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Event Academy Live

By Fusion

Event organizers, get ready to level up! We interview real successful event organizers, learn how to sellout your next event, and level up our event skills to create stunning experiences. This is, Event Academy Live!
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BONUS - Are high ticketing fees hurting your ticket sales?

Event Academy LiveMay 07, 2023

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BONUS - Are high ticketing fees hurting your ticket sales?

BONUS - Are high ticketing fees hurting your ticket sales?

Consumers are fed up with high fees, are they hurting your sales?

May 07, 202300:15
BONUS - A brilliant way to use promo codes at the last minute

BONUS - A brilliant way to use promo codes at the last minute

There's a billion ways to use promo codes to sell more tickets. Here's a trick Jake used with one of our Fusion Tickets clients to help them sell $3600+ more tickets with a single promo code!

Apr 30, 202300:34
BONUS - Jake's favorite event marketing hack

BONUS - Jake's favorite event marketing hack

A simple marketing strategy that you can easily do in less than 20 minutes!

Apr 23, 202300:18
Boot Scootin at Idaho's Oldest Rodeo the War Bonnet Round Up! 🤠

Boot Scootin at Idaho's Oldest Rodeo the War Bonnet Round Up! 🤠

Having the title of Idaho's Oldest Professional Rodeo is no easy task!

You'll see why they've thrived for years in an episode that our host Jake Sperley didn't want to end!

If you're new to rodeo, you'll hear a few inside secrets of the rodeo world. If you're a seasoned rodeo producer, you'll see how one of the premier NW rodeo's produces a top tier rodeo!

Kassi Jones of the War Bonnet Round Up - Idaho's Oldest Rode is here for an action packed time episode on Event Academy Live!

Fusion Tickets is the only event ticketing solution built by event organizers, for event organizers! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price!

Check us out at www.getfusionsolutions.com

Apr 19, 202326:25
BONUS - Why your previous customers are your future customers

BONUS - Why your previous customers are your future customers

Are you marketing to your previous customers and retargeting them?

Apr 16, 202300:13
Festivals, Haunts, Event Centers, and Catapults? Guthrie Haunts is Here to Explain!

Festivals, Haunts, Event Centers, and Catapults? Guthrie Haunts is Here to Explain!

Haunted attraction producers are some of the most creative people we have on the show.

This weeks episode is not different! This guy is into Ren Festivals, Haunted Attractions, Event Centers, and the occasional Catapult!

John Pagonis from Guthrie Haunts is here to tell you about all his creative ideas that keep fans swarming for his events!

Fusion Tickets is the only event ticketing solution built by event organizers, for event organizers! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price!

Check us out at www.getfusionsolutions.com

Apr 12, 202328:44
BONUS - Can you sell more tickets with a clear tagline?

BONUS - Can you sell more tickets with a clear tagline?

Clear taglines are crucial, does your event have a clear tagline?

Apr 09, 202300:09
Turn'n n' Burn'n With the Cornhusker Futurity! ğŸŽ

Turn'n n' Burn'n With the Cornhusker Futurity! ğŸŽ

Momma always told our host Jake Sperley to stay away from horse girls! Not today, we're turn'n and burn'n with a pretty cool producer of barrel races.


What is a barrel race? How do you manage all the entries, horse move in, bedding, stall assignments, and schedule?


You'll find out on this weeks episode of Event Academy Live with Cristi Gaffney of the Cornhusker Futurity!


Fusion Tickets is the only event ticketing solution built by event organizers, for event organizers! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price!


Check us out at www.getfusionsolutions.com

Apr 05, 202315:47
BONUS - Selling more tickets - The power of promo videos

BONUS - Selling more tickets - The power of promo videos

Everyone loves a good promo video, right? Even product videos of how a product works before you buy. Events have a competitive edge to use promo videos to blow their ticket sales off the charts!

Apr 02, 202300:15
Embracing Rural Community at the Antelope County Fair! 🐷 🐮 🐴

Embracing Rural Community at the Antelope County Fair! 🐷 🐮 🐴

When you have a county fair in a rural community, correction, in a part of Nebraska host Jake Sperley has never heard about; you must be creative!


