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  • The Pricing Predicament: 3 Things to Think About When Setting Ticket Prices

    Discounting tickets is one of the oldest tricks in the book. Having trouble selling tickets to a show or performance? Discount the tickets to make it more appealing. It seems as if it should be as simple as that, but as with anything in life and business – it isn’t. Rather than simply discounting...

  • Even More Reason For Thanks: Our Members Now Have $1B in Gross Sales

    It’s official, we’re in the Billionaire’s Club. We just hit an incredible milestone of $1 BILLION in gross ticket sales through the Vendini platform! First and foremost, a huge THANK YOU to our wonderful members for making this dream a reality because we truly could not have done this without you!...

  • How to Build a Kickass VIP Program

    Whether you’re a 50 seat theater or 50,000 seat arena, there are a few programs you need to make sure you have in place. Email marketing and donor programs are great places to start, and another tactic that we’ve seen add massive value are VIP programs. Creating a VIP program might seem elitist to...

  • Email Was Never Dead: 3 Tips To Breathe Life Into Your E-Marketing Campaign

    There’s been a lot of talk recently about email marketing: Is it still effective? Is it relevant? The answer is yes, it’s alive and well, and still incredibly effective and inexpensive. Here are three things to keep in mind before starting your next email marketing campaign: Develop Your Strategy...

  • If You Build It, They Will Come: 3 Ways to Make a Great Website for Your Venue

    Whether you’re a theatre, college box office, music festival or live music venue, a great website is an absolute necessity. Not just one that looks pretty, but one that is fully functional. Your website is the face of your company and is one of your biggest marketing assets. Think about the things...

  • Checklist for a Remarkable Festival [Infographic]

    Festivals of all sizes are using the same tools and tactics as the big dogs to give their patrons these remarkable festival experiences. It's not just the Bonnaroos and the Coachellas of the world. After being a part of the industry for over a decade, certain aspects of festival planning become...

  • Top Trends We Saw At INTIX 2015

    Another year has just begun, and with it comes a favorite tradition of mine: hitting the ground running at another INTIX conference. For those of you who are unfamiliar, INTIX is a conference where some of the best minds in the live event ticketing industry come together to talk about the latest...

  • Vendini Joins PCI Security Standards Council to Improve Payment Data Security Worldwide

    2014 was an exciting year for the product and engineering teams here at Vendini. We released website manager to let our Members build awesome, responsive websites. We deployed our all-in-one festival solution , complete with RFID integration. But one of the most important things we did in 2014...

  • Vendini Loves the Arts: Giving Back to Nonprofits All Year Round

    As the year comes to a close, we hit that season where giving is at the forefront of our minds. A time when we’re with friends and family, television commercials are pulling at our heartstrings and our nation as a whole tends to come together to give back. According to a study by Classy, a...

  • Unlock the Power of RFID: Why It’s Not Just for Mega-Festivals Anymore

    Over the past five to ten years, innovative and exciting new technologies have become a go-to crowd pleaser for music festivals around the globe. Social media check-in points where you can stream Tweets and pictures onto giant screens, mobile cell phone towers – or COWs (Cell On Wheels) – that keep...

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