Guest post: How I Filled 25% of the Room with Twitter

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At Eventbrite, we talk all the time about the power of social media to help you sell more tickets to your events. But we realize that can sometimes sound abstract—where’s the proof? Today we offer a testimonial from Adam Franklin, who writes about how a smart Twitter strategy resulted in a huge boost in event attendance.

Bluewire Media ran an event called “The Truth About Social Media for Business” and given the topic, you’d naturally hope we
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Unique Party Favors Help Keep the Buzz at Eventbrite's Birthday Bash


Never underestimate the value of memorable party favors. Last week Eventbrite San Francisco threw an event for our current top organizers in the Bay Area at our new office space in SOMA. Timed to mark Eventbrite’s 5th birthday as a company, the theme was styled as a five-year-old’s birthday party.
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Eventbrite Adds an Invite-Only Feature


Here at Eventbrite, we’re inclusive by nature. But we also know that for some events, more social isn’t what you’re looking for. That’s why we’re excited to announce a brand-new “invite only” feature. We’ve offered “private” and “password protected” settings for a long time, but this takes things an big step further.
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iPhone App v2.5 Launches with Exciting New Features


Since we introduced the Eventbrite Easy Entry app in May of 2010, many Eventbrite users have adopted it as their event check-in solution. The barcode scanning feature in particular has empowered Eventbrite organizers, and we’ve seen a dramatic increase in the number of check-ins using the app. It’s also surfaced the need for a few new features, which we’ve implemented in our latest update.
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Love Is in the Air for Sport Training Programs


An avid runner and triathlete myself, I was especially excited when Marathon Matt used Eventbrite to collect registration for the first time last season. As he’s gearing up for a fresh group with his Spring 13.1 program, Matt sent me an email that expressed two things.
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