Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. is an American ticket sales (primary ticket outlet) and distribution company based in West Hollywood, California, USA, with operations in many countries around the world. In 2010 it merged with Live Nation to become Live Nation Entertainment. As a primary ticket outlet, most US ticket sales for US venues are fulfilled at Ticketmaster's two main fulfillment centers located in Charleston, West Virginia, and Pharr, Texas. Typically, Ticketmaster's clients (promoters) control their events, and Ticketmaster acts as an agent, selling the tickets that the clients make available to them.On 10 January 2008, Ticketmaster completed the acquisition of Paciolan Inc.
Posts about Ticketmaster
  • Amazon looking to branch out into ticket sales

    … We’re not saying Amazon is run by super-villains but… If you’ve attended a major concert in the past 25 years, you know how prohibitively expensive concert tickets can be. The main distributor, Ticketmaster, is infamous for its outrageous service fees. At one point, the grunge rock mainstay band Pearl Jam refused to do business…

    Greg's Corner- 16 readers -
  • Mcommerce is Now Growing 200% Faster than Ecommerce

    … Do you remember the first item that you purchased on your mobile device? I’m not quite sure when I made my first mobile purchase, I’m guessing it was either through the Amazon or Starbucks mobile application. Mobile purchasing had a couple of limitations – one was the ease of use and technology, the other was simply trusting the transaction…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 32 readers -
  • Ticketmaster to Begin Selling Tickets on Facebook

    … Ticketmaster will begin selling tickets to a select group of general-admission events on Facebook by the end of the month, BuzzFeed News reported. According to BuzzFeed News, Facebook will collect a “standard affiliate fee” from Ticketmaster for every ticket sold via the social network, but a Ticketmaster spokesperson would not offer further…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 23 readers -
  • Upcoming Events In The Knowledge Graph

    … an expanded answer card for your events in Google search, including the on-sale date, availability, and a direct link to your preferred ticketing site. As before, you may write the event markup directly into your site’s HTML, or simply install an event widget that builds in the markup for you automatically—like Bandsintown, BandPage, GigPress…

    Google Webmaster Central Blog- 21 readers -
  • The Death of Email Blasts

    … this person is in the conversation cycle – are they a current customer or someone you don’t know? That’s a very different conversation. Think of the in-flight safety speech you hear every time you fly. There are people who travel frequently and people who have never flown before. That message is relevant to the new flyer, it’s not relevant…

    Lisa Barone/ Overitin EMail- 13 readers -
  • The Early Days of the Semantic Web

    … one: Distributed Extensibility: – Different sites may contribute data about a particular resource. Amazon.com may have data about Yo-Yo Ma’s albums. Ebay might contain data about auctions related to Yo-Yo Ma. TicketMaster may carry data about his concert schedule, AllMusic has data about where he was born (Paris), None of these sites needs…

    Bill Slawski/ SEO by the Seain SEO Google- 23 readers -
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