#SMTLive Schedule


November 02, 2016
In a new podcast, Jorgen Sundberg speaks with Chris Harris of Arsenal FC to discuss how the sporting giant maximizes its social media presence.
How Arsenal F.C. Manages 50+ Million Social Followers [Podcast] | Social Media Today
June 19, 2015
Sure, most of the people in today’s world who work in office jobs use social media several times per day, but let me remind you that these same people aren’t being paid millions of dollars per year. The athletes using social media have plenty of time to connect with fans, “like” photos of other people, or send messages to friends and family, but that time is NOT during the game.
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March 18, 2015
Sporting events create an enormous opportunity to reach consumers, but with limited sponsorship and marketing opportunities available, marketers are competing just as hard as the athletes, vying to win placement at these events. In order to win sponsorship roles, marketers are being challenged to become even more creative with their sponsorship campaigns.
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October 02, 2014
America’s legions of sports and entertainment consumers now have unprecedented access to teams, players, and entertainers. Connecting with fans can be tricky though: if a message comes off as fake or forced, the backlash can cost your team. At the Social Shake-Up in Atlanta this year, pro panelists coached us in a session titled "Sports and Entertainment: How to Listen and Engage with Fans."
September 10, 2014
Ray Rice’s termination from the Baltimore Ravens and his indefinite suspension from the NFL was not because he was indicted by a grand jury in March for third-degree aggravated assault in the punching of his then fiancée in an elevator in Atlantic City – it was because he did it in front of a video camera in the age of social media.
September 03, 2014
The Sportlobster app, developed by the London-based startup of the same name, is the fastest-growing sport social network. Fans can predict the outcomes of sporting events they are interested in; write, share, and discuss blog posts with an audience that shares their interests; and connect with like-minded people that care about the same things they do.
March 08, 2014
Even if you don’t like sports, it’s likely that your Facebook and Twitter feeds get fairly clogged with comments like “Did you see that call????? #unbelievable”, or something to that effect, whenever some big game is on. Think about it. We’ve been yelling at our televisions for years while watching sports. Now we can yell to the whole world through social media.
October 23, 2013
The World Series kicks off tonight in Boston and I could not be more excited! Being a fan of both the Red Sox and Social Media, I was especially excited to find this gem of an infographic in my inbox this morning. It was put together by the team at Sysomos and outlines the social power of both teams.
June 25, 2013
NBA Digital is about to blow the 2013 Draft coverage out of the water. From NBA.com’s Draft Central on June 27, to the Playermetrics 360-Degree Camera, a custom interactive online feature, allowing fans to use a 360-degree camera, there’s a huge line up of digital content.
April 23, 2013
Vine debuted in January, providing a new micro-video service for its partner and big brother, Twitter. So far, Vine’s rapid rise hasn’t caught the full attention of the sporting world. Lack of strategic thinking could be keeping teams, leagues and athletes from jumping on board.