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Pricing and Taylor Swift’s Latest Bit of Bad Press

  I was flipping through ticket Twitter yesterday and saw another story about Taylor Swift’s upcoming tour. I wrote a week or so ago about all the challenges that this kind of stuff presents to the industry, but it seems that this Taylor Swift tour is shaping up to have any number of unintended consequences that could do irreparable damage …

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Taylor Swift’s Ticket Sale Slump Highlights A Number Of Industry Challenges

  The efforts to spin Taylor Swift’s Verified Fan sales has been spun a number of different ways, but yesterday’s effort to boost sales by offering seats with “no fees” attached highlighted a number of issues with the program that should draw a lot of attention from artists, their management, and anyone that touches the entertainment or ticketing industry. Let’s …

Creating Value For Your Fans…

My background has always been in entertainment, hospitality, and events. So I find myself reading the sports business press and the sports press with an eye towards how to improve the fan experience.  And, as has become a constant refrain, attendance is down in most sports and fans are finding that it is better to stay home and watch games …