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Sports Conferences and You

The sports world is gigantic. It is also very competitive. You may have all of the top education and know more about statistical analysis than some of the “big wigs” on television, but that just isn’t enough. It’s all about connections. Connecting with the right people in the right field can lead to opportunity. An…

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Sports Job Interview with Sean Flynn, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Event Booking – Miami Marlins

Today was a fantastic inside look into baseball for me, as I was able to interview Sean Flynn, the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Event Booking for the Miami Marlins. Baseball is America’s past-time, and it was incredibly interesting to hear about the inner workings of how a Major League team operates. Sean talks…

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Recipe for Sports Success: What your Manager won’t tell you

You have landed your job in sports business!  Now what? Congratulations!  You are part of the working order. Whether it is your first gig fresh out of school or you have finally made the career switch to an industry you truly love and wanted to be in, your sports business and sports marketing career has…

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Interview with Super Agent Leigh Steinberg

Guest post submitted by Lucas Biebelberg Today, one of the greatest sports agents in history, Leigh Steinberg, was incredibly gracious in allowing me to interview him for Sports Networker. Leigh is the founder and CEO of Steinberg Sports & Entertainment, and has represented athletes such as Steve Young, Troy Aikman, Warren Moon, Bruce Smith, Ben Roethlisberger,…

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5 Ways to Overcome the Frustration of Launching a Sports Career

Launching a career in any industry can be a huge challenge. And in the highly-competitive sports industry that challenge can easily tun into frustration. As a sports career coach I hear a lot of people say they feel like they can’t break into sports because they have no idea how to get their foot in…

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Sports Fan Engagement From Vancouver to Melbourne [VIDEO]

Meet Ryan McKee.  He is the Fan Development Manager for Essendon Football Club in the Australian Football League. I first met Ryan just over a year ago when we presented together at an event hosted by the Canadian Sport Center Pacific on the impact of social media in sports. Back then, he was the Marketing Manager…

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LA Kings Digital Media Staff Defend Infamous Tweet [VIDEO]

The first round of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs delivered some unexpected results that saw many of the top seeded teams, including the President’s Trophy winning Vancouver Canucks, suffer a first round loss to the 8th seeded LA Kings. In a hockey crazy market like Vancouver, you expect the fan base to be passionate and…

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How To Get A Job In Sports with SF Giants Bryan Srabian (Part 4)

Part 4 of 4 video interviews with SF Giants – Social Media Director – Bryan Srabian So, we’ve talked with Bryan about his role with the Giants and how they approach their social media strategy. Then we heard about some of the SF Giants most creative social media campaigns and how they have managed to…

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Monetizing Social Media In Sports with SF Giants Bryan Srabian (Part 3)

Part 3 of 4 video interviews with SF Giants – Social Media Director – Bryan Srabian Ok….so we’ve discussed how social media can help sports teams engage with their fans. But, is it possible (or appropriate) to look at social media as a way to increase revenues? Social media sponsorship and monetization are hot topics…

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Social Media Campaigns with SF Giants Bryan Srabian (Part 2)

Part 2 of 4 video interviews with SF Giants – Social Media Director – Bryan Srabian Despite their recent success on the baseball field, the San Francisco Giants are constantly brainstorming new, creative ways to engage and entertain their fans. So, when the opportunity was presented to produce a “viral video” with YouTube star Keenan…

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Social Media Strategy with SF Giants Bryan Srabian (Part 1)

Part 1 of 4 video interviews with SF Giants – Social Media Director – Bryan Srabian What started out as a “planned” 15 minute interview last week with Bryan Srabian ended up turning into a information packed 60 minute conversation about social media strategy, campaigns, monetization and what it takes to break into the sports…

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Meet The Thirty Under 30 Award Winners In Sports Business

If the guy in the interview below looks familiar, it’s probably because you’ve seen his face on a number of articles here on Sports Networker. Chris McKinney is one of our awesome contributing authors and is consistently delivering valuable content focused on helping you launch your career in sports. Chris is the President of Sports…

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