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Event marketing can be tough (especially if it isn’t your day job), you want to promote your upcoming event but you’re feeling overwhelmed by the amount of information there is and how to get everything done in time. Never fear, Ticketbud understands your problem! We reached out to industry experts in event marketing and social media to […]

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How To Brand An Event In 5 Easy Ways


Branding is a powerful tool and also a powerful word full of meaning. It has two separate, but closely related definitions. brand noun 1. a type of product manufactured by a particular company under a particular name. 2. an identifying mark burned on livestock with a branding iron. A successful brand isn’t just a type […]

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Best Damn Tailgating Guide

Crisp evenings, leaves changing color, brisk bite to the air. These are all signs of Fall that frankly, we don’t get here in Austin. What do we have? Football. Football, the greatest of human endeavours and harbinger of autumnal weather, is how we know that seasons are changing in other parts of the country. And what we […]

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Facebook Events – Read Receipt Apocalypse Now

I love the sight of read receipts in the mornin’. If you thought it was frustrating to send a text to someone only to see the read receipt with no response, Facebook knows how you feels. That’s why they’re also introducing that same read receipt feature to to events so that you can see who […]

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Virality; The Yawning Effect

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Yawning is a fascinating action, even reading about yawning can cause somebody to yawn. As I write about this, I’m inspired to yawn myself. And if somebody else sees you yawn, they might end up yawning themselves. The effect is contagious and can spread from just a single person. So, how does this help you […]

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Slideshare: Event Sponsorships 101

Securing sponsors for your event can be hard. Just the thought of convincing a business to fork over thousands of dollars is stressful enough. With the surge in popularity for events, potential sponsors have a lot of options to choose from. You just can’t skimp over the details if landing a big sponsor is integral […]

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You Get What You Pay For

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When I began writing for Ticketbud a little less than a year ago (my my, time flies!), we had recently transitioned our pricing model from a fixed fee per event to a per-ticket “service fee”..  It was admittedly not the smoothest transition. Whenever you radically change a pricing model, you’ll always be on the receiving […]

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Contest Giveaway: 1 Year of Gleam


If you caught our 8 Social Media Tactics webinar, you might remember our bit about ticket giveaway contests. We harped on why giveaways are great for events and provided some best practices to get started. Totally recommend checking out the webinar if you haven’t yet. We recommended for ticket giveaways. Their platform makes running giveaways […]

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Ticketbud Widget Showcase III

Ticketbud Ticket Widget Showcase III

In my past widget showcases (One and Two, respectively) I’ve talked about the power of branding with your own widget site, as well as the advantages of utilizing Ticketbud’s event registration to have your site gain more visibility. This time, I’m going to talk a little bit about optimization for your website so that you […]

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