Mobile Battle of the Sexes – ICYMI – @SportsGeek News

In case you missed it – Reprint of Sports Geek News – Tuesday 6th May 2014

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Eulogy for Twitter - good read on where Twitter is at, do you agree?
AFL reaping rewards from Adelaide Oval switchThe great Facebook deep-clean - should Facebook provide users with a reset button?

FC Barcelona supports Respect and says NO to racism

Leadership 101: Adam Silver’s teachable moment

Meet Swarm: Foursquare’s ambitious plan to split its app two

Battle of the mobile sexes: Women install 40% more apps, spend 87% more than men

Need more time?  Make time for this

Google+: Where it came from and where it’s headed

Nike Football: Winner stays featuring Ronaldo, Neymar Jr., Rooney, Ibrahimovic, Iniesta & more

High School Teacher: Nothing has ever disrupted my classroom more than Snapchat’s new update

A thrill seeing Messi in action for FC Barcelona

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SCG goes big on fan engagement – ICYMI – @SportsGeek News

In case you missed it – Reprint of Sports Geek News – Tuesday 29th April 2014

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SCG signs $10M deal for app to win fans

Jamaica soccer team’s World Cup dreams needs huge crowdfunding save

Two NFL teams post their 2014 schedules on Snapchat

The rise of Smart TV, brings new innovations for MLB fans

Did ESPN suspend Darren Rovell from using Twitter?

Nielsen Twitter TV ratings coming to Australia

Buffalo Bill’s will pay up to $3M to settle text messaging law suit

Q1 Referral Traffic: Facebook’s referral traffic grew over 37%

Top 10 Animal encounters in the PGA

SGN Guest Editor…. 
Dan Pinne is the Digital Media Manager at Melbourne Storm (@storm) and has a strong passion for digital initiatives in the sporting industry. He’s always on the lookout for the next digital initiative in sport and business.   Listen to Dan on Sports Geek Podcast here
You can connect with Dan on twitter (@danpinne) or LinkedIn. He also has a passion for conservation for Orangutans in Borneo and will travel there in September to raise funds for WWF Australia. He is hosting an event this Thursday 1 May at Honey BarMore info and tickets here.

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Thinking of fans as customers: ARU’s data journey – ICYMI – @SportsGeek News

In case you missed it – Reprint of Sports Geek News – Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Peter Robert Casey wants you to track your stadium journey

All 5 Boston sports teams send the same heartwarming tweet at the same time

Thinking of fans as customers: Australian Rugby Union’s data journey

The best sports deal ever - Spirits of St Louis finally cash out

NRL clubs set new membership records

Phishers hijack EA sports Twitter to steal user details

AT&T’s DAS & Wi-Fi network traffic for Final Four hits multiple Terabit levels

Should Twitter or its investors care about all the people who never tweet?

How wearable technology will change sports

Melbourne wins top sports city gong

A major shift in podcast consumption

Can trading cards shift to digital?

Amazon paying its staff to quit - interesting approach

Pharrell sobs tears of joy while watching the world dance to “Happy” (video)

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Retired NBA player not broke, now worth $400M – ICYMI – @Sports Geek News

In case you missed it – Reprint of Sports Geek News – Wednesday 16th April 2014

AFL Variable Ticket Pricing ExplainedHow the Red Sox social strategy won Washington

Instead Of Going Broke Like Most Retired NBA Players, Junior Bridgeman Built A $400 Million Fast Food Empire

Stadiums race to digitize: how sports teams are scrambling to keep Milllenials coming to games

Coming to your Twitter feed: 15 new types of ads

Fan memberships growing in the United States

Facebook, if you’re serious about privacy controls, let me control them

LinkedIn introduces ‘Content Marketing Score’ to help B2Bs measure their content efforts

Twitter now lets you easily search for tweets by date range

News Feed FYI: Cleaning up news feed spam and more Facebook changes on the way

How 20 popular websites looked when they launched

Talkin’ like Talls with Dikembe Mutombo

Game of Footy Thrones - AFL footy 2014

The Psychology of Language: which words matter most when we talk

Anyone got a time machine? Great sale at Venture on footy gear!

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Analysis of NBA Stadium wi-fi and fans – ICYMI – @SportsGeek News

In case you missed it – Reprint of Sports Geek News – Wednesday 9th April 2014

Premier League: How NBC Sports got soccer fans out of bed

Coming to Your Twitter Feed: 15 New Types of Ads

Red Bull Media House trials second screen participation TV for football fans

Which MLB teams overperform in popularity?

American owners oversee a soccer renaissance in Rome

Manchester City becomes first Premier League Club to introduce free Wi-Fi throughout the stadium

Stadium tech report: Is the NBA the stadium Wi-Fi winner?

Facebook Ads vs Google Ads - Jim Stewart tries some of the tricks from Sports Geek ODE

23 years with Quicksilver, here is how they say goodbye to Kelly Slater - “See you in the lineup Kelly Slater”

Australia’s first professional Instagrammer, Lauren Bath, shares her secrets for career success

How much does it cost to propose in each MLB ballpark?

