Tag: ticket fees

scalper bots

Fee Free Friday - Humans vs The Bots Edition

The ever increasing consumer pain point of so-called “scalper bots” tops this week’s Fee Free Friday. If that term is new to you, scalper bot are malicious computer programs ( aka “robots” or simply “bots” ) that scalpers use to automate the task of buying tickets online. Using hundreds of thousands of these bots simultaneously,…
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concert ticketing fee

Fee Free Friday - We The People Edition

Top heavy with legal wrangling and legislation, this week’s Fee Free Friday docket includes: Senators debate giving up their free concert ticket perk, expose leads to calls for an investigation, and $107.84 concert ticketing fee(!) Elected officials hard at work The California state senate debated if they should give up the millions of dollars worth…
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fee free friday

Fee Free Friday - First in a new series

ThunderTix is the only box office software with no per ticket fees, utilizing a subscription based pricing model, so we’re already “fee-free”. Venues have the option of offering no fee tickets – Why not pass that savings along to the consumer? Ticket fees are one of the most controversial aspects of an event. The ticket…
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Should you charge ticket fees?

4 Points to Consider Regarding Fees Venues, promoters, and organizations selling event tickets should understand the impact fees have on ticket sales. Ticket fees may be either a sales deterrent or a profitable revenue stream when your venue retains 100% of the fees collected. These factors should weigh in your decisions regarding fees: 1. The Impact on Profitability and…
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Ticketing Website

Choosing a Ticketing Website

While we would love to think our ticketing website offers the perfect solution for everyone, there are times when we may not be the best fit. We build relationships for the long term, and it is as important to us that your decision to use ThunderTix really provides the best choice for your venue. To help guide…
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falling ticket sales

On Ticketing: Summer of Flat Sales

In a dubious record breaker, 2010 will mark the year of falling ticket sales. High profile acts like the Christina Aguilera, Eagles, Lilith Fair, and even the engaging American Idols have canceled entire tours or tour dates. What’s going on? One obvious problem is the economy. From housing to retail, the economy has wreaked havoc…
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Ticketing Website

Ticketing Software as a Service

Software Subscription vs. Per Ticket Model The ticketing industry has experienced explosive growth over the last 10 years, allowing venues and event promoters to choose from a variety of online ticket sales options. The number of ticketing companies can make it very frustrating and intimidating for venues to find the ideal solution. There are numerous…
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