Sports Marketing

e-Strategy Trends’ continually updated collection of sports marketing trends and statistics for marketing, public relations, advertising and strategic communications professionals.

TV Screen Use [CHART]

Chart: TV Screen Use

While TV devices have often been seen as a form of ‘traditional’ media by marketers, the reality is that some three-quarters of US households have an internet-connected TV.

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US Sports Viewers By League [CHART]

Chart: US Sports Viewers By League

The US esports audience isn’t likely to reach Super Bowl proportions any time soon, but with viewer numbers expected to top 46 million in 2023, per eMarketer’s latest forecast, this is a large and growing segment of the sports entertainment ecosystem.

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Facebook Video Interactions By Topic [CHART]

Chart: Facebook Video Interaction by Topic

Buffer partnered with BuzzSumo to analyze more than 43 million posts from the top 20,000 brands on Facebook in one of the largest studies of 2018. The most enaging topics posted as video content to Facebook include food, fashion and beauty, animals, do-it-yourself, and humor. The least engaging topics include finance and stocks, real estate, marketing and cars.

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Consumer Trust By Industry [TABLE]

Table: Consumer Trust By Industry

Consumers are more likely to trust banks—and even insurance firms—than marketing or advertising companies. That’s according to a September 2017 PwC survey, which found that just 6% of US internet users said they trusted media and entertainment companies.

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