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Methods for Increasing Your Sports Blog's Search Rank, and Traffic!

Methods for Increasing Your Sports Blog's Search Rank, and Traffic!
In order to be the best you have to first learn from the best. Especially today, as the media landscape changes at light speed. This past week I had a chance to attend a business conference where I got to learn from the very best. Boston Celtics Interactive Media Director Peter Stringer made the statement... Read more »

Have Sports Press Releases Outlived Their Usefulness?

Have Sports Press Releases Outlived Their Usefulness?
Twitter is the new AP. By that I mean Associated Press, not Adrian Peterson. Everything breaks there first; because it’s so easy. Press releases by contrast are well-crafted, full page statements that convey a highly controlled message to the masses. However, by the time most get sent out to a given team’s media mailing list/posted... Read more »

Future of Sports and Social Media: with Boston Interactive Media Director Peter Stringer

Future of Sports and Social Media: with Boston Interactive Media Director Peter Stringer
As more and more NBA games gets cancelled, we struggle to find hoops news. Especially anything that isn’t about the labor situation. But we’re here to talk about the NBA and social media. And to do that we have Boston Celtics Interactive Media Director Peter Stringer. The Boston University alum is on the Advisory Board... Read more »
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Discussing the Relationship Between Sports and Social Media: With SF Giants Media Director Bryan Srabian

Discussing the Relationship Between Sports and Social Media: With SF Giants Media Director Bryan Srabian
We’re currently in the midst of the 2011 World Series. And this year’s fall classic comes at a time when social media is exploding. What better time to discuss the relationship between social media and MLB? And to do that we have San Francisco Giants Social Media Director Bryan Srabian. He’ll be one of four... Read more »

Why so Many are Developing "Facebook Fatigue"

Six weeks ago I finally left Facebook for good after trying to leave on numerous prior occasions. Facebook does you no favors in their multi-step deactivation process, obviously intended to frustrate you into staying. But since deactivating my account, productivity for me and traffic for this website is WAY UP! I’ve also spent a lot... Read more »

SES Chicago Day 2: Mo Page Views, Mo Problems

For much of 2009, TSB Milwaukee Bucks beat writer Jake McCormick was running the site’s (i.e. my own personal) Twitter account. Although McCormick is one fine Tweeter, this was a failed social media optimization strategy on my part. Having a personal driver, live-in chef, housekeeper is one thing. Having someone tweet for you is a... Read more »
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SES Chicago Day One: Geek Becomes Geek-Chic (Maybe?)

The Social Network was the number #1 grossing movie in America these past couple weeks. And the fact that EVERYONE is on Twitter and Facebook these days (seriously, Federal law mandates American citizens join at least one of the two social media sites), it seems like we’re reaching another period of IT becoming less geekier... Read more »
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