United Kingdom and United
States of America are known for their sport events staged throughout the year.
Comprising of various sports that also take into account special persons, these
events feature sports that are absolutely regional specific and not played
anywhere else. The round-the-year events are to give direct and indirect
benefits to an economy of staging place on one hand while they are to promote
sportsmanship spirits in public on the other.
UK Sport - World Class
Events are recognized world over for their uniqueness in staging Olympics and
Paralympics. Archery, athletics, badminton, cycling, gymnastics, and Judo are
among 22 sports to be played in 27 events in 12 different towns across UK.
According to a rough estimate, these events would generate US$105 million in direct
benefits for the hosting cities of UK by the end of 2012 since 2007.
benefits include revenue growth of roadside bistros, increase in sales of
sports wears (shoes, goggles garments), rise in circulation of sports
magazines, boost to employments due to the sports-specific job opportunities
such as for masseurs, rise in numbers of visits to ecommerce portals, or
increase in ad revenues at a hosting town. The list of direct economic benefits
Internet technology has
ramped up the direct and indirect economic benefits manifold. Indirect economic
benefits include generation of leads, publicity of businesses, rise in public
awareness about new products, etc. Sports-related businesses use websites strategically
to generate direct business, as through ecommerce, and to market their products
or ideas, as for example through blogs, online polls, etc.
The cyberspace is
literally crammed with websites selling sports accessories in UK and US. Spectators
can also reserve their seats online for any of the events scheduled this year
in UK. Besides tickets, getting hot news and updates have become fantastically
easy and simple. In fact, you can see sites answering your queries on 11th-hour
entry in stadium and all those on real-time basis. Online information of NFL,
MLB, and NBA keep enthusiasts of football, baseball, and basketball updated of
happenings as they crop up.
Advent of modern and
yet user-friendly internet technologies has simplified social interaction.
Online marketers or publications that keep in touch with the internet users
have to deploy sustainable systems on the backend to manage multimedia contents
and handle massive traffics on websites. Sports magazines and organizers take
assistance of content management system (CMS) normally. CMS can handle and
manage tons of content (text and visual) at once like multitasking by efficient
applications. ESPN’s scoreboard can reflect the power Joomla templates add to the sports websites. Joomla is a renowned
CMS. Since it is open source, the application undergoes ongoing modifications
in its add-ons and plug-ins by users. Fortunately, today whole websites are set
up on the sport
website templates . Premade, sport templates are designed for sport-related
websites. Available in various designs and styles, sport website templates are
said to be cost-effective and customizable.
Sports mania is
simmering in the wake of UK Sport - World Class Events. Businesses can bank on
this to lift themselves up.