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What More Can We Do?

The answer is, a lot. The live entertainment industry is made up of the smartest, heartiest, most resilient and creative people. And, we’re going to get through this -- together. First, an update. As you know, we mobilized the Goldstar site and audience to support organizations like yours all over the country. We’re still getting hundreds of submissions up, and more important, we’re starting to see donations from our subscribers come in. If you haven’t listed your organization for this,...

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3 Ways to Attract a Bigger Audience

Want more people to discover your events? Three little letters can make it happen: SEO. A quick primer on SEO if you’re not familiar: It stands for Search Engine Optimization, and refers to all the ways you can make your website more appealing to search engines, and improve where your site shows up in search results. The benefits of SEO are huge -- the easier it is for people to find your events, the better! If you want to improve your...

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Q&A With Irene, Goldstar Product Sales Manager

We’re talking all things Eventbrite with Irene Li, Goldstar Product Sales Manager. Read on to see if Eventbrite makes sense for your events, and how easy it is to give it a try … Q: What are the benefits of using Eventbrite as my primary ticketing platform? Irene: Using Eventbrite increases your marketing reach to help you sell more full price tickets for your shows. There are lots of other benefits too, including: Distribution for your event through Facebook, Instagram, Spotify and more Analytics...

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Goldstar and Eventbrite in the News

We’ve got some news that will help you reach a wider audience, and make it more convenient for them to catch your events. Goldstar's new partnership with Eventbrite lets you list your event on Goldstar and Eventbrite from one platform, and use mobile ticketing -- meaning no more will-call! “‘For events like ours that are new, you really can get your name out there and sell more tickets on Goldstar and Eventbrite,’ says Amber Fleming, event producer for Foodie Con...

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Goldstar Announces Its One of a Kind Partnership With Eventbrite

We're sharing a note from Goldstar CEO Jim McCarthy about some exciting news: Goldstar announced its one of a kind partnership with Eventbrite, and I have a few thoughts to share with you about this: It integrates Eventbrite ticketing directly into the Goldstar Audience Marketing Platform. That means, if you're producing a show and you're an Eventbrite organizer, you're going to be able to do the event ticketing setup in the same place where you can also create your Goldstar offers and...

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News & Noteworthy (Week of May 10)

A lot goes on in our world each week — some news you may catch, and some may slip by your radar. Below are a few articles that caught our attention, and we didn’t want you to miss ’em! Sharing Space, Orchestra Boosts Students' Performance: Eight years ago, one of Europe's best-known orchestras, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, began sharing a building with a secondary school in the northern German city of Bremen, reports Matt Pickles for BBC. "Since then the school's...

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What Age Group Attends the Most Concerts?

Do people attend fewer concerts as they age? It's a question a new study conducted by Eventbrite attempts to answer. Billboard Magazine reports that the study "found millennials and boomers alike see 'experiences' as an important part of a fulfilled life." The article also covers data from Ticketmaster's 2014 U.S. Live Event Attendee Study. So who are most active concertgoers: millennials or boomers? Turns out, it's middle-aged consumers from 35 to 54. Read more about these two studies here. Got a comment or...

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“Binge-Going Out”

Chanelle Bessette of Fortune wrote a nice piece about the work that Goldstar and other companies (including Eventbrite) are doing to get people going out more. I want the article to speak for itself and you should read it, but the one thing Chanelle said that I want to highlight is the comparison between “binge-watching” TV shows on Netflix and “binge-going out,” which we (and others, but mostly we) are trying to facilitate. Cool idea! I’m in support of it.

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