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Episode 11: Dan Everett | Founder of Everett Sports Marketing

Episode 11: Dan Everett, Founder of Everett Sports Marketing

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Rich Take On Sports

Show Notes:

  • Rich Spotlight: Dan Everett
    • Grew up on a chicken farm in SW Georgia
    • Loved sports at an early age and baseball was his passion
    • Eventually fell in love with college football and was transient student at the University of Georgia
    • Career aspirations of being an Optometrist
    • Chance meeting with UGA Running Back Danny Ware led to starting Sic’Um Signatures in 2007
    • The genesis of the ESM camps began shortly after in 2008 and 3rd party marketing opportunities began to grow
    • Really started representing more of the players no one else wanted to represent anymore
    • Players took a leap of faith by coming to ESM
    • Turning point for ESM was the year ESM represented both Aaron Murray and Connor Shaw
    • ESM focuses on maximizing marketing opportunities where other agencies do not
    • Decision was then made to only focus on football representation, golf representation, and youth football camps
    • Market activation is the beginning of an endorsement
    • Jonathan Allen is one of the most interesting clients they’ve ever represented
    • ESM focuses on positioning clients with brands that are a natural fit for their personality
    • ESM Youth Football Camps focus on football as well as role modeling and leadership
    • Words of Wisdom involve two keywords: Proactive and Accountability
  • Rich Headlines
    • NBA Draft is another sign of the youth movement in the NBA with 16 Freshman selected in the First Round
    • LA Clippers traded Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets for 7 players and a future draft pick
    • James Dolan, owner of the NY Knicks parted ways with Phil Jackson signaling the end of the Phil Jackson era in the NBA
  • Weekly Words Of Wisdom
    • Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those whose hustle.  Abraham Lincoln
  • Deshaun Watson Signed Print Giveaway
    • 3 winners to be selected
    • Follow on Twitter – @richtakesports and Retweet “pinned tweet”

Social Media:

Follow Dan Everett On Twitter: @everett_sm

Everett Sports Marketing Website: http://everettsm.com/

To Follow Rich Take On Sports on Twitter: @richtakesports

About the author, Richmond Weaver

Richmond, a graduate of Clemson University has been involved with sports for most of his life and developed a passion for basketball and sports at an early age. He currently lives in Greenville, SC with his wife Karen, founder of Upstate Esthetics and their three kids.

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