Richard Montgomery High School football team’s hype video is a MUST-SEE. We’re calling it the best high school hype video of 2016. It rivals many college and professional level hype videos. In the spirit of full disclosure, it was produced by On The Marc Media, so we might be just be a little biased.
Videos: A Trending Marketing Tool
These type of short-form videos are becoming a key element in sports marketing. By using hype videos, sports teams are creating a passionate, invested fan base. In an age of information overload, video content is naturally engaging and easily ingested.
By the numbers:
–It is predicted that by 2019, video viewing will account for 80% of all internet traffic.
–Companies using video content gain 41% more web traffic than users without video content.
–70% of sports fans spend most of their online watching sports videos rather than reading content.
–72% of sports fans are most engaged by exciting pre-game content, like hype videos.
Social Media and Marketing Videos
Sports organizations and marketers have already begun to embrace the popularity of video content by publishing videos on YouTube and Vimeo, embedding video content on their websites or by utilizing Snapchat and Facebook Live. The excitement generated by sports events is now one of the main drivers of social media activity. A lot of high school football hype videos have gone viral thanks to social media.
–35% of 18-to-34 year-olds frequently use social media to share sport-related videos.
–78% of people watch online videos every week on social media, 55% watch every day.
The bottom line is that including video content on social media platforms is beneficial to sports marketers because it provides a more personal viewing experience for fans, while also creating an engaging experience for those who can’t attend a game in person. This brings fans together, unites the chatter around sports programs and most importantly contributes to brand loyalty.
Check out Richard Montgomery’s football hype video. It will be sure to blow you away.