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Opinion: Carton’s Scheme a Symptom of Ticketing’s Transparency Problem
by Dave Wakeman, Special to Ticket News Last week news broke that morning radio host Craig Carton was arrested for a Ponzi Scheme involving tickets and resale of tickets on the secondary market. While surprising coming on the heels of so many other negative ticket related stories of late like: Bruce... Read more
Data, Distribution, and “Disruption” Won’t Save Sports Business
by Dave Wakeman, Special to Ticket News I’ve been on a year long pursuit of an idea which I think could have a positive impact on the way that our fans buy, engage, and feel about sports. For the last few years, everywhere we turn we hear an on-going... Read more
Profiteering on Broadway: How Springsteen Alienated “Verified” Fans
by Steve Milton Today, the final slew of tickets for Bruce Springsteen on Broadway went on sale. Ticketmaster will once again be the butt of fans anger, and maybe with just cause. I will write about the Verified Fan process when it’s all done and dusted, however, today the... Read more
Three Reasons Why Business Gravitate Towards Secondary Markets
by Mike Guiffre, Special to Ticket News While a lot of people out there recoil when you bring up the “secondary market” – in reality, it’s a more and more attractive proposition for many business. There are three key reasons for this. Flexibility and Budget-Maximizing Local and National Markets... Read more
Opinion: Why Wouldn’t Mayweather Tell Fans to Use a Broker?
by Dave Wakefield, Republished With Permission Late last week, Floyd Mayweather made a post that seemed to shock a number of commentators on the Internet and observers when he posted on Instagram that said that if you were looking for tickets to his fight with Connor McGregor, buy them... Read more
How Can Ticketing Update for Mobile World of Tomorrow
by Tom Mucklow (Addressy)  Ever flip through your old ticket stubs and reminisce? For many, it’s a recollection of that once-in-a-lifetime concert performance triggered by pieces of paper. For others, it’s getting through the door, armed with a smartphone that makes the memory. And now doing so has become... Read more
Dissecting the Mayweather-McGregor Sales Stumble
by Mike Giuffre, Special to TicketNews Limiting purchase capabilities through restrictions has never been an acceptable model in any retail based industry. That’s the core reasoning of why you’re now seeing a rash of stories about what was once considered a “can’t miss” fight of the century falling flat... Read more
It’s a frustrating process for many online shoppers; you’ve waited months in anticipation of a great concert or sports game, you’ve scoured the web for the best tickets at the best value, and you’ve finally found the deal that’s right for you. But once you click to accept the... Read more
RCN Capital continues to expand its financing options for brokers reinforcing its position as the only financing company working specifically for the secondary market and brokers. As we move into 2015 RCN Capital is formally announcing the availability of five separate forms of financing. The two new forms of... Read more
TicketNetwork is proud to announce their participation in Macy’s National Believe Day. TicketNetwork will be supporting Make-A-Wish Connecticut by hosting its first “Believe Eve” for Make-A-Wish this Thursday evening, December 11th, at TicketNetwork headquarters. During the event, guests will write letters to Santa, to be dropped in the Macy’s... Read more

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