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eSports: Opportunities that are No Game

So far, we’ve learned a lot from the recent study on The Future of Audience and Revenue from Futuri and the SmithGeiger Group and discussed the modern audience and sports betting.   Today, we want to continue unpacking this study by looking at a prime opportunity for media companies to leverage the recent uptick in […]

Get Serious Clout with Sports Betting and eSports Audiences

We are always looking for new ways to help you to engage with your audiences through our POST and TopicPulse lines of products, so when our team heard about the recent rise of sports betting and eSports, we knew it was a huge opportunity and we could help new customers!   That’s what led to […]

How Sports Betting Could Be a Safe Bet for Your Business

We’re back today with some more insight into what  The Future of Audience and Revenue study from Futuri and SmithGeiger Group uncovered about maximizing your audience for increased revenue.    So far we’ve talked about the ways in which the modern audience has changed, and how your organization can adjust to meet their evolving expectations.If […]

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WEBINAR Reaching Younger Audiences: How to Make Your Brand Essential

In the recent Futuri x SmithGeiger study on the future of audience and revenue, 85% of media executives said reaching younger audiences was an important challenge facing the industry today, yet only 47% felt confident in the industry’s ability to do so.  This 30-minute webinar, presented by Futuri’s Charlie Maxx and Sabrina Carlo, will cover […]

Adjusting to the Expectations of the Modern Audience

 It’s time to take another look at some of the noteworthy discoveries resulting from The Future of Audience and Revenue study, from Futuri and SmithGeigerGroup.  In my last post, we introduced you to the key discoveries that came about from this study. Media consumers and their needs are evolving – and if news outlets and […]

Some Key Findings from The Future of Audience and Revenue 2021

Futuri Media recently concluded our most insightful nationwide media study to date: The Future of Audience and Revenue 2021 study, with SmithGeigerGroup.   In preparation to make these industry-shaking discoveries public, let’s discuss a few of the key findings from the study as a preview, of sorts. While this is only the tip of the […]

Three Surprising Findings about the Modern Audience

We are thrilled to dive into The Future of Audience and Revenue study, from Futuri and SmithGeigerGroup.  Because of its incredibly wide-ranging nature, we want to take time to unpack some of the most eye-opening discoveries on our blog, and that quest begins today.    As a reminder, this extensive study was Futuri’s most groundbreaking […]

Some Key Findings from The Future of Audience and Revenue 2021

Futuri Media recently concluded our most insightful nationwide media study to date: The Future of Audience and Revenue 2021 study, with SmithGeigerGroup.   In preparation to make these industry-shaking discoveries public, let’s discuss a few of the key findings from the study as a preview, of sorts. While this is only the tip of the […]

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The Future of Audience and Revenue 2021: Get the White Paper from the Futuri x SmithGeiger Study

Futuri, the leading provider of AI-driven audience engagement and sales intelligence solutions for media, recently announced a selection of key findings from our Future of Audience and Revenue Study with SmithGeiger, which revealed tectonic shifts in how Americans perceive, consume and pay for media content, as well as media executives’ predictions for the sector and confidence in their […]

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Futuri Study Reveals Permanent Changes to Media Perception, Consumption and Revenue Across Traditional, Digital and Social Media

Audiences dramatically accelerating adoption of streaming, social, subscriptions, and eSports Amidst voracious consumer appetite for content, majority of local TV outlets are dependent on social media for sourcing new stories and content for their audiences Media executives don’t feel confident in their companies’ ability to adopt advancing technologies to meet needs of consumers Consumer trust […]

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Webinar — Navigating Change: How Top Broadcast Sales Execs Are Succeeding

It’s always been said that those who are highly adaptable during times of change are positioned for success, and that’s never been more true than today. We’ve been through so much change since the top of 2020, and that’s not likely to let up any time soon. So what are top leaders doing to navigate […]

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Morning Show Boot Camp 2021: Daniel Anstandig’s Innovation Session

