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dynamic ticket pricing

Ticket Option Patent
Blog Posts

A vague patent on playoff ticketing practices is going up for auction, and could set off a potentially larger ‘patent troll‘ ligation issue for the sports, ticketing and travel industry depending on the auction winner. The ‘playoff ticket option’ patent holder is auctioning off his invention claims through the ICAP

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membershipdynamic
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Revenue is key for any professional sports franchise, especially the major league ones. A lot of the options on the table to increase revenue have come from the idea of dynamic ticket pricing. Solving the “demand” issue by using various mathematical factors in order to inflate the ticket price, thus

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percap
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I’ve written about the dangers of free tickets in terms of market devaluing of the sports franchise in general. I decided to examine it much further on its affects on the per cap financial model for a team each season. This meant doing a lot of “regular math” along with

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qcue
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0075.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSDr. Barry Kahn founded QCue, Inc., helping foster dynamic ticket pricing’s rise with the San Francisco Giants in 2010. It changed the ballgame, causing front offices to embrace analytics in revenue streams for the first time. Kahn explains how the process

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Blog PostsSportstao Industry Posts

While two-thirds of MLB clubs will be utilizing dynamic ticket pricing for the 2013 season, they may be leaving large sums of money on the table without realizing it. A lot of this has to do with a relic, the annual per cap measurement. Designed back prior to computers, written

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Blog PostsSportstao Industry Posts

If a sports executive were to peer into a crystal ball, what would they see? Would they be witnessing a world of innovation that was matching the overall technological boom? Or would it remain the slow machinations of an industry slow to adapt for fear of change, criticism, and overall

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The Society of American Baseball Research’s 2013 Analytics Conference presents the Business of Baseball Panel. Moderated by Dan Migala, the panel includes Barry Kahn (Qcue, Inc.), Dan Derlan (VP, Research, MLB), Andrew Miller (SVP, Strategy & Analytics, Cleveland Indians), Zaheer Benjamin (Director of Financial Planning, Phoenix Suns). Discussion examines revenue

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RStanley
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http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0017.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS“East Bay Moneyball” may not get a movie made about it, but the concept of dynamically pricing baseball tickets has been just as controversial for the San Francisco Giants as its cousins in Oakland had with who they chose to stick

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