How I Make Bank With Ticket Sites

by Tech19
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Early last year, I started a partner ticket site through a ticket network They hosted the site, provided a generic template, all I did was buy the domain ($8.99). I have since customized the site because it converts a TON better if you do, but at the time I just wanted to test out the niche.

Within a few hours I was making sales and my first commission check for 2 weeks worth of work was about $1200. At first I was posting a couple ads in the Craigslist, Tickets for Sale ---> Dealers section.

I'm not a big fan of Craigslist and try to avoid it at all costs, but it was good for a few quick sales and testing. CL is an absolute circus on the tickets section now, and I don't really want to run a business based on Craigslist anyways.

I've had success with Adwords and other paid advertising platforms as well.

Targeting on Facebook is killing it...

People in this market are hungry from promo codes, discounts, and anything that can help them have a better experience at the concert, football game, Broadway show etc. They also want access to premium tickets that are normally hard to find. If you have a partner site you can create your own promo codes with a percentage or dollar amount off. You can also set an expiration date on any of the codes.

Here is a screenshot of some of my commissions from last year so you can see the kind of stuff I was selling.



On a good day I will rake in about $250 in sales.

This method isn't anything new, a TON of people are fighting for traffic over at Craigslist with the same generic website. The key here is to find a different promotional method, then it will really start to line your pockets!

Hope this helps!
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  • Nice original idea. Something a little different to the norm that you see with ideas around here.
    Well done for taking action and making it work.
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    • Profile picture of the author John Romaine
      Originally Posted by TBInternetMarketing View Post

      Nice original idea. Something a little different to the norm that you see with ideas around here.
      Absolutely, I agree.

      Its funny how there's so much emphasis placed on products and services, when it seems "events" can be profitable too
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  • Profile picture of the author Tech19
    Thanks. I've seen some stuff on here before mentioning this method but not in much detail. The best part about it is that it's really not hard to get started any make sales right away. People in this niche know exactly what they want and they are willing to spend A LOT of money to get it.
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  • Profile picture of the author danlew
    Wow! It's true that we can really make money with ticket sites. Lots of people are dying to buy tickets for concerts, sports, pay-per-views and a lot more, so it's a good idea to bank some money on this.
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  • Profile picture of the author dsouravs
    How will I find those ticket sites who will give me those promo codes?
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  • Profile picture of the author Tech19
    A couple people have asked where they can get a partner site. Mine was through Ticket Network Direct, you can find out about the program here: Get your own private-label site, No set-up fees, Free web services

    I don't know if they are still taking applications but mine was up and running in a few days. I know there are a few other companies that offer private label sites, but TN has been really great to deal with and they always pay on time. Hope that helps!
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  • Profile picture of the author NestZone
    The niche is now almost completely saturated.
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  • Profile picture of the author abundantliving
    Dennis, sent you a PM
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  • Profile picture of the author akirlew
    Sooo, when are you writing the ebook? :-) (You know, the WSO to tell everyone in detail how you did it).

    Just kidding. Nice job in finding a niche and making it work. Too many people want to do the same old tired stuff and wonder why it doesn't work.

    ~ AK
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    • Profile picture of the author Tech19
      Originally Posted by akirlew View Post

      Sooo, when are you writing the ebook? :-) (You know, the WSO to tell everyone in detail how you did it).

      Just kidding. Nice job in finding a niche and making it work. Too many people want to do the same old tired stuff and wonder why it doesn't work.

      ~ AK
      Thanks for the PM Holly, responded!

      This is definitely a lucrative niche. The average sale on these sites is extremely high, making your average commission very high as well!

      I have thought about doing a WSO, but usually I just share this method (and others) with my coaching students, people on my list, and others. You can pm me or message me on skype if you want some more info: dennismw25
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  • Profile picture of the author pdrs
    This is a very cool idea! I can see the potential for sure as I just watched my buddy go searching for tickets the other week while he was here and drop a couple hundred bucks ! I didn't understand the whole dealer concept but I'm starting to get it now
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    • Profile picture of the author mediadeveloped
      This is a very creative idea! awesome post.
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    • Profile picture of the author Tech19
      Originally Posted by pdrs View Post

      This is a very cool idea! I can see the potential for sure as I just watched my buddy go searching for tickets the other week while he was here and drop a couple hundred bucks ! I didn't understand the whole dealer concept but I'm starting to get it now
      Yeah there is no doubt people spend like crazy in this niche. The parter or dealer site just gives you the ability to build your own brand as opposed to being an affiliate.
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      • Profile picture of the author vheissu28
        I definitely love this. Love the niche. Perfect for facebook.

        Just really good stuff.
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  • Profile picture of the author AlwaysAwa
    Thanks Tech19 for giving this info out. So how do you use facebook to get traffic? Is the application process simple or they need a super affiliate to do this? I a noob. But what you post really create a lot of spark.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tech19
    I don't really share my exact promotional methods outside of my coaching students, but that's not the only way to get traffic. The application process is really simple, they are definitely not looking for a super affiliate. Very similar to applying to CPA networks, they are just looking to make sure you are someone that's running a legitimate business, nothing that would hurt their company. Plus once you get your site, you aren't an affiliate, you are able to build your own brand, have your own links, and create your own discounts.
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    • Profile picture of the author AlwaysAwa
      Originally Posted by Tech19 View Post

      I don't really share my exact promotional methods outside of my coaching students, but that's not the only way to get traffic. The application process is really simple, they are definitely not looking for a super affiliate. Very similar to applying to CPA networks, they are just looking to make sure you are someone that's running a legitimate business, nothing that would hurt their company. Plus once you get your site, you aren't an affiliate, you are able to build your own brand, have your own links, and create your own discounts.
      Understand no hard feeling. Thank reply and insight about this business avenue. Well I go for it as it do accept international partner. Thanks again
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  • Profile picture of the author Tech19
    No problem, good luck!
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    I wonder if this still works...
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  • Profile picture of the author celente
    Originally Posted by Tech19 View Post

    Targeting on Facebook is killing it...


    !

    Here is where you absolutely killed it, in your post. OH the irony! haha.

    Yes! I agree, I blew $1200 on facebook, ads when I did it wrong.

    Once you get your gender down, your age, your status, and what they read while on the toilet, you can crush facebook ads.

    LOL.....

    ,my point is, TEST, TEST, TEST, but if you target on FB, really kull it down, so you know what color underwear they wear on THURSDAYS.....lol....

    that is the secret to doing well on FB....TARGET, TARGET, TARGET
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