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Tips, tricks and advice to help your event reach it's potential.

Frequently Asked Booking Fee Questions

As always, our goal is to provide simple ticketing with none of the rubbish that other platforms force users to deal with. Part of providing better ticketing for organisers and guests alike, is being transparent. So, in another edition of 'Frequently Asked Questions',...

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SSL Certificates

Security is important. Below, we'll run you through what an SSL certificate is, how to check for one and how your details are safe with Origin Tickets. What is an SSL certificate? An SSL certificate ensures a secure, private connection between a website and its...

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Frequently Asked E-Ticketing Questions

Here at Origin Tickets, we're on a mission to provide simple, feature rich ticketing for event organisers. Part of making ticketing simple is making sure no question goes unanswered! So, we've compiled some of the most asked questions around e-ticketing...

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Adele Fans vs Booking Fees

Last week, singer-songwriter Adele was forced to cancel her final shows at Wembley Stadium after having vocal difficulties. As if Adele's fans weren't disappointed enough, some of them having found out the gig was cancelled on the day, the ticket...

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Reinventing the Wheel

There has been a trend emerging amongst marketers as of late. For some reason, brands are implementing entire marketing campaigns centered around 'launching' features which you'd be disappointed to realise weren't available before. Most of these features you'd hope...

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Floggin’ a Dead Horse

Recently, Cvent announced their event web design platform aimed at event organisers. Cvent boasts the tool's "innovative" features, including drag and drop widgets, custom designs and event registration. Generally, these are features of most modern website...

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Bad Website, Bad Business?

We've all come across terrible websites. Full of text, pixelated images and a theme that suggests it was created using Windows 95. Is your business guilty of this? Your website is one of the first places many potential clients will look when researching your company....

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Origin Tickets App – Available Now

Woohoo... we've just launched our new app in both the Google Play and iOS App stores! Currently, the app is available for our event organisers to scan tickets so running your event is now easier than ever. Scan tickets on the gate or manually search for individual...

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5 Reasons Local Businesses are Better

Choosing to support local businesses can be beneficial, no matter your industry. From planning an event to suppliers, local businesses can do what the industry bigwigs can and more. Below are some simple reasons local businesses are better! 1. Personal Experience By...

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How Events Can Grow Your Business

Attending networking events can be invaluable to many business owners but it’s even better if you run your own.   If you’re in an industry or location where there aren’t any networking events or conferences, be the business that hosts...

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Essential Tips for Social Media

Successful use of social media is important for any modern business. We've pulled together some simple tips to help you get started or to remind you of how to get the most from your online presence.   Know Your Target Audience! Before you get going with social...

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Identify Your Target Audience

Knowing and tapping into your target audience is a key part of any successful business plan.  We’ve compiled some basic tips to get you started, with a view to implementing a social media plan next! Who wants your product/service? There are some really basic...

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