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Best Damn Tailgating Guide

Posted in Events, Ideas & Themes, Sports and Recreational on September 29, 2015
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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 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: Event Sponsorships 101

Posted in Event Marketing, Word to the Wise on September 14, 2015
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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 Read More »

You Get What You Pay For

Posted in Word to the Wise on September 3, 2015

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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 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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Snapchat 101

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 »

Introducing WePay: Making Daily Ticket Payouts a Reality

Posted in New Features, Ticketbud Tools on July 21, 2015
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We want to interrupt your normal event planning activity to announce a new way to collect funds through Ticketbud. From here on out, US based customers using Ticketbud can now collect ticket sales on either a monthly, weekly, or even a daily basis.     For many event organizers, collecting funds after the event ends Read More »

How To Plan An Event With No Money

Posted in Ticketbud Tips, Ticketbud Tips and Tools on June 17, 2015

Not having money to do what you want sucks, but you should never let a lack of capital get in the way of a good time! And if you want to plan an event with no money, things can easily get dicey but with some know-how and elbow grease (nasty), you can easily throw a Read More »