Each quarter, Nielsen reports that AM/FM radio reaches more consumers than any other platform including TV, social media, and mobile platforms. This is a point of pride for AM/FM radio. But as impressive as it sounds, it doesn’t explain the benefit of mass reach for retailers and advertisers. What does this mean for them? As it turns out, a lot.
NextRadio is the free smartphone app that lets consumers see and hear live, local radio. If a phone has an activated FM chip, the app allows the consumer to listen to live, local over-the-air radio. Westwood One is excited to be the first American radio network to embrace this powerful interactive platform and offer brands and agencies NextRadio mobile advertising solutions and ROI measurement.
A streaming music royalty organization has issued a report that incorrectly asserts the demise of AM/FM radio among younger Americans. We turned to Nielsen’s Portable People Meter listening data to check the facts.
A senior marketing executive for a major American retailer told us Pandora listeners light up social media in anger, complaining bitterly about hearing their ad over and over. This week, we look at why.
AM/FM radio answers the call for brands with massive reach, dominant in-car share, and a proven track record of strong $10 to $1 in return on investment.
Quarter after quarter, Nielsen’s Total Audience Report reveals AM/FM radio is America’s number one mass reach media. It’s bigger than social, bigger than TV, and bigger than smartphones. Why is this important to advertisers? A major new study and an influential marketing book widely read among CMOs and brand managers explains why reach is so important.
Last November, 47 stations of the Radio Broadcasters of Chicagoland (RBC) came together to simultaneously broadcast a Town Hall event with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. After the event, Nielsen surveyed 728 Chicago adults to examine their attitudes, awareness, and listenership of the Town Hall. Here are the key findings.
A major auto parts manufacturer wanted to quantify how their NCAA radio campaign was working to build their brand and grow purchase intent. Nielsen measured the differences in brand impact between those who were exposed to the NCAA radio campaign versus those who were unexposed. Here are the key findings.
Though search costs continue to rise, AM/FM radio remains a stable and effective alternative for advertisers looking to make an impact. It generates strong inceases in customers, digital impact, and impressive ROI.
Westwood One, America’s largest radio network, is rolling out NextRadio as the first interactive audience measurement tool for over-the-air FM radio advertising campaigns. Westwood One’s NextRadio solution will deliver consumer insights and intelligence that optimizes campaigns and proves ROI to national advertisers.