Thoughts from Spektrix

Searching for a silver bullet: the technology of reopening

Richard Bates, Director of Product at Spektrix, responds to our users’ feedback around socially distanced seating and reopening of venues.

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Supporting our community during Covid-19

Back in March, when Covid-19 suddenly became a reality in all of our lives, the enormity of what was to come remained inconceivable. Two months...

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So what do we do now?

Sam Freeman is Communications and Giving Director at Theatr Clwyd. When we read this post on his arts marketing blog, we thought it might be of...

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Retaining Arts Income During Covid-19 Using the Ticket Converter Tool

As the famous phrase goes: if you don’t ask, the answer will always be no. Arts audiences have always been heavily invested - both emotionally and...

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You Can't Engineer That

Ron Heywood is Senior Software Engineer on the Client Impact Team at Spektrix, working to make users’ work a little bit easier through the updates we...

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Asking Your Customers to Donate During Covid-19

Five years ago, I was the Development Manager at Battersea Arts Centre when a fire destroyed nearly half of the historic building, including the...

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GDPR and Covid-19 for Arts Organisations - Some Thoughts

Now that the initial impact of Covid-19 on the arts sector is starting to become apparent, we’re all trying to find ways of recouping income and...

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Relationships that Last

As Sector Strategy Lead at Spektrix, it’s my job to ensure that we support the sector to tackle the big-picture challenges and opportunities we face...

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Theatre Fundraising: How to ask for donations under £50

Getting a big cheque from a major donor is an exciting moment for every fundraiser, but small donations can play a larger role for arts organisations...

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Let’s Create: Our Response to Arts Council England’s new 10-year strategy

Arts Council England (ACE), the largest single funder of the arts in the UK, has just published its new 10-year strategy, Let’s Create, and it’s...

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Optimise your Theatre Marketing Plan for 2020

With New Year’s Day and successful year-end campaigns still ringing in the air, it’s time to continue your marketing momentum from 2019 into the new...

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Five Theatre Fundraising ideas to start the year off right

At this time of year, fundraisers are waving goodbye to the old year and all of the late nights, early coffee meetings and the overwhelming number of...

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