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Music Festival Gate Security: A How-To Guide

After the tragedy in Boston, large outdoor events are beefing-up their security measures at the entrance gates. And by increasing event security, the two music festival examples in this how-to guide are receiving an additional benefit – reduced ticket fraud at the gate. Beefing Up Security The horrific act of terrorism that occurred at this year’s Boston Marathon has caused several major events…
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Music Festival Ticketing Software: The New 2013 Season

The new 2013 music festival season is here! Even though the controversies have already begun, big crowds are poised to buy millions of tickets…Is your music festival ticketing software ready? Amid Controversy, Ticket Sales Projections Are Up The outlook for ticket sales at music festivals for the 2013 Summer season is bright. For an indicator of just how good things are…
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Gobsmacked By Ticket Fees

Fee Free Friday, your weekly round-up of ticket fee and event industry news is back! Is it time to ditch face values from being printed on ticket? Are fees hampering the sale of Rolling Stones tickets? Are people really taking out a second mortgages to pay for tickets? You’ve got questions, Fee Free Friday has…
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Music Festival Ticket Strategies - When To Sell Single-Day Passes

Almost at the same time, tickets for three major music festivals are almost sold out. What’s odd is that one of the festivals is offering single-day pass after the 3-day passes are nearly gone. Here’s a quick look at what appears to be counter-intuitive music festival ticket strategies.

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Food Trucks At Events - A Match Made In Ticket Sales Heaven

Taste of Chicago 2013 will be one of the most popular food festivals in the country, thanks in part to the addition of a virtual army of food trucks. Just about any event, not just festivals, can benefit from having food trucks, and it saves the event operator money. Here’s why…

Tour Booking Software How-To: Wine Tours

Need to book more reservations for your wine tour? Consider mixing wine tasting with activities that match certain tourism demographics. This ‘Tour Booking Software How-To’ looks at the Mix & Match approach and ways you can adapt it to your wine tasting tour.

What Is The Best Tour Operator Software For Your Business?

A frequently asked question is “What is the best tour operator software?” Well, that depends on your unique business circumstances, of course. But a good place to start is by choosing one that saves you time and money. Here is a quick list for your consideration.

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April Walking Tours In High Demand

Alabama holds the unique distinction of being the only state in the nation to hold statewide, simultaneous walking tours. Such an achievement is only possible with considerable taxpayer underwriting. However, any walking tour operator can learn from ‘Bama’s example of combined free historic tours. This post looks a how April walking tours are in high…
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Best practices: How to sell music festival tickets

Wondering how to sell music festival tickets? If you are new to online ticketing, or feel your current ticket software isn’t performing up to snuff, read this post and learn from one of the best – the Toadlick Music Festival in Dothan, Alabama! The Toadlick Music Festival Deep in the heart of Dixie is the Toadlick Music…
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Ticket Fees: The 10th Circle of Hell

Fee Free Friday, your weekly summary of the controversy surrounding ticket fees, it hot off the press! The Minnesota state senate has voted on a highly charged ticketing bill. Lollapalooza tickets evaporate in minutes and someone is very unhappy about that. And the ticket scalping debate rages on in Houston, Texas. All that and the Divine Tragedy that…
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