Ticketbud Tips and Tools

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 »

4 Easy Ways to Engage with Attendees Post-Event

Posted in Event Marketing, Events, Ticketbud Tips and Tools, Word to the Wise on June 8, 2015

The fat lady sings, everyone applauds, and goes home. That might have been the case for an audience 10 or 200 years ago, but these days an event is really only part of the fun. And that might sound like all of your hard work goes to waste, but don't despair - it means that 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 »

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 »

Ticketbud and Zapier

Posted in New Features, Ticketbud Tips on March 11, 2015
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Do you ever wish you had more hours in the day to plan your event? We all know that organizing an event is a time consuming endeavor. Between ironing out venue logistics and executing marketing campaigns, you probably find yourself trying to squeeze as many tasks as possible to make your deadlines. It's why our Read More »

Make Your Event Check In App Work For You

Posted in Ticketbud Tips, Ticketbud Tools on March 10, 2015
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Fast and Efficient Ticketing App Guide You have access to all of the latest event registration software, and you're using the most cutting edge event check in app. But at the end of the day, none of this is going to matter if you're not ensuring that everyone is properly trained and aware of how Read More »