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Virtual Event Promotion: What We’ve Learned

May 6, 2020

Going Virtual One of the many things we’ve learned through the COVID-19 pandemic is that life can still go on, if only virtually. It’s incredible to see how quickly schools, businesses, support groups and entertainment…

Video Marketing with Purpose: Creating Unique and Fun Videos for Your Venue or Show’s Social Pages

February 28, 2020

One of the most critical components of marketing today is video. Video has become the most dominating aspect of social media and digital platforms. And it is one of the most powerful marketing tools for…

To Stream Or Not To Stream: Live-Streaming as a Source of Revenue

February 28, 2020

To stream or not to stream? Live-streaming has become a hugely popular means for audiences to receive content, with reports showing that 42% of the U.S. population has live-streamed online content — significantly more than…

Face Saving Tips for Turning Negative Reviews Into Box Office Sales

February 26, 2020

Whether a harsh one-star rating or a mildly dissatisfied three-star experience, a negative review lying atop your Google or Yelp page can often dissuade potential new patrons from visiting your venue, but only if you…

Growing Indy’s Music Scene: Interview with Josh Baker of MOKB Presents

February 10, 2020

If you’ve ever been to a show in Indianapolis, chances are that Josh Baker was the man who booked it. As the main showrunner for the event promotion team MOKB Presents, founder of the Indy…

It’s Always Necessary: Interview with Ric Leichtung of AdHoc Presents

January 24, 2020

Ric Leichtung is the founder and events director of AdHoc, a concert promoter and publication based in Brooklyn, New York. AdHoc concentrates on three markets—New York, Detroit, and Raleigh, North Carolina—and promotes more than 1,000…

The bare minimum you need to know about naloxone

January 22, 2020

Over the last month, media outlets everywhere attempted to put the last decade into perspective—reflecting on the changes in our culture, political landscape, and beyond. Unfortunately, one of the stories that dominated the headlines through…

Venue Social Media Need-to-Know Tips for 2020

January 14, 2020

A decade feels like a lifetime in the fast-paced world of social media. To put it in perspective, 2010 was the year Instagram and Pinterest were launched, and Snapchat didn’t even exist. As 2020 starts,…

Dayton Rising: Interview with Victoria Theatre Association’s Ty Sutton

January 8, 2020

Ty Sutton is the President and CEO of the Victoria Theatre Association, a nonprofit based in Dayton, OH that owns and operates multiple performing arts venues, ranging from a 199-seat black box theater to a…

How To Make Sure The Acts You Book Aren’t Problematic

January 7, 2020

It’s a story heard time and time again: A prominent venue was set to host a performer or festival, but showgoers quickly voiced their objections to the artist or event’s social stances. In response, the…

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