Tag: Perception vs. Reality

Edison’s “Share Of Ear” Q3 2022: AM/FM Radio Streaming Listening Surges, Now 20% Bigger Than Ad-Supported Spotify And Pandora Combined, And Podcast Audiences Explode

By Pierre Bouvard
Edison Research’s quarterly “Share of Ear” study is the authoritative examination of time spent with audio in America. Here are the findings of the just released Q3 2022 report.

Back To The Office: Marketers And Agencies Increase Commutes And Days In The Office But Still Lag Behind Average Americans Who Are Exposed More Frequently To Out-of-Home Advertising And AM/FM Radio Ads 

By Pierre Bouvard
Two studies have revealed that despite growth in brand and agency commutes, the marketing industry is still working from home more than the average American. Compared to marketers and agencies, the average American is exposed more frequently to billboards, out-of-home advertising, and AM/FM radio ads.

“Share Of Ear” Q2 2022: A Five-Year Look Back Reveals Podcast Shares Have Tripled And AM/FM Streaming Has Doubled In Share, Beating Pandora Two To One

By Pierre Bouvard
Edison Research’s quarterly “Share of Ear” study is the authoritative examination of American audio time use. Edison Research surveys 4,000 Americans to measure daily reach and time spent for all forms of audio. These are the key findings from the Q2 2022 release.

The Average American Is Exposed More Frequently To Billboards And AM/FM Radio Ads Than Marketers And Media Agencies Since The Ad Industry Commutes Less

By Pierre Bouvard
Two recently conducted studies reveal the average American is exposed more frequently to billboards and AM/FM radio ads compared to marketers and media agencies. This is because twice as many marketers and media agencies are working from home as the average American.

New Advertiser And Consumer Studies On Media Attentiveness And Ad Skipping From The CUMULUS MEDIA | Westwood One Audio Active Group®

By Pierre Bouvard
The Media Attentiveness and Ad Skipping Report incorporates several new studies that examine consumer attentiveness and concentration levels when using various media platforms, ad-skipping tendencies, and the reasons why listeners choose to use various audio platforms.

Edison’s “Share Of Ear” Q3 2021 Five-Year Report Card: Pandora Collapses, Spotify Stagnates, Podcasts Soar, AM/FM Radio Dominates, And AM/FM Radio Streaming Is Up 2X

By Pierre Bouvard
Edison’s quarterly “Share of Ear” study is the authoritative examination of American audio time use. The just-released Q3 2021 report provides an opportunity to look back over five years to understand the shifts in U.S. listening.

Nielsen: 5 “Back To Normal” Findings Advertisers Need To Know From Latest Wave Of Consumer Study

By Pierre Bouvard
Nielsen held a client webinar this week to reveal the findings of their sixth COVID consumer tracking study since the pandemic. Their findings are validated by just-released June data from Apple Maps, GeoPath, Google Trends, and Moody’s Analytics.

May Recovery Strong: AM/FM Radio’s Listening Surge Can Help Businesses Bounce Back As America’s Vehicular Traffic And Commuting Continue To Grow

By Pierre Bouvard
Nielsen’s just-released the May 2021 Portable People Meter data for the top 48 markets in the U.S. revealed yet another month of strong AM/FM radio audience growth amidst a surge in auto traffic.

Perception And Reality: Marketers And Agencies Dramatically Underestimate The State Of U.S. Worker Commutes; Plus The Latest Nielsen Data Shows A Complete Recovery Of AM/FM Radio Listeners In $75K+ Households

By Pierre Bouvard
Advertiser Perceptions recently asked media decision makers, “What percentage of American workers are either working from home daily, commuting some days, or commuting every day?” Here is a look at the buy side perceptions of the state of the American commute versus the actual reality.