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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So what do we do now?

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

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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 in London when a fire destroyed nearly half of the historic building,...

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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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Theater Fundraising: How to ask for donations under $50

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

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Optimize 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 Fiscal Year off right

At this time of year, many fundraisers have just finished up their fiscal year and all of the late nights, early coffee meetings and the overwhelming...

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Future-proofing Spektrix and Creating Capacity to Build and Improve

Spektrix has always been a true-cloud based system. This has become the norm for modern business software over the last 10+ years, with companies...

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Top five ways to counter self-pity

I’ve run a design and digital agency for almost 30 years. I’ve learned a lot of lessons in those three decades, mostly by making mistakes. 

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How to Create Arts Marketing Campaigns That Drive Up Retention

Think back to last season. Chances are a good portion of the organization’s marketing budget and staff time went toward bringing new patrons — if not...

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