Word to the Wise

6 Ways To Pack The House At Your New Year's Event

Posted in Ideas & Themes, Spotlights, Ticketbud Tips, Word to the Wise on November 4, 2013

Everybody is looking for a party to spend their New Year's Eve at, give them a reason to pick yours! From building the buzz to keeping people excited once they're there, here are a few tips from Ticketbud to make your party the party everyone will be talking about in 2014! The List: Add A Read More »

Why Your #Event Needs A Hashtag

Posted in Ideas & Themes, Promotion & Planning, Ticketbud Tips, Ticketbud Tips and Tools, Word to the Wise on September 4, 2013

If you don't use social media much or just never gave it a chance in the first place, then you're probably wondering what a "hashtag" is. Have no fear, I'm here to help you! The # symbol, called a hashtag, is basically used to mark keywords or topics when you're on Twitter, tweeting. It was Read More »

Fundraising 2.0: Boosting Profits & Turnout With Social Media

Posted in Promotion & Planning, Spotlights, Ticketbud Tips, Word to the Wise on August 13, 2013

Need help to boost your profits for your fundraiser? We had a little chat with an expert who knows what it takes for a non-profit organization to meet their fundraising goal. Jessica Young, Community Manager at, gave Ticketbud a few tips on how to use social media platforms to boost fundraiser profits and turnout. Read More »

Pay When You're Ready With Ticketbud's New "Free Trial" Feature

Posted in Spotlights, Ticketbud Tips, Ticketbud Tools, Word to the Wise on July 16, 2013

After pouring over hundreds of feedback responses, we've really been able to narrow down our focus on how to make Ticketbud the perfect event solution for our users.  We're going to start rolling out a lot of new features based on this feedback and we're happy to be able to debut the first of these Read More »

O’zapft is!: Tips for Your Oktoberfest

Posted in Arts and Entertainment, Ideas & Themes, Spotlights, Ticketbud Tips, Word to the Wise on July 9, 2013

Thinking about organizing your Oktoberfest any time soon? Its almost that time of the year again. Ticketbud has some advice to run your own Oktoberfest to ensure you have the smoothest experience as possible. Strap on your lederhosen or dust off your dirndl, and let’s get started! 1. Get loose! With a side of water. The Read More »

#SocialMedia: An Event Organizer's (FREE) Best Friend

Posted in Spotlights, Ticketbud Tips, Ticketbud Tools, Word to the Wise on July 1, 2013

Social media has made a great impact in the Event organization industry. It has allowed the event organizer to coordinate, promote, enhance the  attendee experience and extend the value of the event even after it is over.  All this is done with social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Instagram and Pinterest. Social media Read More »

Help! Attendees are not Receiving Their Tickets after Paying With Paypal!

Posted in Ticketbud Tips, Word to the Wise on January 17, 2013

At Ticketbud when you setup your event to use Paypal, we utilize their Instant Payment Notification Service. This is a great way to get paid for the tickets for your event. Almost everyone has a Paypal account, and it's not required to have a Paypal account to complete a purchase. At Ticketbud we listen for Read More »

New Years Event Confidential: 5 things not to do

Posted in Ideas & Themes, Ticketbud Tips, Word to the Wise on December 18, 2012

As the new year rolls around, people are becoming concerned about what parties they'll attend, what they'll wear, and who they'll spend it with. No matter what event you attend, we realize that after people have had a couple drinks, they forget what NOT to do. We've devised 5 helpful tips of what you shouldn't do to Read More »

Getting People to Attend Your Fundraiser!

Posted in Ideas & Themes, Word to the Wise on November 8, 2012

Getting people to attend your event is no picnic; you can’t hold them at gunpoint and force them in the door (a generally frowned upon practice). So, what can you do to get them to attend? Here are some tips to keep in mind:   Offer early bird pricing A lot of events like to Read More »

Cut Time Not Corners: How to Manage Time When Planning an Event

Posted in Ticketbud Tips, Ticketbud Tips and Tools, Ticketbud Tools, Word to the Wise on August 1, 2012

Among an event planner's seemingly endless to-do list are unnecessary tasks that can be eliminated if certain aspects of the planning process are handled correctly. Ticketbud is here to share 4 key tips that will untangle the ball of stress that all the uncompleted tasks has tied you into. 1. Setting Goals Before any other Read More »