The 2022 Class of Fans Meet Idols (FMI) Onboarding Team members began in earnest in May after a nationwide search for eager Students and Student-Athletes interested in broadening their knowledge on Name Image & Likeness (NIL) working as Summer Interns was completed. The goal of this team was to help Student-Athletes capitalize on their NIL by launching personalized Storefronts where Fans can order Products, Digital Goods and Book Appearances and generate income from their NIL. The Student-led approach allows Fans Meet Idols to effectively canvas the nation and broadcast the advantages of Fan Monetization.
Record Number Storefronts Launched
Fans Meet Idols launched 211 Storefronts for Student-Athletes in May, setting a new Single-month record. 63 NCAA FBS Schools from 8 Sports; football, basketball, baseball, softball, field hockey, lacrosse, tennis and gymnastics are represented. (42% are Female).
Fans can shop their Storefronts at App.FansMeetIdols.com
Social Media Kicks into High Gear
Along with assembling a Onboarding Team, Fans Meet Idols brought on social media manager and graphic designer Zoe Frantz, a University of Pittsburgh Marketing Major from Landenberg, PA.. FMI now has an active presence on Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, Facebook, Pinterest, and LinkedIn. Increasing the social media reach of FMI emboldens the company’s recruiting efforts and creates an opportunity for Fans to shop and support their favorite Athletes.
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About Fans Meet Idols
Fans Meet Idols was founded in July 2020 to help Student-Athletes (SA) monetize their Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) with Fans.
Fans do not judge an individual based on how many followers they have, or how big their brand is. They are a Fan because of who the Athlete already is.
We believe the broadest opportunities for the majority of Student-Athletes to capitalize on NIL is through Fan Engagement, which is why we created this Direct-to-Fan marketplace.
OUR MISSION it to help Student-Athletes become Entrepreneurs while conditioning behaviors of Following the Rules and Giving Back to their Community.
We are led by a seasoned team of professionals with expertise in Collegiate Athletics, Compliance, NIL, eCommerce, Finance, Technology and Internet Law.
We're based in Atlanta, GA.