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3 Things We Should Never Forget

The Story of Telling blog writes about the distinction between a customers' wants and needs:"Our hunger is satisfied when we eat the meal we ordered, but we enjoy the food more when the service exceeds our expectations. ... It’s possible to meet needs and wants in every interaction."Jim wrote about making people want what we sell (a ticket to a show or event) in We’re Selling a Drug. The Recreational Kind: "What we sell is more like wine. So how...

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What You Need to Know About Choosing Website Colors

Whether you're planning a website redesign now or might be in the future, it's always helpful to gather as much information as possible. Quick Sprout shares some interesting facts about website color schemes.Like, "people judge products within 90 seconds of exposure -- and 90% of that judgment is based on color alone. Choosing the right colors can enhance readability by 40%, increase comprehension by 73%, and improve learning by 78%."Quick Sprout also explains: "According to HubSpot, 46% of people...

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We All Win When We “Get ‘Em Young”

The U.K.'s Northern Ballet is shooting 40-minute films for their Bite-Sized Ballets series and plans to screen them at local theaters, such as Odeon, Cineworld and Picturehouse.According to The Guardian, the series "will kick off with an adaptation of the Tortoise & the Hare, to be followed by Elves & the Shoemaker and Three Little Pigs. At the start of each film, the story is narrated on screen and dance instructors show children how to do some of the...

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Are You on Pace for a Record Season?

You've probably already heard about Goldstar's Boost (from us!). 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. Throughout the year, we'll be sharing news and updates.We’re only halfway through January, and for many of Goldstar's Organizers, it’s already shaping up to be a great year:“We’re on pace to see a record season,...

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The Top Broadway Shows, As Sorted By Revenue Per Seat — Week Ending Jan. 13

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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Marketing

Remember the “Good Old Days” of the Live Entertainment Business?

You should remember them, because they're now! That's right, we're living in a Golden Age of live entertainment, and 2019 looks like an excellent environment for our industry. Let's break that down: Consumer confidence is high, people have fewer distractions with new tech gadgets than they've had in a while, and we're seeing record interest in concerts, Broadway and sports tickets. We're very much living in the Experience Economy that was first written about all the way back in...

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The Top Broadway Shows, As Sorted By Revenue Per Seat — Week Ending Jan. 6

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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The Top Broadway Shows, As Sorted By Revenue Per Seat — Week Ending Dec. 30

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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Selling Out Editors’ Picks 2018: Marketing

As we wave goodbye to 2018, we wanted to take a look back at some of our favorite posts of the year. Today, we’re highlighting: Marketing.You can click on any title below to read the full article:Finding Your Voice “Voice” used to be something only media outlets thought about, but today, more than ever, this is something every brand and every company should keep top of mind. Setting a brand voice can set yourself apart from the competition and really...

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The Top Broadway Shows, As Sorted By Revenue Per Seat — Week Ending Dec. 23

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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