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sports business

Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0769.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIf you’ve ever tried to buy a ticket to the hottest concert, only to find all of the presale numbers gone within seconds, you may have Lowson to blame. Lowson ran Wiseguy Tickets, a ticket scalping operation, until 2009,

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kleps
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0573.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSKevin Kleps represents the changing world of sports business, crossing over from traditional financial coverage at Crains Cleveland Business to cover the sports business segmentation of the major Ohio city. Kleps starts off with his assessment of how to

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BBradley
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0564.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSBack on Ep. 235, Bill Bradley was a digital editor for an NFL-funded platform. Now, he is leading the Las Vegas Review Journal as their sports editor, bringing a very tech-focused background to reporting stories in Sin City. Bradley

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malesia
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/taoep0502.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Sports journalism is finally carving out investigative reporting beats for the business segments of the industry. Reporter Mark Alesia is one of those innovators in the field, digging up information that pulls back the curtain for the public

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ABosley
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0499.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS A key asset to any sports management program is having a professor who has worked in the field. James Madison’s Alyssa Bosley not only has experience in minor league baseball as an intern, but also has worked at

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Fan Loyalty Programs
Blog Posts

There are 3 factors of any credible fan loyalty program that the designers screw-up by out-thinking their own success, bogging down the system in order to be smarter than their customers. There’s no way around it, especially when it comes back to what the points actually deliver a patron when

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DWhite
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0457.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSDr. Darin White is part of the new contingent of academia attempting to improve the sports business acumen available in sports management programs, starting with his own program at Samford University’s Brock School of Business. White doesn’t just stop

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BHamer
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0419.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAfter spending over a decade at the Phoenix Suns, rising to the level of VP of Ticket Sales, Bob Hamer hung up his career in the NBA to help guide the next generation of sales executives. Restarting the Sports

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salestrainer
Blog Posts

Sales managers and vice presidents don’t delight in this topic. It’s touchy for them to broach the subject the issue of sales training, especially regarding which trainer is selected to offer such training to the franchise’s staff. Sales trainers are brought in for number of reasons, and half the time,

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mmink
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0282.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSMichael Mink has been around football for his entire life and now considers himself blessed with an opportunity to found his own indoor football conference, the X-League. Mink has seen the challenges of running minor league football franchises in

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