July 22, 2014
Why scare events are a serious business It’s a curious trait of us humans, we actively choose to frighten ourselves. All the other animals must think we’re off our rockers. From gory films and ghost trains to haunted houses and gothic literature, we’re not short of ways to get our fix of fear. In just the last few years, the live “scare” industry has grown significantly across the continent, with hundreds of interactive events curdling blood and chilling spines throughout the calendar.
July 17, 2014
5 things to do next: your post-event checklist So your event has finally been and gone. Your emotions are a cocktail of relief, satisfaction, pride and, quite possibly, a hint of wondering what do I do now? We’re all about helping grow your events business, which means that when an event has taken place, it’s time to take stock of it all and work out how to make the next one even bigger and even better.
July 16, 2014
Twitter's 'Buy button' experiment Companies like Twitter are constantly striving to find the most effective ways to monetise their huge user-bases. This isn’t as straight forward as selling space to advertisers. An excessive rise in paid-for content can negatively impact the user experience and threaten the service’s reputation. It now seems that Twitter is experimenting with in-platform commerce - a feature which could prove popular with all parties involved.
July 15, 2014
On the road with Toby: High Definition Festival High Definition Festival is one of the UK’s biggest Electro / Dance events; 15,000 music lovers congregated in Tunbridge Wells this year. The artists showcased for 2014 included DJ Carl Cox, Marco Carola, Shy FX, Mistajam and Jay Orbison. It’s an event from which you’re pretty much guaranteed to leave with a smile. Toby Dier (UK Entrance Manager at ticketscript) described the experience as “Crazy, ridiculous, it was good fun.”