Starting your own fitness classes – a quick intro guide

Starting your own fitness classes – a quick intro guide

‘Tis the time of year for new beginnings and big goals – so why not put your dreams of starting your own fitness class into action, once and for all? Whether you’re a yogi, gym buff, or cross fit fanatic, it might just be easier to do than you think. 

You’ll need information, though – like what kind of qualifications you might need and which type of business structure to go for. In this guide, we aim to break the technical stuff down into easy-to-understand FAQs, so you can whizz through the boring bits and get to doing what you love most… ASAP. Let’s go! 🏃

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Are you ready to run a workshop? Tips & ideas for turning your passion into a business

Are you ready to run a workshop? Tips & ideas for turning your passion into a business

The new year is the perfect time to start an exciting new endeavour – and we think running a workshop might be just the ticket. Not only can it be a way to make some extra cash, it could end up being your golden ticket out of a job you don’t like, into one that doesn’t feel like work at all. Alternatively, running a workshop doesn’t need to be a profit-making exercise. You might just be looking for a way to connect with other like-minded people, or to offer something back to your local community.

One thing’s certain – the workshop scene is thriving. We’ve seen tons popping up on our platform, spanning from painting, crafts and photography, through to those with a focus on emotional and mental health support.  

Read on for tips, tricks and ideas for turning your passion or area of expertise into your own thriving workshop. 

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Black Friday: How to cash in as an event planner

Black Friday: How to cash in as an event planner

We’re all aware of those viral Black Friday scenes involving swarms of people, heavily discounted white goods, and (frankly) terrified-looking security guards. But the biggest discount day of the year is still going strong – and it’s not just for people selling physical products. It provides a great promotional opportunity for event planners to sell more tickets and get their names out there, too. Here’s all you need to know 👇.

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Top ticketing tips to sell out your bonfire night event 2022

Top ticketing tips to sell out your bonfire night event 2022

Autumn enthusiasts – delight! 🍁 The season of all things fun and festive is officially on its way – crisp leaves, chillier days, and darkening nights in tow.

In the blink of an eye it’ll be bonfire night; we can practically hear the crackling of sparklers and smell the wintery, smoke-filled air already.

Best get down to business then. Here are our top ticketing tips for this year’s fireworks events, – which are sure to see things go off with a pop, whizz and a bang.

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8 crucial things to know about running a food and drink festival – from people who’ve done it

8 crucial things to know about running a food and drink festival – from people who’ve done it

Thinking of running your own food and drink festival? Hats off to you, we say! 🎩

Whether you’re a wine connoisseur, craft beer enthusiast, or all-out foodie (perhaps all of the above?) – running a festival to celebrate your favourite fare can be a rewarding and profitable experience. It can also provide the perfect opportunity to raise money for charity, so if you’re looking for a very fun (read: tasty) way to do a good deed, you’re in the right place.

Here, we chat to two successful food and drink festival creators to find out all about how to run an event like this as smoothly as possible.

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Pumpkin patch ideas: how to make more money from your pumpkin patch this Halloween & beyond

Pumpkin patch ideas: how to make more money from your pumpkin patch this Halloween & beyond

Wondering how you can sell more tickets to your u-pick pumpkin patch events this autumn? It’s all about creating a fun, dynamic and totally unforgettable experience for your attendees.

Anyone can pick up a pumpkin at the supermarket, but Halloween enthusiasts want to come to your patch to be immersed in the unmistakable magic and ethereal atmosphere of autumn. Think: fresh countryside air, rolling fields of plump orange pumpkins, and plenty of authentic family fun.

Sound good? Read on for some creative ways to make your pumpkin patch events stand out from the crowd this Halloween and beyond.

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6 easy last-minute Rosh Hashanah event ideas for the local community 

6 easy last-minute Rosh Hashanah event ideas for the local community 

The night’s are slowly drawing in, children are back at school, and there’s already a smattering of burnished orange leaves on the ground. It can only mean one thing – autumn is officially on its way. With it comes the joyous celebration of the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, where family and friends get together to feast, pray, reflect, and have lots of family fun.

Looking to bring in the new year with festivities for the community? You’re in the right place! Whether you’re raising money for charity or just want to organise something to get the locals together, these low-maintenance celebration ideas have got you covered. We’ve got a section on how to sell tickets online to your community celebrations too.

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The 8 best email marketing platforms for events right now

The 8 best email marketing platforms for events right now

Email marketing has been around for a long time, but it’s undoubtedly still one of the most effective ways to engage with audiences new and old. As an event planner, a solid email strategy should be one of the main marketing and communication tools you have in your inventory. Last year, a Hubspot survey showed 80% of business professionals believe email marketing increases their customer retention. And that 73% of millennials prefer information from a business to come via email.

The best way to use email effectively and productively is to choose a great email service platform that meets your needs. Let’s dive straight in.

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8 things every beer festival needs in 2022 and beyond

8 things every beer festival needs in 2022 and beyond

Gone are the days where beer festivals were all trestle tables, lederhosen and village halls. The modern festival of liquid gold has evolved into something with serious mass-appeal; into something positively (dare we say it) trendy. Looking around at the beer fests on offer today, it’s clear that the scene has changed dramatically in recent years.

So what exactly does a beer festival need to do to stay current and sell tickets in 2022 and beyond? Let’s take a look 👀 (after some fun beer festival facts, naturally).

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How to get the word-of-mouth marketing machine working for your event

How to get the word-of-mouth marketing machine working for your event

‘Haven’t you heard? Everyone’s talking about it!’

Could there be seven more beautiful words in the English language? For event planners – probably not. Because if everyone’s talking about your Next Big Thing, tickets are going to fly off the shelves all by themselves.

Or so the illusion would have you believe. In reality, there’s a lot you can be doing behind the scenes to promote word of mouth marketing. It’s not about tricking people. It’s about knowing how to deliver an experience that genuinely gets them talking, and then perhaps giving them a little nudge in the right direction.

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