Who dominates the sports business's playing field?

Audiense

PwC published the report Sports industry: lost in transition? , in September last year, in which it reinforces the idea that as sports consumption increases towards digital platforms, the sector's challenge grows in "understanding all of their audience segments".

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Why Buy Sports Cards?

Idaconcpts

Whether you are just a casual fan or have followed sports for years, having a large collection of trading cards can help you build a bond with your kids or even help you save for retirement. Business & Marketing buy sports cards sports cards

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How to Create Content for Sports Fans

Convince & Convert

The sports industry is a massive moneymaker both in the United States and around the world. Dedicated fans of football, soccer, baseball, basketball, and other games are eager and hungry for content that will satisfy their sports cravings. Sports fans love their facts and statistics.

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Teamwork Is a Contact Sport

Waxing UnLyrical

in team sports. Social media interaction isn’t exactly a team sport. Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Teamwork Is a Contact Sport. We’ve all heard the old… very old…saying, “There is no ‘I’ in team.”

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Sporting Accidents: How to Recover

The Realtime Report

Sporting Accidents: How to Recover. When you are a keen sports person who just loves to get outdoors and stay healthy, a sports injury can be a real thorn in your side as it prevents you from doing what you love. What to Do When Your Return to The Sports.

4 Great Gadgets for Ocean Sports

Idaconcpts

With my wife we love to practice many ocean sports , particularly surfing, stand-up paddle boarding and spearfishing. Based on our ocean adventures here in Hawaii, I recommend these four great gadgets for ocean sports. Since 2007 I have called Honolulu, Hawaii my home.

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The Role of Social Media in Sports [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

During the past years, we have seen an increasing involvement of social media in sports – especially American sports with Super Bowl being the prime example. Tweet.

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March Madness And Sports Gambling In The Workplace

The Realtime Report

March Madness and Sports Gambling in the Workplace. The start of the first March Madness season since a landmark 2018 Supreme Court ruling gave states leeway to allow and regulate sports gambling.

Branded Merchandise in Professional Sports [Infographic]

Idaconcpts

For any professional sports team, proper branding is essential to grow and maintain an engaged fan base. While winning championships can increase the revenue of a professional sports team, so can a strong team brand.

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Sports and Social Media-What have We Learned?

Direct Marketing Observations

athletics SEO/SEM amateur athletics social media sportsRecently via ESPN, a social media drama played out nationally as a Texas A&M football recruit and one of their coaches sparred via Twitter , over the perception of each other’s veiled tweets.

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Sports and Social Media-What have We Learned?

Direct Marketing Observations

athletics SEO/SEM amateur athletics social media sportsRecently via ESPN, a social media drama played out nationally as a Texas A&M football recruit and one of their coaches sparred via Twitter , over the perception of each other’s veiled tweets.

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Which Social Network is Your Pro Sports League [infographic]

Convince & Convert

» Social Media Strategy facebook linkedin pinterest pro sports social networks twitter This is a happy day, as NFL football is BACK.

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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.

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Adidas Teams With Champs Sports To Create Instagram Mini Series

The Realtime Report

Following their impressive World Cup ad campaign, Adidas has teamed up with Champs Sports to create four different online shows that will air only on Champs Sport’s Instagram page. According to Scott Burton, director of marketing for Champs Sports, the duo’s target demographic is male, high school varsity athletes, and the decision to create 15-second clips on Instagram was an attempt to generate more sharable, rewatchable and memorable content (AdWeek).

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Socialympics: How Social Media and Blogging Has Boosted Sports Media

Convince & Convert

Sports have been played, enjoyed by spectators and covered by the media since well before the advent of smartphones and social media. But it’s no question that the development of social platforms has changed how we play, enjoy and cover sports. Twitter is the new sports ticker.

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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!

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3 Ways Sports Marketers Need To Be Using Instagram Data

Audiense

This is what marketers of major sporting brands can expect when their social media strategy is driving a lot of engagement. Implementing insights gleaned from Instagram data can impact a sporting brand’s social activity on more than just instagram.

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Most-Tweeted Sports Event In History: Germany vs. Brazil

The Realtime Report

During Tuesday’s semi-final match, where Germany dominated host nation Brazil with a 7-1 victory, tweets reached a peak volume of 530,166 tweets per minute – making it the most talked about sporting event in Twitter history.

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NASCAR appeals to more than just Sports Fans!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The audience that follows NASCAR racing is a very loyal bunch of followers that average over 30 Million, which is on par with many sporting events such as the Stanley Cup, the World Series, and the NBA Championship.

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What You Need to Know About Live Coverage at Sporting Events

Ignite Social Media

There are few things more exciting than covering a live sporting event on your brand’s social channels. There also are few things more complicated than covering a live sporting event on your brand’s social channels. I know, I know… my first and last sports pun of this blog post.).

4 Questions Sports Marketers Need To Answer About New Markets

Audiense

In 2017, the global sports market is set to drive over $90 billion of revenue, as a billion people around the world are set to join the affluent middle class between 2009 and 2020. Is it similar to your sport or brand?

