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How to Preserve Customers While Growing Event Business

Posted in Event Marketing, Guest Blog, Promotion & Planning, Word to the Wise on May 18, 2016
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Getting customers when you first start out is one of the most difficult aspects of running a business, so it is imperative that you put time aside to nurture these clients to not only give you more business but to create a loyal bond between you booth. We’ve come up with pointers as a guide Read More »

Essential Design Tips for Event Websites Part Deux

Posted in Ticketbud Tips, Ticketbud Tips and Tools on May 12, 2016
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Hey you, welcome back to our design series! Or, welcome altogether if this is your first time. To check out our first article on event design go over here, it will provide some very basic ground work in color theory and typography which are useful before moving forward. For this second part we’re picking apart Read More »

Essential Design Tips for Event Websites Part 1

Posted in Spotlights on April 21, 2016
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We've talked a lot about different ways to plan, organize and promote events here on the Ticketbud blog. Most of the time we tend to focus on the promotion and how, as an event manager, to get what you need done in as easy a way as possible. Which makes sense, promoting an event can Read More »

7 Habits of Highly Successful Event Planners

Posted in Promotion & Planning, Word to the Wise on April 11, 2016
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Are you interested in finding out what it takes to become a successful event planner? I messaged users of the Ticketbud platform and did some research of my own to figure out what makes some event planners stand out more than others. I also took the time to look at the top event planners and Read More »

Product Update (3/29)

Posted in New Features, Ticketbud Tips, Ticketbud Tools on March 29, 2016
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We've made some big updates to our reporting that we'd like to share today. First up is our new reporting dashboard. We did some much needed house cleaning with the different reports you can access. Instead of having separate tabs for each report, we've consolidated everything onto one page. This promotes better feature discovery so Read More »

Using Slack to 10x Your Event Planning Productivity

Posted in Promotion & Planning, Word to the Wise on February 17, 2016
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So you have a conference right around the corner and a big staff to manage. Let's not sugar coat it: You have your work cut out for you. Deadlines. Budgeting. Ticket sales. There's a laundry list of items you and your staff must manage. To avoid a disaster, you need a tool that facilitates all team communication. Enter stage left: Read More »

How to Use Instagram for Marketing Your Event

Posted in Event Marketing, Promotion & Planning on February 8, 2016
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Did you know that Instagram is the fastest growing social network? 26% of the adult population is already using it. That's a huge audience of potential ticket buyers. Instagram is the perfect marketing channel for events. The reason being that events are told best through pictures. Just take a look at your Instagram feed. Scrolling Read More »

5 Steps to Running A Successful Pop-Up

Posted in Ideas & Themes, Promotion & Planning, Word to the Wise on February 3, 2016
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Pop-Ups have become a huge sensation during the past couple years and it's easy to see why. They open and close all within a matter of a few days, speaking to the changing tastes of new generations. Pop-Ups are also a lot like events. They have definite start and end times, require renting out space, Read More »

5 Ways to Use Social Media to Sell Event Tickets

Posted in Event Marketing, Guest Blog, Promotion & Planning on January 27, 2016
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5 Ways to Use Social Media to Sell Event Tickets

If this is the first time your company is hosting an event, then you have some serious work ahead of you if you hope to sell most or all your tickets. Since your business isn't well known at this point, it’s going to be challenging to convince guests to attend. Nevertheless, the goal is completely doable especially Read More »

Most Common Problems With an Event Check-In App and How to Avoid Them

Posted in Guest Blog, Word to the Wise on December 30, 2015
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With any event, registration is always one of the most crucial points. You need to keep tabs so you have an accurate head count. This is true even if you're using an event check-in app. The last thing you want is a higher than expected turnout and end up not being able to accommodate everyone, Read More »