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  • David Davies posted an article
    comScore rates STN’s year over year increase in unique viewers the largest in Digital Sports Video see more

    SendtoNews ended 2017 with another milestone as they saw largest year over year growth in unique viewers for a video platform in U.S. Digital Sports. From 2016, STN saw their unique viewers grow by 44% to 9.8 million per month. 

    “This growth showcases the great work of our publishing partners and illustrates that news sites remain the engaged fan’s go to source for content on their favorite team ” says SendtoNews CEO Matthew Watson. “Together, we combine the insightful, fan-focused writing of our publishers editorial staff with relevant, official highlights and content, creating a fan experience not replicated anywhere else.” 

    Over the past 2 years, STN has consistently grown their audience, views, quality of user and ad experience to become the preferred video partner of local publishers and national advertisers. STN was recognized earlier this year as the top 24th fastest growing tech company in North America in the Deloitte Fast 500, having grown by over 9300% in the past 4 years.   

    Other milestones achieved by STN in 2017 include emerging as the leading digital video platform in sports for adult female viewership, achieving a network-wide +70% viewability rating and totalling 898,555,000 video views. 

    comScore uses advanced methods of invalid human and bot traffic detection and is considered one of the most sophisticated data collection platforms in digital traffic. The rankings are validated third-party metrics and are recognized as the industry standard for video viewership measurement. 

    About SendtoNews

    SendtoNews is North America’s leading sports video content and advertising platform. The company has created an expanding publisher network that now includes more than 1600 sports news properties across North America including USA Today, LA Times, New York Daily News, Chicago Tribune, Detroit Free Press, San Francisco Chronicle, St. Louis Post Dispatch, The New York Post and more.
     
    SendtoNews currently generates over 200 million monthly video views through the distribution of exclusive and co-exclusive content from 75+ sports leagues, including top tier organizations such as the NFL, MLB, NBA, PGA TOUR, Pac-12, ACC and many more.
     
    SendtoNews' sports video content is both VAST and VPAID compliant and the architecture of its video player technologies, as well as its independent analytics partnerships, address market needs for transparency around viewability and invalid traffic.

    For brand advertising inquiries, email advertisers@sendtonews.com. For content distribution inquiries, please email publishers@sendtonews.com.

    For more details, visit www.SendtoNews.com or call toll free 1.855.590.1991.

    Media Contact:
    David Davies

    VP, Corporate Communications  
    SendtoNews

    Toll Free: 1.855.590.1991
    david.davies@sendtonews.com

  • David Davies posted an article
    SendtoNews Ranked #1 as the Fastest Growing Media Company in Canada and #5 overall. see more

    SendtoNews named Canada’s Fastest-Growing Media Company

    –Canadian Business unveils 29th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies –

    Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked SendtoNews #1 media company in Canada and #5 overall on the 29th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the October issue of Maclean’s magazine and at CanadianBusiness.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth.   

    SendtoNews made the 2017 PROFIT 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 7,260%.  

    “It is never easy to earn a spot on the PROFIT 500, but this year’s applicant pool was the most competitive yet,” says Deborah Aarts, PROFIT 500 program manager. “This year’s winners demonstrate the resilience, innovation and sheer management smarts it takes to build a thriving business today. Canada—and the world—needs more entrepreneurial success stories like these.”  

    PROFIT 500: Canada’s fastest-growing marketing and media companies

    http://www.canadianbusiness.com/lists-and-rankings/profit-500/2017-marketing-media-fastest-growing-companies/                                              

    PROFIT 500: The Complete Ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies

    http://www.canadianbusiness.com/profit500/2017-ranking-p500/

    About the PROFIT 500

    For 29 years, the PROFIT 500 has been Canada’s most respectable and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Developed by PROFIT and now published in Maclean’s magazine and at CanadianBusiness.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian companies on five-year revenue growth. For more information on the ranking visit PROFIT500.com or CanadianBusiness.com.  

    About Canadian Business

    Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving and most-trusted business publication in the country. It is the country's premier media brand for executives and senior business leaders. It fuels the success of Canada's business elite with a focus on the things that matter most: leadership, innovation, business strategy and management tactics. Learn more at CanadianBusiness.com.

    About SendtoNews

    SendtoNews is North America’s leading sports video content and advertising platform. The company has created an expanding publisher network that now includes more than 1600 sports news properties across North America including USA Today, LA Times, New York Daily News, Chicago Tribune,  Detroit Free Press, San Francisco Chronicle, St. Louis Post Dispatch, The New York Post and more.
     
    SendtoNews currently generates over 200 million monthly video views through the distribution of exclusive and co-exclusive content from 75+ sports leagues, including top tier organizations such as the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, PGA TOUR, NCAA and Premier League Soccer.

    For more details, visit www.SendtoNews.com or call toll free 855.590.1991.
     

