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ticketing software for school events

Q & A: Ticketing Software for K-12 School Events & Theater

This post has answers to frequently asked questions about ticketing software for K-12 school events and theater. Q: “How can ticketing software save a school time and money?” A: Ticketing software functions as a centralized “place” to organize the people (educators, students and parents) involved with a school event. It is this distributed teamwork that gets…
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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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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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The Triumphs of School Theater and Dance

Recent grass roots efforts in New Jersey and Alabama serve as an inspiration to all. The examples set by school theaters and dance studios in this post can be used as a guide for your local production. Kick for a Cause As described by Wikipedia, a grassroots effort “highlights the differences between a movement that spontaneous and one that…
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Event Concessions - Food Truck vs. Venue Kitchen

Food and drink event concessions are an important part of an event – but which is a better value for the venue owner? A food truck or a kitchen staff? Below is a quick look at the choices, the rationale and some examples from venues like the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Coarsely referred to…
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Principal Suggests School Event Ticketing System

The principal of a high school in Indiana has suggested that large crowds at school events are a safety concern and that the district should adopt a ticketing system. The nearby college is also seeing a surge in attendance and is already selling tickets online. Watching the video of a stampede of parents (below) may be all…
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An outsider's opinion of the ticket purchase process

Sometimes it is a good idea to listen to an outsider’s opinion, even if that opinion is a little rude. The full-time job of selling tickets can sometimes cause an insulating bubble to form. That bubble may make one unaware of how others view the event ticket purchase process. After announcing a change to the way…
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Festival du Voyageur

Festival du Voyageur 2013

Tickets for the 44th annual Festival du Voyageur are selling fast and for good reason. Festival du Voyageur, which literally translates as “festival of the traveler”, is Canada’s largest, most popular, festival with over 100,000 people in attendance again this year. With hundreds of special events, concerts and workshops occurring over 10 days, ThunderTix is proud to be the Festival…
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