It’s time for another edition of our Sports PR Weekly Roundup in which SPRB points out interesting articles and blog posts about sports business, public relations, career tips, personal improvement and writing tips — basically anything someone in sports PR may find interesting and useful. Did I miss something? Share with us by leaving a comment!
- Fang’s Bites lists the 2012 Sports Business Award winners.
- A Forbes article about how Lewis Howes leveraged LinkedIn to make a seven-figure business in three years.
- The Big Lead does a Q&A with the San Francisco Giants about their social media efforts.
- Sports Biz with Darren Rovell comments on how Congress wants to eliminate military sport sponsorships.
- According to the Sports Business Digest, the Detroit Tigers are the first American League team to reach one-million likes on the team’s Facebook page.
- The Business of Sport delves into crafting your sponsorship pitch.
- PR 2.0 interviews the Discovery Channel’s VP of Social Media about their efforts.
- Lindsay Olson’s blog answers the question whether PR professionals need to learn HTML or not.
- Dave Fleet posts his seven steps to planning better presentations.
- Snow Communications posted four entries in their five-part “The Art of the Pitch” series, which includes: (1) four factors that make the ideal pitch, (2) doing your pitch homework, (3) crafting the pitch, and (4) sending the pitch.
- Staying on Track discusses the “Got Chocolate Milk?” campaign.
- PRBreakfastClub names the 10 ingredients to make your event execution easy.
- The Harvard Business Review blog discusses the power of short-term stretch goals.
- On the Job provides tips on how to toot your own horn without being annoying.
- Fast Company’s 10 rules for hitting your stride at work.
- A very interesting infographic about how office design affects work productivity and happiness courtesy of HR Bartender.
- Career Center Blog gives you options on how to upgrade your skills on a shoestring budget.
- OPEN Forum offers six steps to help employees embrace innovation.
- Student Branding Blog notes that your resume has six seconds to shine and suggestions on how to make it count.
Writing & Blogging
- Blogging Tips lists 20 email marketing tips you should know.
- Copyblogger goes into three components of a content marketing editorial guide that works.
- ProBlogger names 14 proven ways to simplify your blogging and get more done.