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Sports and Social Media-What have We Learned?

Direct Marketing Observations

This means that 1) we have realized the power and potential of the digitally written word/visual world and we realize its impact; and 2) all of us have become comfortable with the notion that we’re all publishers, editors and commentators of our lives, your lives and even the lives of people we know nothing about. athletics SEO/SEM amateur athletics social media sports

Hey Sports Teams Quit Telling Me to LIKE your Facebook Posts

Adam Sherk

Sports teams are among the biggest offenders: Now don’t get me wrong. Brands of all shapes and sizes do it, but as I mainly follow news organizations and sports teams on Facebook it is the teams that negatively caught my attention. The counterpoint is that most of these posts are getting a lot of likes, comments and shares. Here are some more recent examples.

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Social Media Community Management: An Interview with Kathryn Peck of EA SPORTS

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Almost exactly a year ago, I observed Kathryn Peck represent EA SPORTS on Twitter. What’s a typical day like for you as the EA SPORTS Active Community Manager? also have calls and emails with external partners or people that work with outside of EA SPORTS as we discuss upcoming conferences, events, how we can partner, etc. Here’s what I’ve learned from her. 1.

Augmented Reality in Sports

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Augmented Reality in Sports by cinta5 on January 28, 2010 [tweetmeme]Just wanted to share a couple of videos with you.  Below the IBM Seer app used at this years Australian Open and the other is EyePly’s preview of an augmented reality app that will be released in 2010. Enjoy! Media.

2016 NBA Finals on Facebook, Twitter

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook said the 2015-16 NBA Finals  was the most talked about ever on the social network, tallying more than 269 million posts, likes, shares and comments from some 43 million users. million times, shared more than 100,000 times and drawn more than 384,000 Reactions  and more than 55,000 comments. As for Twitter, Andrew Barge , who works on sports partnerships for the social network, said in a blog post  that some 24.2 The social network added that this Facebook Live  video of the Cavaliers’ locker-room celebration  had been viewed more than 5.5 million tweets. Irving.

If Blogging Were a Sport, Here are Three Things I Learned While Playing the Game

ProBlogger

When I think of blogging, I think of a sports stadium with a game being played on the field. It truly doesn’t matter the sport in question for this analogy to work, what matters is this: What matters is that the sport has many moving pieces and each one has an important role to play in the completion of the match. All my life I have played all sports with an adapted rule book.

Death of Muhammad Ali Shakes Up Facebook, Twitter World

SocialTimes Facebook

The death of former heavyweight boxing champion and cultural icon Muhammad Ali  last Friday jolted the sports world, along with Facebook and Twitter. Facebook said in a blog post by Evan Shugerman , who works on sports partnerships for the social network and Instagram, and data scientist Dustin Cable  that in the first 24 hours after Ali’s death, 48 million users were responsible for more than 110 interactions (posts, comments, likes, shares) on Facebook. According to Shugerman and Cable, the countries with the most Ali-related conversations during that period were: U.S.

A Commenting System to Rule them All: Why Choosing the Right Comment System can Make or Break your Blog

ProBlogger

That’s where comments come in. Although we often take comments for granted as a feature that is generally present at the bottom of most articles and blog posts, considering what a powerful tool it is for UGC ( User Generated Content ), it’s important for online publishers, community managers and everyone else to invest in the right comment system to maximize its full potential.

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Sports Teams: Times Have Changed, Adapt!

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Sports Teams: Times Have Changed, Adapt! by cinta5 on September 28, 2009 I cannot help but remember Bob Dylan’s song “The Times They Are A-Changin’&# when I think of how some sports teams are handling social media.  jlangford Pete, thanks for the comment!

My Top Posts of 2010 on SEO, PR and Social Media for News and Sports

Adam Sherk

thought it was interesting that three of my top 10 were related to sports and social media because I write about that only occasionally as a side interest. If my original had been submitted that would certainly have cracked into my top 10 overall. I’d like to thank everyone who has engaged with my blog in some way this year be it a comment, link, tweet, Facebook like, LinkedIn or Google Reader share or just stopping by to read a post. Another year has passed and that means it is time for marketing blogs to do their obligatory top posts of the year roundups. Publishing

Euro 2016 on Twitter: 10 Great Accounts Every Fan Should Follow

Talkwalker SM

Why you should follow : Surprisingly unguarded (often funny) comments about matches and players and the occasional foray into politics. Who:  Parody account for sports news. Euro 2016 is now well underway with every goal, incident and meme sending social media into a frenzy. To answer this, we decided to look at the impact of top tweeters by the numbers. Gareth Bale ( @GarethBale11 ).

