Best Social and Community Apps 2022

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Localist centralizes your organization's events (online and offline, paid and free) into one fully-branded calendar, making it easier for your community to know what's happening. With Localist, you can: Include all event types in one centralized calendar, including Meetups, live ticketed events, Zoom meetings, etc. Have unlimited events, admins, users and calendars Use custom permissions to allow people across your organization (including chapters and affiliates) to create and market events for distributed publishing, while ensuring admins maintain control with approval settings Use predictive event success and post-event analytics to tweak your marketing strategy Create, send and manage automated social media and email promotions Aggregate all events into a single interactive calendar, providing a centralized experience for all visitors. Proprietary "feeds" can be hooked up to existing calendars to pull and enhance event content centrally in Localist. Customize colors, fonts, layouts, and the overall experience without knowing any code Over the past 10 years, we have powered 10 million+ events for higher education, healthcare, government, and tourism organizations. Our customers rely on Localist because it’s: User-friendly: Localist was built as an easy-to-use, maintenance-free platform that doesn’t require coding. Flexible: With extensive integrations and an API, Localist works with all of your existing tools, from your website CMS to your CRM, video conferencing (such as Zoom), room reservation software and more. Centralized: Localist centralizes the event listing process with a streamlined workflow. Departments, chapters and affiliates within your organization can add events. The power to approve and publish to a central online calendar remains in your hands. Scalable: Designed to fit the needs of any size organization, Localist allows you to aggregate and automate email and social media marketing for all events across departments. Secure & Compliant: Localist checks all boxes for your pals in IT. The platform is protected with standard security technology to provide privacy and data encryption and meets current WCAG accessibility standards.


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Grow your organization through the power of community. Localist brings together event management and marketing automation in one place, so you can easily grow and engage your community and make measurable gains in your business goals.


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