On this week's podcast I chat with Tyson Densley from the AFL (Australian Football League) about the goals of the AFL social media team and what they are looking for in season 2014. On SEN I chat with Kevin Hillier about the AFL and NRL social media fan bases and what does it say about each league.
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On this podcast you’ll find out about:
- How the AFL have engaged fans via user generated content
- What the AFL plans to do with live replays during games on social platforms
- How the social media team is gaining attention in AFL Media
- The tough balance of banter and content the AFL manages every day
- Which Paris Saint-Germain striker took Twitter by storm
- What NRL and AFL teams lead the way on Facebook and Twitter
- What do the latest Facebook pages changes mean for sports teams
- Which football code provided the best atmosphere for Sounds of The Game
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Resources from the episode
- Follow Tyson Densley @TysDensley on Twitter and on Linkedin
- Keep an eye on former Sports Geeker Dion Bennett (@dion_bennett) keeping the AFL accounts ticking over on Twitter @AFL, Instagram @AFL and Facebook.com/AFL
- Download new AFL app here
- AFL #TrickKicks and #AskTheCoach
- Our breakdown of AFL & NRL social media numbers
- Zlatan dares Twitter to give him more than 140 characters
- Collingwood launches Collingwood Forever as discussed by Jonathon Bernard on ep 22
- Don't forget about Manchester United Front Row on March 16 as discussed on ep 40
- @Socceroos and @England exchange some Twitter banter
- Ep #42 dedicated to Collingwood's Darren Millane who wore 42 but was tragically killed in a car crash in 1991 at age 27.
- Have you signed up for Sports Geek News? You missed this last week.
AFL Social Media numbers by team
Social Media Post of the Week
Have you been following Zlatan Ibrahimović's tweets? Arrogant or not, they have been very funny.
Today’s been good. Continue as Zlatan has taught you. If ever in doubt. Use this. #DareToZlatan pic.twitter.com/0Y3jpBnLPE
— Zlatan Ibrahimović (@Ibra_official) March 10, 2014
Closing 2 Cents
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A look behind @AFL with Tyson Densley Transcription
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