New Startup like Ticketmaster

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i have a premium domain for ticket selling and i want to start it but i am unable to get script and development for this booking application please suggest me how to start with this and also please follow up for making business model for my work thanks mates
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  • Profile picture of the author Cyberdog1
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  • Profile picture of the author professorrosado
    Well first you'll need a booking engine.
    The easiest way is to find one on Commission Junction or Share-A-Sale and earn affiliate commission on sales.

    Some people focus on a certain sport or genre (music / bands) and then fans will order tickets through your site. Others just do a mega site featuring every type of venue. You must decide which approach is best for you.

    I would expect some difficulty in getting approved for an advertiser (booking engine) as you will be a newbie and your site may not appear to them as being a good user resource. But you should be able to land one or two advertisers and work your way to your goal with this website and domain.

    Hope others chime in with solid advice and good luck!
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    • Profile picture of the author manna007
      Originally Posted by professorrosado View Post

      Well first you'll need a booking engine.
      The easiest way is to find one on Commission Junction or Share-A-Sale and earn affiliate commission on sales.

      Some people focus on a certain sport or genre (music / bands) and then fans will order tickets through your site. Others just do a mega site featuring every type of venue. You must decide which approach is best for you.

      I would expect some difficulty in getting approved for an advertiser (booking engine) as you will be a newbie and your site may not appear to them as being a good user resource. But you should be able to land one or two advertisers and work your way to your goal with this website and domain.

      Hope others chime in with solid advice and good luck!
      really appriciate for your kind words man !! thanks alot
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  • Profile picture of the author onSubie
    The TicketNetwork had a banner ad running on WF a few months ago looking for new affiliates.
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  • Profile picture of the author SageSound
    I used to work at TicketMaster, and while people think they pretty much just print tickets, that's the tip of an iceberg that people actually see.

    TicketMaster does event planning and management for large event venues, including their ticket sales.

    Printing and distributing tickets is the end result of a LOT of planning, coordination, negotiation, marketing, and hard work.

    A ton of companies have tried to compete with them, and gone broke pretty fast.

    There's a reason venue managers contract with TicketMaster, and it's because TM saves them a TON of money up-front, and usually helps generate larger profits on the back-end. Using TM also allows them to cut staffing costs way back.

    If you're in the "ticket printing" business, do not even attempt to compete with TicketMaster, because they don't really make much money printing tickets, regardless how it may look. You might think you can print tickets more "cheaply" than what TM charges, but you have no idea how invested they are in producing the events that they sell tickets for.

    You might want to consider that you'd be competing with EventBrite. They don't do what TicketMaster does either.
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    • Profile picture of the author manna007
      Originally Posted by SageSound View Post

      I used to work at TicketMaster, and while people think they pretty much just print tickets, that's the tip of an iceberg that people actually see.

      TicketMaster does event planning and management for large event venues, including their ticket sales.

      Printing and distributing tickets is the end result of a LOT of planning, coordination, negotiation, marketing, and hard work.

      A ton of companies have tried to compete with them, and gone broke pretty fast.

      There's a reason venue managers contract with TicketMaster, and it's because TM saves them a TON of money up-front, and usually helps generate larger profits on the back-end. Using TM also allows them to cut staffing costs way back.

      If you're in the "ticket printing" business, do not even attempt to compete with TicketMaster, because they don't really make much money printing tickets, regardless how it may look. You might think you can print tickets more "cheaply" than what TM charges, but you have no idea how invested they are in producing the events that they sell tickets for.

      You might want to consider that you'd be competing with EventBrite. They don't do what TicketMaster does either.
      Great to see you here man from big organisatino but the thing comes what if i have more than in my mind than ticket master ? its always said that big fish always ruin small fish but the fact is that time has gone now what if i have more solid plan than you ! please dont dominate anyone in this word ! thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author Brent Stangel
    its always said that big fish always ruin small fish but the fact is that time has gone now what if i have more solid plan than you ! please dont dominate anyone in this word !
    You really can't argue with solid logic like this.
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