When it comes to Wrestlemania, WWE loves to tout numbers because they love to break records. It makes the company look especially impressive to the media, which in turn makes them look impressive to potential advertisers. Vince McMahon was quite pleased that he was able to draw in 76,976 fans to Levi Stadium for the event. The CEO is hoping to break his own all time record with the big pay per view in Dallas next year.
March 30, 2015
While the performers are free to post things without having to check with the front office first, WWE still plays a heavy part in monitoring the social media activities of those involved with the company. Vince McMahon has a pet peeve about people making his corporation look bad by saying things they should not be saying. For their part, the wrestlers have done a fairly good job of following the guidelines given to them by management.
March 22, 2015
While we know that Stephanie McMahon was livid over what AJ Lee did to her on social media earlier this week, it is being reported that Vince McMahon was the cooler head in the situation. Reports are saying that he was the one that calmed down Stephanie and instructed her to post a public relations response to comments made by AJ that insinuated that the divas were not being treated as well as their male counterparts in WWE.
February 26, 2015
It was not love at first sight when it comes to Vince McMahon and John Cena. The former WWE Heavyweight Champion revealed during an interview that the CEO was actually disgusted with the way that he Cena looked when they first met. McMahon ordered Cena to cut his long hair and remove the blonde dye. Cena stated that since he really wanted his dream job to come true, he immediately got the hair cut upon leaving the meeting.
February 26, 2015
During a recent interview with Jason Hervey, some details were revealed about the time that Eric Bischoff tried to purchase WCW. Contrary to popular beliefs, Vince McMahon did not end up buying the rights to the promotion because he won a bidding war. McMahon simply ended up with the deal because Bischoff and Fusient Media backed off once the network stated there would be no time slot for wrestling. Bischoff had investors already lined up.
February 24, 2015
When it comes to the WWE Network, Vince McMahon knew a long time ago that his biggest market would be the United States. It is the rest of the countries on the list that are a question mark. The company finally found it's way over to England and Ireland, both of whom shot towards the top of the list immediately. Canada has a chance to top those two. McMahon is another step closer now that an agreement has been reached with more providers.
February 13, 2015
Another social media milestone has been reached by WWE. The company announced that they now have more than 5 million followers on Twitter. That is more than the average amount of people that tune into Monday Night Raw each week, which means that a good amount of the followers are international. Vince McMahon is said to not completely understand social media, but he loves being able to taunt big numbers to investors.
February 3, 2015
The majority of the world knew that there was a big football game taking place on Sunday night, a little thing called the Super Bowl. WWE wanted the world to know that their big event is pretty popular as well. Through their social media account, the company boasted that they drew 72,219 fans when they did Wrestlemania in the same stadium that the NFL drew 70,228 today. Vince McMahon loves to taunt numbers when he beats big companies.
February 2, 2015
When it came to the WWE Hall of Fame induction of Arnold Schwarzenegger, it is being said that Vince McMahon was all in, as he is usually is the one that pushes for celebrities to be inducted, so that the company can receive free mainstream media coverage for Wrestlemania. However, there were those backstage that privately questioned the move because Schwarzenegger has only had limited involvement with the company.
January 28, 2015
In a surprising bit of news, especially since the company has been taking a pounding from the internet wrestling community and the mainstream media, Vince McMahon proudly announced that the WWE Network has now surpassed the 1 million subscribers mark. He also revealed that the accomplishment was achieved before the one year mark, which means that their online service is the fastest growing one of its kind.
January 27, 2015