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Without you knowing it, a house two streets away could be hosting a small concert where one of your favorite local artists would be playing. Here to help you find such interesting nearby events and let others know about your own events is a web service called F.Y.I Fly.
F.Y.I Fly is a simple to use web service that lists a variety of events being held in nearby areas. After you connect your Facebook account with F.Y.I Fly, you can start by specifying your state and city and then search for the type of events you are interested in. When you find an interesting event you can indicate your attendance or view others who are attending the event.
F.Y.I Fly lets you create your own events as well. After entering all the necessary details such as the title of the event, whether or not the event is free, the category of the event, and so on, you can get embeddable code for a calendar that has your events marked. This calendar currently comes in 4 colors and will be a nice addition to your blog or website.
Your created event also has its very own F.Y.I Fly page where visitors can read the event’s details and view the event’s location on a map.
The event pages include buttons for sharing the event on Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace. Of course you can always directly share the event page’s URL wherever you want.
- A user-friendly web service.
- Lets you find interesting events nearby.
- Lets you create your own events.
- Provides embeddable calendar marking your events.
- Shows event locations on a map.
- Similar tools: Zvents, ConferenceHound and Yahoo Upcoming.
Check out F.Y.I Fly @ www.fyifly.com/free-event-calendar