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8 Unique Virtual Fundraising Event Ideas

2020 has been a rollercoaster of a year for companies, small businesses, and individuals working to react and adapt to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. And while these particular groups dominate the news cycles, there’s another area of society equally affected—charities and fundraisers. Many of these organizations are also looking for innovative and unique ways to continue raising the funds required to meet the needs of those that count on them.  

One way many organizations, large and small, are adapting is by taking their events online. While it may require some creative planning, there are plenty of virtual event ideas that can help organizations connect with their supporters and raise the funds they need.

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An Interview with Codeable Expert Chase G. On Hiring a Developer for your Event Website

In an age where every aspect of our daily lives is increasingly becoming more and more virtual, events are no exception. Your event website has to convey all the necessary information while offering a seamless experience for your audience. Regardless if the event itself is virtual – or just the tools to promote and handle the logistics – the website where you promote your event is paramount to ensure the success of your event. With so much riding on the online presence for your events’, it is important to work with seasoned professionals who have the professional and industry knowledge to make your event website into a well oiled machine. You’ll want to make sure your developer (plugins, themes, etc.) knows all the requirements of your event registration and ticket sales website to ensure that it’s functioning properly (and of course will also make sure that it looks good!).  (more…)

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How to Get Sponsors for an Event

Knowing how to secure sponsors can mean the difference between the success and failure of your event. Connecting with the right sponsors can build your reputation with your target audience and boost your attendance. Here’s what you need to know on how to identify potential sponsors and how to approach them with a compelling pitch that makes them want to support your event.

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Use the Benefits of Event Sponsorship to Attract Promotional Partners

Highlighting the benefits of event sponsorship can be an effective way to recruit promotional partners. You can increase attendance and outreach efforts your event by offering sponsors benefits such as:

  • Access to event audiences for marketing
  • Increased social media outreach
  • Expanded email outreach
  • Increased brand awareness
  • Profitable return on investment

Event sponsorship can be a vital first step toward hosting a successful event. Here’s how these benefits can make a compelling case for sponsors to promote you.

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Event Espresso Helps the Dog School of Cadolzburg (Nuremberg) Teach Dog Owners How to Connect And Build Trust With Their Dogs

Meet the Dog School of Cadolzburg

The Dog School of Cadolzburg, Germany provides “dog training with a heart.” They provide dog owners with consultations, puppy classes, as well as individual and group dog training courses. To easily accommodate all of their requests to join these classes, they chose Event Espresso to help them to automate the sign up process and to help streamline their online registrations for their weekly classes.

In this customer success story, we highlight a project that web designer Anna-Lena Ganster developed to help the Dog School ‘Hundeerziehung mit Herz’ by Desiree Höck. We talked with Anna-Lena to learn more about how she built a robust website using Event Espresso integrated with WordPress for the dog trainer’s busy class registrations.

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How Much Does Eventbrite Really Cost?

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Event Planners need robust software solutions when organizing yoga classes, painting workshops, music festivals, community events, and any other event that needs registration or ticket sales. Once you find the event software that works best for your business’ needs, you deserve to know how much it’s going to cost.

Ultimately, there are several WordPress event plugins out there. Each company has an array of event features and fees for their services. This article will compare the Eventbrite fees to Event Espresso fees because they are very different.

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Formidable Forms vs Event Espresso

Finding the right solution for your event management needs can help you make the sign up process seamless for attendees while taking most of the heavy lifting off your plate. Fortunately, there are many WordPress event plugins that can help you plan and manage successful events.

In this post, we’ll take a closer look at Event Espresso and Formidable Forms, two popular event management tools, to help you decide which one is right for your event needs.

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How to Use Video Marketing to Supercharge your Event

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Video is a powerful tool. For brands, it offers the chance to expand reach, attracting more decision-makers. And when it comes to event marketing, it works just as well. Video opens events up to a larger audience, giving more people the opportunity to access live or pre-recorded content, and offering event marketers a chance to generate additional revenue using pay-per-view video solutions.

But should you use video for event marketing?
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7 Ways Nonprofit Web Design Can Drive Donor Engagement

Your nonprofit’s website serves a wide array of purposes. From accepting online donations to promoting current campaigns and upcoming projects and events, your website is an important resource for your supporters.

Many nonprofits view their website one-dimensionally— simply as a one-stop-shop to convert visitors into donors. While it definitely serves that purpose, failing to see your website as a greater resource leaves much of its potential behind.

Your website provides an ongoing means of communication and connection with your audience.   And that’s why you need to focus on a strategic website plan that can help you engage donors over time.

A strategic plan for non-profit web design includes the following:

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