By Mitra Sorrells Posted October 17, 2012, 9:33 PM EDT
Gone are the days of using printed flyers and newspaper ads to promote public events. Technology has rendered those tools almost as archaic as a town crier. Social promotion apps and Web sites now allow planners to publicize their events nationwide with just a few clicks. Here’s our guide to some of the newest products that can help spread the word about events digitally.