Thursday, August 27th, 2015
Summer is winding down, but we’re looking forward to crisper air, harvest ales, football season (Go Steelers!), and a few of our favorite Pittsburgh events in the upcoming months. Fall in Pittsburgh brings concerts, tours, and craft beer festivals. With so many awesome events, it can be hard to choose! (more…)
Thursday, August 13th, 2015
You care about your attendees, and you want them to have a safe experience at your event. One important thing you should never overlook, however, is doing your best to keep them safe on their way to and from your event as well.
As a side effect, providing safe, reliable transportation can also potentially help you sell more tickets.
For example, if your event involves alcohol, the challenge of finding a designated driver may discourage some potential buyers. Even if you’re running a dry event, some people may not want to drive to the spot, find and pay for parking, and afterwards, deal with a massive line of fellow drivers trying to exit the event locale at the same time.
So where do you start if you want to give your attendees’ good travel options? We put together a few tips to minimize traveling complications and encourage attendees to feel safe when they’re on their way to your event.
Friday, August 7th, 2015
The Pittsburgh Blues Fest has been a staple event in Pittsburgh for over 21 years, welcoming artists like Tedeschi/Trucks, Buddy Guy, KoKo Taylor and Taj Mahal. Not only does the festival bring great music to our city every summer, the event also raises awareness and donations for the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank. Over the past 21 years, the Pittsburgh Blues Fest has provided over ten million meals through revenue and food donations at the festival. (more…)
Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
The weeks, days and moments leading up to your event are going to be extremely busy and potentially stressful — there’s no way around it. We know you need a lot of help and have a lot to take care of before you can throw a successful event. (more…)
Thursday, July 16th, 2015
Today many of the major social media platforms offer an advertising platform to reach new customers. Due to the wealth of information found on Facebook and the unprecedented size of the social network’s massive user base, Facebook still reigns as a top platform for marketing your events. As an added bonus, the ads can help you gain new followers and continue to engage them over time on your official Facebook Page. (more…)
Thursday, July 9th, 2015
If you’re not selling merchandise for your event, you may be missing out on a major revenue opportunity. T-shirts, posters and other sorts of keepsakes and memorabilia can be sold along with ticket purchases, giving you the ability to create a buzz before your event. You may even be able to boost engagement during and after the event, as well. (more…)
Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
Like organic and paid search, social media is a crucial part of an event marketer’s toolkit. (more…)
Thursday, May 7th, 2015
As we’ve extensively covered here on the blog, search is crucial to any event organizer’s digital marketing strategy. (more…)
Monday, April 6th, 2015
What if your ticketing system could do things for you automatically? (more…)