Battle of the Smart Displays - Amazon Echo Show vs Google Home Hub

| November 15, 2018

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The Google Home Hub vs. Amazon Echo Show: which is better?  Both are smart displays that control your smart home, but that's where the similarities end.  This comparison design, features, price and more to find out which is right for you.

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Comedy Central

We’re a joint venture between Viacom & BSkyB consisting of four channels; Comedy Central, Comedy Central +1, Comedy Central Extra, and Comedy Central Extra +1…so we basically have two channels, but let’s not quibble. We also have two pretty damn cool websites; comedycentral.co.uk and southparkstudios.co.uk. We’re all about the laughs here; we aim our funny at 16-34 year olds, and we push the boundaries in the name of funny. Even if it does mean using the odd naughty word (sorry Mum).

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What Gaming Brands Can Teach Us About Online Marketing

Article | March 2, 2020

One of the best ways to learn about online marketing is to get out there and see what’s already working — and not working — for established brands in various industries. To start with, take notes on the types of content that are being created, where they’re being created, how they meet their audiences’ needs, and how their audience engages with them. For now, let’s take a closer look at one specific industry: the gaming industry. There’s a lot that gaming brands can teach us about online marketing. Below are some of the most important takeaways to keep in mind when coming up with your brand’s own marketing strategy.

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Watch out Warzone and Fortnite: Ubisoft is coming after free-to-play

Article | May 17, 2021

Ubisoft announced last week that it is adding specific focus on free-to-play, alongside its AAA catalogue. In doing so, it is following a route that has been very successful for Activision with its Warzone strategy. Free-to-play games which draw audiences via big franchise names and monetise via in-game spending are going to be increasingly common among AAA publishers. The focus on in-game spending and particularly on the cosmetic, rather than the progress-related, parts will be the key revenue component. As games become less finite and more perpetual (consumer goal is less about ‘finishing them’ and more and ‘playing/spending time in them’), the opportunity to monetise needs that stem from this perpetual engagement (e.g. socialising or expression) starts to outweigh the mere monetisation of access to a packaged product. Simultaneously, free-to-play games also act as a powerful marketing driver for AAA releases as they come out, as well as streamability and word of mouth for the franchise.

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Super-bundle plans reportedly missing from Apple Music’s new deals

Article | March 14, 2020

This is the ‘super-bundle’ that we (and the wider industry) have been speculating about ever since Apple revealed plans to launch subscription services for video, news and games – Apple TV+, Apple News+ and Apple Arcade respectively. From Apple’s point of view (not to mention its customers’) a single, discounted subscription covering its range of services makes a lot of sense. Music rightsholders are wary, however, with plenty of uncertainty around how the royalties from such a super-bundle would be divided between the different forms of entertainment.

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Six Things Blockchain Can Do For Gaming

Article | April 14, 2020

Since their foundation in the 1970s and 80s, video games have moved from fringe interest to a major media staple. The industry has enjoyed huge revenues from dedicated fans, especially over the past few months, and the growth shows no sign of slowing down. Gaming is also an industry renowned for its commitment to innovation, adopting technological developments and spawning a fair few of its own. Chief amongst technological developments over the last decade has been blockchain technology, the new system of trading and ownership built on transparency and decentralization, the standard-bearer of which is the digital currency.

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Comedy Central

We’re a joint venture between Viacom & BSkyB consisting of four channels; Comedy Central, Comedy Central +1, Comedy Central Extra, and Comedy Central Extra +1…so we basically have two channels, but let’s not quibble. We also have two pretty damn cool websites; comedycentral.co.uk and southparkstudios.co.uk. We’re all about the laughs here; we aim our funny at 16-34 year olds, and we push the boundaries in the name of funny. Even if it does mean using the odd naughty word (sorry Mum).

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