|By Marketwire .||
|October 5, 2012 10:00 AM EDT||
SOUTH WINDSOR, CT -- (Marketwire) -- 10/05/12 -- Online ticket marketplace TicketNetwork.com today announced trends and statistics for Q3 2012 that ended September 30, 2012. Mobile traffic continued a strong upward trend during the quarter, which also marked the website's fifth anniversary.
"One-fifth of TicketNetwork.com customers now use mobile or tablet devices to buy event tickets online, as that segment of traffic grew 17% quarter-over-quarter and 223% year-over-year," said Jessica Cushing, Associate Vice President of Online Marketing at TicketNetwork.com. "With customers increasingly relying on new technology to complete their purchases, we look forward to the opportunity that creates for us to serve our customers in innovative ways over the next quarter."
Concert tickets led in overall sales on TicketNetwork.com in the tour- and festival-heavy summer quarter, edging out sports ticket sales by a fraction, while theater category sales placed third overall. However, smash hit musical The Book of Mormon earned distinction as the quarter's top-selling event, with a 5% share of sales on TicketNetwork.com.
Complete category rankings for TicketNetwork.com sales are below. Visit TicketNetwork.com for the full Q3 report.
Top Concert Acts on TicketNetwork.com *
1 Justin Bieber
2 Bruce Springsteen
3 One Direction
4 Jason Aldean
5 Paul McCartney
Top Sports Teams on TicketNetwork.com *
1 New York Yankees
2 Dallas Cowboys
3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish
4 San Francisco 49ers
5 New York Giants
Top Theater Productions on TicketNetwork.com *
1 The Book Of Mormon
3 The Lion King
4 Jersey Boys
5 Les Miserables
* Based on TicketNetwork.com sales reports for the quarter covering July 1-September 30, 2012. Trademarked terms are the property of their respective owners and are used strictly for descriptive purposes. TicketNetwork is an online ticket marketplace and is in no way associated with the trademark owners or artists/teams mentioned.
Since its launch in 2007, TicketNetwork.com has helped connect thousands of live entertainment fans to the vast network of independent sellers that list tickets on the TicketNetwork® Online Exchange. The site's straightforward design allows customers to easily find, compare, and buy the most sought-after tickets to concert, sporting, and theater events worldwide. In addition to being PCI-compliant and EVSSL-certified, TicketNetwork.com offers customers a 125% money back guarantee on their purchases. TicketNetwork.com is the signature retail website of ticket software company TicketNetwork, Inc., and is headquartered in South Windsor, CT. To learn more, visit http://www.ticketnetwork.com.