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NBC and Sochi 2014

With the Games taking place 9-12 hours ahead of American time zones, sports fans were increasingly looking to video streaming and live updates to stay in the loop. NBC recognized the need and expanded Olympic coverage, providing multiple opportunities for fans to keep up with all the Sochi action (this meant apps, live streaming sites, television coverage, etc).

February Data is Now Live – Winter Olympics, Valentine’s Day, and more…

The weather’s finally warming up in Boston and February data is live and available in Compete PRO! Not only that, but we kicked off a contest for all Compete PRO users last week where you can share your success stories with us and win some awesome prizes. We can’t wait to see how Compete PRO has helped you!

The Weekly Compete Pulse

This week held quite a few interesting stories for the digital world, from topics like the Olympics to Jimmy Fallon to Groupon. Check out the top articles we shared!

The Weekly Compete Pulse

It’s the last weekend before Single’s Awareness/Valentine’s Day on Friday! If you haven’t gone gift-hunting yet, here’s a few of our top shared stories from this past week to keep you company and/or help you give your significant other the gift of digital marketing knowledge.

Webinar Replay: Over the Top Video Today

Image from: CCN TV Everywhere / nbry.wordpress.com/ Compete recently hosted a webinar: “Over-The-Top Video Today.” We explored video growth in Over-The-Top (OTT) video, looking at existing market players and the impact on telecom consumer behavior.  Download the recording today and learn: What is driving the increase in online video consumption? Who is viewing online video? How are OTT and device proliferation impacting TV service dynamics? A look back at how

Sunday Series: Goals, Home Runs, and Touchdowns in Sports News Online

Image from: Touchdown! / Shutterstock Summer is out. Fall is in. Taking a look at the Sports News category, we can see that this transition is reflected in the tides of traffic to various domains. You’ll notice that NBCOlympics still has a substantial amount of traffic in August, but that the rate at which its traffic is growing has decreased comparatively. More relevant sites, such as those pertaining to the

The Weekly Compete Pulse

I don’t want anyone to label me the harbinger of misery when I say this, but:  Back To School Season is upon us! Summer is ebbing and it’s time to start looking into those crucial back-to-school buys. Luckily a few tips and tricks can help us consume responsibly. Digiday put out an article on how to target the back-to-school shoppers, and two of our own writers produced pieces on the

Is Subway Going for the Gold?

Image from: Michael Phelps Eating Footlong / Flickr With the upcoming London Olympics right around the corner, it’s nearly impossible to miss the Michael Phelps craze. Whether he is swimming the butterfly or describing his favorite sub, Phelps has been in the public’s eye. All this talk about Phelps led me to Subway.com where 5 Dollar footlongs, Apolo Ohno, nutrition facts, and the avocado craze were heavily promoted. Has Subway

The Weekly Compete Pulse

With the impending Olympics, it only makes sense that the online world is feeling the competitive spirit. Often times this comes out in the way athletes interact with their fans and each other across a variety of social media platforms. Take the projected rivalry between Michael Phelps and teammate Ryan Lochte as an example in Digiday’s piece on their respective digital ‘wakes.’  Think you’ll be siding up with either via

Gearing Up For The 2012 Olympics: What Are You Excited For?

Image from: Olympics Image / Shutterstock With opening ceremonies just 58 days away, excitement for the summer Olympics was in full swing as the Torch Relay began last weekend. I wanted to see which events are drawing the biggest crowd, so I checked the search referrals to the london2012.com (click to enlarge). Surprisingly, there is no specific event was mentioned until the 22nd search referral, “when does the 2012 gymnastics