League Tools and Promotion

Recreation Sports Network (RSN)

  1. What is the RSN?
  2. How do I join the RSN?
  3. Why should I join the RSN?
  4. How does the RSN work?
  5. If I want a Sportsvite League Profile, do I have to join the RSN?
  6. If I join the RSN, do I have to accept all sponsorship deals?

League Profiles

  1. How do I create a Sportsvite League Profile?
  2. Why should I create a Sportsvite League Profile?
  3. Does Sportsvite have a solution for team registration and payment?
  4. How do I edit my league profile?
  5. What is my Sportsvite League Profile’s URL?

League Promotion

  1. How do I promote my league on Sportsvite?
  2. How do I get my league information included in the Sportsvite Weekly?
  3. How can I get my league featured on the wRECk Sports blog?
  4. What are the Sportsvite Bulletin Boards?
  5. How do I post a Bulletin to promote my league?
  6. Where can I get tools to promote Sportsvite to my league members?

League Rank

  1. What does my league rank mean?
  2. How do improve my league rank?
  3. What are activity credits?

Recreational Sports Network (RSN)

  1. What is the RSN?
    The Sportsvite Recreational Sports Network (RSN) consists of hundreds of league partners that work with Sportsvite to attract national advertising and sponsorships. The Sportsvite RSN currently consists of over 100 leagues that have a total of 50,000 teams and 1,000,000 recreational athletes with additional leagues and organizations joining every day. Click here to learn more about the RSN.
  2. How do I join the RSN?
    League organizers can join the RSN by filling out the form during the league profile creation process. If you’re a league organizer who has not yet created a league profile, click here to access the form (the RSN will be step 3 in the process). If you’ve created a league profile, you can access the RSN form from your league clipboard when logged into Sportsvite. Click on the Join the RSN link and complete the form.
  3. Why should I join the RSN?
    • Earn revenue from targeted advertising and sponsorship campaigns from major national brands.
    • Be showcased in Sportsvite league directory as featured league partner.
    • Membership in the first ad/sponsorship network focused on recreational sports.
    • Access to information and case studies on sponsorship sales best practices.
    • Recognition as a top rec sports league.
  4. How does the RSN work?
    1. Complete the form below to provide us sales information about your league(s).
    2. Sportsvite sources advertising and sponsorship campaigns, then contacts you if there is a match.
    3. Choose any campaigns we offer; there’s no obligation or cost.
    4. Sportsvite manages client and partners in execution of the campaign.
    5. Sportsvite sends you a check!
  5. If I want a Sportsvite League Profile, do I have to join the RSN?
    No, you can create a Sportsvite League Profile and utilize all of the promotional tools without joining the RSN. You will not be approached by Sportsvite with any sponsorship opportunities, however, if you have not completed the RSN form.
  6. If I join the RSN, do I have to accept all sponsorship deals?
    No, your league’s participation in all sponsorship deals is 100% optional. You will have the option to participate in sponsorship deals on a case by case basis. You will not be approached by Sportsvite with any sponsorship opportunities, however, if you have not completed the RSN form.

League Profiles

  1. How do I create a Sportsvite League Profile?
    Creating a Sportsvite League Profile is as simple as filling out a brief form that will only take you a couple minutes – click here to access the form.
  2. Why should I create a Sportsvite League Profile?
    Please visit our league promotion page to learn more about the benefits of creating a League Profile. There are a number of reasons why you should create a Sportsvite League Profile:
    • League Profile: Gives your league a presence on the web and can act as a promotional channel to compliment your league’s primary website.
    • Bulletin Board: Grow your league by promoting upcoming seasons and events.
    • RSN: Join the Recreational Sports Network (RSN) to earn advertising/sponsorship revenue.
    • League Directory: Sportsvite members can find your league in our enhanced, searchable league directory.
    • Photos & Videos: Showcase your league by uploading photos and videos of your members and events.
    • Promotion Tools: Get custom badges, widgets and more to promote your league across the web.
  3. Does Sportsvite have a solution for team registration and payment?
    No, Sportsvite does not currently have a registration and payment tool. We are, however, in the process of building a proprietary solution for leagues to handle registration and payments that will be launched in 2010. Sportsvite has dedicated resources to build a best in class solution for league management.
  4. How do I edit my league profile?
    You must be logged into Sportsvite to edit your league profile. Once logged in, click on your league profile to access your league clipboard (located on the left side of the page). You can edit three areas within your profile by clicking on the appropriate link: Edit Profile – Edit Sports – Edit RSN Info.
  5. What is my Sportsvite League Profile’s URL?
    Each league has its own unique league profile URL, which is chosen during the creation process. You can access your URL by clicking on your league profile and view it in your browser’s address bar. You can promote your league profile on Facebook and Twitter with just one click on the promotional tools page. You can access the promotional tools page from your league profile by simply clicking on the “Promo Tools” link on the menu located to the left of your profile information

