So you have put a lot of time, money, and effort into organizing an event and now want to reap the rewards by selling tickets. Do you think you need to sell paper tickets in person? Well, I am pleased to tell you that those days are in the past. You can now sell tickets directly to people online! Below is a simple step-by-step process on how to sell event tickets online.
1. Build a Website
The first step is to create the framework for selling your tickets by building a website. This is actually a very simple process and you do not need a computer science degree to do this. In fact, you can build a website below in less than 30 seconds! All you need to do is enter the name for your site, select “Build it Now”, then follow the steps to select your site name and theme. Once complete, move on to the next section to download the Ticket Tailor plugin.
If you would like to learn more about creating your own website, check out my build a website page.
2. Download the Ticket Tailor Plugin
Congratulations! You have now created your site and should see the below page within Wealthy Affiliate. In the below example, I’ve created the domain name dogz2.siterubix.com. We’re now going to login to the WordPress dashboard by selecting the below “Login Now” button.
We are now logged into the WordPress dashboard. The next step is to add the Ticket Tailor plugin by going to “Plugins” then “Add New”.
Next, type in “Ticket Tailor” in the “Search Plugins” field below.
Below is the Ticket Tailor plugin. To install it, just click “Install Now”. Ticket Tailor offers commission-free online ticketing, you just pay a monthly fee based upon the number of events on sale. There are no hidden transactional fees and Ticket Tailor displays their fees clearly on the site. For more information about pricing and what Ticket Tailor has to offer, you can visit the site here.
The plugin has been installed and should now be activated by selecting “Activate Plugin” below.
3. Create a Ticket Tailor Account
The plugin has now been activated. You will now need to create a Ticket tailor account by selecting the below link, which will direct you to the Ticket Tailor website.
Below is the Ticket Tailor website. To create your account, select the “Sign up for free” button and enter your information. You’re now ready to go!
Once you setup your account, I recommend watching the following video for an overview of the tools available within Ticket Tailor.
I hope this was helpful in showing you how easy it is to create your own website in order to sell online tickets. If you have any questions or feedback please feel free to leave them below and I will respond. I wish you success in your online ticket sales!