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When it comes to event planning, selecting a date for your event is about much more than the venue availability. So how do you choose the perfect event date? Picking your date is one of the first steps in the event planning process. After establishing your event goals and objectives, you’ll want to spend some…

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Your event registration process has a tremendous impact on RSVP and ticket sales. The easier the process, the more likely attendees will make it all the way through checkout. All of the attendees that want to register for your event have to go through the same first step: registration. Make a positive impact by nailing…

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Attendee emails are a critical component of event marketing. Long before guests arrive and check in for your event, they’ve already formed an impression of you based on your email communications. There’s certainly an art to figuring out the “right” number of emails to send to your attendees. A conference that sells tickets nearly a…

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Using Facebook for event marketing is an excellent way to increase registrations and ticket sales for your events. The best part? All of the methods we’ve shared below won’t cost you a penny. Free Ways to Use¬†Facebook for Event Marketing Beyond adding share buttons to your calendar listings, there are some easy ways to leverage…

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As part of our continued efforts to provide the best events management solutions for WordPress, Modern Tribe has purchased GigPress, a popular and established events plugin aimed at musicians, comedians, and other performers. GigPress joins our illustrious lineup of events plugins including The Events Calendar, Events Calendar PRO, and Event Tickets. Our events plugins get…

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With all of the thousands of WordPress themes out there, it would be difficult to test the compatibility of our calendar plugins against every single one of them. Instead of focusing on compatibility with a particular theme, we have built The Events Calendar,¬†Events Calendar PRO, and our other premium add-ons¬†using default WordPress as the baseline…

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Last month our products leadership team gathered for their annual retreat. Supporting and maintaining The Events Calendar and our related suite of premium WordPress plugins¬†is a tall order, so while the rest of us kept things running smoothly for the day-to-day, the partners behind Modern Tribe met with Zach, Neill, Matt, Geoff, and Rob to…

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So you want to connect with more WordPress people in your local area. Awesome! But where do you find local WordPress events to attend? We’ve got the skinny on resources to help you find local WordPress meetups, events, workshops, and conferences in your area. WordCamp Events WordCamps are an obvious choice for connecting with local…

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An early bird ticket pricing strategy¬†is one of the most popular ways to promote ticket sales for events like conferences, workshops, and seminars. Despite their popularity, early bird ticket pricing strategies don’t always work out as planned. Some of the common problems we see are tickets not selling quick enough, tickets selling too quickly, and…

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Event marketing with LinkedIn is an effective way to increase attendance and engagement for your next event. With over 396 million members, LinkedIn represents a huge¬†opportunity for event promotion. And although marketers dominate in using the platform for lead generation, very few are using it specifically to promote events. The best part? Unlike Facebook where…

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Adding a new revenue model to your WordPress site doesn’t have to be difficult, especially if you’re already using our Community Tickets plugin. Besides giving you the ability to sell tickets online through your community calendar, Community Tickets enables you to introduce a revenue share between site owners and event organizers. Two Revenue Options: Percentage…

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When it comes to making your life easier as a WordPress web developer, browser¬†extensions and tools are low hanging fruit. They’re generally easy to install, fairly user-friendly, and great at saving you time & headaches during the development process. Instead of trying to write an exhaustive list of all the browser tools and web developer…

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It might seem counter-intuitive to stop answering the phone when you’re a business owner that’s hungry for clients, but trust us – it helps. This piece of productivity advice is all about moving away from reactionary responses towards proactive processes for your business. How many times did your phone ring last week? Think back to¬†last…

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