Tag Archives: sports marketing

Book Review: Marketing Outrageously Redux: How to Increase your Revenue by Staggering Amounts

Jon Spoelstra is a sports business legend. If you don’t know anything about Jon, check out this Wikipedia page and buy his book right now, Marketing Outrageously Redux: How to Increase Your Revenue by Staggering Amounts(affiliate) I just finished reading this book two days ago and all I can say is WOW! Jon’s ideas are […]

Team versus Program – A Sports Marketing Approach

When it comes to figuring out the 50,000 foot view of sports marketing, there are two angles to take – do you sell the team? Or do you sell the program? Sometimes it is appropriate to do both. Sometimes its better to just pick one and run with that. If your program is doing outbound […]

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 […]

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 […]

Give People What They Want

Give people what they want. That’s what good customer service is right? Well, yes and no. We’re all human, we all have emotions and we know that sometimes things can get a little out of control, both on the side of the customer as well as the side of the business. This post is not […]

Make Your Mailing List Easy to Find

Does your organization do email marketing? Do you send out updates when you publish new articles to your website? Do you do business, sell tickets, or sell merchandise online? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you ought to make it easy for people to sign for an a “free” account to receive […]

See, Think, Do

Yesterday I was listening to an interview style podcast (Mitch Joel’s Six Pixels of Separation) where the guest (Avinash Kaushik) brought up a marketing principle he refers to as see, think, do. See, think, do is a more simplified way to view what we might already know as the sales funnel or sales escalator. When […]