Everyone talks about the importance of building your own self-confidence, achieving the drive to believe in yourself and your abilities. If you wish to be a successful entrepreneur, that's not enough. You must build other people's confidence in you and your ability to deliver results.

Running a successful business means…


Want to build a successful company? You better do the math. Develop a firm grasp on how you will make more money than you spend. Seems obvious, but not enough for most.

The goal is to consistently earn a profit, and regularly re-invest that profit into the business, creating new…


If you want to be an entrepreneur or a transformational leader, be prepared to stand alone. A visionary sees things that most others can’t: emerging trends, needs, or interests. So don’t count on others to understand your early vision or to even support you. …


Want to know how to proceed when others rush to copy your company’s product or service? Be one of a kind. Easier said than done, but this should be your central focus. …


Nothing against checkers, but it's a simpler game than chess. I played chess competitively growing up. The strategies are endless with diversions, gambits, multi-level attacks, and cornering.

If you want to succeed in business, you need to approach it the same way. Positioning is key. You must deploy your assets…


Now more than ever, sports teams and venues must collect personalized data from buyers — information about vaccinations, negative COVID tests, travel, etc…

Spinzo makes this process very easy with a flexible question-asking platform. You can ask questions right down to the per-ticket level (or ticket type). There are many types of questions you can ask, and they all funnel into live reports.

We’re seeing Spinzo-powered questions be used much more frequently in the past couple months, allowing sports teams and venues to collect the required info to maintain regulatory compliance.

If that’s what it takes to get back to live events — we’ll do it!


Most people think that a leader leads people. While that is true, a winning leader also leads an industry. If you want to have a lasting impact and legacy, you must stand ahead and chart the path forward. You have to be willing to change the game. That means sticking…


Did you know that our Ticket Playbook service features notable quotes (one per day) from sports legends? Here’s the one from this past Saturday:

“Winning means you’re willing to go longer, work harder, and give more than anyone else.” — Vince Lombardi

The past year has been very tough on the live events industry, but it’s roaring back. Everyone involved embodies that quote. We all worked longer, harder, and gave more to get to where we are today. Refunds, courtesy credits, social distancing, COVID protocols… it’s been a process!

2021 is the year of “flexibility” in ticket sales. At Spinzo, we’ve focused our energy on giving sports teams and venues the tools to be flexible and offer flexibility to fans.


It’s Ticket Playbook #JobsFriday and 218 jobs are listed on the forum. So many Spinzo clients are hiring too, so please, if you’re looking for a job or a change, reach out to us for help. Here’s the full list (required a free Ticket Playbook account):


JOHN: “Mark, who bought our Spinzo-powered ticketing promotions from the Meatpacking District in New York over the past season?”

MARK: “Give me 18 seconds, John!”

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Emmanuel Elmajian

Founder and CEO of Spinzo. Worked at McKinsey, Google, and Barclays. Engineering degree from Waterloo. Born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.

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