Track and trace advice for UK event organisers

Track and trace advice for UK event organisers

As an event host or venue owner, you’ll undoubtedly be aware of NHS Test and Trace by now. The service, in which the NHS traces those who’ve come into contact with a new Covid-19 patient, now plays a crucial part in our fight against the pandemic. But what exactly does it all mean for you, the event organiser?

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How to take virtual events to the next stage and make them pro

How to take virtual events to the next stage and make them pro

Things took a futuristic turn when we were unexpectedly thrust into an almost entirely virtual world thanks to the Coronavirus outbreak. In a nutshell – the tech that the majority of us were used to tapping into from time to time suddenly became our only connection to the outside world. Now, we’re all so used to it that the novelty of the fancy-dress Zoom call has officially worn off, and people are looking for new ways to enhance their virtual event experience. For those that want to make a virtual event seriously professional we take a look at what’s out in the market to help.

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Here’s how to make social media actually work for your event

Here’s how to make social media actually work for your event

It’s common knowledge that social media is an essential marketing tool for events. But because the majority of us use platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter in our personal lives, this can lead to the misconception that it’s easy to make them work for promotion. A Tweet here and a live stream there should be enough to get the crowds flocking to our event, right? Well… not always. With that in mind here are eight rules for making social media work hard for your event.

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Best Wix templates for events

Best Wix templates for events

Wix is a simple and easy-to-use website builder that provides slick, contemporary designs for any type of site. It’s soared in popularity over the past few years, and now boasts an impressive 154 million users, making it a robust alternative to other popular CMS’s like Wordpress. We love Wix for it’s high-spec templates and the sharp, glossy appeal of its designs, as well as its exceptional user-friendliness.

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Best comparison sites for event ticketing platforms

Best comparison sites for event ticketing platforms

You wouldn’t choose a venue for your event without researching it first, so naturally you’ll want to do the same when it comes to picking the best possible online ticketing platform for your needs. With giants like Eventbrite often meaning you have to give up too much of your precious profits to hefty fees, it really does pay to shop around. The good news is that there are plenty of really thorough, impartial comparison sites out there that can help you garner all the info you need before making a decision. Here are what we think are the top five…

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Easing lockdown: manage entry or check-ins with ticketed time slots

Easing lockdown: manage entry or check-ins with ticketed time slots

As lockdowns across the world start to ease, event organisers and owners of establishments from swimming pools, to restaurants, to galleries and markets are faced with the challenge of how to open safely. With Ticket Tailor, there is full flexibility to create ticketed events, or manage event registration for any type of attraction that requires timed entry, pre-bookings or check-ins.

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Selling tickets for yoga classes on Ticket Tailor

Selling tickets for yoga classes on Ticket Tailor

With Ticket Tailor, there is full flexibility to sell tickets or allow classes to reserve their spaces online for either an in-person class, or a virtual one. If you’re running your fitness classes online at the moment, we’re offering our services for free up until September.

If you’re thinking about a hybrid class type in the future, with some people socially distanced in class, and others taking part from home, it’s simple to set that up as one event type.

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Best alternatives to Zoom for webinars

Best alternatives to Zoom for webinars

While there’s no denying the platform is exceptionally good at what it does, it’s faced some recent criticism over its pricing, overly complicated plans and even privacy factors. Aka – it’s not necessarily for everyone.

Good news, then, that there are tons of alternatives to Zoom – which can come in handy if you want to pay less, need bigger, better features, or simply refuse to follow the crowd. Here are our top five:

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Safely manage event capacity in a Covid-secure way

Safely manage event capacity in a Covid-secure way

We know how important it’s going to be to be able to safely manage the capacity of your event with social distancing in mind. Our features will ensure you have the flexibility to run your event in a Covid-secure way, whether that’s having smaller, more frequent events, or allowing customers to pre-book a time slot.

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