James Andrew Miller went on one of The Ringer podcasts this week to talk about the ongoing challenges that ESPN is dealing with as viewing habits are changing. TV is less than 50% of viewing hours now. As James talked about what the strategic path forward is for ESPN, I got to thinking about “The Power Framework”, […]
Is it possible for the Padres and MLB to maintain the same business model and revenue now that Diamond Sports Group has walked away from its media rights deal? No. I’ve got two reasons why I think this doesn’t work: The idea of sliding from the RSN model to an OTT model is hard to […]
Hey! What did y’all think of yesterday’s webinar? Let me know by replying to this email. Check out the growing Dave shop. New offers and opportunities will be coming now that I have a technical issue fixed. Also, I’m doing my first in the new series of monthly webinars on brand management for professional service firms. This […]
Hi folks! Do you like the graphics? Let me know. You wanted more pictures. I’m looking at doing some seasons in the podcast covering specific topics. Would that be interesting to y’all? What or whom would you like to hear from? Planning out my summer trips right now, but here are a few stops along […]
Talking Tickets 15 October 2021: What is “Engagement”, Really?! Facebook Isn’t the Platform for Ticket Sales! MLB’s Attendance is Down! And, More!
Hey There! We are back for another newsletter. I dropped a great podcast this week with Simon Severino where we talk about growth, processes, and pricing. Simon has a trick that I have in my tool kit, helping people double sales in 90 days. If you dig the newsletter, let me know what you like or don’t […]
1. Despite everything, Inter Miami is valued at $600-$650M: Big Ideas: Club valuations say less about the real value of the clubs and more about the amount of investment money floating around and the “Premium Power” of owning a team or a part of one. As much as this is a wise investment, the situation […]
4. Bobbleheads are a means to drive attendance! Big Ideas: Relationships matter, duh! You need a strategy to make sure you are going in the right direction. The most valuable asset you have is your brand. This is a good one and Corey Leff is a long time friend of The Business of Fun and Talking Tickets. So if you […]