Category: Live Music Ticket Sales

event transportation

Can event transportation be a revenue generator for your venue? (Hint: Yes!)

Big budget Las Vegas mega-clubs are well known for providing guests with free rides as a “loss leader” courtesy service . But can event transportation for guests be a revenue generator for your venue?

most profitable live music

6 Most Profitable Weeks for Live Music Ticket Sales?

Industry expert Bob Baker says that 20% of all music sales take place in the last six weeks of the year. Is the same period also the most profitable for live music ticket sales?

event parking

How-To Increase Event Parking Revenue

The amount of event parking revenue you are making can be improved when you integrate tiered parking passes into the ticket purchase process. Here how to do it… Not Everyone Can Do What LeBron James Did NBA superstar LeBron James made headlines the other day when he was given a police escort to a concert.…
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small venue ticket sales

Tips To Increase Small Venue Ticket Sales

Author Mark Twain once said “It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” Meaning that competitiveness is not a matter of physical size, but rather a mental attitude. That expression holds true for any small venue and especially so for small live music venues. In this post are…
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Bands Sell Tickets Online "D2F"

Bands love their fans. Some bands love their fans so much they have started selling concert tickets to them directly. This edition of ‘Thinking Outside the Box(office)’ looks at how bands sell tickets online Direct To Fans (“D2F”) using a new D2F mobile app. More importantly the question that must be asked is “Should the…
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failed re-launch of Myspace

The failed re-launch of Myspace hurts bands... and venues too

The latest incarnation of a once-mighty social network has left it a pale imitation of its former self. The failed re-launch of MySpace has hurt bands, their fans and, worst of all, music venues. Here’s a quick look at what went wrong and how venues can take control of the situation. My how the mighty have fallen…
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What live music ticket sales can teach MOOCs

Over the past decade the recording industry has learned some hard lessons – first with Napster then with Apple iTunes. Fortunately live music ticket sales have made up for losses in CD sales. The burgeoning industry of massive and open online college courses (MOOCs) would be wise to study what the recording industry has been through. But what if…
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venue patron affinity

Input on Output - A New High Water Mark For Venue Patron Affinity?

The grand opening of a new nightclub in the trendy Williamsburg borough of New York may have just set a new high water mark for venue patron affinity. Beyond the amazing details of the opening week-end, the venue has written a radical self-description that will surely increase venue patron affinity. Open Bar For 48 Hours Last week-end was the…
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venue wifi

Venue wifi for patrons - The conversation continues

On Tuesday Google announced it will be providing free wifi to the residents of the Chelsea neighborhood in New York city. The announcement is just the latest example of how the public has come to expect wifi being available everywhere they go. That expectation will continue at venues and events. You may be surprised to learn the conversation of…
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