SPOTLIGHT: Meatopia 2013

TicketBud

The post SPOTLIGHT: Meatopia 2013 appeared first on Ticketbud Blog. When your event has been acclaimed as "a meat-lover's paradise" ( New York Magazine ), "spectacular" ( Esquire ), a "bacchanal of pork, beef, lamb, chicken, duck , turkey and quail" ( New York Times ), and "a glorious city of meat" ( Huffington Post ), you know you're doing something right.

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Event Page URLs to Help People Find Your Event

TicketBud

When people search for your event online, it’s important that your Ticketbud event page shows up as high as possible in the search results. For search engine optimization (SEO) purposes, it’s crucial to set up a proper URL that includes the organization and event name. Having a URL that closely matches your organization and event name makes it easier for attendees to find your event and buy tickets!

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Multi-User Access: A Safer Way To Share Access To Your Event

TicketBud

Whether you're planning a small supper club or a huge charity gala, organizing and managing an event is a massive undertaking. It's wise to rely on others to help with your event but with more people assisting comes more security concerns. At Ticketbud, we understand how important it is to have the tools necessary to seamlessly run your event without sacrificing you and your event's security & privacy. That's why we are excited to unveil our latest tool, Multi-User Access (MUA).

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Ticketbud Integrates With Socialvents

TicketBud

We first demonstrated our API integrations designed to help promote and publicize your event with our Eventful integration. Now we've added another one! We've integrated our ticketing platform with another event discovery site, SocialVents, to help bring more attendees and, most importantly, more ticket sales to your Ticketbud events.

2013 60

Winter Cocktails: 6 Of Our Favorite Winter Inspired Drinks

TicketBud

The holidays are underway and you know what that means! The beginning of holiday parties! How do you make your holiday parties memorable? With amazing drinks, of course! Here are some of our favorite Winter cocktail drinks to serve to your guest! Cheers! via Marie Claire. Baileys Spiced Coffee. Ingredients: 2 oz. Baileys with a Hint of Coffee. pear-flavored liqueur. Steps: 1. Layer the pear flavored liqueur first. Then top it off with Baileys with a hint coffee.

2013 60

Essential Thanksgiving Survival Tips

TicketBud

Your Guide to Surviving Thanksgiving. When you were a kid, your parents assured you that your family was normal. Every family has an uncle that loves fart jokes a little too much or a cousin that likes to start food fights and snort milk up his nose.” Well, your parents lied. These people are crazy and you should probably pat yourself on the back for having made it this far. Here's how to keep surviving the most dangerous game: relatives. HAVE A KID ZONE.

2013 60

Holiday Party Lighting Special: Intelligent Lighting Design

TicketBud

It's that time of year again! While the holidays are just around the corner, it's time to start planning for your upcoming holiday events. In an effort to always provide our readers with the best tips, tricks and deals in the event industry, we've got an incredible holiday event special from our friends at Intelligent Lighting Design. Check out their amazing deal and learn more about their critically acclaimed event lighting design !

2013 60

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

TicketBud

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 Countdown Clock. Create An Event Page. Have Your Own Signature Cocktail. Offer Guest Perks. Add A Theme. Be Aware Of Other Parties. Like our tips?

2013 60

Ticketbud Integrates With Eventful

TicketBud

When it comes to selling out your event, we know there's nothing more important than having the right promotional tools to back you up. That's why we've integrated our ticketing platform with Eventful to help bring more attendees and, most importantly, more ticket sales to your events.

2013 60

Top Spots For Your Austin Event

TicketBud

Learn more about Ticketbud & events in Austin. From concerts on 6th Street to tailgate parties on the UT campus to food & wine festivals along South Congress, Austinites know there's never a shortage of great events to attend. Part of what makes Austin such a live event mecca is the plethora of beautiful, creative and downright odd spots and venues available to host those events.

2013 60

3 Ways To A Perfect Check-In Experience

TicketBud

It's almost time for your event to start. You've done your promoting and sold your tickets. Now, all that's left is for your guests to arrive. Are you ready for check-in? The check-in experience is your first impression on event day so make it a good one! To help you impress your guests, here are 3 quick and easy ways to set yourself up for check-in and registration success. Scan Tickets With The FREE Ticketbud App.

2013 60

Choosing Your Payment Set up

TicketBud

As you think about setting up your event, you also need to think about how you will collect the money from your event. Ticketbud offers two flexible payment options, which you can easily access and set through our Payment Setup page. When making the final edits to your event, you can access the Payment Setup page through the link of the same name at the bottom of your Event Checklist. On the Payment Setup page, you will first be asked to select a Payment Processor.

2013 60

Ticketbud's "Interactive Event Page Editor"

TicketBud

In looking at event creation processes across the industry we noticed one consistent, glaring problem; the space where you edited your event page was completely separate from the page itself. In other words, you could not tell what your creation and edits would like without be forced to go to another page to see them. For an organizer simply trying to quickly setup their event page, this caused confusion and frustration and, ultimately, led to an unpleasant experience.

