BriteDFW's 'Art Party' offers lessons in event creativity

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Last Thursday was another normal night in Dallas. But in Deep Ellum, it was an entirely different story. For one night, art, music, fashion, and culture came together and gave every attendee an experience they had probably never imagined. Art Party- Life as Canvas took DFW by storm!
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Vivanista webinar recording: 'Fundraising Best Practices' with Julia Hartz

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Last Thursday, our co-founder and president, Julia Hartz, joined our friends at Vivanista for an ultra-helpful webinar on fundraising best practices. Julia, Vivanista founder Layne Gray, and SF fundraiser extraordinaire Mary Poland chatted about everything from event promotion strategies to getting corporate sponsorships. We’re now posting the video of their discussion below.
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Social media buttons added for private events

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At Eventbrite, we talk a lot about the power of social media for spreading the word about your events. And with good reason. As our recent social commerce report showed, event sharing through Facebook, Twitter and the rest really works—and has a tangible effect on the success of your gatherings. Until now, Eventbrite’s “social sharing” buttons have only been open to eventholders who choose to list their events publicly.
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October is for fests: World Series, Halloween, Election Day and more

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Here in San Francisco, the buzz right now is all about the Giants’ playoff run. For a great weekend plan, check out these fun SF World Series parties and watch the team battle the Rangers, dyed beards and all. Of course, hardball is hardly the only game this week.
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How Eventbrite's tracking links and charts made our SF event a success

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Eventbrite’s Blinded by the Brite party over the weekend was a huge hit. We sold out the event with 850 people signed up and had to draw a hard line at closing registration, after releasing an additional 50 tickets, to ensure it wasn’t too crowded. Check out the photos on our Facebook page from the event and photobooth! I wanted to give an update on how I used Eventbrite’s back-end tracking tools to see where our attendees were coming from and the tangible impact that social sharing had on having a sold-out event.
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