Futuri always looks forward to the Morning Show Boot Camp conference in Chicago, where some of the best morning show talent in the business comes together to talk about their craft, their audience, and what the future holds. This year, Futuri CEO Daniel Anstandig once again led an innovation-focused session, titled The Crucial Role of Innovation […]

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Daniel Anstandig to Moderate Podcast Content Strategy Session at Podcast Movement 2021

The Futuri Team is celebrating a return to conferences this week in Nashville, Tennessee for Podcast Movement 2021. On Friday, Daniel Anstandig, CEO of Futuri Media, will be moderating a panel about content marketing as part of the conference’s Brand and Content Marketing Track. The Podcast Movement panel is called “What Content Marketers Can Learn […]

Futuri Launches AdMatic™ to Organize and Monetize the World’s Podcasts

Futuri, the company behind podcasting solutions relied on by several of the world’s top audio brands, brings its innovative AI-based solutions to a broader market Cleveland, Ohio, August 4, 2021 — Futuri, the leading provider of AI-driven audience engagement and sales intelligence solutions for broadcasters, today announced the launch of AdMatic™, a revolutionary system that […]

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Webinar: Don’t Let the Summer Slump Kill Your Q3: How to Break Through When It Seems Like Everyone’s on Vacation

Ah, summer. It’s great when you can enjoy your own time off — and for sales executives, it’s maddening when you can’t even get an email back from clients and prospects who are focused on their own R&R. So how do you break through and make such a great impression that your target wants to […]

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WATCH NOW: Making Appointment TV When You Have 10 (14? 24?) Hours of News

Access Tim Wolff’s webinar on proven ways to keep your viewers engaged “Tonight at 5, this story, then at 5:30, that story, at 6, another story, and make sure to watch at 10 and 11 when we have another must-see story…” This is what it can feel like to be a promotions producer, trying to […]

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Making Appointment TV When You Have 10 (14? 24?) Hours of News

Local stations have more news time than ever. But with all that time on the air, do viewers really think they’re missing something if they don’t watch? Here’s how to build appointment viewing so your viewers know the value of your newscasts–and know when to tune in for the biggest impact.   By Tim Wolff “Tonight […]

TopLine Business Acumen Series Digest: March 22nd, 2021 Edition

This week: Back to school opportunities, hair wellness takes off, rise in interest in auto sales, how mortgage lenders and real estate agents must set themselves apart, and more.

TopLine Business Acumen Series Digest: March 15th, 2021 Edition

This week: Back to school opportunities, hair wellness takes off, rise in interest in auto sales, how mortgage lenders and real estate agents must set themselves apart, and more.

TopLine Business Acumen Series Digest: March 9th, 2021 Edition

This week: Back to school opportunities, hair wellness takes off, rise in interest in auto sales, how mortgage lenders and real estate agents must set themselves apart, and more.

Futuri launches TopicPulse ContentAdvantage, content AI designed for TV broadcasters and digital publishers

The new TopicPulse ContentAdvantage is customized to meet the needs of television stations and digital publishers, giving a unique and exclusive advantage to newsrooms. Cleveland, March 4, 2021 — Futuri, the leading provider of AI-driven audience engagement and sales intelligence technology for media, today announced the launch of TopicPulse ContentAdvantage. This new launch takes TopicPulse, […]

Webinar: Winning Breaking News: Hint! It’s Not Always About Being First

”Winning” breaking news is a non-stop battle. But if you think the only goal is to be first, then you’re missing the most important parts. On Thursday, March 11, at 1p ET, Tim Wolff, Futuri VP TV & Digital Publishing Innovation, and Futuri CEO and Founder Daniel Anstandig presented Winning Breaking News. Hint! It’s Not […]

Futuri’s POST Announces POST AudioShield™, a Patent-Pending Feature to Protect Clients from Audio Copyright Fines

Futuri’s POST Announces POST AudioShield™, a Patent-Pending Feature to Protect Clients from Audio Copyright Fines Cleveland, March 2, 2021 — Futuri’s POST, the revolutionary podcasting technology used by more than 1,500 broadcast brands worldwide, today announced the launch of POST AudioShield™, a patent-pending feature that enables its clients to prevent copyrighted music from inadvertently making […]

TopLine Business Acumen Series Digest: March 1st, 2021 Edition

This week: Back to school opportunities, hair wellness takes off, rise in interest in auto sales, how mortgage lenders and real estate agents must set themselves apart, and more.