This county fair thrives on its local community and ag way of life. Their determination to give the 4H and FFA kids a place of belonging, the community a spot to have fun, and support local businesses is unmatched!


This week Jared Anderson from the Antelope County Ag Society and County Fair joins us for this weeks episode of Event Academy Live!


Fusion Tickets is the only event ticketing solution built by event organizers, for event organizers! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price!


Check us out at www.getfusionsolutions.com

Mar 29, 202330:04
BONUS - Increasing ticket sales - Descriptions make the difference 💰

BONUS - Increasing ticket sales - Descriptions make the difference 💰

When you buy a product online, do you read the description? So do your ticket buyers, here's how to supercharge your ticket descriptions to blow your ticket sales out of the water 💦 

Mar 26, 202300:32
Scared Straight at the 13th Acre Haunted Complex 👻 😱

Scared Straight at the 13th Acre Haunted Complex 👻 😱

What do you do when your haunt is so popular you run out of room for more scary goodness?

That's what our guest is faced with today! Hearing how they are adapting to their insane growth, to the point of having to shut down their corn maze is certainly impressive!

David DeBerardinas from the 13th Acre in Monroe North Carolina is completely renovating their sold our haunted attraction.

Fusion Tickets is the only event ticketing solution built by event organizers, for event organizers! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price!

Check us out at www.getfusionsolutions.com

Mar 22, 202326:14
BONUS - 1 tip to increase ticket sales - Ticket tier edition

BONUS - 1 tip to increase ticket sales - Ticket tier edition

What's so special about ticket tiers? The spike in ticket sales you'll see, let Jake explain in this bonus episode!

Mar 19, 202300:28
Getting Creatively Spooky In Hometown Scare USA!

Getting Creatively Spooky In Hometown Scare USA!

So you've always liked being center stage, have a background in event production and once upon a time loved all things involving theatre.

What do you do when you "grow up"? Scare the daylights out of people for a living, that's what!

John Schwarz Jr. from Scare USA in Two Rivers Wisconsin is not pulling any scary acts on this episode.

Fusion Tickets is the only event ticketing solution built by event organizers, for event organizers! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price!

Check us out at www.getfusionsolutions.com


Mar 15, 202329:41
BONUS - Top to selling more tickets - Testimonial edition

BONUS - Top to selling more tickets - Testimonial edition

Just like your favorite online stores show reviews, could showing your fans testimonials increase your ticket sales?

Mar 12, 202300:15
Differentiating Your Haunted Attraction For MASSIVE Success!

Differentiating Your Haunted Attraction For MASSIVE Success!

How does someone who's new to the haunted attraction game, step into a new market with existing haunts, and absolutely crush it his first year open? 

Well, you're going to learn how from the man him self!

Devin Price from Nightmares on the Rogue in Medford Oregon is the not so spooky guest on this episode.

Fusion Tickets is the only event ticketing solution built by event organizers, for event organizers! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price!

Check us out at www.getfusionsolutions.com

Mar 08, 202331:38
BONUS - 1 tip to increase ticket sales - Sales Channel Edition

BONUS - 1 tip to increase ticket sales - Sales Channel Edition

Could selling tickets from your own website or domain increase your ticket sales?

Mar 05, 202300:26
BONUS - 100% fun episode, Jake's favorite fair food...

BONUS - 100% fun episode, Jake's favorite fair food...

Sunday Funday! Jake's favorite fair food...we promise it'll make you hungry...

Feb 26, 202300:12
BONUS - How to create content for your event 👀 🎥

BONUS - How to create content for your event 👀 🎥

Want to create more content for your event but don't know how? Here's a quick tip to get you started!

Feb 19, 202300:22
BONUS - How content can drive 💰

BONUS - How content can drive 💰

Are you posting enough content? Do you have enough content? How can content make you more money? 💰 

Feb 12, 202300:25
BONUS - Event merch

BONUS - Event merch

💰 with event merch!

