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Finding and managing event volunteers

There’s more to a great event than meets the eye. If you’re in the event-planning business, you already know one of the key behind-the-scenes secrets to success: The bigger the event, the more manpower you’ll need to get it off the ground. That’s where volunteers come in. Volunteers are often the lifeblood of major events—think…

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Bath, Maine WordPress events website

For tourists exploring a new city, finding local events is a challenge. When you don’t know the area’s venues, neighborhood happenings, or seasonal gatherings, how do you find cool cultural events, festivals, or nightlife? For event organizers and travel companies, millions of tourists looking for something to do presents an opportunity—and your WordPress event calendar…

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Promoter is a new communication solution for events and the people who run them (hey, that’s you!). With Promoter, you can connect with your community via email through every stage of your event, bolster event attendance, and manage notifications more efficiently than ever. With more than 10 years of experience building event management solutions for WordPress…

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New post status options for importing events from Eventbrite to WordPress

On Thursday, we released a new version of Eventbrite Tickets that includes a new default post status for imported events. The previous WordPress post statuses available when running Eventbrite imports were Published, Draft, or Pending Review. Going forward, Draft, Pending Review, and the new (do not override) statuses will be available in your Import Settings. Now about the Published setting–we’ll get to that…

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Using WordPress event categories and tags to organize your calendar

You know that feeling of satisfaction after you organize your office or finally sort through a pile of laundry the floor? Turns out you can conjure the same feel-good sensation when you tidy up your WordPress calendar using event categories and tags! But that sense of satisfaction isn’t just for your own benefit. Your website…

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Easy DIY WordPress site audit

Performing a WordPress website audit is an easy way to ensure your site is optimized for your business goals. Think of it as a regular checkup for your site that provides insight on your specific goals, whether that’s driving more traffic, increasing sales, growing your subscriber base, improving your SEO, or something entirely unique to…

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Your website lives on WordPress, but your ticket sales live on Eventbrite. You love using your own site to promote your events, but the manual effort to maintain event info in two places is a total drag (and a total time drain). Luckily, there are ways to streamline your event promotions and ticket sales across…

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WordPress 5.0 is officially out in the wild, ushering in a new era of Gutenberg and all the enhancements it brings to the editing experience. Here are the top 5 things you need to know: #1: The block editor is now the DEFAULT editor for posts & pages The block editor (codename: Gutenberg) is now…

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Measuring Success Using WordPress Analytics

Your WordPress analytics dashboard provides a wealth of data you can use to measure the success of your event marketing strategy. By analyzing this data, you can quickly learn what’s working (and what’s not) when it comes to your event marketing efforts. Why Analyze Your Traffic? Your website traffic can tell you more than just the number of visitors to…

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Crowdsourcing events for your calendar

There are serious benefits to crowdsourcing events for your WordPress calendar. By acting as THE events hub for your community, you’ll attract new traffic to your website, increase your credibility, and provide your visitors with solid value. Not to mention, crowdsourcing events can save you major amounts of time. Instead of spending hours scouring the…

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