TRACKING SPONSORED VEST PATCHES SHOWS SIX TEAMS IN NBA PLAY-OFFS WOULD HAVE DELIVERED $55M SPONSOR VALUE, OVER 40 GAMES

“Our analysis, carried out using the only technology capable of delivering such granularity and accuracy, shows that if social media is not taken into consideration vest sponsor deals may be significantly undervalued. As NBA teams begin to finalise their deals for 2017 they need to be aware of this.” Six of the teams contesting the…

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Put your shirt on | NBA shirt sponsorship potential value

IT HAS BEEN A year of firsts for the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers and StubHub. In February the online ticket exchange, an established operator in secondary ticketing, made its first major move into the primary ticketing marketplace through a partnership with the basketball franchise. In May the two parties took the relationship to another level. Scott…

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PREMIER LEAGUE CLUBS SET FOR NEW REVENUE BOOST AS BREAKTHROUGH ANALYTICS CONFIRMS £187M SOCIAL MEDIA SHIRT SPONSOR VALUE

New technology demonstrates sponsors currently underpay because social and digital is not measured or valued. Manchester Utd top social media shirt sponsorship valuation league at £36.8million Leicester City deliver 15 x sponsorship fee for shirt sponsors in social media exposure value alone – league table below. Ability to accurately measure and value social and digital…

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Arsenal & Fly Emirates get their third colours right

Towards the beginning of the season SnapRapid shared its observations on Arsenal’s gold and blue away kit, and how this negatively impacted brand exposure visibility for Fly Emirates. Arsenal’s third kit, on the other hand, has proven to be very beneficial for Fly Emirates’ visibility. Why? Arsenal’s third kit, as worn during the club’s recent…

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Intuit still benefits from WBA sponsorship

SnapRapid understands that sponsorship ROI is not limited to seasons which a sponsor’s contract covers. Not only do fans continue to share images of their favourite memories that feature old sponsors (what do they care?), but even official broadcasters will add unexpected value in this regard. This was certainly the case when Intuit unexpectedly received…

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Latin America uplift from West Brom’s Europe ambition

We here at SnapRapid  track visual brand exposure opportunities in the UEFA Champions League. Whilst we are engrossed in the current group matches, we also keep a focus on how brand visibilty trends will develop in the future and how sponsors will benefit. Despite Champions League clubs still battling to qualify for the last 16…

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Harry Kane nets hat-trick and scores for Bournemouth

It is no surprise that brands receive engagement from images posted by rival clubs showing match action. Yet it is surprising when rival clubs contribute to high engagement for sponsors through images from off the pitch. For example, Bournemouth was recently thrashed at home by Tottenham Hotspur thanks largely to Harry Kane’s hat-trick. Yet the…

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King Power boost from Jamie Vardy’s Cinderella story

Fans love a Cinderella story, and such tales are particularly endearing at the international level. Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy is enjoying his moment at the centre of England supporters’ collective heart as his trajectory from playing non-league football to playing for England within the space of five years has captured imaginations. SnapRapid’s tracking of…

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Fly Emirates & Arsenal get their colours wrong

Arsenal’s new 2015-16 away kit of gold and blue, works well as a standout kit, but as shirt sponsors, Fly Emirates, should be disappointed by the choice of colour for the Fly Emirates logo against the gold shirt. Why? Simply put, in certain lighting conditions, especially during night games and where the weather is a little overcast…

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