October 05, 2012 10:00 ET Announces Top Events and Trends in Q3 2012 Report

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT--(Marketwire - Oct 5, 2012) - Online ticket marketplace 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 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 "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 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

Complete category rankings for sales are below. Visit for the full Q3 report.

Top Concert Acts on *

1 Justin Bieber
2 Bruce Springsteen
3 One Direction
4 Jason Aldean
5 Paul McCartney

Top Sports Teams on *

1 New York Yankees
2 Dallas Cowboys
3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish
4 San Francisco 49ers
5 New York Giants

Top Theater Productions on *

1 The Book Of Mormon
2 Wicked
3 The Lion King
4 Jersey Boys
5 Les Miserables

* Based on 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, 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, offers customers a 125% money back guarantee on their purchases. is the signature retail website of ticket software company TicketNetwork, Inc., and is headquartered in South Windsor, CT. To learn more, visit

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