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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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If your website’s busiest season coincides with the holidays, the time to prepare for an influx of visitors is now. Holiday promotions usually lead to an uptick in sales (nice!) and a surge in holiday website traffic (also nice, but sometimes tricky). With a little advance preparation before the holiday or sales event, you can…

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Since the beginning of the year (and even a bit before that), our team has been hard at work preparing our plugins for the upcoming block editor release in WordPress 5.0. We’ve already released several event blocks in our Events Gutenberg extension and we’re proud to announce ticket blocks and RSVP blocks are now available!…

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WooCommerce SEO tips to increase traffic, sales, and SERP ranking

SEO (search engine optimization) plays a huge role in how your e-commerce store appears in search results. Why put effort into it? Because even a little bit of extra WooCommerce SEO strategy can help your store rank higher (hello first page of Google!), reach more people, and close more sales. WooCommerce + SEO In a…

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