Talking Tickets 2 Oct 2020: LCV! Spurs! Revenue! And, More!

Get Talking Tickets FREE each Friday! 1. “The Whole System Is On The Verge Of Collapse”:  How’s that for a headline to start the week?  I didn’t make that up, the CEO of Serie A said that on Italian TV this week to describe the challenges that the league has been dealing with since the pandemic began.  This comes on …

College Football’s Return Is About Trump Saving College Football or Safety…Or, Something?!

This is an piece of Talking Tickets, my weekly live entertainment strategy email. Get it free here! 2. College football returns:  I’ll make the caveat at the top that I love my Alabama football.  With this out of the way, the return of college football is proving to be problematic and exposes a lot of the deep, structural challenges of the business …

Is Sports Business On The Verge Of Collapse?!

Get the newsletter delivered each Friday Morning by signing up at www.talkingtickets.substack.com 1. “The Whole System Is On The Verge Of Collapse”:  How’s that for a headline to start the week?  I didn’t make that up, the CEO of Serie A said that on Italian TV this week to describe the challenges that the league has been dealing with since …

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Sports Ticket Sales Is Going To Change In The States After The Pandemic!

Get my weekly ticket newsletter at www.talkingtickets.substack.com A few days ago, I had a chance to talk with my friend, Brett Zalaski, and we spent about 2.5 hours talking about sales, renewing and expanding skills, and the future of sports business. We even managed to record a little more than an hour of it for my podcast. After our conversation, …

Talking Tickets 24 July 2020–Viagogo! Marc Geiger! Football! More!

Hey There!  Thanks for being here again this week. Each week this newsletter continues to grow all because y’all are sharing it with your friends and colleagues. If you like what I do here tell your friends and colleagues to sign up by visiting this link. Where has the year gone? I can see August from here.  I do have a …

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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 …