GRV Media is pleased to announce that Q4 was another record quarter for our business. During the fourth-quarter 185m visitors came to our own and partner sites, consuming 478m page views. Our YouTube Channels surpassed 1m subscribers for the first time.
Throughout Q4, GRV Media has continued to focus on improving our content value-proposition for viewers by strengthening its editorial group. The company also continued it’s community outreach efforts by making charitable donations to the Kitmas Campaign and supporting Street Child United. In terms of our corporate social responsibility, GRV also announced its intention to stop running football gambling ads on its platforms.
GRV continued to further strengthen many of our content teams and support services in Q4, making a number of key hires across Social Media and Editorial, with a number of existing staff achieving promotions. We also welcomed a number of new clients to our Publisher Revenue Optimisation Programme, which has seen record growth.
Emma Parker joined the company as our new Director, Social Media, tasked with building a team of up to 6 people.
Q1 has began with further investments in people, as Emma’s team expanded with the addition of Daniel Bowers joining as Senior Social Media Editor, Football and Emma Hartas joining as a Social Media Editor focusing on Entertainment.
Gary Jones has also been appointed as Deputy Global Head of Content, Gaming.
Q122 has continued to see further investment in content with the launch of student-focused website Freshered.
Vic Daniels, GRV’s Executive Chairman, said: ‘A strong Q4 rounded off a great year for GRV – turnover up 51.2% on Q4 2020 and 159% growth in 2021 revenues compared to 2020. We saw significant growth in DualShockers, Reality Titbit, The Focus, HITC, and many of our football platforms hit record highs. It’s also very encouraging to have the confidence to be continuing to invest in our future. We feel we are maturing as a company, and we hope to make further progress in 2022 as we engage with more readers and viewers and increase our growing global footprint’.