Category: Market Your League: 101


Marketing 101: Leverage the Power of Socia...

On Instagram alone 80 percent of people follow at least one business. (Hootsuite, 2018) Social media is a tool all small businesses should leverage, especially in youth sports. Before diving into the ways your youth sports organization can […]

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6 Easy Tips to Boost SEO for Your Website

“My website isn’t showing up in Google” Improve your SEO. Check out these six quick and easy tips to get you going on SEO for your Blue Sombrero youth sports website: Use Keyword-rich content, including words and phrases […]

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Getting a Quality Logo isn’t hard

“Our logo looks unprofessional” Building a strong brand for your organization is important. Youth sports are more competitive than ever, and increasing your brand recognition will attract new players while separating you from other local leagues. logo There are numerous […]

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How to Maximize Fan Wear Sales

Give back to your league. Start maximizing your Fan Wear sales.   A trend we’ve noticed is that high performing Fan Wear stores all have one thing in common: The league has done a great job creating awareness […]

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Marketing 101: Growing Your League

Marketing essentials to help your league grow.   Welcome to part one of the Think Like a Marketer series! Before we dive into the technical details of how to grow your league, lets go over a quick high-level […]

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The [CON]cussions of Youth Sports

We wish concussions weren’t a problem, but they are, and at all ages and levels of play. The CDC estimates that 1.6-3.8 million sports and recreation-related concussions occur each year in the United States. Children and teens are at […]

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Sports Specialization or Play More Sports?

“Think conventional wisdom says sports specialization is the best route to college opportunity? You might want to reconsider. Local college and high school coaches, along with a former scout-turned-manager of the Springfield Cardinals, say multi-sport athletes benefit in […]

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Survey: Parents Concerned about Youth Spor...

Youth Sports Injuries Survey Reports “87% of parents said they were worried about the risk of injury in sports, as participation rates fall. Youth sports are becoming increasingly competitive, and most parents believe children are suffering. According to […]

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Top Sports Fundraising Blogs for 2015

This list of top sports fundraising blogs is a part of a new free resource from DICK’S Sporting Goods and Blue Sombrero. As schools continue to slash their athletic budgets and the average cost of participating in a […]

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