This past Sunday, Online marketing Ninjas entered the ring with WWE Hall of Famer “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan for a compelling ‘Social network site Smackdown’.
Through a live-streamed event that involved followers on both Twitter and, the inaugural Royal Rumble Victor provided analysis and ideas on the huge event, addressed questions from followers from around the globe, as well as enjoyed giving away prizes to those who tuned in.
After the event, we unlaced our boots and took a seat with the Hall of Famer, not to exclusively review Professional Wrestling, yet to dive off of the top rope and also into the globe of Social Media.
Ninja Jim as well as “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan
IMN: We’re Social network Ninjas – pure stealth and execution. You’re rather active on Social media site yourself, particularly on Twitter and facebook. Which is your preferred in between both and why?
Duggan: I such as Facebook due to the way it’s hooked up. Whatever I place on Facebook goes to my Twitter account. I’m very brand-new to all of the social network sites things and the means it’s connected. You know, a great deal of individuals state that’s not the means to go, but I delight in Twitter, because I can simply press the Retweet button on things that I such as. So, it’s a mix – I such as Facebook as a result of the style and also it’s very easy to do, yet I like Twitter with the Retweets. My Twitter deal with is @OfficialHacksaw, with heaven Check, Brother!
IMN: Handling communities for customers from numerous different markets, we definitely obtain our fair share of weird concerns as well as remarks from social media sites users. Exactly what’s the strangest point that you could bear in mind being asked on Facebook or Twitter?
Duggan: Probably about where the 2×4 originated from, something like that, besides some odd sexual connotation trait, yet besides that, where the 2×4 originated from. To discover where it came from, you’ve reached purchase guide to obtain that tale, Brother.
IMN: Social network has altered amusement, television, and sporting activities a lot over the last handful of years. Just what’s been the greatest difference when comparing the world of Expert Fumbling at the elevation of the ‘Hulkamania’ era of the 1980s to now, as a result of the introduction of Social network? What stands out?
Duggan: I think social networks pulled the curtain back from wrestling. In the WWF days, the Golden era, individuals still weren’t certain concerning it, how it went, before it was full blast there on the web, that was likelying to win, that was likelying to shed, and all of the stories being scripted. “The Blade,” that was the big offer in the day, hide the juice. I think social media sites undoubtedly pulled the curtain back on fumbling, and because way harmed the business a little bit.
IMN: Who are some of your favored people, both from the Wrestling world and also exterior of it that you enjoy following?
Duggan: I truly don’t adhere to also numerous individuals on social network sites. You understand, Jake “the Snake,” Ted DiBiase, as well as Roddy Piper basically, God Bless him. I stay on top of just what those men are doing, yet even after that, not that a lot. I know that I have actually obtained to get much better at it.
IMN: You’ve claimed in the past that you intend to go beyond Jake “the Serpent” Roberts in the amount of Twitter Fans. He leads you by regarding 100,000 right currently. Just what’s your plan to get a Twitter triumph over Jake, as well as can this cause a suit at WrestleMania XXXII in Dallas?
Duggan: Allow me inform you somethin’, Jake “the Serpent” Roberts … “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan – I’m coming after you on this Twitter offer. I’ve obtained the Web marketing Ninjas on my back, and also we’re comin’ for you, Goon! Give me a “HOOOOO,” fellas! [HOOOOO!!!!]
For near to forty years, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan has delighted fans throughout the globe, most significantly with Globe Fumbling Home entertainment (WWE) and Globe Champion Fumbling (WCW). Duggan was sworn in right into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia, won the initial WWE Royal Rumble Match, and also held both the WCW United States as well as Television Championships. Prior to battling tales like Hulk Hogan as well as Andre the Giant, Duggan played football at Southern Methodist College, and also later hung around with the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons.
You could comply with “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan on Twitter at @OfficialHacksaw. Also, make certain to take a look at his informing 240 page biography, Hacksaw: The Jim Duggan Story, available both in Hardcover as well as on Kindle.