2013 60

Welcome to the New Ticketbud!

TicketBud

You’ve probably noticed something’s different about Ticketbud since the last time you logged in. We've gotten a makeover! Based on your feedback, we’ve redesigned the site to be more intuitive and less expensive for both event organizers and attendees. 3 New Features Created For Users, By Users. New Per-Ticket Pricing Option. In addition to our $99 Guarantee option, we now offer a “Per-Ticket” pricing option that allows you to sell tickets for free.

2013 60

Fostering Family Time: Events The Whole Family Will Love

TicketBud

With school back in session every parent knows how busy and hectic life gets. Driving little Timmy to soccer practice, taking Susie to band rehearsal and rushing to the grocery store to get dinner ready can take over your whole day. So where do you find the time to spend some quality TLC with your family? With hectic school activities and work schedules family time is spread out very thin. Slowing down and creating quality time for the family can be challenging for a busy parent.

2013 60

Why Your #Event Needs A Hashtag

TicketBud

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 created by Twitter as a way to categorize messages or to search for a message by simply searching for the hashtag. Here's an example. Your friend is organizing a yoga event.

2013 60

Q & A Panel Series- Event Tips From the Pros

TicketBud

5 Experts Share Their Experiences To A Successful Event. Planning and managing an event can be tedious. So much goes into it, but what are the most important aspects of a successful event? I asked leading event industry experts to share their tips and experiences from within the event planning industry. After their expert advice, be sure to join the conversation in the comments. Q: From your experiences, what are the top three things to do or consider to make an event successful?

2013 60

Fantasy Sports Made Simple: Collect Payments & Registration For Your League

TicketBud

Bust out the projections, listen to your most trusted analysts and start pretending you're the world's smartest GM: it's fantasy time ! Whether you cruised to a league championship last year or crashed and burned on that "sleeper pick" strategy that just didn't pan out, a new year is another chance at repeat glory or redemption, respectively. But wait! As any fantasy leaguer out there knows, much of the drama can happen way before the picks are made and the season starts.

2013 60

Fundraising 2.0: Boosting Profits & Turnout With Social Media

TicketBud

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 VolunteerSpot.com , gave Ticketbud a few tips on how to use social media platforms to boost fundraiser profits and turnout. Fundraising is like a ball game,” says Young, “and a guaranteed way to hit it out of the ball park and reach your goals is with social media engagement.

2013 60

Quick & Easy Finger Food Appetizers For Any Event!

TicketBud

No matter what kind of event you're throwing, you'll almost certainly be hosting hungry guests. To help you keep on budget, we've put together a list of delicious appetizers you can easily make that will impress you guests & avoid breaking the bank for your event! Cold Roast Beef, Blue Cheese & Grapes: Photo by: Georgia Glynn Smith Via Oprah.com. Rare Roast Beef. Blue Cheese. Grapes. Skewers. Directions: Stack a thin slice of rare roast beef on top of a chunk of blue cheese and a grape.

2013 60

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

TicketBud

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 today: Free Trial events!

2013 60

What Will We Call Face-to-Face Meetings Next?

Fork in the Road

The third-party, face-to-face meetings industry has, by design, placed itself in a silo. For whatever reason—lethargy, existing infrastructure or the lack of a compelling impetus for change—it has developed a superiority complex. Meanwhile, another environment has emerged, courtesy of the Internet, where individuals can learn, network, establish relationships, buy and sell using digital platforms.

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The Next Logical Phase of Event Hybridization and Why It Will Be a Game Changer

Fork in the Road

The merging of live events with digital content and remote attendees was bound to happen. When the Internet poked her head through the ceiling of the convention center, the industry expected something interesting to follow. The divide between face-to-face and virtual experiences has already been narrowed by hybrid events, but the convergence won’t stop there.

2013 60

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EventHero

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2013 40

How One Meetings Organization Interpreted Digital Disruption

Fork in the Road

by Yan By: Reads of the Week: February 1, 2013 « Reid All About It by Reads of the Week: February 1, 2013 « Reid All About It Thanks Tahira and Bob. The time we live in can only be described as bordering on the unfathomable: infants use iPads, celebrities show up at music festivals post mortem and human beings serve as wireless hotspots. We have gone from analog to digital overnight. The change is even reflected in our workplace terminology.

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What Will We Call Face-to-Face Meetings Next?

Fork in the Road

The third-party, face-to-face meetings industry has, by design, placed itself in a silo. For whatever reason—lethargy, existing infrastructure or the lack of a compelling impetus for change—it has developed a superiority complex. Meanwhile, another environment has emerged, courtesy of the Internet, where individuals can learn, network, establish relationships, buy and sell using digital platforms.

2013 40

What Will We Call Face-to-Face Meetings Next?