Feb 05, 202300:14
BONUS - 1 tip for sponsorships

BONUS - 1 tip for sponsorships

How to spend less time managing sponsorships and make more money from it!

Jan 29, 202300:16
BONUS - The reason for long F&B lines

BONUS - The reason for long F&B lines

Ever wonder why lines get long at food and beverage outlets? Here's probably the 2 reasons why.

Jan 29, 202300:21
BONUS - Should you use an event ticketing platform?

BONUS - Should you use an event ticketing platform?

Does your event need an event ticketing platform? Who knows, let's find out!

Jan 22, 202300:17
BONUS - Where you can easily find a ton of customers

BONUS - Where you can easily find a ton of customers

I bet you have a ton of potential ticket buyers that you didn't even know about!

Jan 15, 202300:29
Stepping Into Social Media Marketing With Jim McKiernan at the Grant County Fair

Stepping Into Social Media Marketing With Jim McKiernan at the Grant County Fair

Stepping into a new form of marketing like social media can be a daunting task!


Especially if you've never done it. 


Jim McKiernan from the Grant County Fair in Moses Lake Washington did just that. Took a leap of faith, and it's now paying dividends!


In this episode you'll learn how get start with social media marketing, paid digital ads, the steps to get started targeting people inside and outside your are, as well as some great banter!


Fusion Tickets is the only event ticketing solution built by event organizers, for event organizers! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price!

Check us out at www.getfusionsolutions.com

Jan 11, 202335:23
BONUS - Hope and pray marketing 👀

BONUS - Hope and pray marketing 👀

Do you utilize the Hope and Pray or Targeted marketing method?

Jan 08, 202300:28
BONUS - Charge for parking?

BONUS - Charge for parking?

Are you charging for parking? If so, let's make sure that attendee experience is great!

Jan 01, 202300:22
BONUS - Virtual events, here's Jake's take on them!

BONUS - Virtual events, here's Jake's take on them!

Ever thought about going virtual? Here's what our host Jake Sperley has to say about virtual!

Dec 25, 202200:37
BONUS - Annual events need to hear this!

BONUS - Annual events need to hear this!

Do you run an annual event? You need to hear this!

Dec 18, 202200:14
BONUS - Is your event sold out?

BONUS - Is your event sold out?

Is your event sold out? If so, here's a way to make more money with little effort!

Dec 11, 202200:41
Making Your Vendors and Exhibitors, The Keys For Success!

Making Your Vendors and Exhibitors, The Keys For Success!

Want to make your vendors and exhibitors love you?


Then this episode is for you! 


A deep dive into the keys to success for a top notch vendors/exhibitor program for your event!


Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price!


Check us out at www.getfusiontickets.com

Dec 07, 202219:32
BONUS - Why event ticketing companies are coming under harsh scrutiny!

BONUS - Why event ticketing companies are coming under harsh scrutiny!

Event organizers are fed up and have had enough with ticketing companies! Here's the scoop!

Dec 04, 202200:38
BONUS - What's your favorite fair food?

BONUS - What's your favorite fair food?

Today is a fun bonus episode, what's your favorite fair food? Let us know on our social media @getfusionsolutions or comment on our host Jake Sperley's social media @jakesperley!

Nov 27, 202200:20
Understanding Your Ticketing Data

Understanding Your Ticketing Data

In this episode our CEO Jake Sperley talks about how to understand your event ticketing data.


What does it mean? How do you find it? What do you do with it?


You'll learn exactly what to do with the loads of event ticketing data that you have at your fingertips, and how to turn it into profit!


Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price!


Check us out at www.getfusiontickets.com

Nov 23, 202218:13
BONUS - How To Upsell Event Products To Boost Revenue
Nov 20, 202204:58
BONUS - Are you wasting your money on tickets?

BONUS - Are you wasting your money on tickets?

Do you print tickets on thermal fan fold ticket stock? Here's Jake's take on why it's a waste of money! 💰 

Nov 13, 202200:28
Red vs. Blue Ocean Marketing For Your Event

Red vs. Blue Ocean Marketing For Your Event

Is your event's marketing getting lost in the mud? 


