Announcing Eventbee Referral Program

Happy new year, and we want to start your new year with a sweet note from the company you love! Today we are introducing our brand new Eventbee Referral Program.

Refer your friends to Eventbee, and  earn 15% of revenues we generate in the first year from your referral(s)  as your commission!

Wait, we have a special introductory bonus too. If your referral has a paid event by February 28th, you will be credited $100 on your next event.

Steps to get your Referral URL/Button:

As an Eventbee customer, you already have a Referral URL/Button code in your account. Follow these steps to get them.

1. Login to your Eventbee account

2. Look for Eventbee Associates box displayed in the right column (as shown below)

Eventbee Associates Box

3. Share your referral URL with your friends on Facebook, followers on Twitter, include in your Emails and display Referral Button on your website

FAQ:

How do I get paid?

We will do a 12 month accounting on your referral(s) and contact you with payment details.

How can I apply the $100 introductory bonus on my event?

Your $100 credit is valid on any event that is ticketed before June 30th, please email us at support@eventbee.com and let us know on which event you would like to apply the credit. Note, credit is valid only for one event!

How can I make my friends sign up for Eventbee?

Following are the most popular ways to spread the word among friends

1. Use Referral Button code and display the following button on your website and blog

Powered by Eventbee Ticketing

2. Post your Referral URL on Facebook and let your friends know that you are using Eventbee ticketing

3. Tweet your Referral URL on Twitter and let your followers know that your events are powered by Eventbee ticketing

4. Share your Referral URL with friends through Emails and other communication methods

If you have any questions on this program, don’t hesitate to email us at support @ eventbee.com

Eventbee Launches Event Register App on Ning

We are super excited to announce availability of Event Register App on Ning.

By joining forces with Ning, Eventbee’s Event Register App is now available to more than 1.5 million Ning Networks and 33 million Ning Network members.

We have been working very closely with Ning for a while in getting this App on Ning platform. Event Register App runs within Ning as a native application, and has complete event management functionality generally available at eventbee.com. Ning Network Creators now can add Event Register App to Ning Networks to sell tickets, collect payments, and create the perfect social experience around their events.

To see Event Register App, please visit the Ning Apps Directory: http://about.ning.com/ningapps

We already have Event Register App on Facebook (http://apps.facebook.com/eventregister), with this launch we solidify our lead in Social Ticketing space while bringing disruptive $1 flat fee per ticket sale regardless of ticket price and currency model to the millions of users around world!

Here is the complete text of the Press Release:

Eventbee Launches Event Register App on Ning, the Social Platform for Interests and Passions Online

With Eventbee’s Event Register App, Ning Apps empower even more flexibility and customization to support interests and passions online.

Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2009 — Eventbee, Inc., the online Event Management software company trusted by thousands of event managers and attendees, announced today the availability of Event Register App on Ning, the social platform for interests and passions online. By joining forces with Ning, Eventbee’s Event Register App is now available to more than 1.5 million Ning Networks and 33 million Ning Network members. Ning Network Creators now have even greater choice over the features and applications they can add to Ning Networks to create the perfect social experience for a given topic, interest or passion. Today, Ning Apps are available for e-commerce, information, education, causes and entertainment. To see Event Register App, please visit the Ning Apps Directory: http://about.ning.com/ningapps

Ning Network Creators now can add Event Register App to Ning Networks to sell tickets, collect payments, and create the perfect social experience around their events. Event Register App runs within Ning as a native application, and has complete event management functionality generally available at eventbee.com. Ning Apps extend the Ning Platform by providing more than 90 new diverse and rich applications like Event Register for Ning Network Creators. With Ning Apps, a Ning Network Creator can now add Event Register App to expand the functionality of their Ning Network and increase engagement by their members.

“The FAME World Tour hosts over 75 annual events in multiple countries around the world, and our community website http://www.bodyproud.org is built on the Ning Platform. Powering our events with Eventbee’s Event Register App streamlines event management while giving a seamless registration experience to our attendees” said Jeffrey Kippel, President & Founder, FAME World Tour. “Eventbee has definitely increased ticket sales within the Body Proud Community and dealing with the Eventbee team has been a pleasure” said Mindy Blackstien, President & Founder, Body Proud

The Event Register App leverages the Ning Platform to create a seamless user experience, and the Latest Activity feed feature to create a viral ticket selling phenomenon to increase ticket sales.

