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3 Smart Exercises to Help Set Your Base Ticket Price

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Ticket sales are a top source of revenue for 70% of events. That means to survive from year to year, you need to make the most impact with your ticket pricing strategy today. Whether you’re already selling out or your struggling just to sell, you can always fine-tune your price.

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The 2019 Guide to Event Marketing: Strategies, Ideas, and Examples

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Whether you’re interested in coordinating smaller networking events or large corporate events like conferences, creating an event marketing strategy has serious benefits for your business.

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4 Mistakes Every Event Planner Makes At Least Once

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Mistakes happen — even to the most organized event planners. It’s hard to be perfect when you’re juggling endless details and deadlines, corresponding with dozens of caterers, and trying to woo sponsors. After all, you’re only human.

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3 Strategies for Event Fundraising Success in 2019

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Today, anyone can raise money online for a cause they care about. It’s empowering, but it also creates a lot of noise. Audiences are overwhelmed with opportunities to make donation choices.

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A Practical Guide to Measuring Event Success

Can you measure event ROI? 3 in 5 marketers can't. Learn how with this free ROI model.

Ask An Eventbrite Expert: Your Essential Event Questions Answered

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Being an event organizer is a constant juggling act. Pricing, promotions, performers… the list goes on. At this moment, you probably have hundreds on unanswered questions in your inbox and uncompleted tasks on your notepad.

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The Event Marketing Lifecycle: When You Can Sell the Most Tickets

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It would be great if you could plan your event advertising strategy based on what you wish would happen with your ticket sales — but you know that wishes don’t mean much in this industry. Instead, base your strategy on real results from events like yours.

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Automate Your Event Management Workflow with Zapier

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Ever found yourself wishing for an extra staff member to handle tedious event planning workflows? Try turning to technology instead.

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How Effective Editorial Content Creates Buzz for Your Live Shows

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Sharing compelling editorial content on your social media channels will keep fans engaged — even during lulls in ticket sales. The post How Effective Editorial Content Creates Buzz for Your Live Shows appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Music Music Marketing Social Media Marketing

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How to Market Your Family-Friendly Event to Today’s Parents

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According to Eventbrite research, 64% of all millennials are attending more daytime, family-suitable events on the weekend compared to just five years ago. But don’t let that fool you into thinking attracting them to your events will be easy.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Utah’s Most Awesome Live Events Run on This Guy’s Passion

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Tony Duffy always assumed he’d follow his family’s footsteps and become a police officer. But from the time he was a teen planning parties in his backyard, live events were his calling — and even his police administration degree couldn’t change that.

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How to Find (and Win) Sponsors for Your Event

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Sponsors are key to hosting successful events, but they can be hard to find and even harder to convert. Here's how to find and get sponsors for your event. The post How to Find (and Win) Sponsors for Your Event appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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7 Simple Steps to Hosting a Successful Easter Event

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Events centered around holidays are sure hits among kids and families — and Easter is no exception. The warmer weather gives everyone an excuse to come together as a family around a holiday with lots of fun traditions. But that doesn’t automatically mean they’ll line up to attend your Easter event.

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6 Tips to Improve the Attendee Experience at Your Cycling Event

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Cyclists are a hard-core crowd. And with so many cycling events with cool themes, special locations, and rider perks, it can be difficult to attract the numbers you want to yours. To stand out, you need to make your event speak to directly to your desired audience. Cyclists know their stuff.

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Your Essential Conference and Corporate Event Planning Checklist

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Looking for ways to stay competitive in an increasingly crowded industry? Help your event shine with this useful planning checklist for conferences and corporate events. The post Your Essential Conference and Corporate Event Planning Checklist appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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How to Hire and Work With Event Vendors

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An event is only as good as the vendors you hire. Here is your step-by-step guide for choosing the right event vendors to uplevel your event experience. The post How to Hire and Work With Event Vendors appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Event Logistics Vendors

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Experiential Marketing, Defined — and Examples to Inspire You

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Experiential marketing sounds flashy, but what does it mean — and how does it overlap with events? Get all your questions answered in this post. The post Experiential Marketing, Defined — and Examples to Inspire You appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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14 Songs on Every Event Planner’s Playlist

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Music can set — or reset — your mood. And especially when you have a stressful job like event planning, sometimes you need just the right song to rock out to. From pump-up jams to slow beats that calm you down, here are some tunes to add to your event planning playlist. Check out these […]. The post 14 Songs on Every Event Planner’s Playlist appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Event planner Lifestyle Music

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5 Creative Facebook Live Ideas for Your Event

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Live video tells rich, intimate stories, making event-goers feel like they’re part of the action — which is why Facebook Live has become a standout format for reaching all types of attendees.

