Author: Rick Greenhut, Director – Broadcast Business Development, Xperi / HD Radio
Increase spot impact by 550%
Wouldn’t it be great if a radio station could offer their biggest local auto dealer client the opportunity to increase their name recognition? How about enabling the agency for a home improvement chain to demonstrably enhance the effectiveness of their radio advertising? Federal legislation taking effect this May (and broadcasters’ investment in HD Radio technology) helps radio maintain preeminence in tomorrow’s dashboard while benefiting agencies and advertisers alike.
Continue reading “HD Radio – Driving Radio’s Digital Dash”
In this edition, Erica Farber, President and CEO of the RAB speaks with Charlie Sislen, Partner of Research Director Inc. With a focused approach they work with programming and sales departments at radio stations to help them interpret their ratings, turn their data into knowledge and turn that knowledge into revenue.
In this podcast they discuss the importance of research, how to understand research, and how to use research to help radio tell its great story.
Author: Fred Jacobs, President, Jacobs Media.
Since its inception, social media has been a much-discussed digital platform – especially in radio circles. The low cost of entry, the ease of interaction and its widespread popularity has made for a great opportunity for radio brands to connect with audiences in ways that were once not even possible.
In recent weeks, we’re learning more about the true toll of social media networks on our privacy and personal information. If we didn’t realize it before, we do now: there’s a cost to social media. Mark Zuckerberg did not provide us with a conduit to our friends, families, and listeners as a public service. He’s been monetizing our data. And we’ve been gladly checking off the “accept terms and conditions” box as we scroll through our news feeds.
Continue reading “Radio’s Connection – On-air and Socially, Counts.”
In this edition, Erica Farber, President and CEO of the RAB and Paul Brenner, President of Tag Station and NextRadio reconnect. We have heard a lot about FM chips in mobile devices but there is much more going on at NextRadio. Paul and his team provide stations with analytics to help advertisers and agencies capture ROI.
In this podcast they discuss how NextRadio has shifted gears and the current opportunities available for radio.
Author: Andrew Curran, President and COO, DMR/Interactive
BIA Advisory Services reports that in 2017, revenue for AM/FM radio “experienced a 0.2% drop from 2016 to end the year at $13.87 billion.”
This lackluster performance took place as consumer confidence was the highest it had been since 2000 and unemployment was its lowest, helping fuel a stock market boom.
Compounding the issue, BIA lists radio as the 5th most significant local advertising platform, behind direct mail, television, newspapers and mobile.
Continue reading “Radio’s Employed Audience: A True Competitive Advantage”
One of the big stories that continues to dominate the news is regarding Facebook and the disclosure that a third party British consulting firm used the social network to gather data on millions of people and in turn use that data for strategic communication for the electoral process.
With social media playing a large role in radio’s promotion and marketing efforts Erica Farber, President & CEO of the RAB thought it was a good time to reconnect with Seth Resler, the Digital Dot Connector for Jacobs Media Strategies. Seth believes that Facebook’s problems are absolutely going to impact radio and to expect major changes in the future from this social media giant