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Posted in Event Marketing, Promotion & Planning, Ticketbud Tools on October 7, 2015
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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 Read More »

How To Brand An Event In 5 Easy Ways

Posted in Event Marketing, Promotion & Planning, Word to the Wise on October 1, 2015
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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 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 »

Virality; The Yawning Effect

Posted in Event Marketing, Promotion & Planning on September 15, 2015
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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 Read More »

Slideshare: 8 Social Media Tactics to Ignite Ticket Sales

Posted in Event Marketing, Promotion & Planning, Word to the Wise on August 21, 2015
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How often have you seen or heard these calls to action in the last couple years? "Like us on Facebook!" "Follow us on Twitter!" "Check out our Instagram!" Probably enough to the point where you've tuned it out. Too many events do the bare minimum when it comes to social media. Setting up a Facebook Read More »

Snapchat: Event Organizers Best Friend

Posted in Event Marketing, Promotion & Planning, Word to the Wise on August 18, 2015
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Event promotion is tough. There are so many things going on and it takes something awesome to stand out in the crowded social landscape. However, Snapchat is perfectly suited for promoting an event and building an audience. The key is to tap into what makes Snapchat better than all other social media platforms: accessibility and time.

Social Media 101: Best Practices for Events

Posted in Event Marketing, Promotion & Planning, Word to the Wise on August 6, 2015
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By now you no doubt know that you should be using social media to promote your event, you've heard all of that before now. "But, where? When? How?", you may ask. Great question. Each social media platform is different and has a different audience. Knowing your events audience allows you to then figure out where Read More »

26 of the Best Event Planning Apps to Boost Your Productivity

Posted in Promotion & Planning, Word to the Wise on June 2, 2015
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"What is the very most important thing you should be doing with your time and resources right now?" This is what we as event professionals should be asking ourselves constantly. The question above comes from Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown. Essentialism dives deep into the advantages of working smarter instead of Read More »

Quick Tip: Getting The Most Out Of Pinterest

Posted in Event Marketing, Promotion & Planning, Word to the Wise on June 1, 2015
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Pinterest is one of those extremely popular networks that still has some event marketers scratching their heads. Luckily, we at Ticketbud have a lot of experience with this quirky program. I first talked about utilizing Pinterest in my post about event marketing on social media platforms here, and what I said then is still true 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 »