Red Dead Redemption 2 to Surpass God of War on YouTube
After 8 long years, Rockstar Games made their fans’ dreams come true by finally releasing one of the most anticipated games of 2018. We did a data dive into how RDR2 performed on YouTube, compared it to how 5 other action-adventure games and Fortnite progressed in the first month since launch. We then did a similar analysis on 3 titles that also made it as Metacritic’s best video games for 2018.. thus far.
Slush: Because Parties are Serious Business
The leading startup conference in the world that brings together over 20 000 tech heads to Helsinki, the capital of Finland. This year, Slush takes place from December 4-5, and we’re excited to be part of the event.
Top 7 Female Gaming YouTubers
In this blogpost, we want to promote diversity by listing which female YouTubers with the fastest growing channels we should keep an eye out for.
Dear Influencers: 3 Signs It’s Time to Hire a Manager
The rise of modern influencers has led to the increase of sponsorships. But, what happens and what should you do when you are the influencer who is in the middle of dealing with all of these changes?
4 Reasons Why Influencer Marketing Is More Effective Than Celebrity Endorsements
Four reasons why influencer marketing might be the better strategy to adopt for your brand.
8 Common Mistakes Brands Make When Working With Influencers
Marketers are increasing their influencer marketing budgets as an important part of their overall marketing and branding strategy. But, as anyone who works within influencer marketing will tell you, efficiently running good campaigns can be tricky.
Top 9 Gaming YouTubers from July to September
Have you been wondering who made it as one of the biggest and fastest growing YouTubers lately? Here are the top 9 picks from the results of our data dive into the different large, medium, and small YouTube channels.
Just how astronomical is Ninja’s growth to over 18M subs on YouTube? Check out this infographic to find out!
Hear it from the YouTubers: Tips for Sponsors and Aspiring Influencers
Exclusive Interview with Influencers: Sora and TOnioo25
How “SCUM” got over 50 million views on YouTube in just 15 days
Gamepires is crushing it with their latest battle royale-esque survival simulation, SCUM, that just hit the streets on August 29th. In less than two weeks, it has already racked up over 900 videos and 50 million views on YouTube
The 3 KPIs for Effective Influencer Marketing
Influencer marketing is a growing part of the online marketing mix, with 39% of marketers planning to increase their influencer marketing budget in 2018. So far, the data side of this industry has posed a challenge, and marketers often have to learn by trial and error.
For the love of data, the Matchmade reporting tool is here!
We’ve added the Advanced Analytics toolset to the Matchmade dashboard. It is a very powerful way to easily see and analyze how exactly your influencer marketing campaigns are performing. And we promise, it’s not boring at all.
Top 9 Gaming YouTubers Right Now 2.0
Who are the biggest growers on YouTube right now? Here’s the top 9 of the past 3 months, based on our data dive into the fastest growing YouTube channels across large, medium and small channels.
How “Baldi’s Basics in Education & Learning” got over 620 million views on YouTube in four months
Big shout out to the independent game developer, Micah McGonigal, for the success of his weird, nostalgic, and horrifying game that’s been terrorizing the minds of many YouTubers
5 Tips for Influencers on How to Work with Sponsors
This post offers some practical advice for influencers on how to work with sponsors. Our goal is to make influencer marketing great for everyone involved.
5 Things to Know about Influencer Marketing
How can you elevate your influencer marketing efforts and build a great strategy to work with YouTubers? At Matchmade, we work with game studios and influencers all the time, and here’s some advice based on our experience from over 150 campaigns.
How the indie horror game “Granny” became the 2nd most viewed mobile game on YouTube
There’s a new mobile title making waves on YouTube, as Granny reached over 314 million views on YouTube in the month of May - leaving Supercell’s Clash Royale behind (225M views in May).
Watch out Fortnite, there’s a new kid on the block: God of War now the 3rd largest game on YouTube
According to data from Matchmade (the leading influencer marketing platform that analyzes over 2.4 Million gaming-related YouTube videos and 220M videos), God of War has become the third largest game on YouTube -- with viewership growing at 1402% from March to April.
Top 9 Gaming YouTubers Right Now
We did a data dive to look into the fastest growing YouTube channels across large, medium and small channels - and surprise, surprise Fortnite continues to rule. During the past three months, there were 78000 videos published about the game, with over 11.9 billion views (Fortnite & Fortnite Battle Royale combined). And below you can see who are the stars of Fortnite on YouTube… Enjoy!
Clash Royale’s Viewership on YouTube now lower than Mobile Legends: Bang Bang. Will esports come to the rescue?
Supercell’s Clash Royale has been the king of mobile games on YouTube for almost 2 years until now. The situation has changed as we’ve seen their YouTube viewership hit an all time low with only 301.2 million views in the month of March, a year ago that number was 1.4 billion, which is a dramatic decline of 80%, according to data from Matchmade (the leading influencer marketing platform for games, which analyses over 2.4 million gaming-related YouTube channels and over 220 million videos).
Fortnite is now the biggest game on YouTube. Here are the numbers.
Fortnite is now the most viewed game on YouTube, surpassing games like Minecraft, PUBG and Clash Royale. You’ve already read the news about how massive Fortnite is on YouTube - with stars like Drake and Kimdotcom streaming the game with Ninja - now, let’s look at some data and see how popular the game really is on YouTube
YouTube game influencer marketing report (May 2017)
We've indexed all YouTube gaming channels and delivered over a hundred thousand high quality installs to our partners. We're now sharing this data to paint a picture of how YouTube game influencer marketing looks like in spring 2017.
3 issues with YouTube influencer marketing [and our solutions to them]
Today, influencer marketing is a channel every mobile game marketer wants to master. However, they get headaches from pay-per-video pricing, varying ROI, and the lack of transparency in the field. Performance based campaigns can be the cure, but only if executed in the right way. Here are three headaches marketers often struggle with, and the pain killers we recommend for them.