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Entries in sports (12)


Bubba Leading the Masters but Adam Scott Leading the Social Media is tracking the Masters golf, but in a brand new way.

They are looking at social media interactions as it relates to Augusta.

Bubba Watson may be leading on the leaderboard after round 2, but Adam Scott is still leading in terms of social media. been tracking all the athletes, hashtags, and sponsors and here’s what we’ve seen:

    146,200 total social mentions related to The Masters so far.

    The most popular hashtag is #masters2014 with 6,895 mentions.

    IBM is getting the most value for its sponsorship with 4X the mentions of Mercedes

    Bill Haas might have had the first-round lead in the tournament, but Adam Scott (5,200 social mentions) is winning with more than twice the buzz of Haas (2,100 social mentions).

A current chart:

We'll find out who comes out on top on Sunday.


Conversation Corner No. 41: Sports Psychologist, Dr. Leah Lagos

Dr. Leah Lagos is an expert in discussing how winning the mental side of golf and sports is necessary to win the physical side. Dr. Lagos can give some great insight into the mental and emotional state of sports, and life, and how to handle the pressure and perform better.

She joined Steve and I on "Conversation Corner" this week.

Have a listen:


My Appearance on "The LinkedIn Lady Show" on May 7, 2013

Thanks again to Carol McManus for having me on her show.

I was on the May 7, 2013 show talking everything sports social media.  From hashtags, to using social media to stay safe on that run or bike ride, to talking about Jim Signorelli's new book about Story Branding.

Have a listen to the May 7 show.  This was a great show to do.


Kindle Free Pick of the Week - 41 Energy Drink Recipes

If you or someone you know happen to be looking for a healthier homemade energy drink then you will enjoy these easy to make recipes. By making the drinks yourself you will know exactly what is in them plu with these recipes you will be able to find the best combination that is right for you.

There are also recipes for sports drinks that are quick to prepare to help replenish during any type of workout.


My Appearance on "Linkedin Lady Show" - August 30, 2012

Made a return appearance on Carol McManus' "Linkedin Lady Show" on August 30, 2012.

I was joined again by Steve Lee of Netcast Studio and Coach John Brubaker to talk about how college are using social media and how professional athletes should use it.

Have a listen at this link: