SiriusXM has 33 million subscribers. That sounds like a huge number to advertisers. But how much of the SiriusXM audience is listening to ad-supported channels? How does AM/FM radio’s audience compare?
AM/FM radio shows consistent strength outreaching many popular content destinations by millions. It also makes other media options better.
Edison Research’s “Share of Ear” is the gold standard for understanding how Americans consume audio. The report quantifies the reach and time spent with of all forms of audio. Here are key takeaways from the recently released Q4 2017 data.
With significant consumption growth and immense purchase power, Boomers 50+ are an audience segment advertisers need to take seriously. Target Boomers effectively with AM/FM radio’s massive reach and high time spent.
The wireless industry is one of the most competitive business markets in the U.S. Its major players are constantly engaged in a tug of war over new and existing customers. The potential merger of T-Mobile and Sprint will cause a new marketplace dynamic. In this environment, making sure advertising reaches consumers effectively is imperative. Enter AM/FM radio.
TV and digital have become known as media planning’s dynamic duo. TV is often credited with large reach while digital offers highly specialized and targeted campaigns. So how can brands grow incremental reach to increase the effectiveness of their campaigns? With AM/FM radio, America’s #1 mass reach media.
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.
Due to ad fraud, non-human views, and brand safety concerns, major advertisers like Procter & Gamble have begun to pull back their digital spend. These massive brands are now increasing their advertising spend in mass reach media like television. But TV audience erosion is causing real concerns for brands.
Nielsen Scarborough recently added a new question to their survey: listenership to Pandora in the past week. This provides the opportunity to compare AM/FM radio weekly reach to Pandora’s weekly reach. Westwood One conducted a comprehensive analysis that revealed some key findings about how Pandora stacks up against AM/FM radio.
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.