It might be time to try some BLUE OCEAN 🌊 marketing strategies!


What is blue ocean marketing strategies? Let's find out in this weeks episode!


Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion!


Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price!


Check us out at www.getfusionsolutions.com

Nov 09, 202209:53
BONUS - Branding Your Event and Why It's Important!
Nov 06, 202207:46
Staying Curious At The Colorado State Fair With Scott Stoller

Staying Curious At The Colorado State Fair With Scott Stoller

From interning at Northern California fairs to running the Benton County Fair then jumping to the BIG LEAGUES as the CEO of the Colorado State Fair, Scott Stoller has a diverse fair experience!


In this episode Scott talks about what he's learned starting out at the bottom of the totem pole to running Colorado's premier fair.


His philosophy of staying curious has allowed him to shatter attendance and revenue records.


The knowledge dropped on this episode of Event Academy Live will leave you with the tools to shatter records yourself!


Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price!


Check us out at www.getfusiontickets.com

Nov 02, 202227:40
BONUS - Selling tickets day of? Here's a tip to speed up lines!

BONUS - Selling tickets day of? Here's a tip to speed up lines!

Lines suck, here's one tip to reduce lines at your day of box office!

Oct 30, 202200:31
Mailing Out Your Credentials Could Bring In Massive ROI

Mailing Out Your Credentials Could Bring In Massive ROI

How are your credentials delivered to your attendees, sponsors, and stakeholders?


What if there was a way to get them their credentials sooner that MADE YOU MONEY!?


Pretty sweet, we'll dive into it on this weeks episode!


Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion!


Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price!


Check us out at www.getfusionsolutions.com

Oct 26, 202209:20
BONUS - Sales From Vendor Booths, Should You Be Charging a Commission?
Oct 23, 202205:00
Breaking Fair Records In Remote Locations at the Del Norte County Fair With Kim Floyd!

Breaking Fair Records In Remote Locations at the Del Norte County Fair With Kim Floyd!

Breaking records is no easy task!


Especially if you're in a remote location and one of the poorest counties in the state of California.


But, Kim Floyd with the Del Norte County Fair did just that! Broke records with limited staff and zero excuses!


In this episode you'll learn how Kim broke records, got creative with low cost entertainment, overcame staffing shortages, and expanded her marketing to make this years fair a SMASHING success!!


Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price!


Check us out at www.getfusionsolutions.com

Oct 19, 202232:47
BONUS - Please don't run out of food...

BONUS - Please don't run out of food...

Running out of food ruins the consumer experience, here's why its actually super important!

Oct 16, 202200:49
Explaining Why Money Follows Attention To Your Event

Explaining Why Money Follows Attention To Your Event

One of the best things your event can do is generate attention!


How do you do that? You'll learn that and more in this episode as we break down the age old saying "Money Follows Attention"!


Event Academy Live is powered by Fusion!


Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price!


Check us out at www.getfusionsolutions.com

Oct 12, 202211:36
BONUS - How To Make Your Vendors/Exhibitors Successful With Kits
Oct 09, 202209:01
Creating Efficiency In Your Event For Exponential Growth With Tegan Thompson

Creating Efficiency In Your Event For Exponential Growth With Tegan Thompson

Younger people in the event industry just see things different!


Creating efficiency, smarter marketing, streamlined processes, the list goes on...


In this episode you'll learn from Tegan Thompson, Owner of Crowd Design Inc. on how to curate efficiencies in your event as she chats with Fusion CEO Jake Sperley


With clients like Whoop-Up-Days, Country Thunder, K-Days, and more, it's an episode you won't want to miss!


Fusion provides event solutions for the modern event organizer, with their flagship product Fusion Tickets! All the ticketing features and support you need, for one low price!


Check us out at www.getfusiontickets.com

Oct 05, 202225:45
BONUS - When does your attendee experience start?

BONUS - When does your attendee experience start?

If I asked you "When does the attendee experience start" what would you say? Jake's answer might surprise you...

Oct 02, 202200:28
Marketing Strategies for Booth Based Events To Pack The House!
Sep 28, 202221:25