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The Top Broadway Shows, As Sorted By Revenue Per Seat — Week Ending Dec. 16

Here are the top Broadway shows last week, ranked by Revenue Per Seat – the one and only metric marketers should use to determine the success of their efforts. Why? Average Ticket Price doesn’t tell the whole story when empty seats are NOT factored into the equation.To determine RPS, we divided the grosses by venue capacities. Highlighting RPS demonstrates a different and more interesting story about which shows can bring in value per seat versus simply being big, because...

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#MondayMotivation

#MondayMotivation: You Could Be Missing a Lifetime of Value

Looking for a little #MondayMotivation? We’re pulling out past stories that are still just as relevant today. Here’s a pearl from Jim: A Customer’s Value Doesn’t Stop at the Checkout Screen.Once or twice over the years, I’ve mentioned the term Customer Lifetime Value.I thought I’d dwell on it for a moment because some might not be clear what it means in marketing terms and why it’s important.What it means, perhaps obviously, is the total economic value of a customer to...

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Marketing

Before the Holidays Are Gone …

Before we know it, the holidays will have come and gone. So, before 2018 fades away, we've highlighted three essential seasonal marketing tips from Search Engine Journal. You can read more of their tips here: Holiday Discounts First If you offer a discount, make sure it is the first thing a visitor sees on your website.Keep in mind that the average visitor has a lot of holiday preparations to make, in a very short period of time.Immediately show people what they...

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News

On the Street Where You Live

We were very sorry to read that Avenue Q will be closing in April 2019. Of course, we love the show outright, but it’s also extra meaningful to us because once a year we get to take up residence on the Avenue Q stage at New World Stages for the annual TEDxBroadway conference.When we first moved into the space back in 2011, it wasn’t lost on us that the backdrop for the event was literally a neighborhood. After all, TEDxBroadway...

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Marketing

When Lil Wayne Sets Supply and Demand

When Lil Wayne recently announced his I Ain’t Sh*t Without You Tour, he left out a few details -- including where the shows would take place, reported TicketNews. Lil Wayne left this decision up to his fans.Instead of choosing what cities to visit, Lil Wayne planned to let his fans vote for their city, and he would perform in the four cities with the most votes.When the votes came in this week, Houston, Atlanta, Washington, D.C. and Chicago scored the...

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Pricing

The Top Broadway Shows, As Sorted By Revenue Per Seat — Week Ending Dec. 9

Here are the top Broadway shows last week, ranked by Revenue Per Seat – the one and only metric marketers should use to determine the success of their efforts. Why? Average Ticket Price doesn’t tell the whole story when empty seats are NOT factored into the equation.To determine RPS, we divided the grosses by venue capacities. Highlighting RPS demonstrates a different and more interesting story about which shows can bring in value per seat versus simply being big, because...

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#MondayMotivation

#MondayMotivation: It Should Start With — Dare I Say the Word — Fun

Looking for a little #MondayMotivation? We’re pulling out past stories that are still just as relevant today. Here’s a pearl from Jim: To “Educate,” Entertain First.I was reading an article on the New York Philharmonic’s Very Young People’s Concerts. The series arose, apparently, when the younger brothers and sisters of the kids who showed up for the famous Young People’s Concerts got a little rowdy. Rather than giving those kids their first experience getting tossed out of a venue, the...

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Social Media

Testimonials and More Tips to Improve Your Instagram Stories

We've heard the stats before: "Instagram has more than 400 million daily active users," reports Quick Sprout, adding, "One-third of the [Instagram] stories with the most views are uploaded by businesses."Not sure what an Instagram story is? Quick Sprout explains: "Unlike a traditional post, your Instagram story won’t flood the timelines of your followers. You can upload more than ten pictures or videos to your story, and it won’t hinder anyone’s experience. This isn’t the case with posts posted...

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Marketing

Boost By the Numbers

Have you heard of Goldstar's Boost? It’s a self-service tool that puts your event into additional Goldstar emails, and bumps up your placement in emails to an audience of live entertainment fans, so you’ll see your impressions, reach and awareness grow.A Little Background:Boost was created for organizers (like you!) who wanted a way to go beyond their organic reach on Goldstar and build even more awareness with Goldstar's audience of live entertainment fans.To help, Goldstar created Boost, which puts your...

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Marketing

The Perfect Gift for Your Organization = Email Revenue

Give yourself the gift of email revenue! That's the message from Bob Gaito's MarketingProfs post about holiday email marketing. Done right, holiday emails can improve your bottom line.Gaito writes, "This holiday season, put your best foot forward with an email strategy that optimizes engagement and revenue by delivering content that's relevant and personal to each customer."While you don't want to send too many emails, you do want to make sure you're giving your patrons what they want this holiday...

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