Maps rule!

We are getting ready to host our webinar on Creating a social media strategy for your event with Charlene Li (which by the way is going to rock), and I’ve been watching registrations like a hawk. We now have 160 registrants from all over the US and I know this fact because of our glorious charts and reports, my favorite of the moment being the Attendee Geography Chart.
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The Tangible Effect of Live Fundraising Events

Recently Julia Hartz and I were asked to write a guest blog post on Getting Attention, a blog focused on helping nonprofit organizations succeed through effective marketing. With the recent launch of Eventbrite for Causes we’ve been thinking a lot about the strategic importance of live events for nonprofit organizations when it comes to raising both funds and awareness. We put some of these thoughts together for Nancy Schwartz at Getting Attention and wanted to share them with our readers as well.
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Eventbrite plugs into WordPress to enable ticket sales

Answering to popular demand, the talented team at Shane and Peter just released an open source Wordpress plugin for Eventbrite so now Wordpress users around the world can sell tickets and register attendees right from their blog. The plugin has two parts: The Events Calendar which enables you to rapidly create and manage events using the post editor. Features include Google Maps integration as well as default templates such as a calendar grid and event list for streamlined one click installation.
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Eventbrite supports Haiti relief events

Last week a devastating earthquake struck Haiti’s capital city of Port-Au-Prince. Today, rescue workers are still pulling people from the rubble and aid is urgently needed to get the food, water, medicine, and security to a country in need. Around the world, dedicated and passionate individuals and organizations are gathering people together to raise money for this urgent cause. Eventbrite is waiving fees for all non-profit organizations who are throwing events to raise money for aid efforts in Haiti as our way of showing solidarity and support in this time of need.
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When it comes to events, "Free" is a dirty word

This is a guest post written by Corwin Hiebert who specializes in strategic event design, marketing, and creative talent management. His company, Red Wagon Management, is based out of Vancouver, BC. Follow him at www.twitter.com/corwinhiebert
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