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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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Twitter, Sky Sports Reach Deal for Premier League Highlights, Goals

SocialTimes Twitter

Sky News reported that Twitter reached an agreement with Sky Sports to live-stream soccer highlights and goals from the Premier League. Sky News reported, and Theo Luke , head of Twitter Amplify for Europe, the Middle East and Africa told Sky News: We can’t think of a better way to continue the momentous summer of sport on Twitter than live Premier League video clips. With more than 30 million users across a variety of platforms, Sky Sports is already the No.

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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Twitter to Live-Stream MLB, NHL Games, 120 Sports Highlight Show

SocialTimes Twitter

Twiitter’s live-streaming splurge continued with Monday’s announcement of pacts with Major League Baseball , the National Hockey League and 120 Sports.

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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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.

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?

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.).

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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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.

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?

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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Which Instagram Tactics Do the Most Followed Sports Teams Use?

Simply Measured

Real Madrid and FC Barcelona are two of the top three most valuable sports teams in the world. The rivalry between the two is arguably the greatest in sports history since both clubs have always competed head-to-head.

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.

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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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.

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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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 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).

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. [.]

The Ridiculous State of Sports Social Media

Geoff Livingston

The Fifth Estate had arisen in sports holding journalists accountable. ” Granted, what we are seeing is very authentic, and really provides a glimpse into the trash-talking world of professional sports.

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.

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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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.

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

Twitter Monetizes Exclusive NBA Livestreamed Shows

SocialTimes Twitter

Livestreamed sports programming on Twitter is being monetized for the first time, as American Express and JBL Harman reached an agreement for ad inventory during the National Basketball Association ’s original fare for the social network.

Copa América Centenario 2016 on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Vine, Periscope

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook and Instagram teamed up with the event’s broadcasters— Fox Sports in the U.S. Facebook provided the following Instagram-related statistics in an email to SocialTimes: 20 of the top 100 Instagram accounts by followers either belong to soccer players or are related to the sport.

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.

A Complete Guide to Facebook’s Q3 2016 Financial Results, Earnings Call

SocialTimes Facebook

Fox Sports and Sports Illustrated are co-producing some original content for Facebook Live. So that seems like, in some ways, it’s an entree into sports perhaps for Facebook.

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New Twitter Apps Bring Premium Livestreamed Video to Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Xbox One

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter Wednesday launched applications that will deliver premium livestreaming video to Apple TV , Amazon Fire TV and Xbox One devices. Twitter accounts are not necessary to view the content—delivered in HD–and neither are subscriptions to cable or satellite TV services.

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NBC Backs NFL Thursday Night Football Handoff With Social Blitz

SocialTimes Twitter

Social media efforts related to the game, in which the Carolina Panthers host the New Orleans Saints , include: A GIF relay on Twitter using the #TNFHandoff hashtag, starting with the main NBC Sports Twitter account and including other NBC Sports and NBC Entertainment accounts and TV stations from the two teams’ home markets, with the emoji football finally landing on the TNF on NBC account at 7 p.m. NBC Sports (@NBCSports) November 16, 2016.