Tips & Tricks

The Events Calendar is packed with all kinds of features and things it can do to help you manage events. This is where we share tips and tricks to level up your online WordPress calendar.

If your business is centered around offering classes, it might be hard to imagine what they would look like online. After all, how do you recreate the experience of a cooking class on a webinar or bring the energy of a studio workout to someone’s phone screen?  Virtual events may not have the same je…

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By now you’ve probably made a decision about whether to cancel your event, postpone it, or host it online in response to COVID-19. For those of you moving toward online or virtual events, there are some things you can do with your calendar to make the most of streaming online. In fact, we’ve received a…

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You’ve got your WordPress site. You’ve got your events calendar. Now, it’s time to start selling event tickets. Of course, you could just sell tickets on a third-party site like Eventbrite or Ticketfly—no set-up required. But the benefits of selling your tickets on WordPress might outweigh the convenience of using an external event ticket platform.…

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If you run a community calendar to help people find events in your community or your industry, it’s time to harness the power of crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing is essentially another word for outsourcing. Merriam-Webster defines it as “the practice of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people.” When…

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If you’ve got a search engine optimization (SEO) strategy for your website, chances are you’re already deploying it in the usual places: your home page, your blog posts, your image alt text and metadata, your video descriptions, etc. But what about SEO in your events calendar? Your calendar is an extension of your website. That…

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Corporate employees are flooded with calendar invites. From weekly team meetings to company-wide town halls to birthday celebrations to (wait…free cookie cake in the break room?! On my way!) Not every event comes with promises of cake, so it can be tough to get employees stoked about corporate events. Any meeting that’s less than mandatory…

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Tourism bureaus are usually responsible for promoting a mind-boggling quantity of events across tons of distinct categories. We’re talking fine arts, conventions, conferences, outdoor recreation, museums, hotel openings, and more! With so many different types of events, any tourism site will want to engage lots of different audiences. That includes including tourists, business travelers, and…

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When you think of Pinterest, busy boards full of food and fashion photography might pop into your mind. But for event marketers, Pinterest is more than just a place to organize recipes and file away design inspiration for your dream kitchen. In fact, Pinterest can be an effective tool to promote your events by optimizing…

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