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UK Sports Network… A New Beginning

Rather than starting off the week with a post about the latest happenings within digital sport, I wanted to put something together that is a bit closer to home. Anyone I have met or been to a recent event will know that I’ve been getting VERY excited about what is happening behind-the-scenes at UKSN.

Top 1,000 Twitter accounts and how sports teams/athletes fair in it

This week Majestic SEO launched their ‘Twitter Top 1,000’ which uses ranking factors that include the number of links to a Twitter account and the quality of the website linking to that account. So how did your favourite team/athlete fair in it?

EVENT RECAP: Video, A Missed Opportunity For Sport?

Leading lights in video production, social media and sport descended upon Bar Kick, Shoreditch on Tuesday night to discuss the poser: “Video: Is it a missed opportunity for sport?”. Here are some of the highlights.

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UKSN Event – 22nd January w/ Richard Ayers Q&A

To help celebrate our 3rd birthday we’ve put together an event here in London to start the New Year with a bang! Come along and get together for a drink with friends old and new in the industry. With us we will have Richard Ayers who will be taking part in a Q&A session, which UKSN founder Dan McLaren will be hosting

Writers Wanted

We’re looking for some new blood to get involved at UKSN. If you think you’re up for the challange and want to get into blogging then get in touch…

Canadian Social Media Policy, Michael Owen, David Villa and a Match Made in Heaven!

A look back at the week that was in Social Media and Sport. As well as Real Madrid launching their Facebook Quiz App there have been some interesting developments on both sides of the Atlantic

Social Media & Sport Presentation

Below are the slides I used to give when I spoke, along with Daren Forsyth, at a UK Sport conference with some of the National Governing Bodies present, all eager

UKSN Influencer Award 2010 – who would you nominate?

As part of our celebration of the year we want to find out who you see as being the most influential person here in the UK when it comes to Social Media within the Sports Industry. All you have to do is fill in the survey you will find on this post and that pops up on the main webpage.

Revamp for UKSN looms

After 8 months in existance it has been an interesting journey for The UK Sports Network and myself. Now that I am embedded full-time int he social sphere with Carat in London and the direction the articles and interest shown has taken I have believed for a while a revamp is needed.

London Sports Networker Event

Monday this week saw the first co-hosting of an event between Sportsnetworker.com and The UK Sports Network. LinkedIn author and speaker Lewis Howes was over from the US and, as is now customary, held an event for sports networking professionals in the city of his visit.