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The AFL has the early lead just topping the magical 1 Million social media fan mark with the NRL closing in on 1 Million fans. Interesting to note the AFL fans have taken to Twitter with twice as many tweeps than the NRL. Read on…
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March 2011 – 319,180
2011 Target – 1,000,000
Footy season is back and so is the battle for the social media fan!
The AFL has the early lead just topping the magical 1 Million social media fan mark with the NRL closing in on 1 Million fans. Interesting to note the AFL fans have taken to Twitter with twice as many tweeps than the NRL. Getting numbers in social media is the first step, engaging and maintaining interest with those fans is the far more important step. Facebook does not publish the Monthly Engagement numbers, it is these numbers that are far more important to measure success on Facebook. A highly engaged fan base is a MUST, especially given the latest raft of changes on Facebook.
As of 8th March 2011 – Updates & Notes below from Sports Geek
|1||Australian Football League||22,049||273,299||295,348|
|2||National Rugby League||13,413||270,663||284,076|
|4||Collingwood Football Club||11,821||113,205||125,026|
|5||Essendon Football Club||9,091||104,372||113,463|
|6||Adelaide Football Club||7,801||63,755||71,556|
|7||St. Kilda Football Club||7,104||62,344||69,448|
|8||West Coast Eagles||3,602||65,427||69,029|
|9||Carlton Football Club||7,063||59,345||66,408|
|10||Gold Coast Titans||4,591||57,734||62,325|
|15||Richmond Football Club||6,919||35,659||42,578|
|16||Fremantle Football Club||3,625||36,287||39,912|
|17||Hawthorn Football Club||5,024||34,476||39,500|
|18||St George Illawarra Dragons||2,638||35,497||38,135|
|20||Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles||2,798||29,595||32,393|
|21||Port Adelaide Football Club||3,299||24,958||28,257|
|22 *||Newcastle Knights||0||27,995||27,995|
|23||North Melbourne Football Club||5,725||21,945||27,670|
|25 *||Brisbane Lions||0||23,435||23,435|
|27||Gold Coast Football Club||4,260||12,379||16,639|
|28||Melbourne Football Club||3,963||12,607||16,570|
|30 *||South Sydney Rabbitohs||3,610||8,796||12,406|
|31 *||Geelong Football Club||4,226||7,456||11,682|
|32||North Queensland Cowboys||695||8284||8979|
|33||New Zealand Warriors||0||8699||8699|
|35||Greater Western Sydney Giants||2406||1914||4320|
|36 *||Canberra Raiders||1742||0||1742|
Facebook page has changed now available here – http://facebook.com/southsydney (36,476 likes)
Updated Total 40,086
Newcastle Knights are on Twitter (@NRL_Knights – 721 followers)
Updated Total 28,716
Brisbane Lions are on Twitter (@brisbanelions -1155 followers) but not officially on Facebook.
Updated Total 1155
Geelong Cats are transitioning to a new Facebook Page – http://www.facebook.com/Geelong.Cats (4687 likes)
Updated Total 8,913
Updated Total 8,854