Pittsburgh Steelers steal a march on rivals in international social media battle
The Pittsburgh Steelers have long maintained a sizeable global following. Ryan Huzjak, their vice-president of sales and marketing, tells SportBusiness how they are now using social media to engage with, grow, and monetise that audience.
The Dallas Cowboys is the NFL (National Football League) franchise with the highest number of Facebook likes, currently 7.7 million, one million more than any other team. The Cowboys have the best overall social media presence in the NFL, according to social media analyst Starcount, which also ranks the Cowboys as the sixth best sports team in the world on social media.
As more and more streaming services come to market, industry research suggests sharp resistance to consumers carrying more than three each, heightening the race for customer acquisition. US Editor Eric Fisher reports.
The telecommunication company’s 2019 rebrand saw it move toward a focus on community and social engagement, something it is intending to carry through into its lead partnerships of all four UK football associations.