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Skærmbillede 2017-01-28 kl. 12.16.39

Cultivating market places in the business of sports – part 1

Monetizing on value creation in sports is a function of an appropriate strategic cultivation of the sports-related organizations’[1] stakeholder relationships. The sports business emphasizes Marshall McLuhan’s statement that “the medium is the message” (McLuhan, 2006, p. 107), which acts as a meaningful practical reason for why today’s sports-related organizations should aim to succeed in managing […]

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Skærmbillede 2015-08-26 kl. 15.01.45

Sports, strategic CSR and compelling storytelling

Today, the intersection between sports and business is a powerful way for corporations and other sports-related entities to place their resources while combining this investment with efforts of strategic CSR. Dick’s Sporting Goods presents a recent case example within this context in a new TV commercial, see video below. Through heartfelt storytelling, the sports brand […]

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Skærmbillede 2014-11-23 kl. 16.17.42

Social media is an engagement platform that brings sports brands closer to their audiences – case of sports stars’ social media use

In my recent post about social media applications as a way to more profitable stakeholder relationships in the business of sports, check here, I commented on some of the many commercial opportunities tied to sports stars’ social media presence. Basketball star Jeremy Lin is one example of how proper online appearances have changed the nature […]

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