New Melbourne @Storm Auckland 9s jersey with new Twitter handle on the frontDespite some technical problems, on this Sports Geek Podcast we chat with Dan Pinne from the Storm about their shiny new Twitter handle which will be front and centre on their Auckland 9s jersey.  We look back at #SBNight to answer the question how to break into the sports business.

On this podcast you’ll find out about:

  • Why the Melbourne Storm changed handle to @Storm
  • Importance of teams to promote all channels as not everyone is on Twitter
  • How I started Sports Geek with a trip to LA, Dallas & New York
  • What platforms I used to connect with Mark Cuban and ended up in Mavs locker room

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Resources from the episode

Peter Daicos

We helped Peter Daicos get started on Twitter back in 2009.

But watch these highlights

From Sports Geek Trip in 2010 at Dallas Mavericks game

From the game discussed in the podcast from the suite.

Social Media Post of the Week

Poor tweet from Melbourne Heart CEO Scott Munn.

Send in your nominations for best social media post of the week – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vine… for whatever reason fan engagement, sponsorship activation, cool content….

Closing 2 Cents

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