Tag Archives: college sports

The Concept of the Drip

I’ve been writing this blog on a daily basis since about the beginning of October on topics relating to sports business and hope you have found what I have written useful. Although I was writing fairly long posts at the beginning of last month, I must admit that it has become quite difficult to come […]

College Athletics: Many Sports, One Team

One of the aspects I love the most about college athletics is the fact that there are so many sports from which to choose from, both to participate in as well as to watch. Have you ever considered how your favorite college team, or even your employer if you work for a college, came to […]

Be Clear About the Difference

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 […]

Sport Facility Connectivity

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, […]

Collegiate Athletics – Many Sports, One Team

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 […]

The Not-So-Secret Shopper

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 […]

Peak on Peak

How do you organize your event marketing? How do you choose the dates for your theme nights? If resources are low and budgets are tight, how can you make the best of what you have? I don’t have a complete, perfect answer, but the principle of peak on peak could offer some help. Peak on […]

Mission, Vision, Values, Goals

I believe that mission, vision, values and goals are critical to the success of an organization. The day-to-day procedures are important, but ought not to be without a compass of direction and end goals. Even if those end goals are lofty and years ahead of where you are now, your organization will be feel lost […]

College Sports Email Marketing

Email marketing is an incredibly cheap and easy tool teams can use in the search for fans. Despite the fact that most teams do some sort of email marketing, I’m very surprised how incredibly difficult it is to get registered on to some of these e-mailing lists. Having done a little bit of research in […]

Football 101 Examples

After my last post generated some good interest, I wanted to share a few examples of various programs who already host their own “Football 101” event. This is nowhere close to being an exhaustive list, nor do I necessarily endorse any of these events, however these links are just meant to serve as examples of […]