Twitter is now a public company, will it's focus on profits change the experience for sports fans? On Grandstand we discuss Twitter IPO and we discuss strategy how digital plays a big role in fan development. Then we chat with Director of CRM and Analytics at Columbus Blue Jackets Jeff Eldersveld about how he uses Ticketnet to drive more ticketing leads into his database.
On this podcast you’ll find out about:
How Twitter is changing Twitter app for growth and advertising.
How focus of Twitter has changed in last 12 months with strong picture focus
Latest Twitter app changes will help with growth of followers
Understanding different kinds of conversions to track in digital efforts
Growth of sports paywalls and what are fans willing to pay
How Blue Jackets use Ticketnet to attract friends of fans via social media
Importance of closed promotions for Blue Jackets sponsors
How Ticketnet was used to drive fans to Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants connecting digital with fan events
How Blue Jackets produce customised offers based on data collected for higher success
As Sean Callanan, founder of Sports Geek and host of the Sports Geek podcast has mentioned on the podcast before: “The podcast is for my clients of Sports Geek – past, current & future”. It has also been a tremendous channel to grow the Sports Geek client roster.
What we didn’t see coming was the tremendous support from the sports business industry from around the world. We’ve had emails, DMs, tweets come in from listeners from all over who continue to listen and support all Sports Geek content.
Each month here is the sports business content we deliver:
Sean understands the sports digital landscape, that’s why he started Sports Geek. Working with clients across the sports digital world he helps teams & leagues drive more revenue from digital and is focussed on getting "cheeks on the seats" in stadiums. You can hear him on Sports Geek or presenting keynotes at sports conferences around the world. Send him a tweet @seancallanan. Follow his esports team @Gravitas playing in the LCO.