6 Ways To Record Live Sets From Your Event

6 Ways To Record Live Sets From Your Event

6 Ways To Record Live Sets From Your Event We’ve all seen them. Those grainy clips recorded on an iPhone from halfway back at a gig. Hands waving and screaming and absolutely terrible sound. I mean, you are recording it on your phone. Just say no to lousy phone clips and organize grab a live recording from the gig. It’s the perfect way for fans to relieve their experience. It’s also the perfect way for you and the artist to get your hands on some exclusive content. You can even reuse the sound again when you’re doing promos for upcoming …

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Trending on Twitter: The Easy Way

Trending on Twitter: The Easy Way

Trending on Twitter: The Easy Way   If you follow typical social media advice you may hear more about the failed trending hashtags of poorly thought through Twitter campaigns. Let’s face it, they’re pretty darn funny (McDonalds’ #McDStories anyone?). Actually getting something trending? That’s a little more difficult. Maybe it’s because we’re all cynical and witty. Or maybe it’s because companies haven’t thought through their social media strategies. Twitter is a fickle beast. You have to know your audience. You need to know that anything you send out isn’t contentious. Just because we remove tweets, doesn’t mean someone hasn’t image …

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Stay on Top of Social Media with Hootsuite

Stay on Top of Social Media with Hootsuite

Stay on Top of Social Media with Hootsuite It’s the number one social media management tool with over 10 million users worldwide. It’s the tool that can save you hours across your social media profiles.   Countless event promoters use this tool to keep track of social media. It lets you see everything in one location. You need it. It’s Hootsuite.   What is Hootsuite?   Hootsuite is what’s known as a social media management tool. It lets you take control of all your social media accounts from the one spot. You do this on your computer or via the …

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A Checklist for the Perfect Venue

A Checklist for the Perfect Venue

A Checklist for the Perfect Venue Remember that night you went to see a great band but had a terrible night out? There was horrible reverb from the speakers, vomit all over the only toilet, no taxis, and completely overpriced drinks that ended at midnight anyway? As a promoter, you do not want to throw that party. Here’s what to consider before you jump into bed with a new venue.   1. Capacity This is where you’ll need to dig up your old info of similar events and check out how big a crowd your artist has been pulling in …

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6 Apps Every Event Promoter Needs

6 Apps Every Event Promoter Needs

6 Apps Every Event Promoter Needs   Whether well established or new to the scene, event promoters everywhere need to reach new heights with web and mobile apps. These offerings are broad and specialized, ranging from team management to online marketing. There are countless apps to choose from, and finding the perfect one can feel daunting. We’ve selected 6 of the best apps and platforms to make your busy life a little bit simpler.   1. CrowdTorch Staying on top of social media is a must, but it’s only one aspect of a well-rounded event marketing strategy. Bottom line, you …

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Dial Up The Metrics: Measuring Event Success Accurately

Dial Up The Metrics: Measuring Event Success Accurately

Dial Up The Metrics: Measuring Event Success Accurately   Tech-savvy event managers already know that event promotion online gets people in line. But the value of technology doesn’t end when the curtain closes. We live in an era of “big data” — why not make the most of it?   Measuring event success with data will show you what’s working and what needs improvement in your marketing strategy. Smart, consistent measurement practices will ensure that you can repeat your success time and time again.   Creating a measurement strategy is the first step towards data-driven event success. What are your …

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10 Tips To A Great After Party

10 Tips To A Great After Party

10 Tips To A Great After Party So, you know how to host a solid event. Your social media game is tight. You understand how to keep an artists and speakers happy. You know how to draw crowds. What’s the next step? A lot of event promoters think that their job is done after the doors close. But there is another way to squeeze value out of your shows: after parties.   Instead of letting your post event crowd trickle off into a bunch of other clubs, bring them back together for an official after party. Because no one wants …

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Ticketing Platforms: Social Media Integration Platforms

Ticketing Platforms: Social Media Integration Platforms

This is part 3 of a 3 part series on Ticketing Platforms for Event Promoters. Check out part 1 and part 2. Ticket Platforms: Social Media Integration     These days, it’s hard to find an event that isn’t advertised on social media. It’s simply jus the best way to get word-of-mouth attention.   Knock up a great event flyer, stick it in the right places on social media, tag the right people, get some hype going and your event might just blow up.   This is all fine, but you don’t want your customer’s to falter at the ticket-buying …

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Ticket Platforms: Ease of Use for the Customer Platforms

Ticket Platforms: Ease of Use for the Customer Platforms

This is part 2 of a 3 part series on Ticketing Platforms for Event Promoters. Check out part 1. Ticket Platforms: Ease of Use for the Customer   When choosing a ticket platform you need to keep one thing firmly in mind: how easy is it going to be for the customer to use?   Today we run through five of the top ticketing platforms and rate them on the ease of use for your customers. We cover all the bases: how to search for an event, the results page, the event page itself, the payment process and the ticket …

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Ticketing Platforms: Ease of Use

Ticketing Platforms: Ease of Use

Ticketing Platforms: Ease of Use   This is  the first in a 3 part  series about online ticket platforms. Over the next few weeks, we will break down the nitty-gritty of each platform, and help you figure out which one is best for you.   If you are an event promoter, you need to sell tickets. Every day the world gets more and more connected to the internet. More people than ever are buying their event tickets online. There are a wealth of services that help you with this, but which one is right for you? If you want to …

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