Tickets remaining countdown

Posted Sunday 23rd November 2014

Promotion Centre, Uncategorized

A great way to encourage ticket sales is to introduce a sense of urgency. By letting your customers know there are only a few tickets remaining you can encourage them to purchase quickly. By default, the number of tickets remaining is kept confidential. We will show prompts such as “Last few tickets remaining” but exact […]

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Customer enquiries form (your chance to opt-out)

Posted Saturday 15th November 2014

Promotion Centre

When you’re advertising an event on Skiddle, we recommend adding as much information about the event as possible. However, your potential customers may have a question that’s not been answered. This could be a barrier to them purchasing tickets. This facility is a great way of communicating with your customers. Answering an enquiry may make […]

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115% boost for bonfire night events

Posted Sunday 9th November 2014

Promotion Centre

As the UK’s biggest events guide, Skiddle attract 1,000s of visitors wanting to find out about events near them. When special occasions occur, such as Bonfire Night, we help to push events to visitors looking for info. Here’s some quick stats on how our bonfire night marketing helped your events: 2013: 206,000+ pageviews of ‘bonfire night’ content […]

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How we use our social networks

Posted Monday 27th October 2014

Best Practice, Editorial Department

We’ve changed the way we do things on our social networks. As we’ve watched our audiences evolve and also the networks themselves undertake huge changes, we’ve had to react to make sure that we maximise them not only for our own potential, but for the thousands of promoters that use us to sell their tickets. […]

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New advanced ticket options

Posted Monday 20th October 2014

Uncategorized

We’ve just added some new features giving you more control when you setup your tickets:     Ticket Category Seelect a category header to group tickets together on your event page Exact availability By default we won’t show visitors how many tickets you have remaining. We’ll show warnings such as “Tickets selling quickly” or “Last […]

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Ticket categorisation

Posted Saturday 18th October 2014

Uncategorized

Running an event with lots of ticket types? Sometimes the choice can be a bit confusing for customers, so you can now categorise your tickets into groups. When adding your tickets, simply select a category from the list (we’ve got loads to pick from) and we’ll group all tickets with the same category together on […]

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Private visibility for events is here

Posted Saturday 18th October 2014

Promotion Centre

When adding an event through the Promotion Centre, by default your event will be added to our listings network, including Skiddle.com – the UK’s busiest events guide and a number of partner websites and apps. This gives your event great exposure, but sometimes you might be looking to add an event so you can utilise […]

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A new way to discover events is here

Posted Thursday 2nd October 2014

Development, Promotion Centre

Skiddle are developing a new way to find events, building on the events platform we’ve pioneered over the last 14 years. Always keen to keep innovating, and creating more user-friendly ways for our visitors to find and discover events, we’ve now launched a new event search, with several new features. Here’s a quick preview:  

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Optimise your event snippet to sell more tickets

Posted Tuesday 30th September 2014

Promotion Centre, Uncategorized

So you’ve posted your events onto Skiddle, popped some tickets on sale. You can see 1,000s of visitors looking at your event info. But did you know, by optimising the information you enter you can dramatically improve how many tickets you sell, by up to 200%. So what makes the difference between a visitor buying tickets […]

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Improving the quality of event images on Skiddle

Posted Thursday 18th September 2014

Promotion Centre

New developments are underway at Skiddle, which will shortly see a new event search being released. It will be the most advanced event search in the UK and give the visitor a more visual and rewarding experience. What’s changing? We’re aiming to make our event search more visual, which in tests has boosted the conversion […]

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