BLOG | by Victor Gras ... With the coronavirus still clouding the sports schedules and with sport in many markets only partially running (if at all), there’s a real opportunity for leagues which have got started to tap into overseas markets.
BLOG | by Victor Gras ... With the restart of the NBA just a few days away, we thought we’d look at which teams are generating the most chatter among fans. Our YouGov TeamIndex tool tracks every major league team every day and here we share a sample taken over the month of July to that of June using the Word of Mouth metric. Let's see how the teams compare.
BLOG | by Victor Gras ... In the almost complete live sports blackout, teams and leagues have been looking for new ways to maintain fan engagement. From esports to remote drafts, necessity has been the mother of invention for sports marketing teams across America. But how successful have their efforts been in ensuring that sport is still part of the conversation in these trying times?
BLOG | by Victor Gras ... Last week we took a look at which US teams were creating the most Buzz during lockdown. And while the Bucs ran out winners overall, there were also some big climbers – with the Chicago Bulls being the biggest in the top ten.
BLOG | by Victor Gras ... The NBA’s most exciting rookie finally hit the courts in January and, since then, Zion Williamson hasn’t looked back. The Williamson brand today feels like one that is seeping beyond the realms of basketball. While Williamson is unquestionably enjoying an impact on the court, can we yet quantify his contribution to audience engagement?
BLOG | by James Stibbs ... For the first time in our annual Buzz Report, we’ve examined the buzz which sports properties generate in markets around the world. While you can download the full report here, we also thought it would be interesting to compile some of the data for a blog.
BLOG | by Victor Gras ... To give you a glimpse of the power of our brand-new fanbase profiling tool, Global Fan Profiles, we take a look at the NBA in China – and how its Chinese market compares to football, hockey and baseball’s.
BLOG | by Tracy Schoenadel ... The NBA sparks into life this week, but which teams are providing the brightest flames as the season begins? We took a look at our Buzz metric to see which teams are enjoying the most positivity among the general population – and NBA fans – as the season begins.
BLOG | by Scott Horowitz ... As the row between the NBA and the Chinese state dies down, we thought we’d look at the metrics we track on the league to see what, if any, damage the brand sustained. So let’s take a look at the story the data tells us.
DATA INSIGHTS | by YouGov ... The NBA is holding its draft Thursday evening and everyone is expecting Zion Williamson to go No. 1. Fifteen percent of Americans, and 30 percent of avowed NBA fans, plan to watch the event on ESPN on June 20th.