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ViralSweep + Yakima: How to Use Sweepstakes to Boost Brand Awareness

It’s official: the outdoor industry is a behemoth. While that might seem laughably elementary, until painfully recently, we didn’t have figures to help us quantify just how much it matters. So, according to the Outdoor Industry Association, “the outdoor industry pumps $646 billion in direct spending into the American economy.” And with that, it has definitively asserted itself as a major contender in America’s economic conversation.

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Creative Curiosity: A State of Wonder

When I was just a kid, back when the sky seemed bluer and days longer, I was never bored. Between building forts in the woods or wandering aimlessly around flea markets with my $5 weekly allowance burning a hole in my pocket, I found interest in everything. Back then, I’d walk with my grandfather around our property where he’d quiz me on trees. “What tree is this?” he’d ask. Most of our trees were deciduous, so typically, after a quick inspection for a telltale field marking, I’d confidently respond: “alder” or “hickory.” Occasionally he’d try to trick me by asking me to name a shrub, like a mountain laurel (my fav). My grandmother would do the same, though her speciality was birds—which honestly, I found far more satisfying.

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