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The NFL is Going Digital, Are You?

by / Friday, 24 April 2015 / Published in Latest posts
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Whether you call it “playing the field,” or just starting “a whole new ballgame,” the National Football League (NFL) is the latest and probably biggest business to enter the digital game. In March, the NFL announced it intends to sell the national distribution rights of a regular season game this year to an Internet company.

The October game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Buffalo Bills will be broadcast on television in those teams’ home markets, however the rest of the country will only be able to watch online. No distributor has been chosen as of yet, but the announcement alone marks a unique point in business history.

A Forbes article quotes panelists of the 2015 CeBIT conference as saying that in the next 5 years, 80 percent of the world’s population will be using smartphones. Which means within that time, 80 percent of the world population will have access to the global digital economy.

What does that mean for a business owner or franchisor?

Plain and simple, it means you are missing out on a big piece of the puzzle if your company does not have a responsive and searchable digital presence. However, an aggressive move within the digital realm may not be quite so easy for all businesses. That’s where TopFire Media can help.

TopFire Media is a fully integrated digital marketing and public relations agency. The franchise companies we work with benefit from our years of experience. We combine our digital expertise with a traditional approach to not only enhance a company’s online presence, but to make that reputation jump right off the page. Want to know if TopFire Media can help your business? Click here to find out how you can get a free digital media assessment from our team. It just might be a game-changer!

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