The new RapidScan iPhone App

Posted Wednesday 4th March 2015

Development, Promotion Centre

Fast entry for your guests. No more clipboards or printed lists. Less queuing = more people spending at the bar. Skiddle were one of the first ticket outlets to offer a barcoded entry system back in 2005 – our RapidScan system has been hugely successful and used at events across the country, from club nights through to large […]

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Do you accept credit cards on your event website?

Posted Thursday 5th February 2015

Best Practice

Do you sell tickets for your events via your own website? Read on to find out about some complex (and costly) regulations you may not be aware of…

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Skiddle Traffic Update: How do we compare with other ticket agents and event sites?

Posted Wednesday 4th February 2015

Promotion Centre

The number of visitors using Skiddle to plan their weekends is growing and growing. The table below demonstrates traffic rankings for UK websites by Alexa (an independent analytics company), indicating Skiddle’s huge traffic flow.

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Cocoon in the Park, Standon Calling and The Great Escape now on sale

Posted Sunday 1st February 2015

Development

It’s traditionally always a big one, but the final week of January again lived up to expectations with plenty of promoters capitalising on the first payday of 2015 to push events on sale and announce their line ups. That was reflected in a flurry of activity by ourselves with both existing and new events coming on […]

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How to pitch for news stories on Skiddle

Posted Thursday 22nd January 2015

Best Practice, Editorial Department, Promotion Centre

Part of what makes Skiddle so useful is our news and editorial section, and what makes us manage to create such great content is the input of a multitude of promoters, PR agencies, writers and many more who help us find the best information out there. This blog post tries to go some way to […]

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Social Media Competitions

Posted Thursday 22nd January 2015

Editorial Department, Promotion Centre

We’ve talked previously about how best to pitch to use our various social networks, but one of the best ways to do so is a competition. We’ve started 2015 with our busiest ever Facebook contest and as more and more people realise our social networks are places to secure fantastic prizes, there’s the chance for you […]

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How booking fees work

Posted Tuesday 13th January 2015

Our friends

Guest post by Richard Howle People just don’t get booking fees. They don’t understand why, having paid for their tickets, they then have to pay extra just for the privilege of buying them. No one likes them, no one wants to pay for them (me included) and the ticketing industry is really poor at explaining them. […]

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Your new event pages coming soon!

Posted Friday 19th December 2014

Uncategorized

Another exciting new development from us here at Skiddle – this week we’ve started the roll-out of new style event pages. Incorporating a fresh new cleaner look, these pages will be the first to carry the new design which will be later rolled out across the entire website. Cleaner layout, easier to use We’ve tidied […]

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Introducing automated ticket pricing tiers

Posted Tuesday 9th December 2014

Uncategorized

Most promoters now are utilising tiered ticket pricing/dynamic pricing to maximise their income from sales. An example of this might be offering earlybird tickets at £15 when the event is first announced, then pushing ticket prices up by say £5 every month until you hit close to the event date, when you are selling tickets at […]

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Collect custom data at the checkout

Posted Thursday 4th December 2014

Uncategorized

Are you organising an event where you need to collect additional data from your ticket buyers? Skiddle have just released a new feature, allowing you to collect custom information during the checkout process. Now you can save time by capturing all the information you need when you sell tickets online.   This information can be […]

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