21
Sep

Skiddle sponsoring Festival Awards

We’re delighted to reveal that we will be sponsoring the UK Festival Awards for the second consecutive year. The event, which recognises all the hard work that goes into powering the multi-million-pound industry, takes place on Thursday 30th November in London, at the brilliant space Printworks London (home of a number of infamous dance music…

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12
Sep

Beta: Venue Rankings

Last year we introduced a very popular feature called ‘Top Venues’, which ranked music venues in Manchester. This was based upon reviews that Skiddle customers left after attending events. Being completely impartial, the reviews form a solid basis upon which to rank venues and helped customers to see which venues were hosting consistently well-rated events….

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07
Sep

Event stats get an upgrade

Since we launched our events guide, we’ve counted the exposure your event gets when it appears in our search results on Skiddle.com, as well as direct hits to your event page. Earlier in the year, after reviewing feedback, we realised this confused some of you, who wanted a clearer way of seeing how many hits…

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05
Jul

Skiddle live video coverage

As a company we first started experimenting with live video content properly in 2015 and 2016, utilising Periscope for artist and insider interviews and then the storytelling possibilities of Snapchat and Instagram to add extra weight to our event coverage. The next step for us was live streaming of events and panels on via Facebook and…

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04
Jul

Rise of the boutique music festival

Nearly seven out of ten people (68%) say they prefer smaller music festivals to larger ones, a new survey by Skiddle, reveals. The rise of the boutique festival is attributed to people’s desire to relax, with nearly three quarters (72%) saying that smaller festivals are more enjoyable because they are less stressful than their larger…

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