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Hot Dog Stand Marketing: Sports Sales: Journey Continues

Over the past 20 odd weeks we have gone over 10.5 steps to ensure your career in sports sales is one in which you don’t just survive but thrive!  From developing a personal brand to reading books every month to having an overflowing funnel of prospects and ideas to never letting complacency set in –…

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The Top News In #SportsBiz – 7.29.13 – 8.5.13

Social Media In Sports JP Arencibia is done with Social Media Social media can be a great place for fans to interact with their favorite sports stars and vice versa.  On the other hand, it can prove to be too much for some.  Everyone has seen stars come and go on Twitter and fans can…

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In Colorado, University Business May Be Driven By Sports

Universities in Colorado may be taking a page out of Boise State’s book by pushing for better athletics to drive business to their schools.  Boise State made strides to increase enrollment of out-of-state students in large part because of their 2007 Fiesta Bowl victory.  Now, Colorado schools are looking to their athletics for help. Colorado…

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The #SportsBiz Toolkit – 5 Must-Haves

I’ve had many different experiences working in the sports industry, whether it be as (1) a baseball agent, (2) an event coordinator, or (3) a writer for SportsNetworker.com, and I’ve realized that there are certain “must-haves” for any sports business professional. You need to be prepared for the #SportsBiz in what to carry with you….

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The Psychology Of Social Sports Fans: What Makes Them So Crazy?

From Longyearbyen to Ushuaia the world is filled with fans. They are the lifeblood of professional sports and the only reason why anybody in the industry receives a check. According to a recent A.T. Kearney study today’s global sports industry is worth between €350 billion and €450 billion ($480-$620 billion). In an industry of this size and scope connecting to and…

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Social Media Changes Sports Photography

The world is changing rapidly and from now onwards the speed of that change is only going to further increase. We’re daily bombarded with thousands of images. Every photo can be worth a thousand words. But which images are the ones that stick and make a difference? Which (and whose) story is being told (and…

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How to Market Yourself for a Job in Sports: 3 Keys to a Killer Pitch

  There are many types of pitches. Some pitches are for raising money for a new company. Other pitches are designed to pique the interest of a book publisher or a movie producer. The pitch I’m going to help you with is designed to get you in front of the person who has the power…

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A Kid’s Guide to Sports Marketing

When you think of sports marketing, you probably think of adults writing adult-oriented campaigns, right? A creative sports marketer, however, realizes that they can and should target the juvenile demographic as well. Not only are kids receptive to sports marketing campaigns; they can also come up with their own, using their creative talents to raise…

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Networking in Business Beyond Social Media

The explosion of social media has expanded our sphere of influence and connections to the farthest parts of the world. We’re able to do business with anyone in any country with the click of a button and a twist of the mouse. PayPal has made it possible to receive payment and pay our vendors within…

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How to Find Your Sports Agent

This article is for all the young athletes who depend on Sports Networker to provide resourceful tools for your future sports career. You’ve got hustle, talent, and on your way to the pro level. How do you find a sports agent who has your best interest in mind? Here are some tips to help you…

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Top Five Sports Jobs

If you’ve ever attended a live sporting event, you’ve seen all types of entry-level sports jobs; from ball boy to towel boy to mascot, but there are some sports jobs that require more skill, education, and passion than a dusty ball boy or a sweaty mascot. While these entry-level sports jobs can open the door…

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Marketing Resources for Pro Athletes

When a pro athlete retires for whatever reason, he is often in his 20’s or 30’s, and faced with a career crisis. The pressing question is, ‘what do I do with the rest of my life?’ Many retired athletes become motivational speakers, taking their powerful presence to the stage. Some apply their financial prowess to…

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