Deciding between open source software and proprietary software for conference event registration and ticketing can be a daunting task. As an event organizer, there are a number of factors you need to consider.
In this article, we’ll go over some of the main reasons why you should use open source conference management software to organize conferences for your business. We’ll also introduce you to an open source conference management solution for WordPress and highlight the key features it offers.
Finding suitable enterprise event management software can be a daunting task. There are a number of different factors you need to consider.
For example, you have to look for a solution that offers stability, has experienced developers, uses best coding practices, and has a knowledgeable support staff. In addition to this, you have to consider if your internal staff has the expertise to implement the new software and the costs associated with deploying it.
With this in mind, in this article, we’ll take a closer look at what features you should look for in an enterprise WordPress events plugin solution for businesses. Read More
While there are plenty of free event registration platforms available, most of them include only basic management features. If you run a lot of events through your WordPress site, you might need the additional options that are available through certain premium solutions.
Premium event registration tools typically offer additional payment options, event calendars, and even attendee management and communication features. With a a small upfront investment, these platforms can save you a lot of time and energy over the long term. Read More
Finding the right event ticketing solution can be a challenging and time-consuming task. This is perhaps why many familiar with the popular e-commerce solution WooCommerce will resort to using this platform as a possible solution for selling event tickets.
However, WooCommerce is not designed as an event registration solution and that can impact your bottom line and your events in the long run. As an event organizer, you need a solution that offers features specific to selling tickets and managing your event registrations – like Event Espresso. Read More
What’s the best way to manage your event registrations in WordPress?
In this article we will compare two popular WordPress plugins for event management: Event Organiser and Event Espresso.
Promoting your events online is vital to ensuring that attendance is high. Running an event registration and ticketing website lets you make the key details about your events easily accessible, such as dates, times, and locations. However, sharing information is only one aspect of hosting a successful event.
In fact, you can actually use your website to manage your events – before, during, and after. As long as you use the right tools, you can streamline the process of attracting attention, selling tickets and registrations, tracking attendance, and much more. Read More
Comparing Events Made Easy vs Event Espresso: Should You Go Free or Premium for Your Events Website?
If you’re looking to offer online event registration and ticketing on your WordPress website, you’ll need a specially-designed tool. WordPress doesn’t offer any features to help you display events and sell tickets, but you can do those things (and more) with the right WordPress events plugin. When it comes to WordPress events plugins, there is a range of options available. For example, there are simple free tools like Events Made Easy or Event Espresso Decaf, which make getting started quick but can be limited in terms of functionality. There are also premium solutions such as Event Espresso (premium version), which won’t come for free but will offer more features. In this post, we’re going to discuss the pros and cons of going with a free or premium WordPress events plugin. We’ll also introduce two of the most popular options, and help you choose the right one for your site. Let’s jump in!Read More
If you are an event organizer then your goal is to get on the calendar of anyone who is interested in your type of event. To help with that goal, you can make your online event[s] accessible for people to add your event to their own digital planners, their calendars! This will help you stand out among other events and stay top of mind as your potential guests make their plans.
Adding iCal download links to your event registration confirmation emails or making them available as .ics file downloads makes it easy for attendees to save the event’s details directly to their personal calendar applications. And, if attendees put your upcoming event on their calendar they’re more likely to attend. Read More
Upselling can be good for your business and great for your attendees too. Good upselling is more about excellent customer service than it is about aggressive sales tactics. The opportunity for upselling your event is all around you. Event Espresso, which is an online event registration and ticketing plugin for WordPress, offers you many opportunities to upsell your events so that you can maximize your event revenue. This article will share what upselling is, the argument for upselling, upselling strategies, recognizing upselling opportunities, handling objections and tracking upsells for your online event registration and ticketing with Event Espresso and WordPress.
Here at Event Espresso, we’re really excited for the new page/post editor coming to WordPress and we’ve been investing time over the last year in preparing our plugin for the changes. In this article, I want to share with you what you can expect with Event Espresso when you upgrade your site to WordPress 5.0, and also give you a little bit of a preview into what we’re working on for the coming months.
I want to share what tools I’ve found useful for managing my events. First, I’ll introduce Meetup.com for those who are unfamiliar with it, and describe how it helps me to publicize my events. Then, I’ll describe why I also have a self-hosted WordPress website using Event Espresso. Lastly, I’ll share some other plugins I’ve found helpful. I hope sharing my experience will be useful to anyone who is looking to explore more ways to manage their own events using some of today’s innovative event registration and networking tools.