4 Questions Sports Marketers Need To Answer About New Markets

Audiense

In 2017, the global sports market is set to drive over $90 billion of revenue, as a billion people around the world are set to join the affluent middle class between 2009 and 2020. Is it similar to your sport or brand?

3 Tips for Those Aspiring To Work on the Business Side of Professional Sports

Idaconcpts

Many aspiring businesspeople have a serious goal to one day work in the sports world. After all, the sports world is exciting, glamorous and not to mention lucrative: there is a lot of money to be made in both college and professional sports.

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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? How (and when) did you get to be the Community Manager for EA Sports Active?

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Nike Video Featuring Women And Sport In Mexico: Unstoppable Together

WebInKnow

I really like the recent short film by Nike Mexico called Juntas Imparables (“Unstoppable Together”). The film showcases women overcoming obstacles to achieve their goals in a fun and humorous way. As such is an interesting example of how to appeal to a specific buyer persona.

Social media and the rise of fantasy sports

Sprout Social

You don’t have to be a sports fanatic to know how much sports fans love to share updates about their teams on social media. Fantasy sports have played a huge role in shaping fans’ communities and conversations on social platforms. What are fantasy sports? Fantasy sports are a game where participants build imaginary teams. Despite popular belief, fantasy sports actually got their start in the 1960s. And what did social media and fantasy sports?

Reeling in: How A Social Network For Sports Fishing Won 7m Users

Forbes Social Media

The Swedish startup Fishbrain is already the biggest sports fishing app and social network in the world, but it wants more. Fishing is big business. SPOT:US

Weather Will Impact Two Iconic Sporting Events - The Masters And Boston Marathon

Forbes Social Media

The Masters and Boston Marathon should expect bad weather. Here's why

Behind the Curtain of a Sports Social Media Giant

Convince & Convert

When ESPN looked the time users spent looking at content for the top 32 teams across all sports, 31 of those were NFL teams (the Jacksonville Jaguars being the only NFL team to miss the top 32). He had originally dreamed of being a radio broadcast personality in sports.

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Sports Organizations Slow to Trust Bloggers

Proactive Report

Sports, have upward of two million pages views daily and represent some of the Internet’s heaviest traffic, they rank far behind traditional media on trust and are the most likely group to be rejected (29 percent) for a press pass vs. traditional media (8 percent).

The Random on Social Media, Music, Sports, Books and Movies

Direct Marketing Observations

Sometimes I just don’t have the oomph to put a complete holisitic 400-600 word thought together but instead these are things on my mind from last week. I keep repeating the following quote and can’t help but think this is incredibly accurate. “We don’t have a shortage of data we have a shortage of insight”, from Monika Wilczak. I’m bummed about R.E.M

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Sports Can Learn a Few Things From Gov 2.0

Social Media Strategery

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 and sports 2.0. [.]

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.

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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. I vowed right then to scrub the whole list, since it beat shoveling the driveway by a long shot!

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Nike Video Featuring Women And Sport In Mexico: Unstoppable Together

WebInKnow

I really like the recent short film by Nike Mexico called Juntas Imparables (“Unstoppable Together”). The film showcases women overcoming obstacles to achieve their goals in a fun and humorous way. As such is an interesting example of how to appeal to a specific buyer persona.

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Rare engagement and Kinect Sports

The Way of the Web

I was lucky enough to be invited along to an event held by games developer Rare , to play Kinect Sports (aff link), which has been developed for the new Kinect peripheral for the Xbox. And part of that is down to the fact Kinect Sports is really nicely done.

GoPro’s Partners with Periscope to Allow Realtime Brodcasting of Action Sports

Convince & Convert

Politics: #DemTownHall & Trump. It has been another big week in politics—on both ends of the red-and-blue spectrum. The Democrats kicked things off with a town hall meeting, last Monday night in Iowa. Throughout the forum, Bernie Sanders earned more online mentions than both of his competitors.

Sunday Funnies: @TeamFlacco Sports Friends

Jeff Esposito

Cartoon of the Day Joe Flacco Ravens Sports Friends YahooI really dig this series from Yahoo! and dig this one with Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco in it.

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

Adam Sherk

I 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. Another year has passed and that means it is time for marketing blogs to do their obligatory top posts of the year roundups. Despite the cliché I like reading them because it is a good way to discover things I may have missed during the year.

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Only sports can give this kind of happy ending

Jeff Esposito

In sports, there is typically only one winner. Despite that, sports teams will achieve a level of brand affinity that the late Steve Jobs could only dream about. social media sports Brand affinity Brandon Jacobs NFL

Can Ottawa’s NBL franchise recover from a branding disaster?

Sherrilynne Starkie

So says Ken Evraire , the Ottawa branding consultant for Bytown Sports, according to an Ottawa Citizen story last week. By Wednesday morning the president of Bytown Sports, Gus Takkale, was on CTV Ottawa announcing the name would be changed and apologizing for any offence.

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How MLB teams and their brand partnerships fared on social during the 2018 season

Unmetric

To find out which MLB teams could engage their audience and generate revenue from branded content, we used Unmetric Sports to analyze the stats around the top-performing social posts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Social Strategies baseball branded content mlb sponsored posts sports

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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. All my life I have played all sports with an adapted rule book. An example of such an adaptation in sport is sledge hockey.