http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0821.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSPaul Franklin, founder of Franklin Capital Strategies, a full-service financial strategies firm with offices in Vienna, Virginia and Cleveland, OH. Franklin shares his vision of what makes a great financial strategic plan for athletes, and has worked with many professional athletes and
Certain sports have a worrisome estimation of what the future looks like for their survival. Motorsports especially suffers because kids aren’t getting into cars, aren’t as enthused with watching the track. The key to surviving this is to gain heavy investment from parents and their children. Every sport should be
The heavy investment of single day or weekly fantasy game companies like DraftKings and FanDuel should provide cause for concern when it comes to sports franchises. This isn’t about decrying the practice of fantasy sports, but to question whether it is in the best interest of leagues and teams to
Markets are always universal in how they are accessed. You can either be part of a market, or you can dominate it. The issue becomes whether you can recognize a market before it is cornered and dominated, therefore buying in before establishment of the supreme share is taken. I have
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
I had this discussion with a friend outside the sports industry who is battling for his sales team to be provided with a better CRM system. His team sells a lot of B2B but doesn’t have the information on prospects beyond what can be provided off of an Excel spreadsheet.
http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0123.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSTicket brokers have been around forever, but it took Brittany Menard to write it all down five years ago and start selling one of the most successful guides on the industry. Menard talks about some of the details that those starting
Risky Business of Resale is a five-part series exploring how Major League franchises are beginning to enter the secondary market as wholesale operators of their tickets. The series is meant to educate, separate some of the misconceptions about the way and reasoning that sports organizations work with or against ticket