  • SendtoNews posted an article
    SendtoNews Expands its service to Publishers by hosting dedicated Sports vertical pages see more

     SendtoNews Video Inc. (“STN”) is pleased to announce it has launched SportstoNews.com, a full service sports page hosting service, giving publishers a rich and engaging golf news site, entirely automated, curated and monetized by STN. The page is skinned to reflect the exact look and feel of each publisher’s site and they only need to place the “golf” link on their sports page.  

    “We know while publishers resources are stretched, their audience demands more, specifically more video content,” explained Matthew Watson, CEO of SendtoNews. “SportstoNews.com allows our publishers to offer rich and diverse golf content to its viewers without any cost or resources.”

    SportstoNews.com provides publishers with a dedicated golf vertical site that is customized to their own site’s look and feel and is constantly updated with the latest content from STN’s video library as well as editorial articles.  The page is made available free of charge to the publisher with their domain placed in the URL.  STN monetizes the sites with a share going to the linking publisher.  

    The page currently showcases exclusive video highlights, recaps, interviews and coverage from the PGA Tour, USGA, LPGA, Champions Tour, Web.com Tour, European Tour and more. The page also features content direct from GolfWeek, a live scoreboard and the ability to be customized for local tournaments. Sportstonews.com maintains the page entirely on their end, freeing up publisher resources.

    Thrilled with ease of use and breadth of content provided, over 100 publishers have signed on to be inaugural partners and incorporate the SportstoNews platform on their sports pages including the Indianapolis Star and St Louis Post Dispatch.

    About SendtoNews

    SendtoNews is North America’s leading sports video content and advertising platform. The company has created an expanding publisher network that now includes more than 1500 sports news properties across North America  including USA Today, LA Times, New York Daily News, Chicago Tribune,  Detroit Free Press, San Francisco Chronicle, St. Louis Post Dispatch, The New York Post and more.
     
    SendtoNews currently generates over 200 million monthly video views through the distribution of exclusive and co-exclusive content from 75+ sports leagues, including top tier organizations such as the MLB, NBA,the NHL, NFL, PGA TOUR, NCAA and Premier League Soccer.

    SendtoNews' sports video content is both VAST and VPAID compliant and the architecture of its video player technologies, as well as its independent analytics partnerships, address market needs for transparency around viewability and invalid traffic.

    For brand advertising inquiries, email advertisers@sendtonews.com. For content distribution inquiries, please email publishers@sendtonews.com.

    For more details, visit www.SendtoNews.com or call toll free 855.590.1991.

    Media Contact:
    David Davies

    SendtoNews
    855-590-1991    
    david.davies@sendtonews.com

  • SendtoNews posted an article
    SendtoNews’ vast network of U.S. news publishing partners will now have access to NHL game highlight see more

    Victoria, BC / New York, NY - SendtoNews Video Inc. (“SendtoNews”) is pleased to announce it has secured digital distribution rights for the National Hockey League (NHL®) short-form digital video content for the 2016-17 season. 

    SendtoNews’ vast network of U.S. news publishing partners will now have access to NHL game highlights, interviews, top plays and other fan interest video content to publish and monetize through their owned and operated online news properties. 

    “SendtoNews now has the most comprehensive inventory of digital sports video content in the world,” states SendtoNews Exec Chair Matthew Watson. “We are pleased to now offer highly popular NHL content as an extension of our portfolio, which already includes exclusive rights to MLB, NASCAR and PGA TOUR, and co-exclusive rights to NBA and 70 other leagues. Through this new rights deal, hockey fans throughout the U.S. will have additional access to NHL content via their preferred online newspapers and the NHL will have increased exposure to a large, nationwide audience of new potential fans.” 

    The NHL's 2016-17 regular season commenced on October 12, 2016. The 1,230-game regular-season schedule - 82 games per team – will conclude on April 9, 2017, and the Stanley Cup® Playoffs would begin immediately thereafter.

    About SendtoNews

    SendtoNews is North America’s leading sports video syndicator and advertising platform.  The company has created an expanding publisher network that now includes more than 1500 news properties across North America and marquee brands such as USA Today, LA Times, New York Daily News, Chicago Tribune, The Arizona Republic, San Francisco Chronicle, St. Louis Post Dispatch, Houston Chronicle, Cincinnati Enquirer and the Detroit Free Press. 

    SendtoNews currently generates over 200 million monthly video views through the distribution of exclusive and semi-exclusive content from 75+ sports leagues, including the NHL, MLB, NBA, NFL, NASCAR, PGA TOUR, NCAA and Premier League Soccer. 

    SendtoNews' sports video content is both VAST and VPAID compliant and the architecture of its video player technologies, as well as its independent analytics partnerships, address market needs for transparency around viewability and invalid traffic. 

    For brand advertising inquiries, email advertisers@sendtonews.com. For content distribution inquiries, please email publishers@sendtonews.com. You can also visit www.SendtoNews.com, follow us on  @SendtoNews or call toll free 855.590.1991. 

    Media Contacts:

    David Davies, SendtoNews

    855-590-1991

    david.davies@sendtonews.com 

    Matthew Gould, MLBAM

    212-485-8959

    matthew.gould@mlb.com 

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