League Promotion

  1. How do I promote my league on Sportsvite?
    Click on the following link to learn more about promoting your league on Sportsvite: http://www.sportsvite.com/promoteyourleague.
  2. How do I get my league information included in the Sportsvite Weekly?
    Please contact Nick Begley, Senior Marketing Manager, at nick [at] sportsvite [dot] com if you are interested in promoting your league in the Sportsvite Weekly, our weekly e-newsletter. In order to qualify for promotion, your league must have a league profile, must be an active member of the Sportsvite Community and be willing to promote Sportsvite to members of your league.
  3. How can I get my league featured on the wRECk Sports blog?
    Please contact Nick Begley, Senior Marketing Manager, nick [at] sportsvite [dot] com if you are interested in promoting your league our wRECk Sports blog. In order to qualify to be featured on our blog, your league must have a league profile, must be an active member of the Sportsvite Community and be willing to promote Sportsvite to members of your league.
  4. What are the Sportsvite Bulletin Boards?
    Sportsvite’s Bulletin Boards are the fastest and easiest way to connect with members of the Sportsvite community. This is hugely popular destination within the community for people who are looking to get active in sports by finding an activity partner, starting a team or joining a league. League organizers can promote their league by posting bulletins in the “I’d like to promote my league” category. Additionally, you can associate your league bulletin post with your league profile to allow Sportsvite members to access information about your league with just one click.
  5. How do I post a Bulletin to promote my league?
    You can post a bulletin by following these step-by-step directions:
    1. Sign up for Sportsvite, if you’re not already a member
    2. Or log in to Sportsvite if you are a member
    3. Visit the Bulletin Boards section
    4. Click on the blue create a post button in the upper right section of the page
    5. Select the “I’d like to promote my league” category when posting bulletins that are league specific
    6. Fill out the sections of the post – Title, Date Needed (optional), Sport and Message
    7. Click the blue Create My Post button
    8. You will then be taken to the success page and now have the option to publish your bulletin link to other social networks and bulletin boards across the web (Twitter, Facebook, Craigslist)
  6. Where can I get tools to promote Sportsvite to my league members?
    Sportsvite makes it easy to promote Sportsvite to your league’s team captains and players. Plus, your league rank increases every time you recruit a player of team to join your league profile on Sportsvite.com. You can access the promotional tools page from your league profile by simply clicking on the “Promo Tools” link on the menu located to the left of your profile information.

League Rank

  1. What does my league rank mean?
    Your league rank determines your status within the Sportsvite community and will improve your listing on the League Directory and opportunity to be featured in the Sportsvite Weekly or on the wRECk Sports blog. The more active you are within the community, the higher your league rank. Your league rank can also be improved by promoting the Sportsvite community on your website and by recruiting your league’s team captains to use the team management functionality. You can access the promotional tools page from your league profile by simply clicking on the “Promo Tools” link on the menu located to the left of your profile information.
  2. How do I improve my league rank?
    You can improve your league rank through activity on Sportsvite.com by creating a league profile, posting & responding to bulletins and uploading photos & videos. You can also improve your league rank by promoting Sportsvite to your members on your site via widgets & web banners and by recruiting players and team captains to join the Sportsvite community. You can access the promotional tools page from your league profile by simply clicking on the “Promo Tools” link on the menu located to the left of your profile information.
  3. What are activity credits?
    Activity credits are earned by adding to the Sportsvite community when your league creates a profile, posts & responds to bulletins, and recruits players and team captains to join the community. These activity credits directly impact your league rank. And, the higher your league rank, the higher you will be listed on the directory and the better chance you’ll have to be featured in the Sportsvite Weekly or on our wRECk Sports blog. Click here to learn more about how to promote your league on Sportsvite.