• David Millay

Build your Brand to Build your Fans w/ Adam White

On Episode 11 of Flip the Switch, we join Adam White, CEO of Front Office Sports, at their office in NYC.  You might be thinking, "I don't work for a media company, what can I learn from this?" The stories and strategies Adam shares in this podcast are applicable to anyone building a brand. If you're trying to build a passionate audience or a customer base, you'll gain tons of insight from Adam who's building his company through the power of brand and beginning to monetize the fandom.

Adam takes us behind the scenes of Front Office Sports to share insights around their business and growth strategy. He discusses the things FOS struggle with internally as they grow. And if you work for a sports property, he shares actionable strategies, tips, and best practices that you can take back to your organization. Enjoy!

Time Stamps

[0:10]- Intro

[4:20]- How Adam founded FOS

[8:55]- How things have changed as FOS has grown

[10:35]- The FOS business strategy

[16:30]- The biggest thing FOS has doubled down on… brand

[17:40]- FOS’s approach to “Monetizable IP”

[20:40]- The biggest issue FOS talks about internally

[28:00]- At the core, FOS differentiates itself because they CARE

[29:25]- adapting and applying principles from FOS to a sports property

[33:15]- Monetizing fandom

[41:50]- A FOS initiative coming in the next 12 months Adam is hyped about

[47:10]- A specific tool that has been a game-changer for FOS internally

[49:25]- Adam’s hot take on the sports industry

[53:30]- A movie character Adam would go to work for

"If you look at our mission and value statements, our mission is to create collaborative community development for people in sports." -Adam White

Follow and engage with Adam and FOS at:

Adam White

Instagram: @adamwhite__

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-white-85ab4389/

Twitter: @fosadam


Instagram: @frntofficesport

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/front-office-sports/

Twitter: @frntofficesport

Reference Links

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