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Get and Keep Readers

Geoff Livingston

Further, professionalism means engaging your commenters , on and off your blog with respect. Too many times I debated commenters rather than simply thank them for investing the time to comment. Word of mouth through commenting and links did the trick. Keeping readers is partly about a professional attitude about content and respectful commenting. No matter what.

4 Eastern Conference MLS (Major League Soccer) Apps for the iPhone

Idaconcpts

Welcome to the sport that gives new meaning to the term ‘rough and tumble’. Sporting Kansas City FanZone. Sporting Kansas City FanZone boasts its own sports societal network for the exclusive use of the elite members of FanZone, which is you, should you invest in this app. Kansas City has a charmed sports life this 2012. DC United. New York Red Bulls.

Tennis on Social: Game Over For Nadal

Talkwalker SM

Rafael Nadal defeats Sam Groth to get to the second round: the Spaniard had started the week well, breezing past his first opponent with spectacular shots that generated much comments and shares on social media. Or do you wonder how much a brand benefits from sponsoring a sports event such as Roland Garros? Have you been watching the French Open last week? What a shot ! UNcocMCnlc.

Top 10 Apps for Windows Phones

Idaconcpts

BBC Sport Mobile. BBC Sport Mobile gives you the latest sport news from the BBC on the go. Get latest full article news on football, tennis, cricket, golf, rubgy, athletics and many other sports. Download BBC Sports Mobile. 9. Let me know in the comments section. Lyrics by MusixMatch. Price: Free. Download Lyrics by musiXmatch. 2. Reflections. Price: Free.

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The Advertising vs. PR Debate Won’t Exist in 30 Years

Geoff Livingston

The ability to comment across platforms, across devices, and just about anywhere in the physical world changes everything. Marketing advertising convergence In 30 Years interactive Jack Dorsey media newusatoday olympian pr sports USA TodayLast Thursday night, USA Today celebrated its 30th birthday in grand fashion at the National Portrait Gallery. Marketing. Why the Debate Will End.

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Twitter Squatting - a new cyber sport

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Its a snowy Saturday and I just picked up an email comment from one of my blog readers pointing out an incorrect twitter handle for Levi's on my list of Brands that Tweet. vowed right then to scrub the whole list, since it beat shoveling the driveway by a long shot! What follows is a list of shame for these brand hijackers. No need to follow them until the real brand takes over.

Manti Te’o story gets Taiwanese animation

Jeff Esposito

No comment needed aside from – sad, but awesome… sports Manti Te'o Manti Te'o girlfriend Mantio Te'o Scam

Sports Can Learn a Few Things From Gov 2.0

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media Sports Can Learn a Few Things From Gov 2.0 There are real opportunities for the sports industry to leverage some of these same concepts and tactics that are now driving Government 2.0. Sports Can Learn a Few Things From Gov 2.0

9 Never-Before-Seen Blog Comments

Ari Herzog

It goes without saying that people enjoy commenting here, and I enjoy interacting with them. But some comments never make it past my Akismet spam filter. Here are some examples of comments you should never write (with embedded links removed): 1. The vague comment. The misspelled gratifying comment. The unapplicable comment. The buy this comment. The big paragraph and unrelated link at end comment. Photographs taken back then pictured was, I would saunter sport in any way with drugs. The unrelated comment. Lovely! World?s

The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook by Adam Sherk on November 18, 2009 UPDATE: There is a a newer post on this topic here: The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook: 2010 Season The role of social media in professional sports is getting a lot of attention these days, unfortunately mostly in the form of teams and leagues trying to clamp down on it or players making mistakes with it. These figures obviously change quickly but this current snapshot is useful for comparison. Thanks for sharing.

