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Compare ThunderTix Pricing

Per-Ticket Fees vs. ThunderTix Subscription Unlike competitors, ThunderTix collects zero fees from your customers. Instead, we give our clients complete control over ticket fees, so you can positively impact sales by charging little or no fees. Use the calculator below to see how fees compare with a ThunderTix monthly subscription. Consumers Hate Fees If ThunderTix’s…
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Fee Free (Black) Friday

Black Friday is the pinnacle of consumer power. That means it’s not just black Friday, it’s Fee Free (Black) Friday. This week we find far too many parallels exist between a recent behavioral economist’s study and ticket fees. We also see that a certain ticket industry giant has made the Consumer Reports “naughty list”. The Wall of Woe gets turned…
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Should Theaters Use Dynamic Pricing?

This installment of ‘Green Means Go’ asks: Should performing arts theaters & nonprofits take a page from the professional sports playbook and use dynamic pricing? Fraught with controversy, the risks and rewards of dynamic pricing for tickets require very careful consideration by theater owners and nonprofit organizations. Taking A Page From The Sports Playbook Dynamic pricing has been in use by electricity suppliers, hotels, rental cars and commercial airlines,…
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A Tale of Two Cities' Ticket Fees

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” Fee Free Friday, the TMZ of ticket fees, is back with a tale of two cities. In Nashville, Tennessee all hell is breaking loose with two simultaneous scandals, one for Lady Gaga tickets, the other for Eric Church tickets. In Minneapolis, Minnesota high…
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Terrifying Ticket Fees Are A Halloween Horror!

A $19.80 concert ticket fee? Ticketmaster to the Tower of London? Gut-wrenching tales of sorrow from music fans? That can only mean the special Halloween Horror edition of Fee Free Friday! This week is especially terrifying because Halloween gives us the excuse to pull out all the stops bringing you all the latest news on the omnipresent horror that…
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Scalper Bot

Ticket fees and scalper bots scatter like cockroaches in the light of new legislation

Ticket fees and so-called scalper bots scatter like cockroaches in the light of new legislation. This week we have an update on legislation that is oh so close to becoming law. Plus, we look into rumors of market manipulation of the Rolling Stones 50th anniversary concert tickets. We also find our professional peer group begin to follow our fee…
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Hear no, see no, speak no ...ticket fees

Ticket fees that equal 67% of the purchase? Has K-pop turned to chaos because of outrageous face-value mark-up? Fee Free Friday is back with those stories and more tales of ticket buyer misery. It seems the ticket industry just wants to pretend they see no evil, hear no, and, when pressed on the issue of  the subject of unreasonable…
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Hell Freezes Over

191.3% of the purchase price are ticket fees? That would make anyone curse under their breath. How about a $17,000.00 fee for the “right to purchase a ticket”? Think that made someone swear? What four letter word would you say after paying a fee for “being allowed” to print your ticket at home? Read on…
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Bieber Boondoggle

This week we ask if ticket fees can ever be a good thing and find some surprising answers. But don’t get your hopes up too high. An investigative report from Nashville finds Justin Bieber fans are as miserable as ever. A concert ticket fee should not break the bank. Plus we have all the TMZ-style…
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Madea Hates Ticket Fees

Tyler Perry has just had it with ticket fees. So much so he has cancelled all future ‘Madea Live’ performances because of unreasonable ticket fees. We look at the fall-out for fans and the lost revenue for venues in this week’s Fee Free Friday. Plus Salt Lake city says ticket fees are a good thing (huh?)…
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