I did a Super Bowl week edition of “Scott’s Takes” with Scott Friedman yesterday. We covered a lot of ground and I talked about the way that the NFL’s On Location program has helped the Super Bowl maintain price integrity. Then, overnight, there were about 1,200 tickets dropped on the secondary market which could impact […]
Talking Tickets 7 August 2020: The City of Melbourne! The Future of Ticket Sales! #SportsBiz! And, More!
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2. Opera Australia has shown us some important marketing lessons that apply to everyone, even now: Big Ideas: Market Orientation has been something I’ve been hammering and it pops up once again. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all marketing strategy. Doing the basics right is likely to always pay dividends. I’ll be honest with you, I don’t agree […]
Who is your favorite team? For me, I’ve been a fan of the NY Mets throughout my adult life. But, quick, what’s yours? Now that you have your team in your head, let me ask you…does your team have a direct positive relationship with you? In thinking about the Mets, I realized that they […]
I’ve been thinking about impact and the impact of language on marketing and sales lately. I’ve been working on a new program called “The Language of the Sale” because this idea of using language more effectively to accelerate opportunities has kind of stuck with me and won’t leave me alone. That being said, as I […]
Fiance got a sales call voice message from a pro sports team. No excitement, no value, no ‘what’s in it for me’ in message. He’s probably complaining he ‘never gets his phone calls returned,’ too. #wonderwhy pic.twitter.com/tGWcAjfcHF — Brett Zalaski (@bzalaski) May 4, 2018 I saw the above tweet last night and it got me […]
A few years back, I did a lot of talking about salespeople thinking like marketers. Somewhere I dubbed it the strategic salesman or something of the sort. As I was flipping through my notes this morning, I came across some ideas I had about this concept from about 2 years ago and thought I […]