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Top PR Challenges in Sports

With instant updates, live streaming video, and social media the world of sport management has become increasingly digital. A public relations professional is charged with maintaining the client’s image while carefully mitigating and managing any negative press. So When does it become necessary to use damage control? Here are some of the top PR challenges…

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How To Land Your Dream Job In Sports with Brian Gainor, Director, Strategy + Analytics at Freshwire and Founder of Partnership Activation

One of the many benefit of being a Sports Executives Association member is the access we provide our members to top sports business professionals who are willing to network and help aspiring sports business professionals take their sports career to the next level! Yesterday, we were joined by Brian Gainor, Director, Strategy + Analytics at Freshwire…

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Dream Job in Sports

Landing Your Dream Job in Sports Comes Down to the “Power of You!”

We talk about landing that Dream Job in Sports a lot don’t we?! Here at SportsNetworker we are trying to help you land that dream job. After all, cashing in on a passion and being involved in an industry that you love will enable you to so much more excited about your career than just…

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Sports Sponsorship

5 Must Ways to Sell in Sports Sponsorship

Congratulations, you are in Sports Sponsorship! What does that really mean??  Uh oh!  You are in that dreaded S word career now…SALES! It’s actually a great and proud (if you do it the right way) career to be in, and since I am a “Sales Guys with a Hot Dog Marketing Problem” and have been…

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Education for Athletes is Still the Key to Financial Security

If you don’t think education for athletes is important, it’s probably time you start paying attention. Sports Illustrated has reported that 78% of former NFL players are bankrupt or near-bankrupt within two years of retirement. In the NBA, that number is 60% within the first five years out of the league. These statistics are disturbing, given…

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How To Land Your Dream Job In Sports with Brian Wilhite, Virtual Fan Network – CEO

One of the many benefit of being a Sports Executives Association member is the access we provide our members to top sports business professionals are willing to share their story, experiences and advice with aspiring sports business professionals and help them find a job in sports. Yesterday, we were joined by Brian Wilhite, CEO of…

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Sports Business Dress Code: What to Wear to Work

“What the heck are you wearing!?” Those are words that you hope to never hear from your boss. Though it might not be as strict as the NBA Dress Code after David Stern decided to enforce a dress code because guys like Allen Iverson were wearing white turtle necks with jerseys over them, your company will…

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Pros and Cons of Constant Sports Media Coverage

Has all of Twitter gone Crazy?!?! It’s everywhere.  And it’s in your face all of the time:  Sports Media Coverage. I actually recall days just ten years ago when SportsCenter would air a live episode at 7am and then air the same one over and over again all morning long until another new one at say…

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Tim Tebow’s Last Stand

Word spread like wildfire this past Monday that the New England Patriots were signing Tim Tebow. But why did the sudden interest? And why did the Patriots wait so long? Let me clarify the ACTUAL thinking and reasoning behind this signing! No Revelation Tim Tebow has already had 2 stops in the NFL with the…

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Red Flags in a Sports Job Interview

Where do the athletes come in at? Where’s that entrance? What… I’m drooling? Yes, you want to work in sports.  Yes, you are going to be excited at your job interview. But there are some red flags that will pop depending on how you choose to wave your passion flag about the sports company or team…

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How To Land Your Dream Job In Sports with Chris Chaney, Ivy Sports Symposium – Founder

One of the many benefit of being a Sports Executives Association member is the access we provide our members to top sports business professionals are willing to share their story, experiences and advice with aspiring sports business professionals to help them land a job in sports. Yesterday, we were joined by Chris Chaney, Founder of…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 05.27.13 – 06.03.13

Sports Business Members of U.S. Congress Urge Washington Redskins to Change Team Name Congress sent out letters to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, Redskins owner Dan Snyder and the rest of the 31 teams in the league. The letter says that Native Americans take offense to the nickname, as they consider it a racial and derogatory slur. Two…

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