Introducing the Top 10 Clubs chart

Posted Tuesday 28th April 2015

Promotion Centre

This month we introduced a new feature, the Top 10 Clubs chart. Initially rolled out for Manchester, we hope to bring this to other cities soon. So, what is the Top 10 chart? Whenever a visitor to Skiddle buys a ticket or marks themselves as ‘Going’, we send them a post-event review email, asking them […]

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Going green at Skiddle HQ

Posted Thursday 23rd April 2015

Promotion Centre

Here’s a quick insight into how we’re helping the environment by lowering our carbon footprint at Skiddle HQ… Renewable Energy at Skiddle As part of our new office build, we needed a new heating system to replace the current electric powered system. Being in a rural area with no gas supply, we had limited options – […]

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Contacting Our Editorial Team

Posted Tuesday 7th April 2015

Editorial Department, Promotion Centre

Regular readers of the blog will know this already, but we’ve wrote 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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Give it Some Welly

Posted Wednesday 1st April 2015

Development, Events Industry News

We’ve got a brilliant new scheme lined up for festival season utilising 3D technology to help festival goers stay dry this summer. We’ll be printing up 10000 wellies for mud soaked music enthusiasts this summer and dishing them out for free – full details here. What’s extremely impressive about it is the fantastic blend of […]

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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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