Guides and tips Posts

How to Take Ticket Deposits

Some of your customers might be interested in attending your event, but unwilling to pay the face value of the ticket upfront. There could be a number of reasons for this: convenience, uncertainty of availability, cash flow problems, etc.

The solution to this problem is to allow customers to pay a deposit, then settle the balance at a later date.

9 Elements of a Successful Event Website

Every event needs a website.

Whether you’re working on a local or national scale, or hosting events ranging from charity fundraiser to music festival, a website is the absolute minimum requirement.

After all, where do you think people will go to find information about your event, or even buy tickets?

Of course, getting your website right is easier said than done. After looking at countless websites for well-established events from around the world, we’ve narrowed down the nine core elements of a successful event website.

4 Ways to Boost Ticket Sales for Your Event Using Twitter

Looking for ways to increase ticket sales to your next event?

You’re probably already aware of it, but Twitter can be a highly-effective tool — if it’s used correctly.

If you want to sell more tickets via your website, the following four tips will help you get the most out of Twitter.

A cheaper alternative to Eventbrite

Hey, welcome to the Ticket Tailor blog. Ticket Tailor offers an online ticket selling system with a difference: we don’t charge any per-ticket fees, and instead a predictable low monthly fee. If you are new round here, check out our home page.

We think Eventbrite is cool. It has a load of great features and has done a lot to disrupt an old-fashioned ticketing industry. But Eventbrite is expensive and those fees can really add up.

How to Make your Event Greener

With the London 2012 games just round the corner, the capital is inevitably going to be put under a considerable amount of pressure. Among this pressure is the vast amount of waste that London will have to endure. Here at Ticket Tailor, we thought a great way to minimise this is to find how we can all make our events a little bit greener!

Ticket Tailor Video Walkthroughs – Part Two

As we promised in part one of our video walkthroughs, here is part two of our video walkthrough series.

The aim of these videos is to show just how quick and easy it is to set up your Ticket Tailor box office and sell tickets to your events.

Ticket Tailor Video Walkthroughs – Part One

Here’s a little treat to put a little spring in the step of the greatest people on earth – our customers!

Now and again everyone needs a little guidance here, or a little nudge in the right direction there. So we’ve decided to create a series of short walkthrough videos guiding you through the most used parts of our software.

Some of the Best Event Books

Every now and again, it’s nice to get away from the glare of a computer screen – especially in the glorious London weather. So why not relax in the sun and learn a thing or two more about putting on events from the experts? Although it may seem that events books aren’t as up to the minute as event websites, they are a great source of information. Books covering the event industry range from purely academic to downright chatty – and we’re bringing you some of the best of them.

5 Top Tools to Share Your Events Online

You don’t need us to tell you that the social media revolution is here to stay. But how can you share an event taking place in the heart of London with the rest of the world? Or share a buzzing festival up in Scotland with your mates in China?

Promoters: Top ways on to the “OMG-I-Cannot-Miss” List

So you’re an event organiser and you’ve read last month’s blog about creative marketing. Your creative juices have been flowing. So lets take it up a notch – how do you make your event live up to the excellent marketing you’ve put out?