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Ask An Eventbrite Expert: 3 Strategies to Make More Revenue Upfront

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Growing your revenue is no easy feat. Beyond covering your basic expenses, if you plan to grow your event, you need to make sure that you are making enough to scale — without compromising quality and potentially losing future attendees.

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3 Tips to Write Better Event Descriptions

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Your event description is often the first (and only) chance you get to grab potential attendee’s attention online. And thanks to modern consumer behavior, you have only 5.59 seconds to do it before they abandon your webpage and move on to the next thing.

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12 Event Planning Tips to Minimize Stress & Increase Productivity

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Event planning is incredibly stressful and time-consuming — we get it. Use these 12 event planning tips to get your head on straight, and make sure your next event goes off without a hitch.

Party Planning Checklist: Delight Attendees and Cover Your Bases

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Mason jar lanterns. Mocktail bar. Music. Maybe a magician. If you’re planning a party, you have a lot running through your mind at all times. So much, in fact, that stuff tends to slip through the cracks. How can you be sure to capture every little detail? And when to do what?

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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.

5 Nightmares Every Event Planner Has Experienced

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Stress dreams. Everyone knows them. Everyone gets them. But for event planners, stress dreams get to a whole new level.

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Your Complete Guide to the Event Evaluation Process

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After your event has ended, and attendees are singing your event’s praises on social media, you probably feel a satisfying sense of accomplishment. You did it! But personal satisfaction isn’t a true measure of success.

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30 Unique and Instagram-Worthy Party Theme Ideas

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Creating an event with a strong visual theme that will inspire attendees to whip out their camera phones is a surefire way to spread like wildfire on Instagram.

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5 Ways Event Managers Can Increase Event Registration

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Of all your responsibilities as an Event Manager, ensuring your event is well attended is top priority.

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17 Creative Event Sponsorship Ideas

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Need to attract more or bigger sponsors to your next event? Use these sponsorship ideas to make your proposal stand out. The post 17 Creative Event Sponsorship Ideas appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Event Planning Event Sponsorship

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From Recruiting to Machine Learning: Courtney Burton’s Remarkable Journey to Success

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The best events don’t always start with a business plan. Often, they start with a spark. Someone has a passion they want to share, and a great idea about how to share it. They’re moved to bring people together around a vision, so they make it happen — even with no event planning experience.

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Why Event Planners Fail at Networking

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Darrah Brustein is a Forbes writer and founder of Network Under 40, a series of networking events for professionals in Atlanta, Nashville, and Baltimore.

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Use These 4 Eventbrite Email Templates to Drive Attendance: Step-by-Step Instructions

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These days, it doesn’t take much for someone to unsubscribe from your mailing list. So why jeopardize all your hard work by sending your fans generic event emails that fall flat? Event-goers want content that’s tailored to their preferences.

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21 Survey Questions To Ask After Your Event

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You’ve just wrapped a major event. You’re exhausted, you’re happy — and you’re curious. What did your attendees think about your event? How about sponsors? Are they likely to support your event next year?

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Pre Event Hype Ideas: Engage Attendees Before The Event

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You’ve been putting in the work for months. The venue, the sponsors, the entertainment, the speakers or special guests. Now you’re ready to share your event with the world. But how do you engage your audience’s attention – and keep it – in the lead up to your event?

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8 Steps to a Solid Event Business Plan (With Examples)

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If you intend for your event to be a business — to make money and become a career — you need a plan. That’s true for any kind of event, from a festival to a fundraiser to a funhouse. Writing a business plan might sound like a major project, and it kind of is. That’s because it’s […].

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72 Event Themes to Inspire Your Next Event

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Not feeling creative? Here’s a laundry list of event theme ideas to adopt or alter for your next event. The post 72 Event Themes to Inspire Your Next Event appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Corporate Event Ideas Event Inspiration

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Corporate Event Management Best Practices

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Taken from a survey of over 800 event professionals, these three trends are shaping the competitive landscape of conferences and corporate events. The post Corporate Event Management Best Practices appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

How to Write the Perfect Sponsorship Email

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Working your way to the decision maker at your target sponsor starts with a simple, well-worded email. The post How to Write the Perfect Sponsorship Email appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Business & Professional Email Marketing Event Sponsors Event Sponsorship

Do More With Your Event Budget at Your Next Meeting

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This is a guest post by Marin Bright, the founder and CEO of Smart Meetings, a community of event professionals obsessed with inspiring brilliant experiences. Event professionals have a lot on their plate already, so budgeting for meetings is no easy feat.

