Astros County blog will pass on alleged advice to get MLB to like them better. Report today says bloggers who want to prove themselves should attend to
- ""tracking and reporting increases in their daily site traffic and
(Astros County Blog continues): This is interesting. There are a few things that we at Astros County won't do.
- on Facebook and Twitter."...
- 1. Push for more followers on Twitter
So, while we are always
- 2. Talk about our site traffic (except for the time we were pretty excited about reaching 100,000 visitors).
trying to deliver original and newsworthy content,
In the same regard, it would be great to make enough money (or even any money, at all) to quit our jobs and pursue Astros County full time. But The Constable is in Nashville, so he's kind of screwed - unless the Astros move the Triple-A franchise to Nashville. If that happens, Houston Chronicle, you'll be getting an email. The rest of us like what we do in real life, and just like to talk about the Astros.
No, we tend to
follow the Will Leitch Philosophy
- We do this for fun, and there's a difference
- between being willing to sell,
P.S. Michael Cramer
is mentioned in the Biz of Baseball
Maury Brown article about the 'poll.' Cramer has joined a new sports marketing
department at University of Texas
From Biz of Baseball's 8/24 article, "Study finds Independent Bloggers "Least Trusted," Likely denied Press Credentials in Baseball"
- "(Cramer)""The findings in this study speak to the many cracks in the sports and media relationship that are being revealed with the rise of web-based communication networks," said Mike Cramer, executive director of the Texas Program in Sports and Media at The University of Texas at Austin, which funded the study. "The Texas Program in Sports and Media
to be presenting this defining research
for the industry. We're looking forward engaging a full spectrum of substantive issues that define the breadth and complexity of the relationship sports and media
has with American culture.""...
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