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Josh Tucker from LA Dodgers & AJ Maestas on sports social media fans

Been a busy few weeks at Sports Geek, last weekend at the SCG I caught up with LA Dodgers Social Media Manager Josh Tucker who was in town for Opening Series.  AJ Maestas from Navigate Research for a chat about his study into sports and social media fans. On this podcast you’ll find out about: [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:48:41+00:00 April 2nd, 2014|2014podcast, MLB Podcast, Podcast|0 Comments

The psychology of being a Sports Fan – ICYMI – @SportsGeek News

In case you missed it - Reprint of Sports Geek News - Tuesday 25th February 2014 What @SportsGeek reads... The psychology of being a sports fan Mark Cuban wants you to put away your phone at NBA games Manchester City launch first-ever mobile app for away fans Olympic snowboarders find advertising loophole at Sochi House of Lakers: What if Frank Underwood where [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:48:43+00:00 February 26th, 2014|Sports Marketing|0 Comments

Social Media gives us a glimpse into the heart and mind of Kobe Bryant

"What’s the purpose of social media if I won’t bring it to you Real No Image” - Kobe Bryant As the regular season of the NBA comes to an end and the excitement of playoff basketball begins, there seems to be a familiar figure missing. Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant will be watching, posting and tweeting [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:49:01+00:00 April 22nd, 2013|Social Media|0 Comments

Value of old-school social networking

This week on ABC Grandstand, Sports Geek was in the studio to discuss Tweetups and the teams taking part in the new craze. Download mp3 What is a Tweetup? To put it simply, a tweetup is a meet up of Twitter friends and/or fans of a team. It's a great way for teams to drive [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:49:17+00:00 July 21st, 2012|Social Media|0 Comments

NBA Finals, #worldcup, Tiger Woods & NASCAR #bodsw

Best of Digital Sports World #9 While World Cup teams have banned players from using social media, others are using it as a launch platform for endorsement exposure.  In Cristiano Ronaldo's case exposure is exactly the right word with his Armani photo getting 32k likes and 11,780 comments. Twitter reports the massive spikes in traffic [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:49:53+00:00 June 25th, 2010|News|0 Comments

#WriteTheFuture, Foursquare Search, Amare & Steele

New form of Athlete endorsement? Edition 5 of #BODSW, welcome to SportsGeek V2.0, what do you think? Socceroos left for South Africa this week but it was a their Facebook page getting praise gaining 30K+ fans via #WriteTheFuture campaign. (Hat tip to @bryonycole) Digital and social media pose biggest challenge, admits FC Barcelona [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:49:54+00:00 May 28th, 2010|News|2 Comments

Facebook & SSMI – feedback from Adelaide

Thanks to news alerts I found an article in the Adelaide Advertiser "Crows Facebook page scores high with fans" which the Sports Social Media Index (SSMI) gets a mention. As I said to Crows communications manager David Burtenshaw after SSMI was discussed by the boys at 5AA it was unfortunate they did not ask why [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:49:55+00:00 April 12th, 2010|Social Media|0 Comments

Sports Social Media Index – AFL

A look at the AFL pre-season Sports Social Media Index (SSMI) developed by Sports Geek sees a vastly different ladder than most AFL pundits are predicting for the 2010 AFL Season. Bombers, Dees & Kangas lead Essendon are front runners in the social media stakes engaging their fans via Twitter & Facebook then backing it [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:49:56+00:00 March 24th, 2010|Social Media|5 Comments