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3 Items on Every Event Planner’s Back-to-School Shopping List

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It’s that time of year again: Back to school. The local kids are, depending on their ages, either bereft with dread or bubbling with excitement. You happen to be a member of the latter camp, despite having graduated from kindergarten more than 20 years ago. What can you say?

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5 Event Signage Ideas to Improve the Attendee Experience

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Event signage doesn’t have to be utilitarian to be helpful. Here’s five creative ideas to use signs to enhance the attendee experience. The post 5 Event Signage Ideas to Improve the Attendee Experience appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Event Planning Event Tips

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30 Catering Ideas to Make Your Event Menu Stand Out in 2019

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Learn how to make sure your next food and drink event is unforgettable — and Instagrammable. The post 30 Catering Ideas to Make Your Event Menu Stand Out in 2019 appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Food & Beverage Event Food Event Planning Food and Drink Events

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How to Build Your Event’s Brand on Eventbrite

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Event-goers come to Eventbrite’s event discovery site every day to find things to do. They search by date, price range, place, and category to drill down to experiences just right for them. If your event matches what they’re looking for, it will appear in their search results.

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20 Ways to Advertise Your Event to Attract More Attendees

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There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to event advertising. But there are essential channels and tactics that each event creator should experiment with. Here are five you should try. The post 20 Ways to Advertise Your Event to Attract More Attendees appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

How to Write The Perfect Event Invitation Email

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In 2018, 281 billion emails were sent and received. That causes a problem for event creators trying to compete for attention in event-goers’ cluttered inboxes. There are many email marketing strategies you can use to stand out in event-goers’ inboxes, but the most important is your email copy.

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Your Quick Guide to Becoming a Kickass Party Planner

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You have a knack for throwing parties. From ingenious themes right down to the amuse bouche, ideas come to you and things just naturally flow from there. Time and again, a gathering you’ve organized has turned out to be the party of the year.

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10 Clever Event Ideas College Students Will Love and Share

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If you’re in charge of campus programming, the pressure is on to create events college students will not just love but share on social media. Here are some innovative ideas. The post 10 Clever Event Ideas College Students Will Love and Share appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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Sell More Tickets in 1 Month: Your Week 4 Plan

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You don’t need to stare at a screen for hours a day to sell more tickets to your event. To help you reach your goals, we’ve put together a series of posts with the tips and tricks you need to upgrade your marketing — in just 15 minutes a day. This is the fourth post […].

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6 Business Event Invitation Email Strategies and Examples

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Working your way to the decision maker at your target sponsor starts with a simple, well-worded email. The post 6 Business Event Invitation Email Strategies and Examples appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Business & Professional Email Marketing Event Sponsors Event Sponsorship

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Ridesharing Trends & Statistics: Why Millennials Love Lyft for Events

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Every generation had its signature mode of transportation. In the ’70s, hitchhiking symbolized freedom. The ’80s heralded conspicuous status in the form of Porsches and Beamers. And in the early aughts, the first wave of hybrid vehicles arrived, as the focus shifted to environmental awareness.

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The Secret to Stop People from Flaking on Your Events

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You sold 200 tickets — enough to pack the room with excited event-goers. But when the day arrived, only about half showed up. The energy in the room was lackluster, and your own disappointment palpable. What happened?

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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 Mastering Event Registration

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To sell out your event, you need to maximize every channel you have. That doesn’t always mean spending more money, but it does mean spending your money in smarter ways — starting with your registration technology.

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10 ½ Creative Event Marketing Ideas to Drive Ticket Sales

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You have countless event marketing options. And with that comes a paralysis of choice. Where to focus your attention and efforts? And how to come up with new ideas beyond basic social posts? What if you decide wrong?

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5 Non-Work Events That Event Managers Get Stuck Planning

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Event planning never seems to go away — even on your days off. You might shut off your work email, but somehow you always get roped into planning in your free time. The school bake sale, your friend’s baby shower, or the community walk-a-thon — you name it, you’ve (begrudgingly) planned it.

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Use These 3 Event Invitation Templates to Drive Attendance

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Email marketing is a major component of any event marketing strategy. But if you’re sending the same generic email invitation to your entire list, you’ll want to rethink your approach.

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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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How to Host an Event That Bridges the Political Divide

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It’s one thing to disagree with someone about their political beliefs over the internet. It’s another to have that conversation in person — especially in today’s polarized political climate.

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