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Sports Networker Event Recap: NYC

The first Sports Networker event took place last week in NYC and seeing that it was nearly 100 people over capacity at the venue, I would say it was a fairly big success. I am still receiving thoughtful emails from attendees who said it was packed full of quality sports professionals and they all received…

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Take Your Game To Another Conference: (Affiliate Summit Recap)

I know most of you like to attend all of the sports industry conferences and trade shows, but if you really want to start connecting with your customers and fans online, then you need to check out the Affiliate Summit, along with other social media conferences. Some of the recognizable names in attendance were: Gary…

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Video Interview: Key Ways To Break Into The Sports World

Even though I may be exactly one foot taller than Mark Tudi, he is a man that stands above us all with the work he has done in the sports industry. With all “height” jokes aside, and thanks to a kind recommendation from a highly respected mutual friend of ours, Mark and I were able…

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13 Ways To Generate Massive Success On LinkedIn

Your personal brand is your most valuable asset. Generating success on LinkedIn has everything to do with enhancing your personal brand.  In fact, Gary Vaynerchuck talks about the importance of building your “Me 2.0” equity within the social media landscape during this motivational video below: If that video doesn’t charge you up and teach you…

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The Huddle: Why Giving May Be Your Greatest Victory

Do you want to have a strong, productive network? I am talking about a network where opportunities, information and energy seem to continually flow to you.   Is that what you want?  If you do, the secret is to give to those around you. Your response (even if only in your mind) might be, “What? Give!…

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One-On-One with Chris McKinney, Publisher of Sports Career News

Chris McKinney is the president and publisher of Sports Career News, a nationwide, glossy magazine that caters to aspiring sports executives and the companies who want to reach them. He has created a new magazine to help individuals create more opportunities to find a job in the Sports Industry.  Please take a moment to Download…

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Why Some Make it and Others Don’t: The Journey to the Top

Image by Harpo42   Let me just go out there and say it: Matt D’Orazio is a stud. Yes, that’s right, Matt is a football superstar!  Not only is he an eight year Arena Football League veteran, but he also has won two Arena Bowl Championship games and was the MVP both times.  In fact,…

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A New Way to Engage Fans: Add Thunder to Your Brand

Image by Amir Rijavec Building an online community for individuals and companies is tough.  Luckily for us there are experts like Chris Brogan, Seth Godin, and Dan Schawbel who show us the way.  But with the power of the Internet, social networking, and other Web 2.0 applications, isn’t it time sports teams start engaging and…

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11 Positive Outcomes From Hosting A Networking Event

One way to expand your reach in the sports industry, or any industry for that matter, would be to host your own networking event.  It would be great to host a large industry trade show like the National Sports Forum, a Sports Business Journal Event, or the U.S. Sports Film Festival, but for most of…

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7 Simple Networking Principles That Enhance Your Sports Career Odds

  by Lewis Howes– The Sports Networker   “There are over 380,000 student athletes, and most of us go pro in something other than sports.”  This tagline was created by the NCAA nearly two years and it emphasizes how difficult it is in getting paid to play sports.  Finding a job in the sports industry…

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