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Reasons For Using OfficeSportsPools
Running an office pool can be a great way to make some extra money, but it can also be something that can be time-consuming and become overwhelming. Luckily for you, OfficeSportsPools can take care of all of the hard work, and allow you to simply sit back and watch the action unfold.
OfficeSportsPools has plenty of experience in a long list of sports pools, and we are a leader in this industry. We have a proven track record that can be backed up by using any of our previous customers as a reference.
We obviously feature pools for the most popular types that are out there, but you will find even more options available on our site. We are always searching for new technology to use to improve the experience for you and anyone that decides to sign up for your pool.
Another great feature is that our service isn’t going to cost you a ton of money and take away from your profits. You won’t find a better company or service out there, but we can still provide plenty of other reasons for using OfficeSportsPools.
Our Technology is Unmatched
Pools and other contests have been around for decades, but most of the earliest work was done with a paper/pencil. That is obviously still an option, but that creates too much work and the possibility that something will get lost along the way.
If you are going to set up an office pool, then you simply can’t go wrong with using OfficeSportsPools. Running pools is all that we know, and we are always looking for better ways to serve our customers and to create the best experience.
Since running pools is all that we focus on at OfficeSportsPools, all of our technology is geared towards that. You will be blown away with how easy it is to run a pool through our site after taking a look at the technology that we feature.
You will no longer have to worry about losing any picks or keeping track of points on a piece of paper, because we take care of all of that. Not only do we take care of the basic parts of running a pool, but we have technology in place that can improve the overall experience.
All of our pools can be fully customized so that the possibilities are actually endless. If you don’t feel like being creative then simply use one of our pre-loaded pools and there will be very little work required.
Reasons For Running a Pool
You might be thinking, “Why would I run a pool instead of just joining someone else’s?” That’s actually a fair point, but your buddy might not be using OfficeSportsPools and that pool isn’t going to be as good as it could be.
Running a pool used to be a hassle that did take some time and energy. You can’t use that excuse anymore after learning about OfficeSportsPools, and there really isn’t a good reason not to set up and run a pool.
Make Some Extra Cash
We already mentioned this earlier in the article, but running an office pool is a great way to make some extra cash. You aren’t going to be able to quit your day job by running these pools, but you can set them up in such a way that you will make enough money to make it worth it.
You are going to want to set up your pool in a way to get some money into your pockets, especially since this will take up some time. By using OfficeSportsPools though, you’ll be making even more per hour invested.
Add Excitement to Sports
Unless you are a big fan of sports, it can get sort of monotonous to watch every single game. If you are running a pool then you have immediately added some excitement and intrigue into the sports watching experience.
Whether it be a squares board or a pickem contest, each game is going to matter when it comes to the results of the pool. Do yourself and your friends a favor and give them another reason to pay attention to sports.
Bond With Friends
Office pools got started because they were a way for friends and coworkers to bond over sporting events. Watching games with friends is enjoyable as well, but it gets even more fun when you can throw a competition in there as well.
Some contests can be over within just one day, but there are others that will last for an entire length of the season. You will impress your friends even more after they learn that you are using OfficeSportsPools to set up your new contest.
Chance To Win Big
Not only can you make some money by charging an entry fee into your pool, but you will also want to participate as well. You will have the same opportunity as your friends to win your own pool, and that will come with an even bigger payout.
The best part about using OfficeSportsPools is that no one can accuse you of cheating because we will be in charge of controlling all of the scoring.
Let Us Do the Work
When you look to run a pool through OfficeSportsPools then there is some work that you will have to do before it all starts. From there though, we take care of all of the hard work and you can simply sit back and enjoy the competition.
You will be tasked with planning your pool, and sending out invitations to the people that you would want to participate. OfficeSportsPools has some custom pools that will be available to you, but you can make any necessary changes before the contest begins.
Determining the entry fee and the potential payouts to winners is another important piece to the planning. You will want to choose an entry fee that won’t scare people away, but also want to choose something that will lead to a nice prize pool.
