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Skærmbillede 2016-06-30 kl. 02.45.40

Mixed Martial Arts: A breath of fresh air in the business of sports.

Football takes first place in the sports industry in terms of popularity and is also a potent platform when it comes to generating commercial revenues. However, other sports (and their properties) are also developing methods and strategies to secure commercial success. Recently, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has experienced intensive commercial growth when it comes to […]

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Fan engagement in the business of sports in 2015

About a week ago, I came home from a good visit in Boston planned due to an inspirational collaboration with Professor Stephen Greyser from Harvard Business School. In his book The Business of Sports, Stephen deals with a holistic approach in terms of analyzing the vitality and omnipresence of sports fans and how these fans […]

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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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IMG’s capitalization on sport stars and other assets – IMG College is meant for success

“While IMG’s client roster looks like the red carpet for the hottest party in St. Tropez, what has potential buyers in love is IMG College.”  So says Bloomberg in this brief video you’ll want to view, pulling the curtain on IMG’s engine of growth! As you can see in the picture below, the market of […]

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The business of professional cycling – from a Tour de France perspective

The pinnacle of professional cycling is Tour de France. The race is a sporting mega-event and a large commercial show, which is enjoyed by millions of fans and hence acts as a market place for a dynamic flow of money. Teams, riders, sponsors, media, fans, cities and regions are among the actors in this entertaining […]

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