This week on Sports Geek Podcast it’s Cricket season as summer hits down under and England are taking on Australia in the Ashes. With Francis on ABC Grandstand look at mobile apps and where does audio and live play by play fit in? On Harftime we chat about YouTube, is it just for viral hits? How can sports leverage viral videos.
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On this podcast you’ll find out about:
- New Cricket Australia app with Channel Nine
- Current stoush between ABC and CA over radio and digital rights
- How Indian cricket fans said #ThankYouSachin
- How YouTube clip at Celtics game helped Bon Jovi revive an old hit
- What you can do to drive traffic from you YouTube videos
- How the NBA had one of it’s most popular Instagram videos
Resources from the episode
- ABC Grandstand stoush with Cricket Australia
- Buy Cricket Live season pass for $20
- SGP episode with Russell Scibetti – we chat about Ashes
- Download Cricket Australia app here
- Download ECB app here
- Cricinfo app here
- #ThankYouSachin used by @BCCI using DigiGraph, they tweeted over 150,000 times in 3 days (via TwitterCounter.com/BCCI)
— BCCI (@BCCI) November 6, 2013
- Gary Vanyerchuk on big mistake on Twitter
- YouTube clips discussed on HarfTime
- Check out #SuperAwesomeMicroProject, launching soon.
- Sounds of the game thanks to OKC Thunder fan via this Facebook post watch his Youtube video.
- Ep #27 dedicated to Bucks Zaza Pachulia, thanks to Dan Harbison for the nomination.
- Like Francis Leach on Facebook and follow @SaintFrankly on Twitter
- Like HarfTime on Facebook and follow @HarfSerious on Twitter
- Thanks for iTunes reviews in Australian iTunes and USA iTunes.
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This week’s winner is the NBA for it’s quick Instagram work to get Dwayne Wade cartwheel video bomb getting twice the likes than normal posts. Please tweet in your nominations for social media post of the week to @SportsGeek or @seancallanan.
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