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S01E07 – Sean Callanan, Sports Geek

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Episode 7 includes an interview with Sean Callanan from Sports Geek who takes us through;

  • His digital breakfast,
  • Dog fooding,
  • How digital has transformed sports storytelling,
  • The story of Shaq joining Twitter,
  • The current social networks battle for the sports fan,
  • New social network Ello,
  • The impact of mobile and video for sports,
  • TV and social platforms,
  • The ROI of social media marketing for sporting clubs,
  • How Apple Pay and NFC might change the sporting landscape,
  • The advice of following your interest (over your passion)

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S01E05 – Josh Berriman, Digital Media Manager at the Sydney Swans

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The fifth episode of Estimate Approved includes an interview with Josh Berriman, Digital Media Manager at the mighty Sydney Swans AFL football club. In the interview he covers the significance of the recent AFL broadcasting rights deal, the impact of the second screen trend on the game and also the importance of diversifying your skill set to pursue a career in digital. Plus I share my thoughts on Renegade Collective – a newish magazine for anyone interested in digital, entrepreneurship, business, art and culture.
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Why I won’t be subscribing to the SMH tablet app

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Because I’m not a chump.

From July 2, the Fairfax websites – the smh.com.au and theage.com.au – will provide free access to the first 30 articles users view each month. After that users will need to subscribe or delete their cookies.

The tablet apps of both ‘newspapers’ will adopt a freemium model leaving some sections free while others will require you to subscribe at $22 a month. Continue reading

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AFL live stream falls over in Round 1

The 2013 AFL season kicked off last night. Essendon upset Adelaide at home and the AFL upset online fans around the world. Their international AFL TV service couldn’t handle the pressure and their Australian video stream for mobile and tablet users also buckled with services not restored until half time. Continue reading

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