Sean Callanan chats with long time gaming & esports executive Manny Anekal in this Sports Geek interview.

On this podcast you'll learn about:

  • A short history of esports (it is more than 5 years!)
  • Explaining how esports has reported viewership numbers in the past
  • How the metrics around esports viewing is changing for the better
  • Comparing Fortnite World Cup to Superbowl viewership
  • What esports teams are doing to develop multiple revenue streams
  • The difference between content creation and esports and why Faze is doing so well
  • A look into 100 Thieves merchandise drop strategy
  • Should esports federations exist?
  • Where there are opportunities for investment in esports & gaming globally.
Manny Anekal

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Here is the video from the Sounds of the Game with Gravitas getting the big upset win against Legacy Esports.

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A must listen for digital minded sports fans

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If you're into technology, digital marketing, social media AND sports, then this is the podcast for you. Sean covers some great topics and is always up to date with the latest trends happening in sports, from the NFL and NBA right through to Australia's very own AFL. Some excellent guests and great flow to the entire podcast. A+

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