Notable highlights of Event Register Application:

  • Single click ticket purchase and payment processing within Ning Networks
  • Complete event management functionality within Ning Networks
  • Supports PayPal and Eventbee credit card processing
  • $1 FLAT fee per ticket sale, regardless of ticket price and currency

The Ning Platform provides a new way for Event Register App to reach more people, faster. Rather than being added by individual members, when a Ning Network Creator adds Event Register App to their Ning Network, by default it’s available to all members automatically, regardless of whether a Ning Network has 100, 1,000 or 1 million members.

“Ning is committed to being the social platform for the world’s interests and passions,” said Jay Parikh, senior vice president of product engineering. “Event Register App is a great example of the innovative and creative set of diverse features Ning Apps offer the more than 33 million members of Ning Networks today.”

About Eventbee

Eventbee, Inc., provides state-of-the-art web-based event management and event promotion tools to the Events Industry. Since 2003, over 8000+ Event Managers have sold tickets using the Eventbee Platform. Eventbee operates with the single mission of maximizing ticket sales while providing easy to use web-based software to the Events Industry.

Press Contact:
Angela Rio
angela@eventbee.com
408 310 6768
http://www.eventbee.com

All material presented here is a copyright of Eventbee, Inc., and all features mentioned in the document above are the property of the company. Sell More Tickets. Put Less Effort!

Eventbee Announces Support For Ticket Payments In 18 International Currencies

Today we announced support for 18 international currencies at VirtualEdge Conference.

Now Event Managers across 33+ different countries can benefit state-of-the-art online Registration Software while paying $1 flat fee per ticket sale regardless of the ticket price and currency.

Launch customers include:

Here is the complete text of the Press Release:

Eventbee Announces Support For Ticket Payments In 18 International Currencies. Brings Disruptive $1 Flat Fee Per Ticket Pricing Model To The Global Market

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (PRWEB) May 28, 2009 – Eventbee, Inc., the online Event Management software company trusted by thousands of event managers and attendees, announced today support for accepting Ticket Payments in 18 international currencies.

Now Event Managers across 33+ countries can benefit state-of-the-art online Registration Software while paying $1 flat fee per ticket sale regardless of the ticket price and currency. Combining favourable $ conversion rate with the flat fee model, Event Managers around the world are poised to save big in event ticketing costs.

“At Merlien Institute, we are always looking to cut down our event registration costs so we can pass on these cost savings to our delegates. Eventbee has provided us the right solution to achieve this. Through Eventbee’s value-added services such as social networking integration and online attendee management, tasks that we used to do manually are now done efficiently online” said Jasper Lim, Conference Chair of Merlien Institute, Utrecht, Netherlands

Currencies supported by Eventbee:

  • USA Dollars
  • Canadian Dollars
  • Euro
  • British Pounds
  • Yen
  • Australian Dollars
  • New Zealand Dollars
  • Swiss Francs
  • Hong Kong Dollars
  • Singapore Dollars
  • Swedish Kroner
  • Danish Kroner
  • Polish Zloty
  • Norwegian Kroner
  • Hungarian Forints
  • Czech Koruny
  • Israeli Shekels
  • Mexican Pesos

“Eventbee’s flat service fee of $1 per ticket sale, regardless of ticket price was one of the key reasons we selected Eventbee ahead of other products on the market, for all of our event ticketing management going forward.” Caitríona Diviney, Chief Operating Officer for Irish Wind Energy Association, Ireland’s leading renewable energy representative body.

About Eventbee
Eventbee, Inc., provides state-of-the-art web-based event management and event promotion tools to the Events Industry.  Since 2003, over 8000+ Event Managers have sold tickets using the Eventbee Platform. Eventbee operates with the single mission of maximizing ticket sales while providing easy to use web-based software to the Events Industry.

Press Contact:
Angela Rio
angela@eventbee.com
408 310 6768
http://www.eventbee.com

All material presented here is a copyright of Eventbee, Inc., and all features mentioned in the document above are the property of the company.  Sell More Tickets.  Put Less Effort!

Eventbee Integrates with Facebook Connect and Introduces Network Ticket Selling – Social

The news hit the wires few minutes back, here is the press release link:

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/01/prweb1831454.htm

Here is the complete text of the Press Release:

Eventbee Integrates with Facebook Connect and Introduces Network Ticket Selling – Social

Now Event Managers Can Tap More than 130 Million Facebook Users to Increase Ticket Sales.

Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) January 15, 2009 — Eventbee, Inc., the online Event Management software company trusted by thousands of event managers and attendees, announced today the release of Eventbee Network Ticket Selling – Social. It is the next evolution of Event Management Platform – enabling any Facebook user to seamlessly “connect” and “tap” into their Social Graph to sell more tickets and be rewarded for each ticket sale.

Now Event Managers can designate any Facebook user to become a ticket selling Partner by simply enabling Network Ticket Selling on their events. The incentives set by Event Managers motivate Partners to promote events across their Social Graph through social interactions. This innovative feature allows Event Managers to tap the viral effect of Social Networks in an eloquent manner and reach new attendees that are not available through traditional methods like Email Marketing.

Eventbee’s complete integration with Facebook Connect allows any Facebook user to become a Partner and promote events hosted at Eventbee, without ever having to sign-up with Eventbee. If allowed, Partner can pass some or all of the incentives offered by Event Manager to the Social Graph, encouraging friends within their Social Graph to register for the event for a discounted price. With this feature, Eventbee demonstrates that there are true benefits of being part of a Social Network or one’s Social Graph.

“We love Eventbee. We have been using Eventbee on our events of which includes Obama for Change-Organizers and Volunteer Victory Celebration (http://obamainaugurationparty.eventbee.com). This new feature that allows passing discounts to Facebook friends is really exciting and a big CHANGE in how we sell tickets online. We are looking forward to tapping this innovative feature in all our events!” said Jenn Shaw, Jnine Media/Music Video 2.0 LLC.

Notable highlights of this feature include:

  • Event Manager is allowed to set different commissions for different Partners.
  • Event Manager can pre-split, and optionally lock in the commission between Partner and Friends.
  • Partner can pass some or all of the commission to Friends, resulting in maximum event registration discount to the Friends.
  • Partners can create custom event pages to build their own brand.
  • Commission payments to the Partners is managed by Eventbee.
  • Real time reports to monitor Partner ticket sales activity.

“We were excited to see how Eventbee’s new offerings could help expand our reach through leveraging our social networks. After thoroughly testing their functionality, we were convinced to switch our company’s entire online ticketing program over to Eventbee!” said Steve Chen, founder of ALIST – the largest event production company in Northern California.

EVENTBEE PRICING: Flat fee of $1 per ticket sold using Eventbee’s Network Ticket Selling feature. This is in addition to Eventbee’s disruptive flat service fee of $1 per ticket sale, regardless of ticket price.

About Eventbee:
Eventbee, Inc., provides state-of-the-art web-based event management and event promotion tools to the Events Industry. Since 2003, over 7000 Event Managers have sold tickets using the Eventbee Platform. Eventbee operates with the single mission of maximizing ticket sales while providing easy to use web-based software to the Events Industry.

Press Contact:
Angela Rio
408 310 6768
http://www.eventbee.com

All material presented here is a copyright of Eventbee, Inc., and all features mentioned in the document above are the property of the company. Sell More Tickets. Put Less Effort!

Introducing Eventbee 3.0

As our Press Release (and  Media) says  Eventbee 3.0 brings disruption to the event ticketing market by introducing flat $1 per ticket service fee model.

We put great deal of efforts in bringing this release, this is a major milestone in Eventbee’s history. Thanks to all our valuable customers and partners, who constantly gave us feedback on  our service time to time. We also improved many existing features in this release, as our tag line says we are here for you to “Sell More Tickets. Put Less Efforts!”

New Features:

Flat $1 Service Fee

Regardless of your ticket price, now you only pay a dollar per ticket sale.

PayPal and Google Support

Now you can use PayPal, Google or Eventbee for credit card processing to save further on credit card processing costs.

Facebook Application

Event Register Faceebook application is available starting immediately. You can add Event Register application by visiting http://apps.facebook.com/eventregister

Amazon Web Services

Eventbee migrated its infrastructure to Amazon Web Services. Our reliability and scalability is as good as Amazon Web Services itself. You can count on 24/7 availability of your event ticketing.

Support Community

We are launching exclusive Support Community with this release, completely powered by Eventbee Communities feature. Now you can post your questions here, get answers from Eventbee team and other community members.

Twitter

We are now on twitter, http://twitter.com/eventbee.  This is the place to find site updates, new features, ideas…and more.  Follow us on twitter!

Improvements:

User Experience

Entire UI  was revamped in our Eventbee 2.0 release, now we  tweaked  UI further to give you even better experience using our tools.

