When promoting an event on Facebook, it’s important to give potential attendees a taste of what’s to come, including the music that will be played. If you’re using Spotify as your music service, you may want to add it to your event post’s music preview section to generate more interest in your event. In this blog, we’ll go over 3 methods for adding Spotify to music preview for event posts on Facebook.
Before we begin, make sure you have the following:
1. A Spotify account (either free or premium)
2. A Facebook account
3. A Facebook event post you want to add the music preview to
What Should I Pay Attention to?
1. The music preview section only allows you to add up to 30 seconds of a song.
2. The music you choose to add must be available on Spotify.
3. Only one song can be added at a time to the music preview section.
4. Your Facebook event post must be public for the music preview to be visible to everyone.
5. If you’re using a Spotify premium account, make sure you’re logged in on the device you’re using to add the music preview to your event post.
Method 1: Add Spotify to Music Preview directly through Facebook
1. Open your Facebook event page.
2. Scroll down to the "Add a Song" section.
3. Click on "Search for a Song".
4. Type in the song or artist you’re looking for and select it from the dropdown list.
5. Click "Add".
Method 2: Use Spotify to add music to your Facebook event post
1. Open your Spotify app or website.
2. Find the song you want to add to your music preview on your Facebook post.
3. Click on the three dots next to the song title.
4. Click "Share".
5. Select "Facebook" from the sharing options.
6. Choose whether you want to post the song on your timeline, a friend’s timeline, or a group.
7. If you want to add the song to your event post, select "Share in a Group", then select your event from the dropdown list.
8. Click "Post".
Method 3: Use a Third-Party App to Add Spotify to Music Preview for Event Posts
1. Download a third-party app that can add Spotify to Facebook event posts, such as *Eventable or Songkick.
2. Follow the app’s instructions for connecting your Spotify account to the app and granting it permission to access your Facebook account.
3. Create a new event or edit an existing event.
4. Use the app’s interface to add the music preview to your event post, which should automatically connect with your Spotify account.
Why Can’t I Add Spotify to Music Preview for Event Posts?
1. If the song or artist you’re looking for isn’t available on Spotify, it won’t be able to be added to the music preview section.
2. If your Facebook post is set to private, the music preview won’t be visible to anyone who isn’t invited to the event.
3. If you’re logged into a different Spotify account than the one connected to the device you’re using to add the music preview, you may encounter issues.
Q: Can I add multiple songs to the music preview for my Facebook event post?
A: No, only one song can be added to the music preview section at a time.
Q: How long can the music preview be?
A: You can add up to 30 seconds of a song to the music preview section.
Q: Do I need to have a Spotify premium account to use these methods?
A: No, you can use a free Spotify account. However, if you have a premium account, you may encounter certain features or options that aren’t available on the free version.
Q: Can I add music from another music streaming service besides Spotify?
A: No, the music preview section only supports music from Spotify at this time.
Q: Will the music preview automatically play when someone views my Facebook event post?
A: No, the music preview section is static and requires the user to click on the play button to hear the music.
Adding music to your Facebook event post’s music preview section can enhance the user experience and generate more interest in your event. With these 3 methods, you can add music from your Spotify account to your event post with just a few simple steps. Just remember to follow the guidelines and pay attention to any limitations, and you’ll have a perfectly curated music preview for your event.