Tag: live music venues

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?

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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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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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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pre-sale tickets

Pre-sale tickets - Venues vs. performers

Harsh criticism by a talent manager on the subject of pre-sale tickets isn’t surprising, talent needs to have proper representation, but has Justin Herring gone too far? Is there really as much exploitation of performers as his OpEd suggests? We’ll look at what has been said about pre-sale tickets as it relates to your venues bottom line.…
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Referral Program Rewards - Refer Us To Your Favorite Venue!

Sign up for the ThunderTix Referral Program. Refer your favorite venues to ThunderTix, and we will pay you for each new client who signs up for our service — once you’ve reached three organizations. Who Can You Refer? Performing arts organizations Live music venues Guided tours Festivals and any organization requiring event ticketing Why ThunderTix? Most ticketing…
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Social Networks - Very Powerful Tools

Social Networks for the Entertainment Industry As described on Wikipedia, social networks are: Online services, platforms, or websites that focus on facilitating the building of social networks or social relations among people who, for example, share interests, activities, backgrounds, or real-life connections. A social network service consists of a representation of each user (often a…
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