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Introducing: The New Photo Uploader!

It’s time for some spring cleaning here at GigMasters – so after considering the wonderful feedback from our members, we decided the photo uploader could use some fine-tuning. With a little elbow grease from our amazing Tech team, the photo uploader is now looking better than ever! Take a look at the new improvements…
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See for Yourself: Cover Photo Contest Entries

In case you missed it, we recently kicked off our latest photo contest. This time, we’re asking all of our members to tell us why theirs is the best cover photo on GigMasters. From there, all entries will be sent to our Creative Director for judging. He’ll be selecting his favorite from the bunch, based on creativity, branding, and clarity, among other criteria.

Here’s a look at a few of the entries we’ve received so far: Read more…

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Announcing the New The Portable Contact Form

How many of you have a personal website for your business? Considering quite a few of you are probably raising your hands right now, we thought it was essential for us to revamp the all-important Portable Contact Form (or PCF). After all, it’s the primary tool we offer to help you reel in more leads outside of your GigMasters profile. So whether you’re currently using the old PCF, or had no idea what it was prior to reading this post, be sure to scroll on. We’re explaining the ins and outs of the feature – and trust us, you’re going to want to take advantage of this one. Read more…

Judging Profiles By Their Cover Photo Contest

Judging Profiles By Their Cover Photo Contest

Ok, ok, so we all know the old adage, “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” However, in the event industry, how you present yourself can say a lot about your business. You can be sure that clients are judging your business as soon as they land on your profile. And what’s the first thing they see? Why, your cover photo of course! We chatted before about how your cover photo is a lot like a storefront. So now we’re gearing up to do some serious window shopping… Read more…

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Member Spotlight: Bagpiper Robert Mitchell

Our members are constantly giving us the inside scoop on what makes their businesses tick. Whether it’s a matter of getting savvy with social media or strategizing calls with clients, they’re continuously coming up with new ways to expand their reach and strengthen their relationships with clients. Consequently, you can imagine the variety of best practices members have shared with me in one-on-one interviews. Read more…

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The Big Money-Making Gigs of 2013

In a recent survey*, we took a closer look at the types of events that had party planners shelling out the most money in 2013. While big budget events of all kinds are on the rise across the country, a few facts stood out among the rest. What does the data indicate for an event professional like you? Take a look and see how your business stacks up against the rest… Read more…