Help Center

We are introducing completely rebuilt Help Center, our new Help Center is powered by Google sites wiki software.

TechCrunch breaks new Eventbee flat $1 pricing model

TechCrunch breaks the news one day before our formal press release, officially scheduled for tomorrow.

Here is the Techcrunch coverage:

http://www.techcrunch.com/2008/07/08/eventbee-tries-to-take-on-eventbrite-with-1-flat-service-fee/

Here is the complete text of our press release: 

Eventbee brings pricing disruption to the event ticketing market, introduces flat $1 per ticket fee model, regardless of ticket price!

Eventbee Inc., the online Event Management software company trusted by thousands of event managers and attendees, announced today the release of Eventbee 3.0. The new release introduces the ground-breaking $1 per ticket service fee model, regardless of ticket price. This disruptive pricing model essentially grounds the traditional percentage-based pricing model that has been perceived as an industry standard until now.

Eventbee believes that an Event Manager or Attendee should not be paying more for the same piece of software just because the ticket price is more. Percentage-based pricing is old school thinking. Eventbee is here to change and challenge how things work in the Events industry. With this new release, Eventbee changes the dynamics of the Event Ticketing market, moving away from the rest of the competition to provide more savings to Event Managers and Attendees.

This power punched release also brings the following features in response to customer demands:

PayPal and Google Support

Now you can use PayPal or Google for credit card processing to save on credit card processing fees.

  • Low credit card processing fees with PayPal or Google
  • Instantly receive ticket sale proceeds to your PayPal or Google account
  • PayPal and Google are trusted by millions of users online

Facebook Event Register Application

Event Register Faceebook application is available starting immediately. You can add Event Register application by visiting http://apps.facebook.com/eventregister

  • Add tickets to your Facebook events with just a few clicks and enable online payment instantly
  • Your Facebook event page visitors do not go out of the Facebook context to register for the event
  • Increase your event visibility through mini-feeds and other viral effects built into the Event Register application
  • Display all your ticketed events in Event Register application box in your profile page

Amazon Web Services

Eventbee migrated its infrastructure to Amazon Web Services. Our reliability and scalability is as good as Amazon Web Services itself.

  • You can count on 24/7 availability of your event ticketing
  • Reliable cloud computing platform trusted by thousands of companies
  • Easy scaling to support more traffic and users

SPECIAL PROMOTION: We will credit $100 towards the Service Fee for your first event. Experience the power of the Eventbee platform while selling your first 100 tickets for FREE.

About Eventbee

Eventbee Inc., provides state-of-the-art web-based event management and event promotion tools to the Events Industry. Since 2003, over 7000 Event Managers sell tickets using the Eventbee Platform. Eventbee operates with the single mission of maximizing ticket sales while providing easy to use web-based software to the Events Industry. 

All material presented here is a copyright of Eventbee Inc., and all features mentioned in the document above are the property of the company. Sell More Tickets. Put Less Efforts!

Introducing Eventbee 2.0

Finally, it is here! We listened to you, worked very hard over a year to get this release. Today, we announced general availability of Eventbee 2.0. This release introduces major new features to increase your ticket sales, and improves usability multi fold. We are sure that you like what we got in this release, please send your feedback to support@eventbee.com

Major New Features:

Network Ticket Selling: List your event at Eventbee, and sell tickets from Eventbee Partner Network that consists of thousands of Websites and Blogs. Set your own commission to pay to the partner for each ticket sale lead generation.

Network Event Listing: Eventbee Partners enable listing events on their Website or Blog for a fee. This allows you to showcase your event on desired web destinations with few clicks, and reach broader target audience to increase ticket sales.

Network Ticket Selling combined with Network Event Listing allows you to create viral marketing effect, distributed ticket selling phenomenon, resulting in maximum ticket sales with minimal efforts.


More Features:

Photo Sharing: Upload event photos, share them with Attendees and get comments from them.

Events Page: Create and publish Events calendar. Customize the look and feel to match with your website.

Community Building: Build community around your events to create momentum and to increase ticket sales. Use paid membership feature to collect membership dues on regular basis.

Improvements:

Online Registration: Event listing UI is completely revamped using AJAX technologies. Now adding tickets, custom attributes to registration flow takes only few clicks.

Email Marketing: WYSIWYG editor is added to email campaign design software. Now, you can easily design and blast custom email campaigns without the knowledge of HTML or Dream weaver.