Welcome to another edition of the Social Media Seven, your weekly home for all things social media in the world of sports. Want to join in on the conversation and have some input on next week's article? Share your favorite content with the hashtag #SMSeven and keep the discussion going all week long! Without further ado, let's get started!
College hockey continues to grow in notoriety and popularity across the country, with each new season bringing increased talent, competition, and following. With that, athletic departments are increasing their school's footprint on social, in efforts to continue growing the sport at the NCAA level. Check out which programs are bringing their A-games for everyone's favorite part - the goal celebration!
It's been a tremendous college football bowl season, with big matchups, highlight-reel plays, and of course, strong graphic and video work. Read below to see what stood out on social in college football!
Welcome to the first #SMSeven of 2017! This week, we have something special in store for you - a Front Office Sports collaboration where our team highlights some of our favorite posts on social. Get ready for some awesome perspectives and insights! Let's get started below:
Happy Holidays! Welcome to the final Social Media Seven of 2016, where we cover the best that #smsports has to offer. This week has seen tremendous content across the board, so let's get it started by opening this week's gifts and spreading some holiday cheer!
The 2017 Consumer Electronics show just wrapped up in Las Vegas last week, and the tech world has been buzzing. Among the multitude of new technology that consumers can expect this year is increased access to virtual reality (VR), new wearable fitness trackers, the thinnest TVs ever, and many others.
It can be difficult to be a fan of an out of state team. I have never personally encountered this situation, being as I have always lived in Ohio, but I know some who have. My grandparents live in South Carolina, but are still fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Indians, Browns, and The Ohio State Buckeyes. A lot of times, unless the games are very big, they cannot watch them because they only broadcast the Carolina teams. How convenient would it be for them to be able to purchase one package to watch all of their teams? Led by what could be considered an outsider, we may see the industry moving in this direction soon.
Nate Duncan seems to have earned his JD from the NBA with a specialization in collective bargaining agreements. He created his own podcast that includes detailed NBA game wrap-ups, salary cap breakdowns and NBA draft prospect analysis called Dunc’d On and is more knowledgeable about the numbers behind the NBA than most.
Like most college students, LaRhonda Burley, Senior Director of Partnership Marketing at the Washington Redskins, was unclear as to what she wanted to spend the rest of her life doing. This uncertainty left the University of Maryland graduate with an important decision upon receiving her diploma: follow the path of her peers or blaze her own.
Some of the most under appreciated people within the sports world (specifically communications) are those who not only love what they do, but have a passion so infectious that it makes you appreciate getting to be in sport every time you read their work.
For myself and quite a few of us that contribute to Front Office Sports, the Belk Bowl’s Twitter account has been one of the places we go for that kind of inspiration.
I know you think you already know this, but trust me, it’s worth repeating: every decision you make will impact your life – sometimes trivially, sometimes tremendously. No matter how much you obsess over planning the next few years of your life, you have no idea what lies ahead.
Conference season is upon us, and with that comes a plethora of options across the country. When deciding on where to go and how many to attend, there are many variables that come in to play such as the price, the location, and who will be attending.
Only in its 4th year, the Sports Fan Engagement Conference is shaping up to be one of the best conferences of the season. Happening in just over a month, we take a look at four reasons why this event should be on your must-attend list this year.
Every year, we all sit down and write out our goals for the year. According to Huffington Post, only 8% of people actually keep their New Year’s goals. WOW! Only 8% of people keep their New Year’s goals. The rest, well, they resort back to their old ways.