As soon as the season starts though, your work is essentially done. You can always contact us with some changes if needed, but we will basically run your pool from start to finish, especially in these specific areas.
Posting the Schedule
After you have determined the sport that you want to use for your pool, then OfficeSportsPools will upload the schedule to your contest. This will obviously depend on what type of pool that you want to run, because some contests won’t even focus on the schedule at all.
Pools such as pickem, handicapper, or survivor will focus on a weekly schedule of games, and that can be a hassle for you to handle on your own. OfficeSportsPools wants to take away some of the stress, and will do this task for you.
Not only will OfficeSportsPools import the schedule before the season, but we will also keep track of any cancellations or postponements. This can be an absolute nightmare for you to keep track of on your own, but our technology can track those changes instantly, and they will update in real time.
Depending on the type of pool that you are looking to run, grading or checking scores can be one of the toughest parts of the entire process. It can be a nightmare to track all of the scores that are coming in, especially if you have a huge pool of participants.
Since this is one of the toughest parts of running a pool, this is where the technology from OfficeSportsPools can really make your life easier. All of the scores will be checked every 10 minutes tops, and those final scores will then be used in your pool.
Our technology is simply the best when it comes to grading and checking scores, and it will be one of the best features that you notice.
Since there is going to be a winner at the end of your contest, all of your participants are going to want to pay close attention to the leaderboard. Our interactive leaderboard will make this a great experience as the leaderboard will be updated as the results start pouring in.
If you’ve ever run a pool before then you know how difficult it can be to keep the leaderboard up to date. Participants are always bugging you in an effort to get the latest scores, and it can become overwhelming.
If you use OfficeSportsPools for your site then you can simply direct them to our site and your pool page to stay up to date with how the contest is playing out.
Types of Pools We Feature:
Since running pools is what we do here, you shouldn’t be surprised to see a nice list of pools that we usually focus on. Some of the pools that we help run are pretty well known, while others are probably new to you and to some of your friends.
Here is a closer look at some of the pools that we offer, and a quick summary of how these pools work:
Brackets is probably the most popular pool that we have featured on our site, especially during the month of March. College basketball tends to dominate things during this month, and OfficeSportsPools can make running your next bracket easy and efficient.
You don’t have to wait around for March Madness though as you are able to create a bracket for a wide range of sports. We have standar bracket pools, but you can also customize a bracket to meet your needs.
Squares is another popular pool that we offer, and this is a big one when it comes to the National Football League. The Super Bowl is typically the game used most for squares, but you can pick any one game, or an entire event as well.
Each square board has 100 blank spaces, and numbers are placed at the top and down the side. The last digit in each team’s final score determines who is the winner of that specific square.
Survivor is another pool that is popular when it comes to the NFL, and this league tends to set up best for this type of contest. A survivor pool asks each player to pick one winner each week, but teams cannot be used more than once.
This type of pool is easy to join, and you will likely find that you can attract more participants when setting up a survivor pool. Even though this contest is usually made for the NFL, you can adjust it to fit any sport.
Handicapper is a game that looks at point spreads for certain games and then asks the participants to make picks based on those spreads. This is a contest that is really completely up to you, and you can choose any league that you want to focus on.
There will be some work that you have to do when setting up your handicapper pool, but OfficeSportsPools can take care of the rest for you. We will handle all of the scoring, and will keep a live leaderboard so you can see where everyone stands.
There aren’t many pools out there that focus on Major League Baseball, but Thirteen is one of those games. You will need to have 30 participants to run a Thirteen pool correctly, but modifications can be made with less people.
The object of this game is to have your team (randomly assigned) post a final score with every number from 0-13. The contest ends when a player is able to successfully cross off all of the numbers that are required.
A pickem pool is simply a much more condensed version of a handicapper pool. You still have to make picks with a pickem pool, but the spread or handicap doesn’t matter with this contest.
The NFL is a great sport to use when setting up a pickem pool, but you will find that this contest works for any sport. This is another pool that is very easy to understand, and it shouldn’t be hard to get people to join.