Daily Digest: The State of Football Social Media Report, the Chinese #sportstech landscape and what Digital teams need for people to thrive
After a busy few days in London for the SportsPro Live event. A great start to what will a very busy events season I’m sure. If you want to catch up with any of it you can either hear the podcast here… or my write up here. In the meantime there has been much going on in the ‘real world’ to point you in the direction of…
The State of Football Social Media 2018: The Results (theonlinerule.com)
Scott always does a great job on his blog and each year releases some insights from those who take part in his survey to look at how teams are using media and what their plans are for the future. It’s good stuff!
The most popular scripted show on Bleacher Report continues to grow, with an even bigger staff helping out on the animated series. With B/R Live meaning that they have the ability to broadcast straight to fans then could this make the transition from social media one day?
What Digital Teams Need For People To Thrive (socialnsport.com)
Working in social media for a top sports team is one of the most sought-after jobs these days. Which is great for the employers who are hiring, but possibly not so good for those who land the roles. With a saturation of talent comes lower wages, and when you work in sport the hours are always long and mostly evenings and weekends. No wonder things are starting to come to a head and people are speaking out about it. But will things change?
ESPN launches it streaming service ESPN+ (techcrunch.com)
As Disney continue to put more behind their OTT service it was only a matter of time before ESPN got involved.
Overview of the Chinese #sportstech landscape (medium.com)
From previous DS podcast guest Benjamin Penkart and Rohn Malhotra. The landscape of several regions have been dissected to help us understand what is going on and by who. This time it’s China, and that’s one BIG market to try and get into!
NEW DIGITAL SPORT ROLES….
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