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SteelSeries Review of NewsWatch TV

NewsWatch TV is a television series whose episode features consumer and tech reports, entertainment, interviews, and much more. The series first aired in 1990 and originally began as a monthly program to today, where it is now a weekly program. Eventually, the program added a tech news segment as well as an AppWatch segment to appeal to the tech market’s audience.


Throughout the years, NewsWatch TV has earned a number of awards which include a Silver Telly Award in 2016, a Gold and Platinum Marcom award in 2017, and the national 2017 Videographer Award for excellence, among being nominated for others. Over such years, the show has been graced with awards, as well as the presence of hundreds of celebrities from singer Carrie Underwood to Olympian Carl Lewis.


While the show’s earnings, awards and other accolades may speak for itself, NewsWatch TV’s peers are not the only people who are raving about the series, but their clients are as well.


SteelSeries is a major gaming tech and accessories manufacturer, whose products have expanded to millions of fans, and the company itself is at the head of gaming accessory innovation. SteelSeries began working with NewsWatch TV in the fall of 2013, and the companies Senior Director of Marketing, Tori Pugliese, exclaims that it was “seamless.”


“You can really deliver a message that you want delivered to your audience but in a way where consumers are understanding it in their own language. The team has been great!” said Pugliese, when asked about the company’s experience of working with NewsWatch TV.


SteelSeries, as well as a many other company’s have nothing more than ravings of approval for the series and site.


Billy McFarland and the Success Magnises

Billy McFarland is the Magnises founder, who has worked his way up to become a successful entrepreneur from a college dropout and has attracted and monetized millennials. The Magnises founder pointed out that the Magnises answers to urban millennials questions. The issues that the millennials want to be answered are what is trending, where the hot spot is right now, as well as when they can get involved.

In this respect, Magnises more often help more than 20 networks with each other. The ultra-exclusive American Express Centurion (Black) Card was the inspiration behind the 24-year-old founder of the Magnises Company. This idea came up when McFarland was out to dinner with friends, where they expressed great grief on how much they all desired to become black cardholders.

Magnises was born when McFarland got a way to implant a magnetic strip on the metal card. According to the founder, the start-up transfer’s information from an existing credit card onto the Magnises black card, then the card can be used just like a regular change card.

Magnises not only offers credit card function but also has a mobile concierge app that enables its members to use it exclusively for events and discounts. Mr. McFarland pointed out that Magnises has 10,000 members in Washington, D.C. and New York.

There are plans to expand to the West Coast by next year. Membership to Magnises is done by referral only, and the applicants have to be subjected to a stringent vetting process. The annual membership fee is $250.

According to Business Insider, Billy McFarland commented on the entire cost that the company needs to satisfy each user, which is $70, all their events, and the regular partnerships. The start-up’s ability to call up its thousands of members enables them to cash in on the advertising fees and the brand partnerships.

According to Billy McFarland, Magnises partners presently include Tesla, Samsung, and Virgin, which pay a licensing or an association fee. Magnises was launched in 2013, where it has raised $3 million from its key investors who include Bill Gray, the former CEO of Ogilvy & Mather, and Lance Weaver, the former chairperson of MasterCard.

McFarland expects that the company’s start-up will reach its objective, which is over $25 million in the next 24 months.