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Innovative commercial solutions in top football give clubs additional opportunities to monetize on all relevant touch points

The professionalization of football brings up new innovative ways to connect with fans and it offers new touch points that blends digital and face2face breeding grounds in terms of additional monetization opportunities. Every match day is an excellent sports event, which is the core of the operations of a professional football business and whether the […]

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#Sport #SocialMedia #Trends #FanEngagement – by ‘guest blogger’ Malene Hejlskov Mortensen

Guest blog written by Malene Hejlskov Mortensen, BA in Sport Management, University College of Northern Denmark & MA in Sport Management, London Metropolitan University, passionate about sports and the business of sports – (Kenneth Cortsen, ed.). The way in which we consume media has changed rapidly. Earlier, traditional mass media showed all the news, gossip […]

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The future points to a better blend between in-depth athlete performance data and commercialization

Studies have shown that implementation and application of strategies concerning the balance between ‘on field performance’ and ‘economic performance’ may be useful in the business of professional sports (Hamil, 2008; Krabbenbos, 2013). This has shifted the paradigm of running a professional sports entitiy in the sense that there has been a change from merely profiting […]

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The powerful voice of sports fans in the digital era

The business of sports is a ‘passion economy’. Therefore, we have seen a paradigm shift affecting the (inter)relationship between sports rights holders and sports fans. Today, sports fans call for more content from their favorite sports brands. Sport is no longer just about what goes on inside the lines during competitions; it is about holistic […]

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Football & Sports Economy: The commercial stakes are high when sports properties fail to deliver

Economic indicators point to the fact that there are much money at stake for sports properties and their commercial stakeholders when betting on the ‘certainty’ that a specific sports property will succeed on the playing field. Overall, football is the most popular and commercially developed sport in Denmark and in many other countries worldwide. Thus, […]

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