Lorde – “Royals” Parody for Kansas City

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LeBron James invites HS basketball player with cancer to pre-game warmups – ICYMI – @SportsGeek News

Josh Tucker Dodgers Social Media Manager #ITFDB

 In case you missed it – Reprint of Sports Geek News – Wednesday 2nd April 2014

LeBron James invites HS basketball player with cancer to pre-game warmups

Instagram announces 6x Growth since Facebook takeover

Twitter losing sight of what makes it so great - the Tweetbook?

Whatever’s best for the people, that’s what we do - good insight into Facebook news feed

AFL club bosses urge the league to review the controversial variable pricing ticket system

Facebook algorithim tweaks hurt viral sites more than any other publishers

Junk food and alcohol exposure more prevalent during sports broadcasts than advertising, study finds

A person with an hour commute has to earn 40% more to be as satisfied with life as someone who walks to the office - The secrets of the world’s happiest cities

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Is Twitter getting rid of the @-Replies and Hashtags? – ICYMI – @SportsGeek News

In case you missed it – Reprint of Sports Geek News – Tuesday 25th March 2014

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AEG Sports' Aaron LeValley chats Digital and CRM LA Kings and LA Galaxy

How an Under-Appreciated iOS 7 Feature Will Change the World

Is Twitter getting rid of the @-Replies and Hashtags?

Young baseball fan solves crisis in show of good sportsmanship. Epic tantrum averted.

Marcia, Marcia, Marcia… epic tweet fail

A story of perseverance - ESPN’s Stuart Scott’s fight with cancer

FiveThirtyEight looks a Women’s Football in USA

Check out the Cleveland Cavaliers awesome floor projection system - would you like to see that at a stadium near you?

The LA Dodgers arrived ‘Down Under’ - clever post on Vine

Australians making ideas happen - thanks for the shout out Mat Cole

Can you see the opportunity right in front of you?

The Periodic Table of Content Marketing

How to make what you’re really worth

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What will sports look like in the future? – ICYMI – @SportsGeek News

In case you missed it – Reprint of Sports Geek News – Tuesday 18th March 2014

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Tyson Densley AFL Social Media Manager

What will sports look like in the future? How science & technology are changing the limits of the human body and the shape of the competition

Breaking down AFL & NRL social media numbers

The Wizard of Spurs: Meet the man who is curating the team’s social media

So you want to work in sports? These pros tell how they made it

Social media’s role in making NASCAR’s changes for 2014

Are you attending a #SBWeek event in your city?

Nice gameday infographics by Liverpool

Newcastle United relaunch Twitter account in a bid to improve fan engagement

Facebook page redesign: the good, the bad and the ugly. All you need to know

Why every business should spend at least $1 per day on Facebook Ads

How Google Glass is building new venues for sports sponsors

13 things you can do with the Galaxy S5 that you can’t do with an iPhone 5S

The habits of successful people: they start small

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Should more sports follow WWE’s lead? – ICYMI – @SportsGeek News

In case you missed it – Reprint of Sports Geek News – Tuesday 11th March 2014

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Michael Briggs Wallabies Online & Social Media Manager

Welcome to the WWE network - a model for all sports to follow? (So successful they crashed MLBAM’s servers)

Learn how ARU engaged fans using Rugby Rewards

How Michael Jordan made $90 million last year!

Alan Thicke, the most interesting man in the sports world

Guide to Facebook reach: what marketers need to know

5 Hashtag tracking tools for Twitter, Facebook and beyond

What can you learn from looking at the data of over 2.2 million email campaigns?

Twitter steps up efforts to woo users as growth slackens

Getty images makes photo library free for use on social media and blogs

The awkward ‘privacy talk’ parents should have with their kids

Blokes discuss podcasting as endorsed by Shane Warne

The career ladder isn’t in the office, learning never stops

5 reasons why the Ellen tweet worked (and 1 key question)

What’s wrong with down-playing your success?


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Mark Cuban on stadium sports marketing – ICYMI – @SportsGeek News

In case you missed it – Reprint of Sports Geek News – Wednesday 5th March 2014

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Oscar Ugaz chats about his time at Real Madrid on Sports Geek Podcast

Great read by Mark Cuban “My 2 cents on sports marketing and what I learnt from SMU basketball this week”

Twitter’s user growth is tapering off, should they be worried?

NRL promote digital pass with 70s rock

Sports Leagues form digital super team to challenge ESPN.com

Whoops! Cardinals tell their players to use social media the right way

Heineken is turning to Foursquare to target US fans of European football

What happens to our brains when we exercise and how it makes us happier

David Morris appears on Beers, Blokes & Business, subscribe on iTunesThe first Samsung wearable has a legitimate chance of catching on

David Morris, Sochi Silver Medalist, chats with the Blokes

Apple investigating mood based ad delivery system

Facebook ad targeting to include location, demographic, interests, off-site behaviour

Squat a 30, ride for free

Ellen DeGeneres breaks Twitter with first tweet to be retweeted over 1M+ times

So you want to be an eBay millionaire?

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