BPM | Pro Exhibition Returns to Birmingham in September

Posted Thursday 11th August 2016

Events Industry News, Our friends

We’ve spoken before about how vital conferences can be to music promoters, and it’s events like Birmingham’s BPM that back up our point entirely. Featuring a wealth of delegates from right across the music world, BPM is a hive of activity that showcases the latest developments in music technology, lighting and sound for DJs, technicians and promoters. […]

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How to pitch for news stories on Skiddle

Posted Thursday 28th July 2016

Best Practice, Editorial Department, Promotion Centre

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

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APPLY NOW FOR THE UK FESTIVAL AWARDS 2016

Posted Tuesday 26th July 2016

Events Industry News

  Festival season is in full swing, but it is nearing the end and for festival organisers that means it’s time to start thinking about the back-slapping sessions that follow the summer; award season. This year we are sponsoring the UK Festival awards, the festival industry’s biggest annual curtain raiser to showcase the very best in […]

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Contacting Our Editorial Team

Posted Thursday 21st July 2016

Editorial Department, Promotion Centre

Regular readers of the blog will know this already, but we’ve written three posts over the past few months which help explain how best to get in touch with our editorial team about feeding us with ideas for our news page and social networks. In case you missed them, here they are once more: How […]

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Skiddle Powers Lytham Festival’s Town Centre Ticket Hub

Posted Thursday 14th July 2016

Behind the scenes, Skiddle News, Skiddle Services, Technology

Housed in a public piece of art in the town’s piazza, Lytham Festival’s dedicated ticket hub was unveiled earlier this month to much praise. Created in the style of a traditional British beach hut complete with miniature pier, garden and water feature, the ticket hub was designed by Lytham in Bloom member Greg Anderton and […]

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We’re looking for the face of our marketing campaign

Posted Friday 8th July 2016

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Do you want to be the face of the new Skiddle marketing campaign? Do you regularly go out to clubs, gigs or festivals? Do you want to see your face all over London and enjoy a life of international notoriety and fame? Okay well we can’t promise the latter, but we’re looking for male and […]

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Skiddle launches Re:Sell and ‘cooling off period’

In our quest to make customers and promoters as happy as possible whilst at the same time take away the power of the ticket tout (read about what else we’re doing about that here), we’re proud to launch an exciting new ticketing feature, Re:Sell, that allows ticket buyers to sell on unwanted tickets for sold […]

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Announcing your event via our news section

Posted Tuesday 14th June 2016

Best Practice, Editorial Department

We’ve discussed the importance of getting your on sale process right in the past, but one of the key things to do is utilise our editorial team to create a news article specifically as an announcement. This isn’t something that works for every event, but if you’ve got something special lined up your sleeve – secured […]

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The Social Festival signs exclusive ticket partnership with Skiddle

Positioned as one of the best dance music festivals in the country, the Nic Fanciulli helmed Social Festival has been growing exponentially in both its size and stature since starting out a few years back. Now held across two days at the Kent County Showground in Maidestone, the festival has made its name as one of the beacons […]

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Protecting your events from ticket fraud

Posted Friday 27th May 2016

Behind the scenes, Promotion Centre, Technology

Fraud is an ever-increasing threat to event promoters, with the potential for great loss if tickets are subject to a chargeback – especially if your event has already passed and you can’t place the tickets back on sale. Fraud takes several forms. It could be tickets purchased on a stolen card, where the bank is […]

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