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Andrew Collins on understanding Chinese sports fan

On this week’s episode Sean catches up with Andrew Collins, CEO of Mailman Group as part of the Sports Geek CEO Series. Sean chats with Andrew about how Mailman are helping some of the world's largest sports brands understand the Chinese market. On this podcast you'll learn about: Andrew's desire to work in China and [...]

Kobe Bryant retirement shows power of athlete digital platforms

Kobe Bryant announced 2015-16 will be his last season in the NBA. Where did Kobe Bryant announce retirement? He announced it on The Player's Tribune with a short poem. Kobe Bryant announcement on Facebook He posted it to his 20M Facebook audience. Kobe Bryant announcement on Twitter And to his nearly 8M followers on [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:48:19+00:00 November 30th, 2015|Sports Media|2 Comments

#WarriorsLive a Google Hangout at @warriors practice

Golden State Warriors hosted a live Google Hangout from their Practice facility on a Google+ Hangout. I was invited to represent Andrew Bogut's hometown Melbourne Australia and give the Hangout an international flavour. After visiting the Warriors in March and touring an empty practice facility it was good to see the players in action. Warriors [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:48:51+00:00 October 27th, 2013|Sports Media|0 Comments

Case Study: Golden State Warriors – Playoff Ticket Scavenger Hunt

This year was Golden State’s first time in the playoffs since their incredible run in 2006-07.  The years between appearances resulted in placing of 3rd and 4th in their division and missing the playoffs.  Sean was lucky enough to be in town just as they clinched for the 2013 playoffs.  Their absence over the past [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:48:59+00:00 May 18th, 2013|Sports Media|0 Comments

Is the changing media space forcing changes in sports?

In this ABC Grandstand sports digital segment we look at how the changing media is changing sports broadcasting & journalism.  Download mp3 Is media consumption changing sports media? After a discussion off-air in previous week's Francis & I discussed how the changes to the digital media is now changing the way we consume sports. Media is shortening [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:49:28+00:00 April 15th, 2012|Sports Media|0 Comments

Ben Polis, Jason Misfud & Surfing Tweeps

In this ABC Grandstand sports digital segment we looked at the PR disaster that is Ben Polis & the spin around Jason Misfud. Download mp3 Ben Polis... Don't Blame Facebook Here is a Storify recap of the Ben Polis story. Moral to the story: Don't be a dickhead on social media, you WILL be found out. [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:49:28+00:00 April 7th, 2012|Sports Media|0 Comments

KONY 2012 & athletes as influencers #grandstand recap

In today's ABC Grandstand sports digital segment we looked at the #Kony2012 phenomenon & it's impact on the sports world. [powerpress] Kony 2012 @ Haven't seen the Kony 2012 video then please watch it now. It has seen many of the influencers listed show support via Twitter & Facebook although @TimTebow is yet to tweet [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:49:30+00:00 March 10th, 2012|Sports Media|0 Comments