What does the business side of sports look like?

Find out from this week’s Wild Business Growth Podcast guest, Ben Sturner! Ben is the CEO and Founder of Leverage Agency, a top sports marketing agency whose work has been seen with Triple Crown Winner American Pharoah, Mayweather-Pacquiao, Jimmy Kimmel, and more!

Listen to the fundamentally sound episode to hear what’s involved in building a sports marketing powerhouse from scratch, how to grow your network through meaningful relationships, and what the future of sports will look like. Hear the episode on iTunes / Apple Podcasts and your other favorite audio platforms – and subscribe and leave a 5-star review if Ben has you ready to play ball!

Now for some more creative marketing highlights from the past week!

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What happened in the creative marketing world last week?

  • Mountain Dew is releasing special edition Game of Thrones cans that are blank…or are they?? (MediaPost)
  • Baileys is going with shorter sips – err, video clips on social (Digiday)
  • The startup Octopus is providing ads inside Ubers and Lyfts that allow riders the chance to win cash (Digiday)
  • Humm.ly can help you de-stress with the help of music, guided meditations, and a super cute bumblebee (Mashable)
  • Outlook is embracing more and more AI to make it easier and easier to manage your meetings (ZDNet)
  • Random Fun of the Week: Would you believe they’re still discovering new species of mastodons?! (Gizmodo)

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What else happened in the Hippo Direct World last week?

  • Listen to Episode 36 of the Wild Business Growth Podcast featuring Chelsea Krost – Millennial Marketing Expert, Influencer Marketing and Personal Branding
  • Direct mail shouldn’t be boring – email us to bring your prospect’s mailbox to life, as seen in Hippo Tip #83
  • Hope you cleaned up your plate to catch all the Opening Day action!
  • Miss last week’s Hippo Digest? Keep up your creativity with the creative marketing Shell, Absolute, Warner Bros., and more let fly

How would you like to have a podcast of your own? Email me at max@hippodirect.com to get started!

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