June 5th, 2010 | Edwin Dearborn, Chief Brand Officer

One of the most tired and true forms of marketing and PR for any business is to put on events. Even with the proliferation of social media and internet marketing tools, event planning still plays a major role in how we do business, connect with new potential clients, as well as reinforce our brand message with core players.

A great way to advertise and market your event is using all the internet based tools available. And now one resource, Eventbrite http://www.eventbrite.com/home/, any business can now utilize their resources to effectively and broadly promote any event or special occasion. To date, Eventbrite has help to sell over 13 million event tickets for their members.

Eventbrite really offers a simple, yet comprehensive package that allows you to:

  • Build a customized and professional online page for your event.
  • Promote your event with social media sites, i.e. Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, LinkedIn, Digg, etc.
  • Manage system that allows you to track your events, plus prints check-in lists and badges.
  • Has several methods of collecting payment, with a very small fee for collecting the money for your event.

Eventbrite has done a great job in meeting the needs for the B2B world in helping them to put on professional looking events that taps into the power of online marketing tools and social media.

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