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Essential Design Tips for Event Websites Part 1

Posted in Spotlights on April 21, 2016
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We've talked a lot about different ways to plan, organize and promote events here on the Ticketbud blog. Most of the time we tend to focus on the promotion and how, as an event manager, to get what you need done in as easy a way as possible. Which makes sense, promoting an event can Read More »

Facebook Events - Read Receipt Apocalypse Now

Posted in Promotion & Planning, Spotlights on September 17, 2015

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 Read More »

Contest Giveaway: 1 Year of Gleam

Posted in Spotlights on September 2, 2015

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 Gleam.io for ticket giveaways. Their platform makes running giveaways Read More »

Ticketbud Widget Showcase III

Posted in Spotlights on August 27, 2015

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 Read More »

Influence: Get Exclusive

Posted in Spotlights on August 11, 2015

Do you want to sell more tickets to your event? Do you want higher profit from your tickets? Of course you do! Read on for this special blog post only for Ticketbud blog subscribers... Okay, so this totally isn't a special blog post just for subscribers, but it made you more interested, right? Right? *Crickets* Exclusivity Read More »

Event Tech Isn't Your Savior

Posted in Spotlights on July 23, 2015

If your event was going to suck without technology, it's probably also going to suck with the newest #eventtech, too. I'm a big fan of event tech, but only when it adds to your conference and creates a synergy. I love seeing Tweetwalls, video recorders, and other interactive elements and I'm always the first of Read More »

Your Event Needs Customer Service

Posted in Spotlights on July 10, 2015

Let's throw out all of the cliches now - no battle plan ever survives contact with the enemy. It costs less to retain a customer than to acquire a new one. If you haven't already figured it out, nothing ever goes 100% as planned. And let me quote advisor and politician Rahm Emanuel when he Read More »

Quick Mobile Optimization Updates

Posted in Spotlights on June 24, 2015

Having a mobile friendly website is expected if not required nowadays. From a search rankings perspective, your site pays a big price if it's not accessible from all devices. While Google considers Ticketbud "mobile friendly", we still saw opportunities to improve our mobile experience. Read on to learn how these enhancements benefit your events going Read More »

Ticketbud Widget Showcase II

Posted in Event Marketing, Promotion & Planning, Spotlights, Ticketbud Tips and Tools on May 6, 2015

Hello everyone! It's that time of the month - another Ticketbud Widget Showcase. It's really enjoyable for Jack and me to look through new events that have been created and discover that some of them are utilizing the widget to sell tickets online on their own site. Using the Ticketbud widget on your site has Read More »

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Mobile Friendly

Posted in Spotlights on April 22, 2015

"Is your site mobile friendly?!!" squawks every SEO wannabe. There's been so much news about Google's new mobile ranking algorithm, I'm sure even your stepmom has asked you if your event website is mobile friendly. However, there's always a difference between knowing something and truly understanding something. Even in a world of essentially limitless information at our fingertips, it's Read More »