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Timberwolves and Sports DP
The NBA draft for the Minnesota Timberwolves for 2011 also saw the successful launch of Sports Geek's new product Sports Digital Passion (Sports DP).
Sports DP is a web application that grades a social media fan based upon the support they show for your team via Twitter and Facebook. It also allows for data capture of email addresses for both your team and your sponsors.
Check out our case study on the Minnesota Timberwolves or for more information on how to get this for your team contact Sports Geek
Sports Digital Revolution
Sean recently presented at the the @SEATConference in Los Angeles. The panel discussion looking at sports digital case studies from SF Giants, San Antonio Spurs & Play Network was kicked off with the Sports Digital Revolution available on the SportsGeekHQ YouTube video.
Pendles on Tout
Collingwood midfielder & Norm Smith Medalist Scott Pendlebury is the latest sports star to join Tout. Check out his first Tout made at Sports Geek HQ, it was featured on Tout's popular page along side Shaq.
Check out the video with all the sizzle of Tout since Shaq used Tout to announce his retirement.
Quick and easy to use – you can Tout from your iPhone or iPad and upload it to tout – either via the web or their simple app
Pendles can also be found on Facebook and Twitter and his website ScottPendlebury.com.au.
Worth a listen – Sterns Vs Simmons
If you haven't listened to Bill Simmons candid discussion with NBA Commissioner David Stern you should (Listen here). Great insight into the NBA lockout & must listen for any fan of the NBA but also of sports business. Also try out AudioPress great for listening to podcasts via streaming.
Links we like
David Stern interviewed by Bill Simmons on NBA Lockout
Facebook Messenger App Could Replace Texting
The Engagement Trajectory: How Consumers Socially Engage with Brands
An NFL Coach Sells His Mercedes To A Cafeteria Worker For 20 Bucks
Great infographic on the social web every 60 seconds
Fave Tumblr Post
FB Fan Counter
March 2011 – 319,180
June 2011 – 478,450
August 2011 – 733,492
2011 Target – 1,000,000