Talking Tickets 20 November 2020: Audiences! The Masters! Brokers! And, More!

Get this newsletter FREE each Friday! Hey There!  How’s everyone holding up out there? If you are struggling or just need a proper chat, send me a note. I’m around. As I’ve attested recently, having a chat with my buddy, Cat, a few weeks back really helped me.  You can also find folks in the Talking Tickets Slack group that are supportive …

What Will The Future Of Live Events and Tickets Look Like?

This is from my FREE newsletter: Talking Tickets. Get it FREE each Friday! 1. What will the future of live performances look like? I dig it.  People in the arts can learn a lot from sports folks and vice versa.  This article is great because it highlights a few things that we should all be paying attention to like investing in …

3 Things I’m Thankful For This Year

Hey There!  If you are an American, let me wish you an early Happy Thanksgiving.  Be safe!  I don’t know if I mentioned chatting to my friend Cat recently but she mentioned that the way she is refocusing a lot of her conversations during the pandemic is by asking folks to tell her something good that has happened.  I also …

The Masters, Brokers, and The NY Times!

This is from my weekly newsletter, Talking Tickets. Get it FREE! This year has been full of surprises and a big piece in The NY Times about the Masters and the brokers that sell tickets wouldn’t have been something I counted on seeing at the start of the year.  But this piece brings a lot of things up that are …

A 2021 Season With No Fans Would Be a Killer For Sports Business!

This is from my weekly newsletter: Talking Tickets! Sign up FREE! Duh!  We’ve learned a few valuable lessons this years:  Sports without fans isn’t the same.  You can’t just take the idea that fans will tune in and pay attention no matter what for granted.  A lot of the businesses of the leagues and teams weren’t as stable as they …

Baby Boom Or Bust?! Either Way, Market Orientation Is Key!

An interesting story popped up when I was reading the morning paper, “Birth Drop Is No Bundle Of Joy” covers that that birthrates in the United States are down significantly during the pandemic. And, are projected to drop 8% in China. While the story mostly focuses on what the lack of new babies means for the businesses that provide products …

Goldbelly has nailed Market Orientation

Today I saw a story about Goldbelly adding Momofuku to its delivery service. I’ve been using Goldbelly more since the pandemic started and I’ve found that I’ve been satisfied with the stuff I’ve been able to order and that giving food as a gift has been a hit. The big thing about the story to me is that it seems …