Rebranding the Redskins, Is a New Name Enough?

Over the last week, the Washington NFL franchise has been in the news a lot. First, the team announced they would retire the nickname, Redskins. Second, The Washington Post published a damning story of harassment and an overall unprofessional atmosphere throughout the organization. Finally, the team announced that one of Dan Snyder’s long-time business associates would be elevated to the …

Talking Tickets 17 July 2020–NATB! Theatre! And, More!

Hey!  Thanks for being here again this week. If you are enjoying this newsletter, tell your friends and colleagues to sign up by visiting this link. Did any of y’all get a chance to take in the NATB’s virtual conference this week? Let me know what you thought.  If you are just here for the first time, hello! If you haven’t …

4 Ideas From My Conversation with Lifeblue’s Nicki Purcell

I had the chance to talk with Nicki Purcell from Lifeblue last week for a new edition of The Business of Fun. We covered a lot of ground about leading during the pandemic, rethinking your business, reinventing your business, and a whole lot more. There’s a lot that we got into but here are some ideas that really struck me …

Talking Tickets 26 June 2020-Mets! Forward! MLS! And, More!

Hey There!  Thanks for being here again this week. If you are enjoying this newsletter, tell your friends and colleagues to sign up by visiting this link. I mean, sharing is caring…am I right?  Don’t forget to visit with me and Ken Troupe as we enter our fourth month of hosting pandemic happy hours with folks from around the world. Ken has been …

Check Me Out Tomorrow at the “Rescue Meet” Virtual Conference

Eric Fuller, friend of the podcast and of the world of tickets, is hosting his first virtual conference, Rescue Meet tomorrow at 9AM Pacific/12PM Eastern. Eric asked me to talk with him for a few moments about where the future of tickets and live entertainment is going and here are a few key ideas we discuss: Change is constant:  Change …

Rethinking Ticket Sales

I’m going to do a FREE webinar on March 31st at 11 AM EDT on rethinking the ticket sales process. With the economic crisis coupled with a pandemic, I see some trends in the world of tickets accelerating and I’ve put together 7 tips to help you take advantage of these trends and the changes that this crisis in our …