Guides and tips Posts

How To Personalise Your Event

As an events professional, you want to give your attendees the best possible experience. It’s not always that simple though is it? Despite your best efforts, are you getting less than positive feedback? Are you struggling to sell enough tickets? Learn how to truly personalise your event and blow your attendees away,every time.

Inspiration For Event Organisers In February

It’s almost February, the shortest month. Winter’s still got its icy grip on us and we’re not quite into the Spring/Summer events’ rush. Use February as the month that you get organised for the year ahead. If you’re an event organiser, here are our handy hints on how you can get inspired in February.

New Feature Announcement: Auto-hiding Tickets

When you’re planning an event, you’ve got your hands full and time is precious. The last thing you want to do is to have to login to put tickets on and off sale. That’s why we’ve introduced our new time-saving feature: Auto-hiding tickets.

You can now “Auto-hide” tickets based on three options:

1. Hide until a set date and time
2. Hide after a set date and time
3. Hide when the tickets are sold out

5 Tips On How To Convert Your Social Media Following Into Ticket Sales

Running active social media accounts is now deemed to be the most effective form of cheap marketing for business. Selling tickets to your social media followers isn’t easy and it’s not always obvious how to do it.

Here are 5 Ticket Tailor tips on how to sell tickets by converting your social media following:

Sell tickets for private events

Sell tickets to a private party

We are excited to let you know that Ticket Tailor now lets you sell tickets online for private events with the addition of 2 key new features:

  1. Password protect your events and
  2. Hiding events from your box office.

Read our guides below on how these great new features work, and if you have any feedback please get in touch via email or using the comments section below.

How to Sell Tickets on Squarespace

What is Squarespace?

Squarespace is a great tool for building a website. From concert organisers who are selling out arenas, to local venues putting together a website for the first time, Squarespace provides a great set of tools that has made it one of the most popular website builders on the internet. Find out more about Squarespace.

5 Essential WordPress Plugins for Your Event Websites

With over 60 million users, WordPress is the most popular website content management system on the Internet.

Many event websites are built using the platform, and it isn’t hard to see why: With WordPress, you can install plugins for your website, giving it a level of functionality way beyond your own programming capabilities.

This is one of the major for WordPress’s popularity.

How to Sell Tickets Online

Whether you’re hosting a one-off music festival or a weekly club night, offering ticket sales via your website is a proven way to boost attendence.

In fact, in this day and age, online ticket sales is something that your customers will expect and demand — from their point of view, buying online is far more convenient than having to track down a brick-and-mortar box office.

If you’re looking to sell tickets online, Ticket Tailor is one of the premier ticketing solutions, with thousands of event organisers already using our easy-to-use service. A quick snapshot of benefits of using Ticket Tailor include:

How to Keep No-Shows to a Minimum when Selling Tickets Online

As an event planner, maximising ticket sales will always be one of your primary goals. After all, this is one of your major revenue streams that makes your event financially viable.

If you’ve already met your ticket sales targets, well done. Just remember: the hard work doesn’t end there.

If you want to ensure your event is a real hit, you need a good level of attendance.

But why does this matter? After all, if a punter has already bought a ticket, why should you care if they bother turning up?

How Starting a Blog Can Sell Tickets

Content rules the Internet — it’s powerful stuff.

If you’re looking to sell more tickets from your website, producing great content is a great place to start. This is why so many successful event websites run a dedicated blog.

Now, the number of tickets you sell from your website will be a function of the amount of traffic you send to it, and your conversion rate.

Some activities target one or the other, but the best thing about a blog: it boosts both.

This means your blog can sell substantially more tickets — and remember, your event will live or die by the number of tickets sold.

Want to know why a blog is so effective? Read on!