, mobile, social, search, and email marketing all working together as one cohesive, automated marketing engine for small businesses. Five Sparrows has successfully helped hundreds of small business clients over the past 14 years and has two Hartland locations to serve you. For more information, call 877-451-0145 or visit http://www.fivesparrows.com.