Dan Butterly on developing @MountainWest fan base and Facebook Vs Twitter in battle for sports fan

In this Sports Geek Podcast we chat to Dan Butterly from the Mountain West looking back on how the conference started and how they developed a fan base and brand for the conference over last 10 years.  Twitter does a deal with NFL what does it mean for sports fans in NFL and other sports and how [...]

Dan Butterly on developing @MountainWest fan base and Facebook Vs Twitter in battle for sports fan 2017-09-17T18:48:52+00:00

Athletes on social with George Rose and selling tickets with Charlotte Bobcats

In episode 4 of the Sports Geek Podcast I catch up with Manly Sea Eagles and NRL player George Rose to get an athlete point of view on social media and his take on the current social media discussion on racism.  We also go back in the ABC Grandstand archives as Francis Leach and I chat to Chris Zeppenfeld from the Charlotte Bobcats [...]

Athletes on social with George Rose and selling tickets with Charlotte Bobcats 2017-09-17T18:48:58+00:00

#TwitterBrekky Wow!

First of all a big thanks to everyone who attended, participated and helped with #TwitterBrekky at Etihad Stadium on Wednesday morning.  Our goal was to connect Mike Brown (@mikeisbrown) with the Melbourne sports & digital community to offer some networking opportunities and share some knowledge on how teams and brands use Twitter. #TwitterBrekky started with [...]

#TwitterBrekky Wow! 2017-09-17T18:49:09+00:00

Social Media Do’s & Don’ts for Athletes

By now everyone has seen the photos of Australian Swimmers that has caused them some grief with the AOC we discussed how it could have been prevented on Harf Time. Download mp3 1.  Understand Facebook Privacy settings Facebook keeps changing their privacy settings but it is important to realise it only takes one like [...]

Social Media Do’s & Don’ts for Athletes 2017-09-17T18:49:24+00:00

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 @ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4MnpzG5Sqc 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 [...]

KONY 2012 & athletes as influencers #grandstand recap 2017-09-17T18:49:30+00:00

Sports Geek at the MCG, Pies on Facebook & #gimmeahorse Melbourne Cup Sweep

Reprinted from Sports Geek Newsletter - Sign up here Sports Geek at the MCG Sports Geek filmed a promo video with TechFluff.tv,  titled "Do you know where your fans are?", which we launched on AFL Grand Final day, talking about how sports teams can connect with fans via digital marketing and social media.  But it [...]

Sports Geek at the MCG, Pies on Facebook & #gimmeahorse Melbourne Cup Sweep 2017-09-17T18:49:47+00:00

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