SummitMedia Revolutionizes Sales and Content Strategy with Enterprise-Wide Futuri Technology Partnership

Companies partner on sales intelligence and content discovery systems, audio streaming, and mobile apps. Cleveland, Ohio, TKDATE — Futuri, the leading provider of AI-driven sales intelligence and audience engagement technology for broadcasters, and SummitMedia, an integrated broadcasting, digital media, direct marketing and events company, today announced an enterprise-wide partnership that will bring Futuri’s growth solutions, […]

TopLine Business Acumen Series Digest: February 23rd, 2021 Edition

This week: Back to school opportunities, hair wellness takes off, rise in interest in auto sales, how mortgage lenders and real estate agents must set themselves apart, and more.

Case study: Growing ratings with POST by Futuri

See how one major morning show in a Top 5 market saw ratings growth during the same period where they started using POST to podcast show highlights daily.  

Webinar: Closing The Appointment and Closing More Deals: What Cuts Through in 2021

Could your efforts to get in front of busier-than-ever qualified buyers be earning you a one-way ticket to the junk folder? There have never been more options for advertisers to place their dollars, and the competition for their attention is sky-high. Changing landscapes require new approaches for success — which is why TopLine is designed […]

Tim Wolff and Tom Raponi Join Futuri, Expanding Reach for Its Content, Audience, and Revenue AI for TV Broadcasters and Digital Publishers

TV and digital publishing industry executives join Futuri’s growing team. Cleveland, Ohio, February 16, 2021 — Futuri, the leading provider of AI-driven audience engagement and sales intelligence technology for media, today announced two new senior leaders on its team who are focused on developing its suite of offerings for local, network, and cable television and […]

TopLine Business Acumen Series Digest: February 16th, 2021 Edition

This week: Back to school opportunities, hair wellness takes off, rise in interest in auto sales, how mortgage lenders and real estate agents must set themselves apart, and more.

Podcasting Was Here

Podcasts were big, then people forgot about them, now they’re huge. What happened?

Here’s what changed that made podcasts skyrocket more than a decade after they first started — and why your news brand can’t miss out on this audience. By Tim Wolff, Vice President of TV and Digital Publishing Innovation, Futuri In 2005, I created one of the first video podcasts (vodcasts) in our market. We used […]

AI, big data, and the newsroom: It's Time

AI, big data, and your newsroom: It’s time

Adjusting strategies and tactics in newsrooms used to take months of work (and a lot of faith in limited info).  Now, AI and data tools can help you learn and make changes in minutes. It’s time for your newsroom to catch up. By Tim Wolff, Vice President of TV and Digital Publishing Innovation, Futuri It […]

TopLine Business Acumen Series Digest: February 9th, 2021 Edition

This week: Back to school opportunities, hair wellness takes off, rise in interest in auto sales, how mortgage lenders and real estate agents must set themselves apart, and more.

TopLine Business Acumen Series Digest: February 1st, 2021 Edition

This week: Back to school opportunities, hair wellness takes off, rise in interest in auto sales, how mortgage lenders and real estate agents must set themselves apart, and more.

TopLine Business Acumen Series Digest: January 26th, 2020 Edition

This week: Back to school opportunities, hair wellness takes off, rise in interest in auto sales, how mortgage lenders and real estate agents must set themselves apart, and more.

