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The Hidden Fan Podcast

If you are involved in any aspect of the business of tickets, check out  Episode #1 of the Hidden Fan Podcast. The podcast is created and hosted by sports business consultant Troy Kirby, and has Stage Front’s own Mike Guiffre as co-host.  This episode takes a deep dive into the digital side of ticketing, distribution,...

October, 2019 Secondary Website Traffic

As the NFL is reaching its halfway point, CFB is closing in on bowl season, and arena sports are moving through their first quarter, we at Stage Front wanted to update you on the secondary traffic numbers for October.  As a comparison, the October numbers are similar to September in traffic and page visits.  And...

September, 2019 Secondary Website Traffic

As the need for widespread distribution of tickets becomes more important, at Stage Front we will work to provide global data as often as possible.  This will hopefully, in combination with our analytics, allow for informed decision making in pricing strategy.  For reference please visit our post on traffic and search data for August, 2019....

Ticket Distribution and Why it Matters

It has become commonplace in the ticketing industry to discuss distribution and why it matters.  For the most part everyone understands what that generally means: Your tickets are distributed to multiple sites thus gaining exposure through marketing initiatives and a large customer base. However, is there a global understanding of the technology, infrastructure and number...Graphic #2 Sources PPC Visitors are 50% more Likely to Make a Purchase eCPC Increases PPC Spend by 30% The Top 3 Paid Ads Receive 41% of the Traffic The Top Position in a Google Search has Click Through Rate 4 Times that of Average Websites PPC Increase Brand Awareness by 80% The Average Global...