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Grenadine Blog

22
Sep

First steps: setting up Grenadine Event Planner for first use

Congratulations on setting up your Grenadine Event Planner account! With your new account, you’ll be able to start planning events right away. Depending on the options you’ve chosen during signup, you’ll also be able to start selling event tickets and take registrations, publish an event website, and publish an event mobile app! Here are a...
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22
Sep

Add a Google Analytics tracking code to your event website and event mobile app

Add a Google Analytics tracking code to your event website and event mobile app As an event organizer, sometimes you want to keep tabs on how many visitors are coming to your event website. You also may want to know where visitors are coming from (if they clicked on a link in your event Facebook...
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28
Aug

Refer Grenadine to your friends and get free credits!

Spread the word and get free credits We’re excited to present our new referral marketing program, available today. We believe Grenadine is a service that can ease your event organizing activities as well as your speaker’s and attendee’s experiences. Why spend efforts publishing your own event websites and cutting and pasting endless excel sheets in...
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09
Aug

Publishing your event web site under a custom domain

Use a custom domain for your event website Whenever you create an event with Grenadine Event Planner, we automatically create an event website for you as soon as you hit the Publish button. This website can be used by your guests to view your event’s schedule, view your list of speakers and register for your event....
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30
Jul

VIP activities, private program items and other semi-secret things that happen on the sidelines of your event

Often times, event organizers need to hold special events (or special schedule items) that happen during their main event but that are reserved for special groups of people. I’ve often seen this at conferences where there’s the main track for all attendees, and then there are special parties or gatherings that are sponsored by certain...
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30
Jul

Create and manage unlisted or private events

As an event organizer, you probably manage all kinds of events. Some events are public and need to be seen and accessed by the largest audience possible. Some may be totally private, locked down and not seen by anyone except invited participants or VIPs. And some may be in between, meaning that they’re not meant...
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24
Jul

User Licensing

Grenadine Pricing model is based on: subscription plans concurrent users. You can decide which is best for you depending on the number of events you organize and the features that you want to access.  Pleases refer to our Pricing page to get more information on our subscription plans. Regarding user licensing, it is based on...
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15
Jun

3 easy steps to create an event ticket in Grenadine Event Planner

Grenadine Event Planner allows you to create many different types of event registration tickets (or “passes”, or “registrations”, or “memberships”, whatever you prefer to call them). You can create: Free tickets Paid regular tickets Paid add-on tickets (that is, tickets that are purchased for specific add-on activities in your event) Workshop signup tickets Here are...
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14
Jun

Configure Grenadine Event Planner to send emails from your own domain

Having an event planning tool send out emails to your guests is great, but don’t you hate it when emails are sent from no-reply@event-planning-tool.com or some other kind of generic email address? Sending from a generic email address is less personalized, doesn’t allow people to reply quickly, and negates to some extend your company or...
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17
Mar

What Happened this month

The Grenadine team is always working hard to make our software more powerful and easier to use, while taking our users’ suggestions into consideration. Here is what we’ve released during the past few weeks: Clone Events You can now clone any event! By popular demand, you are now able to create a new event by copying...
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28
Feb

Your attendees are going to use an app anyway — so why not give them yours?

Recently I was attending an international conference around my area. This was a conference of a large stature and with quite notable guests and interesting panelists and for which attendees had paid a rather large amount to attend. As an attendee, I was interested in what the presenters had to say, but also in observing...
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03
Feb

Setting up your email addresses

Grenadine Event Planner uses several email addresses when it interacts with your attendees and your speakers. If you haven’t checked what email addresses are used it’s important to take a few minutes and set them up properly for your account. To set up email addresses, go to Settings -> System Settings and navigate to the...
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30
Dec

Have you been to a SF or an Anime Convention?

What are they? SF conventions are gatherings of fans of the Science Fiction & Fantasy genre. SF conventions were traditionally focused on the written word and associated fan culture. Now a lot of conventions include films, comics, television, gaming, costuming etc. SF as a genre is often difficult to define as it contains many themes...
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20
Dec

Grenadine 101 – Whats on now for your Electronic Notice Boards

Have you ever wanted to have an electronic notice board at your conference? One that tells people attending your event what is on now and where. Often venues have monitors and if they can display a web page they can also display what is on at your conference. Grenadine has a current schedule functionality which...
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12
Dec

“Plans are nothing. Planning is everything.” – Albert Einstein

There’s nothing more important for event pros than planning. They plan everything, rolling their sleeves up to have the perfect plan for great ideas. Planning, planning, planning… and sometimes you feel overloaded with all the details you have to plan – logistics, guests, participants, speakers, material, meal menu … Need help? The Grenadine Event Planner...
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30
Nov

2017 is coming!

Nobody can predict the future but thanks to Event Manager Blog report and the Tourism Office of Montreal, we’ve selected a bunch of trends we found interesting for event planners to make their events unique in 2017. Silent and chill out With the rising demand of quiet in business and life, this isn’t very surprising...
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25
Nov

Tips to attract more clients

The Event Management Industry is a service industry, which means the most important way to improve your company is to attract clients and satisfy them. This is the key to everything. Here are some tips on how to get more and more clients for your business’ success!   Promote referrals. Ask your clients to share...
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18
Nov

Tags in Grenadine

  Today, we’ll talk about the use of tags within the planner and how you could use them to help with the process of organizing your event and providing information to attendees. Within an event, tags can be used for People and Items. They are useful as a means of classification and filtering during the planning process...
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