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Build meaningful, long-lasting and profitable relationships with your fans


With stadia closed due to COVID-19, digital content has become vital in nurturing meaningful relationships with fans. We help you build profitable D2C revenue streams that connect you with your audience and help you diversify.

Commercial sponsorship has served sports organisations well, but future growth is likely to from better innovation rather than new deal volume. While stadia are still closed due to COVID-19, digital content and communications have become vital in nurturing meaningful relationships with fans. This is why building D2C revenue streams is so crucial for the sports industry. Lower barriers to entry in production mean that premium content is no longer the preserve of the biggest sports organisations, enabling smaller businesses to build meaningful content propositions for the first time. Alongside this, tech giants, aggregation platforms and other digital outlets have emerged, deepening the level of engagement fans can have with sport, and widening the range of topics and voices available. It is an exciting time for sport to disrupt the traditional brokerage of fan relationships, but it perhaps knows better than any other industry what a challenging proposition this can be.

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How we help clients

FT Strategies can help sports organisations grow revenue, build profitable propositions and future-proof their business models

Accelerate audience growth - significantly improve commercial performance using proven interventions to attract, engage and monetise fans on your digital properties

Understand your fans - Drive greater consumption of your content across all platforms with appropriate feedback loops to create higher engagement with fans

Build D2C products - Diversify, scale and sustain revenue lines through digital revenue-generating propositions for existing or new fan segments

Digital-first transformation - Get digitally match-fit by building key capabilities and innovation practices such as testing and learning cultures, and advanced digital workflows

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We've helped companies around the world future-proof their businesses - and we can do the same for you.


There's a lot at stake when you're creating a digital revenue stream - so naturally, you want to arm yourself with the best knowledge and expertise to make the correct decisions. Our team bring over 100 years of consulting rigour and world-class FT digital experience, to help you thrive in the new digital economy.

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