There is a new kid on the block for sports and social media, it’s called Sport Lobster. It’s a new way for sports fans to engage with each other and sport. It allows passionate fans to express themselves on a range of different sports. No longer do fans have to search through boring status updates, picturesRead more →
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Throughout its history, the Boston Marathon has been a celebration of triumph, overcoming adversity and ordinary people accomplishing extraordinary things. On Monday at the 117th running of the world’s most prestigious race, the celebration turned into terror in the blink of an eye. At 2:50 p.m. local time, two explosions about 12 seconds apart rocked the finish lineRead more →
Twitter can be a tremendous asset to athletes. However, not all athletes take full advantage of the opportunity. The platform provides an opportunity for athletes to be transparent, show their various interests, reaction to games, and appreciation for their fans. While some athletes say controversial things and show off, other players effectively use Twitter toRead more →
A wise football coach (okay, Jerry Glanville) once said that the NFL stood for “Not For Long.” In hockey, the NHL stands for Not Here Long, especially when it comes to goaltenders, the league’s head coaches and social media mavens. Yes, the employees who get paid to Tweet, Pin, use Facebook, filter photos through InstagramRead more →
For the big names in golf, Twitter is a great way to keep the fans posted on the goings on in the golfing world. With the golfers in the world getting ready for the US Masters, there’s a bit of a buzz on the social networking site for all things golf. Regardless of whether youRead more →
Want your tweet aired on SportsCenter? Need help with your March Madness bracket? SporstCenter is giving fans more than one reason to watch and tweet. I caught an episode of SportsCenter a few weeks back and noticed a brilliant trend – they were using hashtags to introduce rundowns of MLB position players killing it inRead more →
The NFL Draft has become the Super bowl of the off-season. The NFL has taken what is essentially a human resources function, and turned it into a three-day event. The NFL Draft is: Sponsored by some of the most successful companies in the world Broadcast by two networks Watched by 25 million people last year. Unfortunately,Read more →
Do you want “big time” athletes and sports broadcasters to Retweet you? If you go about it the wrong way, getting a Retweet can be a real pain in the rear. Most websites will tell you to engage with people by putting @Username in your message so the tweet will appear in their Interactions stream.Read more →
Tiger Woods is back on top of the golf world. On Monday, golf’s most illustrious player regained his world #1 ranking, which he lost in October of 2010. Just as things seem to be turned around for the superstar, his name is back in the media in a negative way. Nike, one of Tiger’s mainRead more →
Say what you want about how athletes use social media marketing, but it’s an extension of their personal brand, both on and off the field. In this short-attention span world, we can learn a lot from athletes as they continue to connect with their fans through fresh content and unique programs. Athletes that continue to leadRead more →
Social media has become a key element in how sports fans take in games in recent years. This year’s NCAA tournament has been no exception, with fans constantly sending out updates on Twitter during every minute of action. But no event caused such a storm on social media as Kevin Ware’s gruesome injury on SundayRead more →
Is Stopping the Right Thing to do? No we haven’t lost our minds here at Sports Networker. We want to dig deeper. Do you give something up because it didn’t work out for you the way you envisioned it? Okay not just work out, but really almost cost you your career. A few weeks ago oneRead more →
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