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

Do you shout from the rooftops enough?

We are nowhere near as good at self publicity when we are building up our on and off line profiles. Social Media provide us with a massive opportunity to let people know we are experts in our field and make connections around the world.

What’s stopping sports teams from embracing social media?

Over the past few months there are certain things that have become apparent when talking to sports teams and associations about social media.

London ‘Social Media & Sport Summit’ – RoundUp

Last Thursday saw the Social Media & Sport Summit come to London for its second event in as many weeks. Here are the slides, a video interview with Matt Owen (Liverpool FC) and photo’s from the day.

Manchester United launch official Facebook Page

To my suprise Man Utd quietly entered the social media fold by launching a Facebook Fan Page. So when I found out I was excited to find out how they have grasped social media and intend to enagage with huge global fanbase.

‘The Social Network’ – a film about Facebook

If you like social networking and especially the story of Facebook, with its founders Mark Zuckerberg and Eduardo Saverin, then you will enjoy this film thats out later this year.

The Facebook & Twitter Premier League (July 2010)

With the Social Media & Sport Summit only a couple of days away and with all the football clubs attending, I thought now was the perfect time to revisit Ash’s article from back in January (when UKSN first came into being).

Social Media & Sport Summit comes to London

Leading online sports community, The UK Sports Network (UKSN) is set to bring its Social Media and Sport Summit to London next week. This event brings together delegates and speakers from a diverse range of sports business from around the UK and even Germany and is being supported by Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP, FC Business and Colorset UVI Ltd

Event Review: Social Media & Sport Summit (Nottingham)

Yesterday saw the first ever Social Media & Sport Summit by The UK Sports Network in the lovely city of Nottingham in the East Midlands. Here is a quick review of the event!

How LinkedIn Can Benefit Sports Clubs

If you dont have time to play around with LinkedIn or not had any training in what it does then it is very easy to miss much of what there is to offer. Here I give a few tips of how can make great use of it for your club/business.

6 of the World’s Best Players go Head-to-Head… its A:3K Football

July 17th sees a new football concept come to life at the O2 Arena, London with 6 of the best footballers in the world battling head to head. Sound exciting?