• Infographic: The Growth of Gaming

    Infographic: The Growth of Gaming

    Since Pong was first released back in the 1970s, the world of gaming has completely transformed. However, it's not just the improvement of consoles or the advent of the internet that have changed the game; it's the audience, too! In this infographic, we take a look at the growth of women in gaming, the value of mobile, and how much time and money are being spent on gaming video content.

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  • Infographic: Making Sense of March Madness

    Infographic: Making Sense of March Madness

    Though not quite as ubiquitous as the NBA or NCAA football, NCAA basketball has a large following in the U.S., with over 58% of the population interested in the March Madness tournament. Whether it’s at the games, at the bar, or at home on the television, brands will be looking to reach these consumers. In order to get the most out their investments, though, brands must have a deep understanding of who these fans really are, what they love, and where they can be reached.

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  • Infographic: How Americans Prepare for the Big Game

    Infographic: How Americans Prepare for the Big Game

    Not everyone is a football fan, but when it comes to the big game, nearly half of Americans will be tuning in to this year's matchup between the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots. A lot of preparation goes into it, too, with consumers making all kinds of purchases and plans prior to the event. In this infographic, we take a look at consumer spending and behavior when it comes to the big game.

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  • Should Your Brand Make an Investment in eSports?

    Should Your Brand Make an Investment in eSports?

    Though the business of eSports is still in its fledgling years, it has become increasingly clear that it’s here to stay. How do we know this? According to research from Simmons, total revenue is expected to surpass the $1 billion threshold in 2019, with nearly 60% of that money coming from sponsorship and advertising.

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  • Why Music Sponsorships Are Music to Marketers' Ears

    Why Music Sponsorships Are Music to Marketers' Ears

    In an era of change and constantly fluctuating expectations, it can be a challenge for brands to remain relevant. Generations grow older, demographics and preferences blur, and media consumption changes, forcing marketers to adapt their tactics to authentically tap into those audiences. That’s why identifying opportunities to build affinity and relevance through experience, as well as alignment with like-minded brands, is critical.

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  • Five Trends to Watch in the World of Esports

    Five Trends to Watch in the World of Esports

    The world of gaming has grown in leaps and bounds over the last few decades, with advances in technology leading to increasingly realistic graphics, better overall gameplay, and the advent of online functionality. Today, the gaming industry continues to see explosive growth, and nowhere is it more evident than in the business of esports.

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  • Infographic: Future-Proofing Sports With Experiences

    Infographic: Future-Proofing Sports With Experiences

    Anyone who follows the world of professional sports can see that the landscape is changing - and rapidly, at that. Audiences like Millennials have come of age and, with that, are wielding their purchasing power. The way that they consume sports is changing, too, with many eschewing cable television for direct-to-consumer offerings and mobile apps.

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  • 10 Things Brands Need to Know About Gamers

    10 Things Brands Need to Know About Gamers

    Gaming is growing! In 2013, 58% of U.S. population ages 13+ were into gaming. Today, 66% percent say they regularly play video games. And, by 2020, the global video game market is expected to be worth over $90 billion. Gaming has become an integral part of the mainstream entertainment diet. In fact, 11% of gamers' leisure time is spent playing video games or engaging in eSports. Interestingly, time spent on in-person social activities continues to capture more share among gamers, pointing to a potential opportunity for content creators to further engage gamers through social or group play experiences.

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