AM/FM radio audiences deliver exactly what is promised: ads are heard. TV and other media measurement over-count and inflate audiences. AM/FM radio’s audience measurement system, the Portable People Meter, hears what the consumer hears. The radio listener is more likely to hear a commercial than the TV audience is to "see" a TV ad.
One way to keep up with everything tech is to spend time each year with Mary Meeker’s annual “Internet Trends” report.
Local Ad Recall quantifies the impact of advertising on radio stations and measures what advertiser attributes are important to your listeners. After fielding 27 local ad recall studies with 8,377 consumers, we have uncovered powerful insights about the power of local radio advertising and strategies to create effective ads that can be replicated on a national scale.
In the just-completed 2017 upfront presentations, some major themes were brand safety, mass reach, curbing commercial clutter, and creating digital impact. Here we analyze these themes and outline what radio can learn from current media trends.
Miss football? Get in the tailgate state of mind and check out our new infographic. NFL fans are listening on the go. Did you know that 58% of all NFL listening occurs out of home? Among Millennials, 71% of listening is on the go! Find out what football fans are grilling, what they can’t afford to forget at home, and what they’re wearing to support their favorite teams.
Despite billions of dollars being spent in promoting mobile apps, it’s difficult for these companies to get noticed online. The solution? Mass reach media like AM/FM radio. We partnered with Nielsen to conduct a campaign effect study for a major money transfer app to see how Westwood One’s NFL programming can be used to impact awareness and usage.
Since two-thirds of Pandora’s listening occurs at home, Pandora suffers from “empty room syndrome.” The ads are on, but no one is there to hear them. So they optimize timeouts, sending that, "Are you still listening?" message more often to demos they cannot sell. Desireable demos like Millennials? It's a different story.
As we celebrate Mother’s Day this Sunday, we turn our attention to the bond between moms and AM/FM radio. Here are our key findings from Nielsen’s Q3 2016 Total Audience Report, Edison Research's "Share of Ear" study, and Alan Burns and Associates and Strategic Solutions Research's study, “What Women Want.”
Looking to increase sales among business decision makers? AM/FM radio is the ideal marketing platform for “B2B” (business-to-business) advertising. It reaches this group, impacts their decision making, and connects with them on an emotional and intellectual level.
Springtime is here, which means summer holidays are right around the corner. Consumers celebrate with barbecues, traveling, and spending time with their families. But mostly? They shop. Holidays drive spending. In the next few months retailers will have major opportunities to reach consumers heading to the store with AM/FM radio.