Iowa Case Study | Athlete | opendorse

IOWA PARTNERS WITH OPENDORSE
TO AMPLIFY SOCIAL MEDIA CONTENT

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Iowa’s digital team uses the opendorse Advocacy Platform to deliver content to a  group of their student-athlete alumni, asking participants to share messages in support of their alma mater. This alumni-driven social activation strategy boosts their national recruiting efforts and amplifies the reach of the Hawkeye’s brand while keeping former student-athletes involved with the University.

OVERALL RESULTS FOR THE HAWKEYES

5 months, 34 alumni, 75 posts, and they are just getting started.

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34

ALUMNI

Alumni can reach fans and potential recruits
within and beyond state borders.

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9.9M

REACH

Alumni have helped Iowa add millions of impressions to their social media analytics.

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18K

ENGAGEMENTS

More than 18,000 passionate Hawkeye fans have engaged with alumni content.

KINNICK EDGE

In tandem with the Kinnick Stadium expansion unveil, Iowa utilized the power of their alumni
to build support and provide a preview to their fans and future Hawkeyes.

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POSTS

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398K

REACH

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942

ENGAGEMENTS

MINNESOTA WEEK – KEEP FLOYD HOME

Leading up to a major rivalry, Iowa handed the reigns to their alumni to build buzz within their passionate fanbase.

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8

POSTS

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2.5M

REACH

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2.9K

ENGAGEMENTS

taveun

“Anytime I can grow my following and
engage Hawkeye fans, who have been so
great to me, it’s a win-win. The content I
share helps me do that in a big way.”

TEVAUN SMITH

Iowa Hawkeyes Football ’12-’15 | Indianapolis Colts ’16-Current

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