What Makes a Good Entertainment Guide?

A Report

Remember when you had to go to your local bookstore or newsstand to find out what was going on in town? Those days might seem like ancient history now that entertainment guides have moved online.

Entertainment guides are close to our hearts here at Localist—we started as an entertainment guide for Baltimore city. Now that we're offering our software to schools, media companies, non-profits, and more, we thought we'd circle back to our philosophy about what makes a good entertainment guide.

Our media clients like TBD and What Weekly use Localist's calendar software to keep their users updated about concerts, art, and other events in the city. But what makes an entertainment guide stand out and have a better chance of being an integral part of helping people decide what to do and where to go?

Download this resource to read about the six indicators of a strong entertainment guide.

What Makes a Good Entertainment Guide?

Reading time

10 minutes

Who should read

Directors of Marketing & Communications


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