In 2018, a major pharma brand began using AM/FM radio in a meaningful way, long before the pharma industry considered AM/FM radio as a viable media platform. The brand wanted to measure the impact of its audio investment. The Cumulus Media | Westwood One Audio Active Group® retained Signal Hill Insights to conduct seven brand tracking studies over a four-year period.
An e-commerce retailer promoted its brand using AM/FM radio streaming and a sponsorship of the Katy Perry narrated Elizabeth the First, the podcast about the outsized life and career of movie star Elizabeth Taylor. The six-month campaign ran from October 2022 to April 2023. The Cumulus Media | Westwood One Audio Active Group® retained Upwave, a leader in online brand effect measurement, to study the campaign.
To understand the ability of AM/FM radio promos to drive awareness, interest, and tune in for podcasts, the Cumulus Media | Westwood One Audio Active Group® commissioned MARU/Matchbox to conduct a study of Cumulus Media radio listeners.
Hollywood has a new technique to find moviegoers likely to see a specific film in theaters. This new approach reveals that AM/FM radio is a powerful platform to launch theatrical releases.
The Cumulus Media | Westwood One Audio Active Group® recently retained MARU/Matchbox to conduct a study in March/April 2023 of 600 Dallas Ft. Worth auto buyers. Auto intenders were asked, “How likely are you to buy or lease an electric vehicle?”
In the context of encouraging national auto market trends, Cumulus Media sought an in-depth understanding of Dallas-Ft. Worth auto buyers. The Cumulus Media | Westwood One Audio Active Group® retained MARU/ Matchbox to conduct a study in March/April 2023 of 600 auto buyers.
Since 2016, AM/FM radio audio streaming has grown to be a major media channel available for marketers and brands. Two recent studies from Edison Research both reveal streaming’s strength in reach and time spent listening. Plus, a new Upwave brand effect study reveals how an AM/FM radio streaming campaign worked for a shoe brand.
Since 2018, pharmaceutical and drug store spend on network radio has soared +59%, according to Miller Kaplan. Here are two case studies that illustrate why AM/FM radio works so well for the pharmaceutical category.
Independent data analysis agency Colourtext and Radiocentre, the UK commercial AM/FM radio industry group, recently released the largest and most comprehensive AM/FM radio ad effectiveness report in the world. As part of this massive study, 59 tier one auto campaigns were measured for brands like Toyota, Honda, Land Rover, BMW, VW, Nissan, Volvo, Lexus, and Jaguar.
To further understand the personal care category and the impact of an AM/FM radio campaign on awareness and brand images of bar soap, the Cumulus Media | Westwood One Audio Active Group® commissioned MARU/Matchbox to conduct a study in December 2019 through January 2020. Here are the key findings.
To determine whether “sight, sound, and motion” trumps audio ads, ABX, the leader in syndicated advertising effectiveness, examined the largest head-to-head creative study of audio and video ads.
The Cumulus Media | Westwood One Audio Active Group® commissioned a series of Signal Hill Insights studies to measure the impact of two pet retailer campaigns. One was for a retailer’s network radio campaign and one was for a podcast campaign. Both studies revealed AM/FM radio and podcast advertising can generate a significant brand lift and sales effect.
The Cumulus Media | Westwood One Audio Active Group® commissioned MARU/Matchbox to conduct the fifth installment of a comprehensive auto aftermarket category study to determine the current state of America’s auto parts retailers. 810 auto parts shoppers were surveyed in June 2022. Here are the key findings.
According to AdImpact, for 2022’s midterm elections, political ad dollars are projected to reach $9.67 billion with “this election cycle outpacing 2020 by nearly $700 million dollars.” AdImpact expects AM/FM radio to take $270 million of the total political ad spend alone. How can political campaigns optimize their use of their AM/FM radio advertising?
In support of the growth in the pharma category, the Cumulus Media | Westwood One Audio Active Group® now has access to a new capability for pharmaceutical brands developed with data from Swoop, the precision healthcare marketing experts, and Nielsen that will allow data-driven targeting.
The Cumulus Media | Westwood One Audio Active Group® commissioned The Harris Poll to utilize their brand tracker platform to understand the performance of a leading meal kit delivery service’s advertising performance.