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Features and Applications of Mobile Ticketing

Mobile tickets have the potential to be used wherever regular tickets are sold today. Many modern sports and concert facilities already use barcode readers to process paper tickets, so the technology is already in place. The reach of mobile ticketing could extend to sporting events, concerts, movie theaters, nightclubs, transportation, conferences and more.

Guns N' Roses played the first official "ticketless" concert in London in June 2006.

The greatest advantage of mobile ticketing is convenience. If you have a WAP-enabled phone, you can buy the tickets from your phone, store them on your phone and swipe your phone at the event. There's no waiting in line at the movies or the game, not even to pick up your pre-ordered ticket at will call. Just walk straight to the gate.

Mobile ticketing can also help increase revenue for concert promoters and ticket vendors. They can sell tickets right up to the minute that an event starts, because delivery to your phone is instantaneous. They can even take advantage of "no-shows," selling unclaimed tickets at the last second to people who are waiting for seats.

Mobile ticketing reduces processing costs on both sides. Plus, less paper is better for the environment.

Mobile tickets are harder to scalp than paper tickets, and extra security measures can be added to make fraud or theft nearly impossible. 

Even if a mobile ticket is lost or the text message is accidentally deleted, it's easy for the vendor to cancel the old ticket and resend a replacement.

For now, mobile ticketing is just getting started, but it promises to be an exciting new convenience for cell phone users everywhere.

Read on to learn  about Tixsa's mobile ticketing and the technology that makes it work.

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What Is White Label Ticketing?

White Label Ticketing is the ability to offer a ticketing solution or box office system to your clients under your own branding. With White Label Ticketing, the users of the ticketing system – both the box office users and the ticket buyers – see only your logo, not the logo or branding of the ticketing software vendor.

“White Label Ticketing” is also sometimes referred to a “Private Label Ticketing”

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Online Event Ticket Sales Market Research Report | Online Retail | Online Lifestyle Services | May 2014

Volume cranked: Higher incomes and a focus on customization will drive ticket sales

Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

While spending on concerts and other events slowed during the recession, the growing popularity of the internet has boded well for the size and profitability of the industry. Many existing participants are expanding their product and service offerings and extending their reach, and new entrants are catering to niche audiences and clients. As the economy slowly rebounds and consumers start to loosen their purse strings over the next five years, the number of event tickets purchased online will rise as well....

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Online Event Ticket Sales industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle, highlighted by its steady growth of industry value added (IVA). IVA is a measure of the industry's contribution to the US economy. Over the 10 years to 2019, IBISWorld expects industry IVA to grow at an average annual rate of 5.0%, slightly faster than GDP growth of 2.7% per year on average during the same period.

The number of industry participants has grown at a slow 2.1% annualized pace over the five years to 2014 and is expected to slow further to 1.9% per year on average over the five years to 2019. Although the number of websites selling tickets is increasing, existing operators are consolidating to maximize returns...

Article from: ENTREPRENEURS 6/03/2014

As an entrepreneur with a business problem, your first instinct may be to try do-it-yourself solutions. After all, that’s what entrepreneurship is all about, right?

  • Not always. In many cases, building a customized solution from scratch in an attempt to meet the exact specifications of your business can be a setup for failure. That’s because building your own solution can lead you to:
    Reinvent the wheel, making mistakes that others before you have already made and mastered
  • Dramatically slow down your time to market, as you try to troubleshoot and increase your learning curve outside your core competency
  • Spend too much money developing tools and solutions that already exist in other formats
  • Miss out on resources and expertise in the specific space where you need a focused solution

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