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Fancred Pushes To Make Waves In The Social Sports World

It seems that every other day there is a startup social network looking to compete with Facebook and Twitter.  Lately, there have been a lot of these startups taking aim at sports fans.  It is certainly known that Twitter drives a powerful sports conversation.  Is it possible though, that a social network suitable for sports…

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5 Ways Aspiring #SportsBiz Professionals Can Better Use 30 Minutes Of Their Day

A few weeks ago, my wonderful mother pointed out this great quote from Jo Oz. It goes a little something like this. “The best moves in life are made in silence. Don’t talk about it. Just do it and let them talk about it. Failure talks. Success walks.” This applies to all industries and across so…

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Landing your Dream Job in Major League Baseball: The Winter Meetings

As Lewis Howes explained in his book, , networking on LinkedIn is very similar to networking in person. It’s based around creating relationships with others that allow them to sincerely feel like they 1) know you, 2) like you, and 3) trust you. Since the MLB Winter Meetings are known to be a prime networking location…

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Attention Sports Agents! Your Reputation Is On The Line

Guest Post Submitted by Chris McKenzie There’s been one too many Billy Bean’s to mention in this article. You know; the “great” players at younger/inexperienced levels that never “make it” in the big leagues. Half a season of poor performances later and he’s not the only one looking debauched; you mis-represented your client. Sure, there…

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How to Find your Next Client Through Social Media

Okay, so maybe it’s not quite time to put away the cold calling lists forever, but we might be getting close. Let’s explore the alternative. Social media has a powerful way of putting a face to a name, a person behind a brand, and information from around the world at your fingertips.  With the click…

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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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Creating Brand Advocates Through Word of Mouth

This is another side to Social Media that is often overlooked, when organisations plan their online approach yet can be as important, if not more so than having a Facebook/Twitter page.

A old approach that has taken on a new meaning and been opened up by social media is creating brand advocates and generating positive ‘Word of Mouth’. This is important because you as a brand can only generate a certain amount of trust in what you say to people.

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Interview with Tyler Johnson

Tyler has written a number of articles for SportsNetworker over the last year including the Top 100 Ways to use Social Media in Sports and the influence of LinkedIn Groups. We wanted to take a deeper look at how he personally uses social media and how it pertains to the sports industry on a daily basis.

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London Sports Networker Event

Back by popular request, Sports Networker returns to the international stage one again this fall as it teams up with the UK Sports Network for an exciting sports professionals networking event at the Sports Bar & Grill in London.

The event will begin at 6:00 p.m on August 6, 2010, and sports professionals will have the opportunity to network in what will be one of London’s premier sports restaurants to watch the 2010 World Cup this summer.

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How to Land a Sports Internship

With the unemployment rate in the United States currently at staggering heights, whether a college student or a college student’s parents, everyone is looking for a way to get his or her foot in the door.

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Sports Executives Association Event – NYC

The Sports Executives Association (SEA) is excited to host its first live networking event June 24th in New York City. This inaugural, members only, event will be hosted by PlayBeautiful, an interactive, community-driven pop-up venue is celebrating the 2010 FIFA World Cup for 30 days in NYC. They will be featuring match viewing parties, player appearances,…

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In the Trenches: Building Your Network

(This is a guest article by Cabe Flesher) As the old saying goes, “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know” and this can’t ring more true than in the wide world of sports, specifically sponsorships sales.  We are out there everyday trying to get in the door somehow and we have all heard…

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