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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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Futuri Media Reflects on a Year of Growth

We were honored to be named OHTec’s Tech Company of the Year 2017, and honored again when they reached out to us to get an update on what we’ve been up to since winning. This article originally appeared on the COSE website. What a thrill it was for Futuri Media to be named OHTec’s 2017 Tech Company…
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Protect Yourself! What You Need to Know About Avoiding Huge Photo Copyright Infringement Fines [Guest Blog]

Photographer Brian Friedman guest blogs about how broadcasters can protect themselves from photo copyright infringement fines and create great relationships with the photography community. At Futuri Media, we pride ourselves on truly understanding our clients’ business and trying to think of everything when we launch a new product. So when we created the POST on-demand…
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Futuri Media CEO Daniel Anstandig to Speak at 2018 NATPE Conference In Miami

TV stations are looking for ways to capitalize on social media, and Futuri’s Daniel Anstandig will discuss tools that can help.   Futuri Media CEO Daniel Anstandig will be speaking at the 2018  NATPE conference in Miami Beach, Florida, this week about strategies TV broadcasters can use to leverage the power of social media. NATPE, the…
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Digital Audio Streaming Surges 60% in 2017—Futuri Media Ready To Help Radio Stations Tap Market

R&B and Latin hits drive more people to digital streaming music while broadcasters look for ways to cash in on streaming audio. More and more people are accessing streaming audio, with 2017 seeing total on-demand audio usage up almost 60 percent from the previous year, according Nielsen’s annual year-end music report. That totaled more than…
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3 Things All Radio Stations Need To Make The Most Of Smart Speakers Like Alexa Devices

With more and more people using smart speakers, radio stations need to make sure they’re keeping with the technology. Here’s how. A version of this article written by Todd Thomas, Futuri Media’s senior vice president of operations, first appeared on Smart speakers and voice control technology offer radio stations unprecedented ways to engage with…
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Futuri Media, the foremost innovator in SaaS technology for broadcast media, has been named to the Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest-growing companies in America.

SaaS Technology Company Futuri Media Earns Its Fourth-Straight Place on Inc. Magazine’s List of Fastest-Growing Companies

  CLEVELAND, OHIO, September 19, 2017 — For the fourth year in a row, Futuri Media, the foremost innovator in SaaS technology for broadcast media, has been named to the Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest-growing companies in America. Futuri ranked among the upper half of the list for the fourth consecutive year, posting a 171% three-year…
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Nielsen Audio Study: Futuri Stations have 30X Larger Increases in TSL; 5.75X Larger Increases in Tune-Ins

A Nielsen Audio study shows sharp increases in both tune-in occasions and time spent listening (TSL) on radio stations offering consumers Futuri’s “Instant Alerts” feature (also known as Song Alerts, a key part of audience engagement system #engage) that sends text, tweet, or e-mail alerts to listeners when one of their favorite songs is about…
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