How to Sell Tickets on Ticketmaster

Can't go to an event? Sell directly to other fans on the site

It can be a huge pain if you have tickets to an upcoming concert or sporting event, but later discover you can't go. Fortunately, you can use Ticketmaster to sell tickets to other fans directly through the website after you've purchased tickets from Ticketmaster. It's simple, the transaction is verified and secured, Ticketmaster handles arranging payment, and you're in control of what you want to charge and how you want to be paid. Here's how to do it.

  1. Open your web browser and head over to Ticketmaster's site. Select Sign In in the upper right corner of the page.

    Ticketmaster Homepage
    Ticketmaster Homepage.
  2. After you sign in, select your name, then My Account.

    Ticketmaster Account Menu
    Ticketmaster Account Menu.
  3. You can find your upcoming events listed in the main body of the page. Pick an event you want to sell the tickets for, then select My Tickets.

    Ticketmaster My Account
    Ticketmaster My Account.
  4. You'll arrive on a page that lists information about your event. Select Sell Tickets.

    Ticketmaster Event Description
    Ticketmaster Event Description.
  5. Select the tickets you want to sell.

    Select Tickets To Sell
    Select Tickets To Sell.
  6. Enter the price you want to charge per ticket. When you're set with everything there, select Continue to move on to set your accepted payment method.

    There is a table to the right that breaks down Ticketmaster's fees and your payout per ticket. Below it, you'll find your total earnings, should your tickets sell.

    Set The Price of Your Tickets
    Set The Price of Your Tickets.
  7. Ticketmaster pays via direct deposit to a linked debit card or bank account. You can select from the cards and accounts already tied to your account, or select Add New Debit Card or Checking/Savings to add a new one.

    Choose Your Payment Method
    Choose Your Payment Method.
  8. When you're satisfied with your chosen settings, select Submit Listing at the bottom of the payment box to finalize your listing.

Ticketmaster adds your tickets to the total pool of available tickets for the event. Potential buyers see your tickets alongside the original ones for sale normally found on the website. Of course, if the event is sold out, you'll be in a better position to sell.

Ticketmaster verifies sales before disbursing your money to you. They wait an average of seven to ten days to confirm the sale, then send your deposit in two smaller payments.

That's all there is for you to do. Now sit back and hope your tickets sell quickly.