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Improve the NFL Experience with Social

Geoff Livingston

While not my favorite, the NFL reigns as America’s most popular sports league. Yes, there will be negative comments, cursing, passion and just flat-out lewdness. Social Media Sports Chat community management GetGlue Instagram NFL photo twitter updatesIt’s Friday. Let’s have some fun and talk football! TV works well for the NFL. percent from the record in 2007.

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Social Media Super Bowl: Which Team Has More Reach?

Adam Sherk

NFL analysts and sports writers now have two weeks to dissect the matchup, talk about players and schemes and come up with good storylines. As of today the Colts’ official Facebook page has 249,481 fans and their wall posts are getting a good amount of “likes” and comments. But I’m here to look at what really matters – which team has more reach via social media? How about the players?

Many Eyes

Buzz Marketing for Technology

comments. comments. Sports. All things sports. explore. visualizations. data sets. topic hubs. participate. register. create visualization. upload data set. create topic hub. learn more. quick start. visualization types. about Many Eyes. site map. -->. Sign in. data sets. visualizations. people. topic hubs. Try Our Featured Visualizations. Smoking in the U.S. alice wont you? in wonderland. Degrees Obtained by Lobbyists. Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac Stock Prices. Percent of adults who currently smoke, 2004-2006. playing with alices playful dialogue. In need of help?

How visuals can get you that click on Google

Socialmedia.biz

But I do love to intersperse cool recipes, book reviews, events, product reviews, and general reviews into my blog posts, especially over at my health, sport, and fitness blog, rnnr.us , all built up on a very vanilla WordPress installation. Contact Chris via email , follow him on Twitter and Google Plus or leave a comment below. Google loves structured data. Chile Relleno Recipe.

My Top Posts of 2011 on SEO, PR and Social Media for Publishers

Adam Sherk

Is Using Facebook Comments Good for Publishers? Looking at my 2011 posts, it is interesting that a sports topic got the top slot since that’s not a major focus for me. But several of my sports posts continue to drive traffic so maybe I’ll look for new ways to examine sports and social. Original idea! PRFilter Shows Press Release Buzzword Abuse Still Prevalent.

Why is Grandma Using Facebook and Uncle Joe Using Twitter? 10 Social Media Statistics That May Surprise You

Social Media Citizens

Men and youngsters are more likely to be influenced by what they read on social media and are more likely to engage by commenting and interacting. Of the market of 18-24 year olds, 62% interact through comments and such. Of the market of 55+ users, only 32% interact through comments and such. Sports: Women 5.4% – Men 15.5%. The reason?  Even more interesting?

You Don’t Define Engagement; They Do

SocialFish

But she rarely commented or posted visibly. In another example, this participant described being strongly engaged with her specific participation within a club sports league, but had no desire to be on the board or run things. There is a lot of talk about engagement in the association and nonprofit world. It’s their engagement, not yours. It’s up to them to do that.

How to Create High-Quality Content

Spin Sucks

needed to make friends and I thought the best way to do that was to take up a sport that would require me to spend a lot of time with groups of people. The training for long races is the same, no matter which sport you compete in. Comments As per jolynndeal ''s comment, all the comments in this blog. In season, I can easily ride 300 miles in a week.

How To Use Facebook Audience Insights For Better Targeting

agora pulse

You can even add an extra column for  y our own comments, so that you can write down which of those interests are working well after a campaign finishes. Let us know in the comments below: The post How To Use Facebook Audience Insights For Better Targeting appeared first on Agorapulse. Are you struggling with Facebook ads targeting? Why Facebook Audience Insights Matters. Conclusion.

Fourteen Social Media Policy Must Haves

Spin Sucks

I am not an attorney. I don’t even play one on TV (though I did really want to go to law school so I could be a sports agent, but that’s neither here nor there). In accordance with National Labor Relations Board laws, he recommends the following: Employers cannot restrict anyone from commenting on his or her work life. Do not comment on any legal matters or litigation.

How data visualization brings numbers to life

SocialFish

“ More about this programme : Hans Rosling’s famous lectures combine enormous quantities of public data with a sport’s commentator’s style to reveal the story of the world’s past, present and future development. Now he explores stats in a way he has never done before – using augmented reality animation. This is so cool.

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MLB's Social Pulse

Jeff Esposito

Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading MLB’s Social Pulse Written on July 13, 2010 by Espo in social media , sports Major League Baseball is one of my favorite sports to watch, but I have to complain that the sport is tied to history and tradition rather than embracing change. Share your thoughts in the comments below or with your own networks.

