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Heavy Esports Watchers And Players: Media Junkies, Heavy AM/FM Radio And Podcast Listeners, Social Media Users, and Super Sports Fans

By Lauren Vetrano
As popularity surges for the world of esports, we conducted a MARU/Matchbox study to look at the habits of esports watchers and video game players to understand this expanding audience. Here are a few of the key findings.

2019 Will Be The “Year of the Brands” in Podcast Advertising: New Research and Key Highlights From IAB’s PwC 2018 Podcast Revenue Report

By Suzanne Grimes
Using the recent IAB and PwC 2018 podcast revenue report, brand new insights from a MARU/Matchbox study, and our fifth annual Advertiser Perceptions study of advertiser/agency consideration and usage of podcast advertising, here's why 2019 will be the “year of the brands” in podcast advertising.

Audio Creative Best Practices From The Richards Group’s Chris Smith: Developing Effective And Memorable Radio Ads

By Christopher Smith
Guest blogger Christopher Smith is a Writer and Brand Creative Group Head at The Richards Group, specializing in producing award-winning work for clients who want to combine high-level brand building with effective, agile retail messaging. Here are a few of his guidelines for best practices that brands can use to create effective AM/FM radio ads.

Good Creative Sells: Award-Winning Audio Drives Strong Business Outcomes

By Pierre Bouvard
In an exclusive creative study conducted in partnership with audio testing experts VERITONIC, we examine what is arguably the “best of the best” in the audio world by focusing on ads from the most prestigious advertising and creative award shows in the Audio Effectiveness 2018 Report for Creative Excellence Awards.

Westwood One And LeadsRx Debut First-Ever Direct-To-Consumer Media Attribution And Awareness Report

By Pierre Bouvard
To understand the marketing effectiveness of direct-to-consumer firms and the state of their brand equity, Westwood One, America’s largest radio network, created the Direct-To-Consumer Media Attribution and Awareness Report. Here are the key findings.