The Trick(s) to Networking on Social Media

This isn’t your ordinary night spent in front of the TV, clutching a small glass with ice cubes clinking inside. You have somewhere to be, and people are expecting you to show up representing the best version of yourself. Tonight is different than most nights because you are on your way to a networking mixer downtown, […]

Becoming a Social Media Intern with the New York Mets

Jobs in sports social media have increased by 52% year over year and now comprise an astronomical 8.5% of our entire sports job database, but most colleges and universities have been slow to develop social media curriculum. According to Forbes.com, at the conclusion of the 2012 college year, 36% of the top 25 business schools […]

How to Use Sports Twitter Chats To Increase Your Network and Knowledge

This article is a guest post from Rich Campbell, Sports Marketing Professor at Sonoma State University follow him on Twitter:@SprtsMktgProf In Part 1 of this post,  I offered some suggestions on how to go from “following” someone on Twitter to being noticed and ultimately developing a relationship with that person via Twitter.  This post will […]

The Most Important Skills for Sports Social Media Jobs

We recently conducted some detailed research indicating social media was the fastest growing of all the various sectors of the sports industry. We broke down the skills necessary to get hired, how to get them, where to find the top jobs…it’s a pretty solid read (and worthy of sharing through your favorite social medium..wink wink). […]

Sports Jobs Q&A: How To Use LinkedIn to Help Your Sports Career

As some of our regular readers have pointed out, I’ve had a bit of a tone to my writing and career advice columns lately. I have to admit it’s been intentional. My true personality is more supportive, patient and understanding – but sometimes that gets old and people turn a deaf ear to you. As […]

How to Join the Fastest Growing Segment of the Sports Industry

It’s fair to say, nine years after the fact, that USA Track and Field was a trend-setter. Way back in 2004 USATF was the very first business or organization to post a job related to social media on Work in Sports. OK, technically it was a ‘Website and Social Media Intern’, but these forward thinkers […]

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