Fork in the Road

The third-party, face-to-face meetings industry has, by design, placed itself in a silo. For whatever reason—lethargy, existing infrastructure or the lack of a compelling impetus for change—it has developed a superiority complex. Meanwhile, another environment has emerged, courtesy of the Internet, where individuals can learn, network, establish relationships, buy and sell using digital platforms.

2013 40

An open letter to hotel room designers

Event Philosopher

Common sense is very uncommon. Horace Greeley I'm not a road warrior, but I'm in and out of hotels often enough to understand how most people generally use a hotel room. There's a bed, a bathroom, and electricity. For the most part, those are the important parts. With that in mind, I would like to share some helpful tips for hotel designers. 1) The bed. Thanks for upgrading almost all of the hotel beds to be heavenly or signature or whatever. That's great!

2013 40

How One Meetings Organization Interpreted Digital Disruption

Fork in the Road

by Yan By: Reads of the Week: February 1, 2013 « Reid All About It by Reads of the Week: February 1, 2013 « Reid All About It Thanks Tahira and Bob. The time we live in can only be described as bordering on the unfathomable: infants use iPads, celebrities show up at music festivals post mortem and human beings serve as wireless hotspots. We have gone from analog to digital overnight. The change is even reflected in our workplace terminology.

2013 40

How One Meetings Organization Interpreted Digital Disruption

Fork in the Road

by Yan By: Reads of the Week: February 1, 2013 « Reid All About It by Reads of the Week: February 1, 2013 « Reid All About It Thanks Tahira and Bob. The time we live in can only be described as bordering on the unfathomable: infants use iPads, celebrities show up at music festivals post mortem and human beings serve as wireless hotspots. We have gone from analog to digital overnight. The change is even reflected in our workplace terminology.

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Getting re-inspired

Event Philosopher

Families are the compass that guide us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter. Brad Henry I disappeared off the map last year as planning for my company's 6,000-person user conference kicked into high gear. Then I disappeared "for good" for 3 months as I had a new little baby girl in February! So now I'm back at work and back exploring event trends and technologies and trying to reignite my inspiration.

2013 40

The Next Logical Phase of Event Hybridization and Why It Will Be a Game Changer

Fork in the Road

The merging of live events with digital content and remote attendees was bound to happen. When the Internet poked her head through the ceiling of the convention center, the industry expected something interesting to follow. The divide between face-to-face and virtual experiences has already been narrowed by hybrid events, but the convergence won’t stop there.

2013 40

The Next Logical Phase of Event Hybridization and Why It Will Be a Game Changer

Fork in the Road

The merging of live events with digital content and remote attendees was bound to happen. When the Internet poked her head through the ceiling of the convention center, the industry expected something interesting to follow. The divide between face-to-face and virtual experiences has already been narrowed by hybrid events, but the convergence won’t stop there.

2013 40

10+ Awesome Presentations for Event Professionals (2018 Edition)

EventMB

Tips content marketing for events event planning presentations event technology presentations event trends 2013 events presentations event trends 2017No one wants to recreate the wheel and yet, so many templates for event presentation ppt slides look like something out of the 90s. We hear you. We’re here to help. Want design tips to make your event slides stand out? Or maybe you don’t want all the extra trouble of putting it all together […].

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Create efficiencies and improve customer experience through a purpose-built system

Arlo Training & Events Software

Universities are choosing to implement purpose-built systems to manage their executive/professional development programmes and events. With a system specifically designed to manage short courses, custom courses, and events, they have been able to reduce administration and offer a better website registration experience for clients. System requirements. The logistical requirements and website registration requirements for managing full time courses (e.g.

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The Ultimate Guide to Social Media Image Dimensions [Infographic]

TicketBud

One of the most powerful ways to promote your event is to give it a voice and a personality. If your event can "speak for itself" it becomes an entity completely separate from any event organizer or organization and creates a brand attendees will start talking to and following. The best way to create this event "persona"? Social media!

2013 60

The Best & Worst Times to Send Email (Infographic)

TicketBud

Whether you’re inviting friends to your show or emailing a big contact list about a last minute change to your event, sending invitations & emailing your attendees are two simple yet incredibly effective ways to increase the engagement and buzz around your event. However, when you send out your emails and invites can be just as important as the invite or email itself.

2013 60

Audience Partners was named the 13th fastest growing company at the 2013 Philadelphia 100 Awards Gala

Audience Partners

Audience Partners, the leading provider of data-driven audience-targeted digital advertising for the political and healthcare industries, today announced that the company has been named the 13th fastest growing company in the Greater Philadelphia Region. The Philadelphia 100 has been the hallmark of entrepreneurial achievement in the region since 1988.

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Q&A: Why This Music Festival Founder Is Launching an Ambitious New Conference

BizBash

Rehan Choudhry founded the Life Is Beautiful festival in 2013 as a gathering aimed at building community and revitalizing Downtown

2013 85

Forward Design: The Top 40 Event Designers 2017

BizBash

When BizBash compiled its first list of the top designers in 2013, event designers still maintained a somewhat limited audience—usually just

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