Promotion & Planning

Basic Google AdWords for Event Planners

Posted in Event Marketing, Promotion & Planning, Word to the Wise on April 29, 2015
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Google Adwords is a fascinating platform but criminally underused by event marketers. You have ads which appear to be "search results", and you bid for your position in those ad results. So, what does this have to do with event planners and #eventprofs? Surprisingly, a lot! Imagine, for example, that I'm looking for events in Read More »

Finding Your Event's Marketing Niche

Posted in Event Marketing, Promotion & Planning on March 31, 2015
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These days, it can seem like the term "social media marketing" is as ambiguous of a description as saying that you do "business". There are so many social media sites out there that it can get overwhelming if you don't narrow down your target market. It can also start to get expensive if you fire Read More »

Reduce Your No-Shows By 52%

Posted in Events, Promotion & Planning, Spotlights on March 26, 2015

Reduce Your No-Shows Drastically You've spent weeks, maybe even months, organizing your next big event. There's going to be a fantastic lineup, the bar is fully stocked, and you just recently secured a contract with a great local catering company. But on the day of the event, you only see a fraction of the people Read More »

How To Manage On-site Social Media At Your Event

Posted in Promotion & Planning, Spotlights, Ticketbud Tips on May 13, 2014

How To Manage On-site Social Media At Your Event From keeping your speakers happy to making sure the food layout is just right, there are an endless number of things for an event organizer to worry about the day of the event. With so much going on, it's easy to neglect one of the most Read More »

Faster Check-in With Ticketbud's New Guest List

Posted in Ideas & Themes, New Features, Promotion & Planning, Ticketbud Tips, Ticketbud Tips and Tools, Ticketbud Tools on April 8, 2014

For every event organizer, their guest list is their life line. Whether it's the last line of defense against technology issues or the only method of check-in, a printed guest list is a valuable resource to help make getting people into your event as seamless as possible. To help make that process even smoother, Ticketbud Read More »

Announcing Ticketbud App Update

Posted in Ideas & Themes, New Features, Promotion & Planning, Ticketbud Tips, Ticketbud Tools on April 4, 2014

Ticketbud App Update! Your check-in and registration process is your first interaction with your attendees. To help you make a great first impression, we're excited to announce the release of a powerful new update to the Ticketbud check-in app! The app, which allows organizers to scan the barcode on an attendee's ticket as well as Read More »

Control Your Sales With Scheduled Ticketing

Posted in Event Marketing, New Features, Promotion & Planning, Spotlights, Ticketbud Tips, Ticketbud Tools on April 2, 2014

Managing your tickets just got a whole lot easier with scheduled ticketing! With Ticketbud's new "Ticket Sale Scheduling", organizers can now set a start and end date for their tickets to be on sale. Whether you're setting up Early Bird Tickets, Limited-Time Tickets or just want to control the availability of a certain ticket type, Read More »

4 Key Marketing Stats To Drive Registration: When to Post, What to Post & How to Improve

Posted in Event Marketing, Promotion & Planning, Ticketbud Tips, Ticketbud Tools on March 28, 2014

There a lot of different metrics and measurements event marketers use to help increase promotion and drive registrations. Before you start wading through the murky waters of the world wide web searching aimlessly for the right metric for your event, check out 4 key marketing stats we've collected to help take your event marketing to Read More »

The 4 Ways You're Confusing Your Attendees (& how to avoid them)

Posted in Ideas & Themes, Promotion & Planning, Ticketbud Tips, Word to the Wise on March 18, 2014

There's nothing worse than seeing an organizer work their tail off on an awesome event, only to have their hard work thwarted by a handful of errors that leave their guests confused and frustrated. These errors can lead to angry attendees and poor ticket sales and the worst part is most organizers make these mistakes Read More »

Last Minute Event Ideas For The St Patrick's Day Procrastinator

Posted in Ideas & Themes, Just For Fun, Promotion & Planning, Ticketbud Tips on March 14, 2014

  Just now deciding to host a St Patrick's Day event, leaving you with only the weekend to get it together? Well, my procrastinating friend, you're in luck! Here are some quick and easy ideas to get your St. Patty's Day event up and running! You can find the photos recipes, tips and more for Read More »