Tag Archives: community

How To Get a Job in Sports

Happy 2015! I didn’t realize how long it’s been since I last posted on Bill’s Sports Business Blog and I apologize to you, my readers. Right about the time I stopped posting, was also the time things at my last sports business job got crazy. A couple people in my office ended up leaving for […]

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 […]

Athletes = Ambassadors

You may not have realized it but your athletes are your greatest ambassadors! Your athletes are the what makes your program attractive to fans and without them, you’d have nothing. In exchange for the education, salary and benefits you offer them, engage them in your marketing and sales process. The possibilities for how this could […]

More Than Just a Business

Sports teams are more than just a business, more than just an organization trying to make money. Sports are about more than just trying to score points or move the ball. Sports embrace community. Sports teach and pass along social values. Sports encourage personal traits of leadership, integrity, honesty, and discipline. Sports are where we […]

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 […]

What’s the Story They’re Telling Themselves?

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 […]