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Are you in the midst of a search for an incredible online ticket booking system that offers your performing arts organization all of the features that you need at a price that you can afford? Look no further – I’m here to help!

This is my fourth instalment in a review of online ticket booking systems. So far we’ve taken a look at Eventbrite, Brown Paper Tickets, and Vendini. Today we’ll be focussing on San Francisco-based ticketing company, Ticketfly.

With an aim to make it “easy to discover events, buy tickets, and share events with your friends – all with world-class technology and customer support,” Ticketly has been tackling the event ticketing industry one acquisition at a time since it’s inception in 2009. Last week I wrote of their recent Canadian acquisition of Northern Tickets, so I figured it was prime time to take a closer look at how they operate and what they’re offering their venue and promoter partners.

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Hot off a World Series run, the Kansas City Royals announced on December 1st that, beginning in 2015, season ticket holders will manage both their tickets and their parking passes online.

Michael Bucek, VP of Marketing and Business Development for the Royals, said in a recent release:

“We’re always striving to bring our fans the latest technologies. We believe our season-ticket holders will really enjoy the convenience of managing and accessing their tickets online and needing only their smart phone or tablet to enter Kauffman Stadium.”

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CC Image by Keith Allison

While more than 50% of the Major League Baseball teams have already adopted similar ticketing practices, we really do love the wonderful perks that the Royals’ new digital ticketing system will offer their fans.

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We recently wrote a post about e-tickets and the reasons why audiences love them; however, we’ve decided to put together a more comprehensive online ticketing system pros and cons list. This list should give your performing arts organization a better idea of the perks and problems that go hand in hand with having an online ticketing system.

Pros of Having an Online Ticketing System

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CC Image by Britt Selvitelle

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