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5 Episodes of “The Business of Fun” That Have New Value Due to the Pandemic

I got this question this morning, “Which podcast episodes are important to listen to now, due to the impact of the pandemic?” I hadn’t thought about that but I have a few suggestions if you are trying to think through how to deal with the fallout from the pandemic and the shutdown of live events. Danny Frank: We recorded this …

Q&A with Me After INTIX

In NYC last week for INTIX, I got a bunch of questions and there were certainly themes. So I wanted to take a few moments to flesh these questions out because I might not have been able to give a complete answer last week or I didn’t give a great answer because it was very busy. Here are a few …

3 Ideas From My Conversation with Australian Arts Marketer, Amy Maiden

I had a chance to chat with Amy Maiden in advance of my trip to Australia to give the keynote at the Ticketing Professionals Conference in Sydney and to deliver my new workshop, “Fans For Life: Creating and Keeping Modern Fans” in Melbourne. I wanted to catch up with Amy in advance of my trip to Australia because I think …

3 Key Ideas From My Chat with Doug Mann from the Victoria Racing Club

  A couple of days ago I had a chance to chat with my friend, Doug Mann, for my podcast, “The Business of Fun”. We set out on a conversation that ended up in a much different place than I imagined when we first started talking about doing an episode. A better place because Doug shared a whole bunch of …

5 Reasons Everyone In Sports Business Should Be Attending “Fans For Life” In Melbourne

I want to share an event I’m putting on in Melbourne, Australia on 18 November 2019 with you, “Fans For Life: Creating and Keeping the Modern Fan” is my one-day deep dive into creating fans, getting them into your building, and keeping them for the long-term that will help everyone in the world of tickets create more opportunities for thier …

3 Sneak Peaks of My Conversation with Oli Shawyer

  I’m going to drop the podcast with Oli Shawyer tomorrow, but I wanted to share a few sneak peaks with you before I get the podcast posted and edited. So here are 3 tidbits to whet your appetite. 1. Diversity of experience is really powerful in selling sports and events: Oli comes from the world of advertising. In our …