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. […]
Spotify Becoming a Major Player in Reaching Ad-Supported Targeted Audience
RAIN News reports that “Over 100 new segments are being brought to the U.S. advertising market, many of them sharpened by Spotify’s first-party data collection of listener behavior…” This means that we can target more than just age, income, sex, and geographic areas for more precise ad results and less waste in spending to reach […]
What Happened to You Tube When Taylor Swift Pulled Her Music from Spotify
This is an another example of how fast things move online in terms of where people go to find the content they want. Details here from Kurt Hanson’s Radio & Internet News. […]
PANDORA Has New Competition for Ad Dollars
Just announced from RAIN Daily Digest: “Spotify today announced the launch of a geo-targeted advertising platform for its ad-supported freemium service level. The initial rollout includes the top 15 listening markets. Launch partner Triton Digital provides verification metrics through its Webcast Local Metrics product. We spoke to Spotify ad exec Brian Benedik.” Details here. We are following this […]