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Today's Podcast Listener: 2019 National Survey Report

Major New Podcast Study Reveals Listener Habits, Trust in Hosts

National study also contains insights on implications for radio Las Vegas, Nevada, April 9, 2019 – Most podcast users are millennial males, listen weekly, and engage with podcasts at home, according to a major new study by the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) and Futuri Media, a leading audience engagement and…
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Time-shifted Audio Study

New Study Shows Radio Can Significantly Benefit from Time-Shifting Content

The study concluded that there is a profound appetite for time-shifted radio content among radio listeners – notably, highly monetizable and younger audiences – and that opportunities are currently untapped as awareness of the availability of time-shifted radio content among listeners remains low. A new study conducted by Futuri Media and Nielsen, “The Profound Need for Time-Shifted Radio Content…
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Shayna Sharpe and AJ Vaughan Join Futuri Media’s TopLine Team

Shayna Sharpe and AJ Vaughan Join Futuri Media’s TopLine Team

Shayna Sharpe and AJ Vaughan Join Futuri Media’s TopLine Team   Respected industry veterans take their talents to radio’s leading sales intelligence platform.   Cleveland, Ohio, February 6, 2019 – Futuri Media, a global leader in audience engagement and sales intelligence  technology, today announced that sales leadership veterans Shayna Sharpe and AJ Vaughan have joined…
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Scott Lindy joins Futuri Media’s Partner Success team

Longtime radio programmer brings his talents to Futuri Veteran programmer Scott Lindy has joined the Partner Success team at Futuri Media. In his new role, Lindy will work with Futuri’s radio partners to devise station-specific strategies for using the company’s audience engagement technology, like POST, TopicPulse, and #engage, to drive ratings and revenue growth. Lindy,…
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As In-Car Entertainment Options Grow, Radio Keeps Pace

With robust digital offerings, radio can maintain its place as the no. 1 in-car media Radio enjoys the enviable position as the most popular in-car media, but the car is quickly emerging as the new battleground for audio. As more vehicles with advanced entertainment systems and WiFi connectivity hit the road, drivers can tune into…
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How Podcasting Can Reach an Audience of 100 million

To boost engagement, broadcasters and digital publishers need to educate consumers The biggest hurdle to growing podcasting may be helping consumers understand exactly what a podcast is and how to find it. New data from Edison Research notes that 64% of Americans, of 180 million people, say they’ve heard of podcasts, up from just 22%…
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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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