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GM Tools- Game Stoppage Status

Have a game that is delay, cancelled, postponed, or any other changes in the game status? Don’t just delete the game, use the Game Manager to change the Game Status! This will keep the game on the game page, but let other fans see what happened.

Here’s how:

Step 1. Go to ScoreStream.com/tools and open your Game Manager.

Step 2. Ensure the date is correct for the game you want to edit and select that game.

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Step 3. Select “See Stoppage Status” then select what status the game is now in.

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Step 4. Follow the steps on giving details about the game status change. Then you’re finished!

 

Thanks for helping ScoreStream and fans stay up to date with their favorite teams and every game!

ScoreStream Tutorial: Adding a Game Venue

Fans love seeing the game score, photos, and videos from the action. However, one thing ScoreStream has been asked a lot recently is: Where is this game being played?

Now you can tell other fans exactly where the game will be played, so they can come cheer along with you!

Step #1: Login

Login to your ScoreStream account and go to the team page that you’re a GM for.Login-1

Step #2: Go to team page settings

Once you are on your team page, click on the gears on the top right hand corner to get to the team page settings.* You will see a drop down of options populate – click on “Update Team Information”

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*If you do not see these gears, you are likely not a GM for this team. If you would like to be a GM, please email feedback@scorestream.com

Step #3: Scroll to Game Venues

Scroll down to the Game Venues section in the page settings. There you will be able to see if there have already been venues added for your team. If there have been, verify they are in the correct location, and ensure the sports they show for that location are correct. If they aren’t, edit the current ones or add new ones.

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Step #4: Add new Game Venues

Have a game venue that’s not on the list? Select “Add Game Venue,” drag the pin to the correct location, then fill in the name and sport information. The more information you can provide for fans, the better!

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Still have questions? We’re here to help!
info@scorestream.com

You may also be interested in:

>>Updating a Team Page
>>Getting Ready for Game Day
>>Promotional Playbook for GMs
>>Promotional Playbook for Partners

ScoreStream Tutorial: Getting Ready for Game Day

The most successful General Managers are the ones that act as the best champion and evangelist for their team.  They rally other fans to show their team spirit and chat in games, they provide comprehensive play-by-plays and keep the score accurate and up to date during games they attend.  Here are some tips and examples of things Super GMs are doing on game day!

 

Before Game Day

Game Time & Location: Is the game time and venue correct? If not, change it! Once you make the change, followers of your team will be notified.

Pre-Game Posts: post in the game the week of to get people excited and keep them in the loop with anything they need to know. Is there a pep really? A spirit night? Parking information? Make sure you utilize ScoreStream as a way to communicate to your team’s fans.

Cheer Battle: did you know you can hit that cheer button as many times as you want? Start cheering for your team and get others to cheer as well!

Game Promotion: use our Promo Maker to create a game match up card. You can tweet it out on your account, your school or team’s account, or even in the game!

On Game Day

Bring the Spirit: rally your team! Get them excited and participating in the game conversation!

Interviews: record a pre-game video, half-time interviewpost game interview or post game wrap up with some of the athletes, coaches or fans.

Score: keep the score updated and encourage other fans to help out.

Play-by-Plays: for all the fans who aren’t able to be there, keep them updated with play-by-play updates or details about interesting plays.

Photos & Videos: everyone loves visuals. Post lots of photos and videos!

Rally Fans: get all the other fans to do all these things too! Find other fans and team advocates who want to contribute to game coverage. Remind them that the best photos and videos may get highlighted on our media partners‘ news websites. Put your team on the map!

 

You may also be interested in…

>>GM Promotional Playbook
>>Tutorials

Promo Maker

ScoreStream offers you a number of tools to help you become the prep sports leader in your market.  You can find them all in our Promotion Playbook and Game Coverage Examples.
Our most popular and engaging is the “Promo Maker” for promoting big games. CLICK HERE to go straight to the tool, or see below for a quick tutorial. Then just tweet your graphic, remind folks to get real-time scores on your site from @ScoreStream and watch the engagement fly.

STEP ONE: Login 

Using the ScoreStream Promo Maker is very quick and easy! Go to your dashboard, click “Tools” and then “Promo Maker.” Or just go to any upcoming game on ScoreStream.com and click on the “Promo Maker” on the right hand side.
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STEP TWO: Choose Your Layout

You will see several layout choices. We recommend selecting the “Retweet for Winner” template, which calls on fans to retweet or favorite depending on who they think will win.
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STEP THREE: Select a Background, Download & Tweet

Next select from the background images and download your custom graphic. Then just post to twitter and let the fans do the rest. Don’t forget to mention @ScoreStream so we can help promote your tweets!

Your Turn!

Head over to your tools in your dashboard and find the big game you want to create a graphic for!

Examples

Here’s some examples from our partners:
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Questions? We’re here to help!
partner@scorestream.com

 

You may also be interested in:

>>Promotional Playbook
>>Game Coverage Examples

>>Scoreboard Inspiration

ScoreStream Tutorials

ScoreStream is awesome for just viewing and consuming fan-driven sports content.  For many of our partners, we’re much more than just scores! We are also a unique and targeted way to engage with the fans that care about the coverage you provide. You can use our awesome tools to streamline your process and help you be the leader in your market for high school sports.  Here are links to tutorials on all of our tools. Enjoy!

  • Partnership Get Started Guide: start here to get set up with ScoreStream and use this as a check list for some awesome ways to start leveraging our platform.
  • Dashboard: learn how to navigate your ScoreStream account and dashboard.
  • WidgetCreator: create new widgets.
  • WidgetManager: manage, update and edit your existing widget(s).
  • Widget Examples: get some widget inspiration from other partners
  • GameScheduler: schedule games in advance, these show up as upcoming games on your scoreboards.
  • GameManager: find and follow teams, edit and score games in real-time.
    • Scoring: how to score on mobile and desktop
  • Mobile App: score games, upload photos and videos, post to social media, engage in conversation and more.  All scores entered here flow straight to your scoreboard widget and on-air tickers (if applicable).
  • Promotion Playbook: some tips on leveraging ScoreStream to be the leader in your market and help us spread the word.
    • Game Coverage Inspiration: examples of awesome ways our partners are using ScoreStream
    • Promo Maker: a tutorial just on using on Promo Maker tool which creates a Game Matchup Graphic you can attach to tweets. This has been proven to increase twitter engagement!
  • Team Page: how to update a team page, change pictures, team names, etc
  • Game Venues: how to add or edit the various game locations. Get as specific as the gym for basketball or field for football


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Still have questions? Contact us at partner@scorestream.com, we’d love to hear from you!