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Intersport Brand Engagement Summit: Let’s Connect

Nice to meet you. We’re opendorse and we connect marketers with athletes to build authentic and impactful endorsement campaigns. The athlete endorsement process can be a huge pain. Luckily, we’re here to help. This week, the opendorse team is hitting the road and...

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How The NFL Draft Impacted Twitter and Instagram Followers

The NFL Draft did wonders for the Twitter and Instagram accounts of athletes entering the 2015 draft. We tracked the progression rate of popular NFL draftees from the first week of April to the week following the draft. The 2015 NFL Draft coverage led to a further...

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2015 NBA Social Media Playoffs: Conference Semi-Finals

Eight NBA teams are showing their true colors this week as we take on a new edition of "NBA Social Media Playoffs". Since we're big fans of social media, we're taking these matches to Twitter instead of the court to find out which team holds the most Twitter followers...

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How Social Media Effects NFL Draft Prospects

The 2015 NFL Draft has officially arrived and we’re taking a look at which prospects are at the top of their social media game.  Today’s athletes face a different challenge than the players who came before them. While on-field performance is still important, how they...

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2015 NBA Social Media Playoffs: Round One

The NBA Playoffs are well underway and so far the Golden State Warriors, Washington Wizards, and the Cleveland Cavaliers have advanced to the next round. We decided to check out the teams dominating off the court and on social media. Below, we'll analyze how many...

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Finding the Perfect Athlete in 3 Easy Steps

Finding the perfect athlete that aligns with your brand can be challenging. Let’s take a look at common struggles in finding the right athlete endorser: Going at it alone to answer these questions can be a very confusing and time consuming process. Through opendorse...

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Social Media March Madness: 2015 Edition

March Madness has come and gone another year. It was a year of upsets, Cinderella stories, and of course a new reigning champion, Duke. Duke wasn’t the only one celebrating in victory, though. Media also won big. In fact, the 2015 Men’s Division I Basketball...

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Millennial Social Media Usage

The world is quickly changing and embracing technology with millennials at the forefront of the action. How do marketers get their attention? The first step is to truly understand their social media habits and usage. There are 54.2 million social network users 0-24...

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SXSW 2015 Sports and Technology Recap

South by Southwest (SXSW) introduced SWSports, which provided an in-depth look at some of the hottest trends in the industry. By allowing experts to weigh in on multiple panels covering a wide range of topics, we got a snapshot into the future of the industry. The...

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The 10 Worst Social Media Tips

People give bad advice with good intentions daily. Bad social media advice is no acceptation with the vast amount of tips floating around the web. That’s why opendorse compiled a list of "The 10 Worst Social Media Tips” to save you from listening to well-intended...

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