Closing the Appointment to Get More Sales

Closing The Appointment: How to Get It Done in Today’s Environment

Don’t let your efforts to close the appointment earn you a one-way ticket to the junk folder. TopLine’s Jim Tarantine shares insights into how you can successfully close more appointments — and, ultimately, more sales.   We’ve all heard the phrase. via GIPHY Everyone wants to close sales, but how about closing the appointment? Getting […]

TopLine Business Acumen Series Digest: January 19th, 2020 Edition

This week: Back to school opportunities, hair wellness takes off, rise in interest in auto sales, how mortgage lenders and real estate agents must set themselves apart, and more.

CES 2021

CES 2021: The Only Constant is Change

In a year relatively light on major announcements, CES 2021 reminds us that to reject change is to embrace failure. The first all-virtual CES is in the books. Compared to recent years, the 2021 event was relatively light on major, industry-changing announcements. Take General Motors, which had the most prominent presence of any automaker, for […]

Trends in Broadcast Revenue Growth

The 7 Trends You Need to Know About to Grow Your Revenue in 2021

Successful sales executives know that knowledge is power. We break down seven top trends emerging in broadcast sales, and how you can navigate them successfully.  If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that lacking the willingness or ability to adapt is a recipe for failure. Nearly every business — and hey, almost every person! — underwent […]

Webinar: How to Work Smarter with POST

You likely know POST as a podcasting system, but did you know it does so much more, all designed to make the lives of broadcast pros easier? With POST, numerous things you need to get done regularly that may have little to do with podcasting, like airchecking talent to transcribing content to getting audio assets […]

TopLine Business Acumen Series Digest: January 12th, 2020 Edition

This week: Back to school opportunities, hair wellness takes off, rise in interest in auto sales, how mortgage lenders and real estate agents must set themselves apart, and more.

TopLine Business Acumen Series Digest: January 5th, 2020 Edition

This week: Back to school opportunities, hair wellness takes off, rise in interest in auto sales, how mortgage lenders and real estate agents must set themselves apart, and more.

TopLine Business Acumen Series Digest: December 29th, 2020 Edition

This week: Back to school opportunities, hair wellness takes off, rise in interest in auto sales, how mortgage lenders and real estate agents must set themselves apart, and more.

Futuri’s AI-Driven Content, Audience, and Revenue Growth Technology Sees Record Usage Growth in 2020

Solutions like TopLine, POST, and TopicPulse are being used more than ever amid seismic shifts for content creators and broadcasters. CLEVELAND, December 14, 2020 — In a year of unprecedented change in the ways broadcasters do business and audiences consume content, usage of Futuri’s AI-driven audience engagement and sales intelligence technology hit record highs. Analysis […]

TopLine Business Acumen Series Digest: December 22nd, 2020 Edition

This week: Back to school opportunities, hair wellness takes off, rise in interest in auto sales, how mortgage lenders and real estate agents must set themselves apart, and more.

TopLine Business Acumen Series Digest: December 15th, 2020 Edition

This week: Back to school opportunities, hair wellness takes off, rise in interest in auto sales, how mortgage lenders and real estate agents must set themselves apart, and more.

TopLine Business Acumen Series Digest: December 8th, 2020 Edition

This week: Back to school opportunities, hair wellness takes off, rise in interest in auto sales, how mortgage lenders and real estate agents must set themselves apart, and more.

TopLine Business Acumen Series Digest: December 1st, 2020 Edition

This week: Back to school opportunities, hair wellness takes off, rise in interest in auto sales, how mortgage lenders and real estate agents must set themselves apart, and more.

9 Reasons We’re Thankful for Radio

As radio turns 100 this year, we’re more thankful for the role it plays in our lives than ever. Here are nine (of the many!) ways we’re thankful for radio today. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours! Radio brings local communities together. Radio brands know their audiences so very well. The local news, sports, health […]

TopLine Business Acumen Series Digest: November 23rd, 2020 Edition

This week: Back to school opportunities, hair wellness takes off, rise in interest in auto sales, how mortgage lenders and real estate agents must set themselves apart, and more.

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