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A n00b’s Guide to eSports – Monetizing Live Events

Posted on April 24th, 2018 by Lisa Hagin

Contributing Editor: Alex Jones, Encompass Sales Director – EMEA We have been watching other people play games for centuries. From jousting to gladiators, professional golf, football and baseball, to the World Poker Championship and broadcasted Halo competitions – we love to watch a good tournament. Today, more people between 18-25 are watching eSports than the World Series or NBA Finals. Statistics show that within two years, eSports will be a 1.65 billion dollar industry!  To mirror this rapidly growing...

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Posted in: Live Events

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Did OTT Steal this Summer’s Movies?

Posted on September 5th, 2017 by Lisa Hagin

Remember Friday night at the movies? Popcorn? Coke? Loitering in the lobby with a group of your best friends? It may be time to reimagine them. As summer draws to a close, looking at box office sales from the season and comparing them to summers past, the numbers are worth a long, contemplative look. Overall summer sales are down 14% and experts are calling it the slowest summer in 25 years. Maybe it is time to really think through the...

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Posted in: OTT