#MondayMotivation

#MondayMotivation: More Sales Should Not Equal More Work

Looking for a little #MondayMotivation? We’re pulling out past stories that are still just as relevant today. Here’s a pearl from Jim: Why We're Digitally Integrating Major Ticketing Platforms.Back in Goldstar’s early days, we used cutting-edge technology to let our venue partners know about the Goldstar members coming to their shows: a fully automated fax!I’m joking, but only a little bit. When we started (15 years ago), many venues did want this information via fax. So we invented a virtual gateway to...

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News

Fresh Idea Friday: DJ Kurs

It’s the end of the week — when we share a TEDxBroadway talk from our vaults. This week, Deaf West Theatre's DJ Kurs says magic happens when people set aside their perceived limitations and come together with those who are different from them. Deaf West's 2015 revival of Spring Awakening marked a lot of firsts: the first Broadway musical performed simultaneously in spoken English and sign language; the first time an actor in a wheelchair starred on Broadway; and...

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Pricing

How Selling Tickets for 65 Cents Helps This Theater

That's right. Arts Professional reports that the Citizens Theatre in Glasgow sells tickets for as little as 50p.Dominic Hill, artistic director of Citizens Theatre, writes: "A hundred 50p tickets are available for each production. Tickets are available the Saturday before opening night and must be purchased in person at the box office in cash. Tickets usually sell out within half an hour with many keen bargain hunters queuing from early in the morning.""It’s not just a way of diversifying...

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Advertising

Are You Using All of Your Audience’s Senses?

In a clever new ad, insurance company Liberty Mutual modeled their print ad like a classic perfume ad, with a peel-back fragrance strip loaded with "new car smell."As AdWeek's Gabriel Beltrone reports: “'To engage with a consumer during this specific moment where they’re making a decision about their insurance would be very challenging, even if we put a large media spend behind it,' says a statement from the agency about the campaign strategy. 'So we used a print ad that...

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Pricing

Top Broadway Shows By Revenue Per Seat — Week Ending May 5

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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