Having a social media presence as a club is crucial. It offers your fanbase a glimpse into the team, the players and into the community itself. But, it’s not the easiest thing to implement effectively. Many organizations have found that there are some all-too-common roadblocks on the road to building their social presence online. The good news is that every social media problem has an easily implemented solution.
Live-tweeting is an ever growing trend on Twitter, and its reach seems to be limitless - whether its individual fans live-tweeting their reactions to the finale of Game of Thrones to their 50 followers, or media outlets live-tweeting their coverage of a breaking story - as long as something is happening in real-time, live-tweeting is an exciting and engaging approach to discussing it. This rise of live-tweeting has made Twitter into a pseudo-media outlet in and of itself. People will turn to it in order to get instantaneous updates about things they care about.
Social media has been an athletes' playground for many years now. It should be no surprise that the top competitors in sports are always posting incredibly high numbers on their social networks. For example, Ronaldo is the most followed person on Instagram and Facebook and not without reason. He is the most popular player in the most popular sport globally, and his social media reflects that. It should be known, however, that merely having a large number of followers on social media is not enough.
What does it mean to Belong?
Everyone belongs somewhere. You're a part of a family, a neighbourhood, a club/community, and/or a workplace. We forge connections, share experiences, and move together toward a common goal. These connections define us and enrich us, and hopefully, we have fun along the way. Because you’ve got to have some fun, or else, what’s the point?
Football fans are a special kind of fan. They bleed their team’s colors, they never miss a minute and they’re the kind of supporter that will chant and sing for every single minute of the game; regardless of the outcome. They are committed to their team
Data In-Game and Out-of-Game
Data and analytics have been a central part of sports for decades now. Teams and leagues have been watching players and their games under a microscope, carefully quantifying and categorizing every aspect of the game they could, for competitive purposes.