how to sell event tickets online
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 We’re now going to login to the WordPress dashboard by selecting the below “Login Now” button.

how to sell tickets online

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”.

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Next, type in “Ticket Tailor” in the “Search Plugins” field below.

how to sell event tickets online

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.

how to sell event tickets online


The plugin has been installed and should now be activated by selecting “Activate Plugin” below.

how to sell event tickets online


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.

how to sell event tickets online


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!

how to sell event tickets online

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!

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6 Responses to How to Sell Event Tickets Online

  1. Karlo says:

    thank you for sharing a very interesting article about selling event tickets online. I find this article very informative because you really explain in detail everything we need to know about ways to sell event tickets online. Great information, keep up the good work.
    Have a great day

  2. Norman says:

    Hello and thanks for sharing, this is the first time that I have heard of something like this. I am just always at the many ways that a person can rally make money online. So what that says to me is that even when it come to selling tickets you can moneys from the comfort of your bed room. Your post is well detailed and this is a great breakdown of how to go about this, I am sure that your readers will love the easy reading.

    • Tony says:

      Thanks for the comment, Norman. There are so many opportunities to make money online now that I’m surprised more people do not take advantage of it. I believe over time that more people will be working for themselves than in a traditional 9 to 5 job. If you have any questions please let me know. Thanks

  3. Cathy says:

    This is interesting. I’ve been using WordPress for sometime now, but wasn’t aware about such feature until I read your article. In blogging, there’s really no need to use this plugin, or is there?

    I like to come up with tools to help businesses grow and I am just wondering what type of event would benefit from this. I am sure they aren’t just limited to concert tickets, right?

    • Tony says:

      Hi Cathy, thank you for the comment. You could certainly incorporate this plugin into your blog if you had a blog specific to promoting events that you create yourself. An example would be if you were creating an event for a food and wine tasting. You could write a blog about your event and have the plugin right on your site for customers to purchase tickets. It’s not just specific to concert tickets, you can sell tickets for any event you create. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. thanks!

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