Facebook Audience Optimization: Better Engagement and Insights for Pages

Jon Loomer

Sports and outdoors. However, avoid tags that are too broad like “Entertainment” or “Sports,” favoring subcategories instead. ” Note that they didn’t use the broadest “Sports.” Let me know in the comments below! Provide better metrics to understand which groups of people engage and in what ways. Audience Restrictions.

Facebook Fan Page vs. Profile: Know the Difference

Sprout Social

While most Pages will display a blue badge, local businesses will have a gray badge to differentiate from celebrities, sports teams and other public figures. Celebrities, public figures, sports teams or media or entertainment organizations should fill out this form to see if your Page is eligible. Always respond to messages and comments. Fan Pages vs. Profiles. Entertainment.

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The CIA is Watching Your Every Tweet

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe The CIA is Watching Your Every Tweet by cinta5 on October 19, 2009 Not just what you tweet, but your Amazon book review, your Facebook status, and your blog comments. About the author Jacinta wrote 70 articles on this blog. Media. Marketing. Featuring the Thesis Wufoo Skin WordPress Admin

Putting up a Steel Curtain on Social Media

Jeff Esposito

While the team hasn’t commented, even considering such a policy would be a mistake, much like the folks at UNC making coaches monitor the SM accounts of their players. social media sports Pittsburgh Steelers Rashard MendenhallThis post originally ran on PR Breakfast Club , but I wanted to share with you in case you missed it over there. A few weeks back, pundits noted that Twitter had its moment. The 140-character service was on fire with tweets mentioning the death of Osama Bin Laden at a rate that traditional news outlets couldn’t keep up.

Social Solute: 4 Brands on Social Media to Admire This Year

Ignite Social Media

Red Bull talks about activities that require energy, like intense sports, traveling, or exams. Contact us for more information and leave a comment with your favorite brands’ social media moments. It’s hard to believe we’re already halfway through the year. Airbnb. If you’re looking for inspiring brand content on Instagram, look no further than Airbnb. Disney Pixar. Absolutely.

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The Super Bowl & Social Media: 5 Must-Reads

Firebelly

It’s been an exciting week for sports (and social media) enthusiasts here in Indianapolis! million social-media comments during and after Super Bowl XLVI, primarily on Twitter and Facebook. Below are 5 must-reads on Super Bowl XLVI and social media that we wouldn’t want you to miss. Who Won the Social Media #SuperBowl? Infographic). million).

50 Inspiring Tech Savvy Leaders Over 50

Janet Fouts

Add away in the comments and click the links below to tweet these people thanks for being an inspiration. Chief Content Strategist for Edelman (@EdelmanPR), AdAge columnist, LinkedIn Influencer and avid sports fan. You know what? I’m tired of hearing people say “I’m over 50, too old to understand this stuff” or similar balderdash. I’m over 50 and I get it, so can you! I’ve worked with and learned from some pretty amazing people who are just as old or older and way savvier than I am. Follow them on Twitter, read their blogs. Beth Kanter. kanter.

What Leading Candidates Need To Land A Top Social Media Job In 2016

Audiense

They must also love sport and understand that brands must have different tones of voice across various platforms (including social networks) to ensure they connect with the different audiences who use them. Leave your comments below. As a result, CMOs are looking to increase social media spending to 21.4% of the marketing budgets in that time. Pollyanna Ward , Mondelēz International.

50 Shortcuts to Create Visual Content for Social Media

Socially Sorted

Or just dive into the dozens of overlay category packs where you can choose designs for topics like Sport, Road Trips, Summer, Fashion, Beach, Food, you name it! What’s one thing you wish you could do more easily when creating visual content for posting to social media – leave a comment below!     . Image by Shutterstock. Now it’s much easier. And much quicker.

How To Manage Your Online Reputation By Using Google Alerts

Almost Savvy

While you are undoubtedly interested in keeping up to date on industry-related topics, local news or your favorite sports teams, one of the most relevant topics to you should be you. keeping tabs on your favorite sports teams. Add a comment below to let me know. If you’re part of the second group, I strongly encourage you to consider using Google Alerts.