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15 Recommended Events in the UK in November

It’s November, that post-Halloween/pre-holiday season frenzy when there’s almost too much to do. Where to go? What to do? What to get your hard-to-buy-for aunt? Everything is kicking off, but how to sort it? We decided to showcase unique events going on around the UK, the ones that might not spring to mind when considering
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11 Best Halloween Events for Your Last-Minute Plans

(Like our photo? It’s from BPT’s Inaugural Greatest Pumpkin Contest. See all of the pumpkin art on our Instagram.) Halloween creeps up on you. One minute it’s September and then the next, you’re sifting through cat ears in the store’s picked-over seasonal aisle, searching for accessories to make a last-minute costume. We curated a list
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Meet Circle of Care, Our Latest Charity Spotlight

Did you know that September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month? Our latest Giving Program donation recipient is Circle of Care, an organization that supports families coping with childhood cancer. We teared up reading their origin story and were amazed by their generosity—it was founded in 2003 by moms who met during their own children’s battle
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7 Ways to Boost Attendance at Free Events

If you’ve ever planned a free public event, this will sound familiar. You promoted your event, got over 60 “yes’s” and the total attendance ends up to be about 5, including yourself and your dog. So you drag all the leftover food home and sob into the extra bottles of wine, wondering why so many
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10 Events for Your Labor Day Weekend

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At the beginning of the season, Labor Day seems far in the distance. And then, all of a sudden, it’s summer’s last call and you forgot to make plans. Your friends are all out of town, the beach bungalows are booked up, and you’re lucky if you can snag an empty lounge chair near the
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How to Use Influencer Marketing to Promote Events

Influencers. The term conjures images of chic people who post perfect selfies (ahem #sponsored), travel the world for free, and stay in world-class resort hotels. As a JOB. Influencer marketing, as trendy as it may sound, is a serious promotion tool for events. It is gaining ground as the most effective way to reach millennials
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Glasgow in August: 10 Must-Attend Events

The Fringe Festival is about to unleash its unique brand of creative madness on Scotland’s capital. It has grown into such a phenomenon with so many people and so many events. The Fringe catalogue is big enough to make a deadly weapon (or at least a highly effective doorstop). But this year, let’s take a
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To Boost or Not? Beginner’s Guide to Facebook Advertising

When it comes to your events, should you boost a post or set up a Facebook ad campaign? Either way, in order to get some eyeballs on your event, you’re going to have to shell out some cash. Unless you have a super following of eager fans to like and share, simply posting your event
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Q&A: Jack Bartholet Talks “Lady with a Song”

When we first came across Jack Bartholet’s show poster for “ Lady with a Song,” on Instagram, we realized two things—red lipstick and peep-toe heels looks amazing with a business suit and Bartholet is someone we should know. More than that certain je ne sais quoi, he has an impressive resume as both a tenor
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3 Tips to Better Event Flyers

A well-designed event flyer is critical to your event’s success. You have to capture attention, provide all the necessary details, and visually show what your event is. Venngage, a tool that allows people to easily create flyers and infographics wrote this guest post to help event organizers create better event flyers. Read it and tweet
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