Posts From Daniel McLaren

Daniel McLaren
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Dan is the Founder & CEO of Digital Sport. Can be found at sports industry events and heard every week on the Digital Sport Insider podcast. @DanielMcLaren

Why someone needs to train athletes on using Social Media!

After a summer of high profile gaffs on Twitter you may have thought that athletes would have learned and been more careful with what they say on social media sites…. but no

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.

Man United Facebook Page passes 2.5m (and claims EPL top spot)

One of the newest and fastest growing Facebook Pages is the official Manchester United page. In the the two months it has been up it has grown to 2,589,988 (23 Sept) which is a staggering surge.

Should you moderate your Facebook Page?

When it comes to moderation… and this appears to be a touchy subject. When should the brand step in and delete comments or give warnings?

See World Player of the Year Lionel Messi in London today!

The legend that is Barcelona and Argentina playmaker/goal machine Lionel Messi will be touching down by helicopter today in Central London. You can take part by working out where he will be from the clues and getting there fast!

Manchester United ban twitter during press conferences

Manchester United today became the second EPL club to ban tweeting during press conferences.

Free Official Football League Club iPhone app launched

The Football League launched its free Official Football League Clubs iPhone app at the end of August and is available to download for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.

New eBook: Grassroots Sport and Social Media

This week has seen the release of a new FREE ebook that is designed to help grassroots sport when it comes to unravelling the dark art of Social Media.

Kevin Pietersen on Twitter

Kevin Pietersen has become the latest cricketer to be caught out on Twitter and could find himself in hot water with the ECB because of it.

So you want to be a football coach. Just how easy is it?

The other day, I, like most football fans, was toying with the idea of doing some football coaching. I mean, a player of my calibre will surely be able to offer a pool of knowledge, wisdom and motivation to children all over the country……..ok maybe not