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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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With our 4.0 release last week, we introduced two new plugins: Event Tickets and Event Tickets Plus. These plugins usher in a new, improved era for the way we handle event ticketing. As a result, our legacy ticket plugins are being retired. What does this mean for you? We’re so glad you asked! Retiring Our…

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We’ve got a lot to be thankful for here at Modern Tribe, so we wanted to take a moment to publicly share appreciation for our team, our users, and the WordPress community at large. It’s been a hell of a journey, and we’ve worked hard to pay things forward along the way. Giving Thanks 2015 was…

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One of the most valuable contributions to any piece of software is user feedback. We love the extremely open communication in our community, and we work hard to utilize the feedback it provides. We receive over 500 comments, emails, and forum posts every week- and many of them contain feedback on the calendar. There are even more votes each week on feature requests…

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Don't get stuck - create a wordpress backup database

Need to create a WordPress backup database before troubleshooting an issue with your site? It’s one of the first recommendations we make for the thousands of WordPress users we support each day. Nothing sucks more than realizing you can’t hit “undo” after something unexpected happens to your site. Database backups are a smart way to…

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