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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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Futuri and Inside Radio

Big Opportunities For Radio In Time-Shifted Audio

Time-shifted audio is a huge opportunity for radio, and our Daniel Anstandig just previewed two key findings from a soon-to-be-released Nielsen and Futuri Media study on this topic: Nearly half of respondents said they understand the concept of time-shifted audio, find it interesting and would listen to it. A high percentage of participants are willing…
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CES 2019 Recap: What Radio Needs to Know

CES 2019 Recap: What Radio Needs to Know

CES 2019 Recap: What Radio Needs to Know Cleveland, Ohio, January 10, 2019 – Artificial intelligence. The connected car. 5G. There have been a seemingly endless number of announcements about technology that will change the way we consume media coming out of this year’s CES conference, but what do they mean for radio? Futuri Media is…
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Promote Your Radio Station's Mobile App

Five Ways to Boost Engagement with Your Radio Station App

To Drive Usage, Promote Your App’s Best Features The adage, “If you build it, they will come,” doesn’t necessarily apply to mobile apps. Your local radio station may have a robust mobile app packed with engaging features, but unless you educate your audience creatively and regularly, your app could get lost among the millions of…
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Consumers talking with speech bubbles

Time to Turn Up the Volume on Smart Speakers

As more consumers buy in, voice-activated speakers reach 18% of US homes Smart speakers are going mainstream. About 43 million Americans are now speaking commands to Amazon Alexa and Google Home devices on their kitchen counters and nightstands. Voice-activated speakers are being consumed by 18% of U.S. homes, up from 7% a year ago, according…
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Summer scene at the beach

Summer is the Time to Drive Digital Engagement

Consumers turn to digital in the summer more than any other time of year. Engage your audience across all digital platforms using technologies proven to boost both audience engagement and revenue. This summer, as more Americans stream audio in cars, on smart speakers, Bluetooth devices, and smartphones, online audio is primed to be more popular…
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Busy Mom

Busy Moms Love Audio

Moms are heavy consumers of AM/FM radio, digital audio, and podcasts While they’re busy juggling careers and families, modern Moms still make time for audio.  As avid listeners of radio, digital audio and podcasts, Moms are completely tuned in, visiting multiple social media networks daily. This busy lifestyle consumer’s media consumption habits translate into opportunity…
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