Sports Business

Winning with Data: 1st Edition vs 2nd Edition

I’ve been asked a few times what the difference is between the first and second edition of Winning with Data but the number one question I’m asked is, “is it worth me reading the second edition if I’ve read the first?

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Data driven marketing

THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION IN 2021

We’ve got our policies in place, we’ve got a handle on where our data is, who has access to it, what quantities we have, and how we’re using it. We’ve documented our processes so should there be a data breach, a customer wants to know what data we have on them, or a fan wants us to know why we’re emailing them, we can deal with the situation with confidence.

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Data driven marketing

9 Steps To Customer Journey Mapping

When we talk about the customer journey, we refer to the different touch points between you and your fans/customers as they go through the process of engaging or transacting with you.

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CRM

Software Procurement Process – the Winners Way

Those of us working in the sports industry know that rights owners often must operate with very lean teams – this is certainly true of national governing bodies, some international federations, clubs that sit lower down in their respective leagues, and any organisation in a niche sport. This often results

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CRM

CRM trends that will be big for the sports industry in 2021

If you read my recent post about the history of CRM, you’ll know that I don’t like using the term CRM. This is because the acronym’s meaning has evolved significantly since the mid-1990’s when it was first introduced as contact management software, to now, when we can use it to

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CRM

History of CRM

If you’ve ever tried to track the history of CRM it’s not exactly a clear path – the vast number of definitions of the term is the issue because while we know the acronym stands for “Customer Relationship Management”, what that actually means has morphed over time. For example, Salesforce

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CRM

Learn More about CRM with our Online Course: Winning with Data

Do you: Need to upskill your team to be better prepared for our data-focussed world? Want to increase your chances of having a job for life? Want to improve your skills to secure that longed-for promotion? Need to ensure your CV stands out amongst everyone else’s applying to work in

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Data visualisation

What is Data Visualisation?

The importance of data visualisation can’t be understated. They say visual aids can improve learning by up to 400% and that we can process visuals up to 60,000 times faster than we can process

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Data driven marketing

How can Data-Driven Marketing Change the Way you Communicate?

In this short post we’ll look at why you need to use data change the way you communicate, how you use data and technology to achieve this, and three steps you need to take.  When we refer to data-driven marketing we mean using data to “get the right message to the right

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