Monthly Archives: October 2013
Sports are entertainment. We won’t get into amateur and college athletics, as that is a whole different topic for another day. So yes, sports are a form of entertainment, albeit unique. Entertainment for most people falls into the area of discretionary income. Most of the population has a set amount of money with which they […]
Anytime you are trying to sell something or trying to convince someone of something you have to try to understand the story they are telling themselves. What is it that makes this person unique and how has their past gotten them to the point they are now? What background and understanding does this person have […]
Athletes are people. People tell stories. What stories are you telling? Are your athletes telling? Go Forth!
The purpose and goals of Bill’s Sports Business Blog are these: – An intellectual journey into the world of sports business – Tactics and strategy to get work done and to do better work – To provide value, motivation, and insight for readers of Bill’s Sports Business Blog These are the goals I will pursue […]
We are in the middle of a digital age that is increasing our demand for connectivity in public. That much is clear. For sport administrators though, this can pose several problems. The first of which are the costs associated with upgrading facilities to support connectivity for the size of the venue. To solve this problem, […]
Have you ever considered how diverse a university’s or college’s following might be? Consider the fact that these programs often support teams for more than one sport, usually in the range of 8-10 and for some, as many as 30 or more. We will look at this from a few different angles, but lets first […]
What is it like to be a fan? Do you know? When is the last time you just went to a game to have a good time and didn’t have to work? What is the fan experience like for fans or your team or organization? If you really want to get an idea of what […]