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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How secure is your ticket outlet?

Posted Saturday 16th August 2014

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With cyber security being in the news every week and high profile brands being ‘hacked’, it’s important that when you choose a ticket outlet, you do some research to ensure they follow security best-practices to protect your customers from fraud. Every website that accepts card transactions needs to incorporate security measures to ensure the cardholder’s […]

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Thanks for your feedback :)

Posted Saturday 9th August 2014

Promotion Centre

Since day one, we’ve built Skiddle around feedback from our Promoters and Customers. Recently we asked our event promoters to leave feedback on how we’re doing, and here’s the results. Our average score was a massive 9/10 from over 120 reviews- with an overwhelming number of promoters scoring us 10/10 – this makes us very […]

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Skiddle Traffic Update

Posted Tuesday 17th June 2014

Promotion Centre

The number of visitors using Skiddle to plan their weekends is growing and growing. The table below demonstrates traffic rankings for UK websites by Alexa (an independent analytics company), indicating Skiddle’s huge traffic flow. Site Traffic Rank of all UK websites Ticketmaster 294th skiddle.com 432nd Seetickets 563rd Residentadvisor 868th Ticketweb 2,082nd Ticketline 3,738th Gigantic 4,890th Fatsoma 5,048th […]

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Mixmag Integration Rollout

Posted Tuesday 17th June 2014

Promotion Centre

We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to power Mixmag’s new club listings submission service for their magazine. The new system will replace the current email system, allowing you to submit your events online, then edit them should the details change. The good news is this is all built upon the Skiddle Promotion Centre, so […]

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New Functionality: add multiple events

Posted Tuesday 17th June 2014

Promotion Centre

If you need to quickly add multiple events to Skiddle which are at the same venue (for example a weekly club night, regular exhibition, etc) we now have a quick way to do so. Using our ‘Quick Add’ form you can enter some basic information that all your events will share (title, short description, etc) […]

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RapidScan – barcoded entry for your event

Posted Saturday 7th June 2014

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RapidScan Barcoded Entry for large events We developed RapidScan a number of years ago and based the technology on the requirements of festivals in order to ensure the system is able to deal with a wide number of variables, in a number of varying situations. Our flexible system ensures rapid entry, plus validates every ticket […]

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RapidScan in action at Victoria Warehouse

Posted Tuesday 13th May 2014

Behind the scenes, Promotion Centre, Skiddle Services

The end of January saw the international Hardwell Tour hit Manchester for two sell-out dates. As the exclusive online outlet for both dates, Skiddle took responsibility for the entire ticket selling process, from sale right through to entry management on the night. Here’s a quick look at the challenges of ticketing a large event and […]

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New payment options available

Posted Tuesday 6th May 2014

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Skiddle now support multiple payment options to suit your event. Currently, Skiddle offer a fully managed payment system for your event’s ticketing, which requires no setup, ongoing fees or management from your end. You simply place your tickets on sale, we collect the money from the customer via Debit/Credit card, then automatically deposit the money […]

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Security update: The Heartbleed vulnerability

Posted Thursday 10th April 2014

Behind the scenes, Best Practice

On April 7th 2014, a serious internet vulnerability “Heartbleed” was announced in the latest version of a software component ‘OpenSSL’ which is used to encrypt traffic on the majority of websites using SSL. The bug could allow others to intercept private data from affected servers. It is estimated that this vulnerability affects over 66% of […]

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