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Google Play Dials Up Podcasts for Android Users

Futuri podcast tools can boost engagement on Google Podcast After a lengthy wait, Google is finally jumping into the podcast space – and its new app could be a game-changer. The tech giant’s Google Podcast app will allow the more than 100 million Android users in the U.S. to stream on-demand content simply by downloading…
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Futuri’s Tools Help Grow Podcast Ad Revenue

As advertisers direct more dollars to podcasts, radio broadcasters dial up new content, ad opportunities Amid rising demand from advertisers and audiences, podcasts are the hottest topic in the audio industry. In response, radio broadcasters are building up their podcast offerings, and are monetizing that content to grow new business in the podcasting space. By…
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Mobile Usage in America Reaches All-Time High

Radio Must Respond with Mobile-Ready Content How many times a day do you check your smartphone? The answer is probably much more than you think. In fact, the average American checks their phone every 12 minutes, or 80 times per day, and nearly one in ten Americans peek at their phones every four minutes, according…
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TopLine-MapIt™ Illustrates Radio’s Reach

Futuri Media’s Latest TopLine Tool Maps Stations’ Footprint Relative to Clients’ Business Every picture tells a story, and Futuri Media’s new TopLine-MapIt™ mapping tool can help broadcasters illustrate their relevance to prospective clients. With TopLine-MapIt™ , broadcast sales teams can create custom maps visually displaying their geographic reach relative to a local business’ market. These…
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World Wide Radio Summit Panel, Daniel Anstandig of Futuri Media, Darren Davis of iHeartMedia, Nicole Bergen of Elevate Research

WWRS 2018: Gen Zers, Millennials Use Radio On Their Terms

To cultivate young audiences, radio needs to advance new devices, cars and data Want to reach Generation Z and Millennials? Be authentic, explore new technologies, and use as many platforms as possible. Seeking a better understanding of Gen Zers,at the Worldwide Radio Summit 2018 opening panel, Futuri Media CEO Daniel Anstandig surveyed top audio and…
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Podcast Listeners are Young, Upscale and Educated

On-Demand Audio Hits High Notes

  Edison Research: Podcast Listeners are Young, Upscale and Educated At Futuri Media, we’ve been touting the powerful potential of on-demand audio, and we’re pleased to see consumers at backing us up. Podcast listening is at an all-time high, with 47 million Americans, or 17% of adults 12+, reporting they’ve listened to on-demand audio in…
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Futuri Media Wins the OHTec Tech Company of the Year for the Second Time in a Row

The 12th annual awards honor innovative companies and leaders in Northeast Ohio’s growing technology community. Futuri Media scored a two-peat at the OHTec Best of Tech Awards on Thursday night, winning Tech Company of the Year for the second time in a row. The 12th annual awards, which recognize outstanding technology companies and entrepreneurs, are…
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Nielsen Podcast Study 2018

Nielsen: Smartphones Drive Podcast Growth

As audience increases, brands are seeing benefits of podcast sponsorships As the audience for podcasts grows at a steady clip, both media companies and brands are taking note. Radio broadcasters already create hours of top-notch audio, and podcasting is a logical way to create new listening opportunities, as well as fresh revenue possibilities.   Mobile…
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Smart speakers on the rise in 2018

How Do You Sound On Smart Speakers?

As smart speaker sales rise, stations need custom skills to showcase content. Consumers are liking the sound of voice-activated speakers. After a holiday season where they were a top gift, smart speakers like Amazon’s Echo devices and Google Home are more than a novelty, they’re part of the new digital ecosystem. Smart speakers drive more…
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Futuri Offers Better Prep for Big Meetings to Help Close Sales

Let TopLine Appointment Prep Reports gather the info you need for client meetings In today’s hyper-competitive ad market, the old saying, “Know your audience” has never been more important. At Futuri Media, we want our partners to be as prepared as possible for their business meetings, and we want to make it easier for you…
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