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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hey all,

 

It's about that time again - I want to get your feedback on a potential advertiser (be it through the poll or comments down below).

We were recently approached with an opportunity to work with FanDuel, a popular one-day or one-week fantasy sports site. They offer fantasy leagues for NFL, MLB, NHL, and NBA.

They seem to be a quality site within the industry - reviews seem solid, not many complaints. But due to the age restrictions (18+), we are unsure if it is the right fit for our audience (as many of you noted from the office tour videos, we do have quite a few young viewers). Do you think that is an issue? Do you see some other issue that we may have overlooked?

Let me know what you guys think!

 

-Nick


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if it makes lmg money than do so


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if it makes lmg money than do so

Thanks for the support :) but that is only one of many factors we consider when evaluating potential ad deals haha :P


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I've heard a lot of suspicious things about Fanduel, such as random redirects to the site and spam emails sent. I don't trust them.


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What's this "sport" thing you speak off?


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at this point, what the fuck does it matter


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Thanks for the support :) but that is only one of many factors we consider when evaluating potential ad deals haha :P

what are all the factors?

 

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Going to see a lot of troll & uneducated votes against them. For me, it's perfectly fine. The age thing is the only big issue because the younger crowed on LTT is a very troublesome and rather immature group so I can see them causing a bit of a ruckus.


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I am half and half with this as these "Fantasy League" sites have been popping up like wildfire recently or more so the advertisements for them have gone up a fair amount too.

The business man in me says yes as its more revenue for you but the fan in me says no as its not 100% relevant to anything about the 2 channels.


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Here are some comments on FanDuel I've found by established members of Web of Trust:

 

"Unacceptable: After visiting tinypic.com, this site was magically loaded in my browser without any action by me to open it. "

"spam emails (sweepstakes related). possible malware/pups "

"No games, just redirects and LOTS of malware."

"Site is being spammed by 3rd party spammers and hides behind multiple redirects. For example: [example removed for LTT rules]"


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at this point, what the fuck does it matter

Care to elaborate?

 

what are all the factors?

Whether we think a product/service will actually be interesting to viewers, whether they have sound business practices, are they a reputable outfit in their industry, etc.


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I feel like it doest apply the ltt crowd

I don't care about sports


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Hey all,

 

It's about that time again - I want to get your feedback on a potential advertiser (be it through the poll or comments down below).

We were recently approached with an opportunity to work with FanDuel, a popular one-day or one-week fantasy sports site. They offer fantasy leagues for NFL, MLB, NHL, and NBA.

They seem to be a quality site within the industry - reviews seem solid, not many complaints. But due to the age restrictions (18+), we are unsure if it is the right fit for our audience (as many of you noted from the office tour videos, we do have quite a few young viewers). Do you think that is an issue? Do you see some other issue that we may have overlooked?

Let me know what you guys think!

 

-Nick

 

here, i ill put myself in the unsure region of people.

but here is why : 

I want to say yes. because it does look like a great company, and a great oportunity. It would be a go for me.

Although, I want to say no, because I don'T think it fits the majority of your audience. If I were you, id try to find sponsors that relate as much as possible to the majority of the viewers.

with that said. I mean, dollarshaveclub isin't really for people under 18 either. 

anyway. id say go for it. but perhaps compare it to the other ads you guys pass. to compare how well it did ? (im 100% sure there are stats you can find for that. it has to be somewhere.)

 


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You have to first ask if anyone here is actually into fantasy sports (i don't even know what it is). From my experience, people that're big tech lovers don't really like sports that much.

 

Maybe a strawpoll or something similar, to see if anyone actually would use that site?

 

I personally couldn't care less about sports, but that's just me.


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Care to elaborate?

 

Whether we think a product/service will actually be interesting to viewers, whether they have sound business practices, are they a reputable outfit in their industry, etc.

well if it puts bread on the table then it don't really matter :)

but honestly, we should see if anyone else has used fanduel here


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Thanks for asking first before making the decision.

Due to the fact that at least 70% of the members this forum are 17 and under, I would strongly advise against a sponsorship deal with FanDuel. Promoting something that is essentially gambling to an audience which is mostly under 18 would be quite hurtful to the trust that I have into LTT/LMG


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at this point, what the fuck does it matter

it matters a lot actually. if Nick decides to throw Tampax ads on the show. I don't think Tampax would pay them much. considering the majority of people here are mens, and most women probably know about Tampax.  witch gets back to waste of ad pace for little money.


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No, because it triggers me. 

 

/s

 

it's just another ad, who cares? As long as they aren't selling my skype name to more e-cam sites, I'm down with them :)


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I want to say yes. because it does look like a great company, and a great oportunity. It would be a go for me.

Although, I want to say no, because I don'T think it fits the majority of your audience. If I were you, id try to find sponsors that relate as much as possible to the majority of the viewers.

with that said. I mean, dollarshaveclub isin't really for people under 18 either. 

anyway. id say go for it. but perhaps compare it to the other ads you guys pass. to compare how well it did ? (im 100% sure there are stats you can find for that. it has to be somewhere.)

 

Thanks for your feedback :)

That's the goal of this thread - to see how relatable they may be to you guys. I know it isn't a perfect fit at first glance, but I wanted to get some feedback from everyone and see what the general consensus would be (or if there would be one).


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it matters a lot actually. if Nick decides to throw Tampax ads on the show. I don't think Tampax would pay them much. considering the majority of people here are mens, and most women probably know about Tampax.  witch gets back to waste of ad pace for little money.

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Just going to make one more comment, because I think my posts are being lost in all the new posts here;

 

Generally a lot of online gambling and fantasy sports sites use unwanted spam emails to gain popularity, along with website redirects. And, as I have stated and given proof of before, it seems as if FanDuel sadly has used one of these methods to gain the popularity that they have today.

 

That being said, I agree with a lot of the counter-arguments being said here; I don't think that LTT fans are interested in fantasy sports, and, having a partnership with FanDuel could even have a negative impact on some fans. Not me, just saying some in general.

 

I just personally don't think a partnership with FanDuel is the best idea. Questionable practices and the wrong target audience don't really equal to success.


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Depends on intrusiveness. It won't be something like "Single females in your area" kind of ads right? 

 

If its because of the gambling nature of fantasy sports that's making it 18+ then it should be fine.

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