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  • Voting System Success Story

    A few months ago we developed a voting system for our hosts to give their friends a voice in choosing acts for their house concerts. This gets a host’s friends to “buy…

  • The Importance of Reminder/Confirmation Emails

    Your friends are busy. Your friends are forgetful. Your friends don’t fully understand that not showing up is a big deal. Guests who don’t warn you that they aren’t coming will cost…

  • Suggested vs Expected vs Enforced Donations

    The second biggest challenge to hosting house concerts (after attendance) seems to be finding the right balance for the collection of donations. The standard for house concerts is a “suggested donation,” and…

  • Promote Your House Concerts with Webflyers in Short Emails

    As a host at ConcertsInYourHome.com, you can take some basic steps to make the promotion of your events easy. Create a Webflyer Create/Expand Your Mailing List Send short emails with the link…

  • TenTen – House Concerts Made Easy – Listening Room Festival Edition!

    We’re looking for 7 more hosts in the Tampa Bay area for concerts during the Listening Room Festival, April 19-27 (www.ListeningRoomFestival.com) Let’s thrill your friends. You’ve undoubtedly heard of house concerts, and…

  • The Facebook Event Commitment Solution

    This is written in terms that apply to a house concert host, but it could be useful for anyone who uses Facebook to promote their events. Many who use Facebook events to…

  • TenTen Concerts – House Concerts Made Easy

    TenTen Concerts House concerts made easy: ten songs, for ten+ guests [This is an excerpt from Fran Snyder’s forthcoming book, House Concerts and Modern Touring for Small Acts. Snyder is the founder…

  • TenTen Concerts Launch

    Notes about TenTen Concerts and our Launch in October. this will be updated as we go… TenTen Concerts are intended for weeknights because they are small and easy. Hosts guarantee a minimum…

  • Notes about TenTen Concerts and our Launch in October. this will be updated as we go… TenTen Concerts are intended for weeknights because they are small and easy. Hosts guarantee a minimum…

  • DinnerAndSong – Having it Your Way

    Explore the different versions of DinnerAndSong – mini house concerts for traveling artists.