Don’t Trust Your Ad Buy Was Run Properly
Don’t trust that the terms and conditions of your ordered media (the “buy”) are followed by terrestrial radio or television stations especially if you have a condition on your buy such as, “No competitive spots can run in the same spot set as this client” or “No competitive spots can run inside this program purchased.” […]
How Much Money Should I Spend on Advertising?
The surest way to overspend on advertising is to not spend enough to do a job properly. It’s like buying a ticket three-quarters of the way to Europe; you have spent some money, but you did not arrive.” – Charlie Mortimer, General Foods Much like a jet that speeds down the runway with all engines […]
Ad Blocker App for Radio Ads
RAIN News reports that there is a new app that will block radio commercials… […]
Have You Heard Someone Says This About Radio?
Have you heard someone say, “Nobody listens to radio anymore?” This might surprise you, from Radio Ink Magazine. […]
How Big Is Radio Streaming as a Percentage of All Listening to Broadcast Radio
A new study from Edison Research tells us here. It might surprise you. […]
Nielsen Ratings Releases Ratings Academy
This is a great resource guide to help better understand the entire ratings process. Consumers have access to more information than ever before, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. As advertisers and content owners plan and disseminate their messages, it’s important that they have insight into what consumers see, read, hear and where […]
Radio Ratings Are Up
Comparing old measurement technology to new measurement technology, Inside Radio has the details here. […]
Biggest Thing to Hit Radio in 50+ Years for Buyers
Reported by RAIN Reports about a week ago, Nielsen formally launches streaming ratings service for terrestrial webcasts. This gives media buyers another tool to reach verified audience levels. Details here: […]
Is PANDORA Beginning to Slip to the Competition?
AdAge reports Pandora had 81.1 million users at the end of 2015, a decline of 400,000 from the year before. On-demand streaming services Spotify and Apple Music both added millions of customers over that span.” Is PANDORA beginning to have some serious retention problems in light of new competition? Details here. […]
Major Advance in Ratings for Local Radio Internet Streams
This is one of the biggest advances in the measurement of online radio audio since radio ratings began over 50 years ago. From Inside Radio: “Buying online radio in local markets is now easier, courtesy of media buying and selling platform STRATA…audiences can be targeted geographically and by demographic, including age and gender…across 278 local […]