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7 Things You Can Find in Every Event Planner’s Car

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It’s easy to pick out an event planner’s car — it’s the one littered with a carefully curated collection of junk and just-in-case gear.

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The Event Planner’s Top 8 Must-Watch Netflix Picks

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After a long day of event planning, your couch and Netflix is exactly what you need to decompress. Whether you’re looking for a feel-good comedy, an educational documentary, or a gripping thriller, some streaming therapy is sure to help you unwind.

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3 Secrets to Successful Storytelling Events From Shows That Defined the Genre

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Whether an open mic night, a live podcast, or a literary reading, storytelling events are all about engaging your audience with a narrative.

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The Facebook Live Team’s Top 6 Tips for Event Creators

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You’re backstage before the show when you see your headlining band horsing around. This is a Facebook Live moment,” you think. You whip out your iPhone, queue up your Facebook app, and hit “Go Live.” But things quickly go wrong.

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Quiz: Are You Charging the Right Price for Your Event?

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Pricing is one of the trickiest tasks on an event creator’s to-do list. Use this quiz to see how you stack up when it comes to your pricing strategy. You’ll discover if you’re on the right track to approaching your pricing and if your current number is enough to make a profit. Find out if […].

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How to Get Your Online Event Off to a Great Start

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This is a guest post from Emily Wiseheart, Content Manager for Constant Contact. Events aren’t always attended in person. In this day and age, many events are attended from a living room, or anywhere in the world, as long as there’s an internet connection. The best part?

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20 Event Planning Guides for Every Step of Your Event

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No matter how long you’ve been an event creator, there’s always a new challenge at each of your events. Here are event planning guides to help you through. The post 20 Event Planning Guides for Every Step of Your Event appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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6 Tips From SurveyMonkey to Increase Your Event Survey Responses

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This is a guest post by Jillesa Gebhardt, survey scientist at SurveyMonkey. You’ve just wrapped a major event. You’re exhausted, you’re happy — and you’re curious. Did your attendees get as much out of the event as you think they did?

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Infographic: Americans Would Rather Be Known for Their Experiences Than Possessions

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Americans define themselves by the experiences they have. As an event creator, you need to understand how your event factors into this sense of identity.

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Create a Foolproof Event Strategy Plan With This Template

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With so many details on your plate, sitting down to write an event strategy plan probably sounds like more busy work. But if your entire team isn’t crystal clear on your event strategy, the lack of alignment will waste more time than you realize. Worse?

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Getting Paid: 3 Things Event Professionals Need to Know About Payouts

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Events are expensive. You have to cover the upfront costs — like paying vendors and securing a venue — out of pocket. But as tickets are being sold, you can have access to that money so you can pay with less stress. Payouts, which are how you get paid for tickets sold on event management […].

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14 Brand Activation Ideas Attendees Will Love

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Most people attend an event with certain expectations. But that doesn’t mean they’re don’t want to be surprised.

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Event Discount and Promotion Codes: When and How to Use Them

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People love a good deal — especially when it’s on a unique experience like a live event. So it’s no surprise that discount codes are a powerful way to incentivize ticket purchases among your potential attendees.

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10 Guerrilla Marketing Ideas for Event Organizers in 2019

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Looking for guerrilla marketing ideas? This is how you can obtain maximum exposure with could-be attendees for a whole lot less. The post 10 Guerrilla Marketing Ideas for Event Organizers in 2019 appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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5 Mantras Event Planners Should Live By

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Event planning is a mix of fast-paced excitement and mind-boggling stress. You know it’s worth it when you see the smiles on your attendees’ faces — but sometimes it’s hard to remember that feeling during a last-minute crisis.

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The Ultimate Guide to Event Branding

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What makes an event “must attend”? Is there a well-kept secret to persuading your attendees to keep coming back — preferably with a friend or colleague in tow?

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Networking Tips for Every Stage of Your Event Planning Career

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In the events industry, connections count. Networking is one of the keys to success — and getting good deals with vendors, venues, and other events managers.

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Write an Event Description That Will Sell Out Your One-of-a-Kind Experience

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Your event is unique. So unique, in fact, that it seems impossible to briefly describe everything awesome about it in your event description. Yet this is a skill you need to effectively market your niche event online.

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The 6 Best Free Ideas and Tools for Event Promotion

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You’ve organized a can’t-miss event. You’ve settled on a venue, enlisted performers or speakers, and dialed in on details. And you’ve set up your ticketing options. Now, you’re faced with the most daunting challenge: getting people to attend.

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Maximize Your Marketing ROI With Free And Automated Promotional Features

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Lean team. Small budget. Big goals. You need ways to make your marketing more cost-effective and your team more efficient. The answer: automation. Investing in automation doesn’t have to mean you need to write a big check.

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