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July 16, 2019 at 12:34 PM

Radio vs. Streaming Services—What Advertisers Should Know

Spotify, Pandora and other music streaming services have quickly risen in popularity — but, despite the hype, they have not eclipsed the power of AM/FM radio. The AM/FM radio landscape remains strong, with reach of 227 Million or 90% of adults.  This is particularly favorable for advertisers, as loyal listeners continue to tune in to their favorite shows each day.

As you work on determining where to focus your advertising efforts, you can benefit from learning why radio is a much more viable marketing channel than streaming platforms. Use this guide to explore the benefits of advertising through traditional radio.

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July 9, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Who Listens to the Radio?

You have probably heard of, and may even use, digital media outlets that allow for online music streaming. Despite the popularity of these services, radio reaches over 90% of U.S. adults (around 227 million people) weekly. This is a number which has remained relatively stable since 2001.

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June 25, 2019 at 10:00 AM

The Difference Between Branding and Action Type Advertising

In marketing, there are different types of advertising with distinct goals and measures of success. The two main types are brand and action type advertising, which both have clear-cut differences. Before launching a campaign, it’s important to understand your marketing objectives and determine which type would work best.

Below are some differences between the two:

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June 20, 2019 at 8:45 AM

Top Advantages and Challenges of Radio Advertising

Radio advertising is an incredible tool for getting your brand in front of mass audiences. Like most marketing platforms and channels, however, there are advantages and challenges to using radio. Before you begin investing in any sort of marketing, it is important to understand all of the advantages and challenges. We’ve put together a bit of information regarding these to help you determine if radio is right for your business.

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May 30, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Tips to Draw a Crowd to Your Event This Summer

When you host an event, “build it, and they will come” isn’t the mantra you want to follow. The reality is that marketing is a vitally important step in planning any event. Effective marketing can create awareness and, in turn, boost attendance. This is especially true in the summer as it is quite likely that you are competing against other events and the possibility that potential attendees have plans to travel. In order to help your next event succeed, we have put together a few tips to help you boost attendance.

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May 16, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Are All Radio Ad Impressions Created Equal? 3 Things You Should Know

In the world of radio, and in other media for that matter, impressions are a key metric that marketers track when assessing an ad’s performance. Put in the simplest of terms, impressions are the number of people who hear your ad. Because marketers want to know how many listeners their ad will reach, impressions are often discussed when looking at the total cost of an ad.

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May 9, 2019 at 9:30 AM

Why Recruitment Needs to Go Beyond a Job Board Listing

Recruitment is a challenge for many companies, with approximately three quarters (72.8%) of employers struggling to find relevant candidates for open positions. And with a 3.8 percent national unemployment rate, employers are also facing a candidate-driven labor market. In such a scenario, employers should be strategic about how they are recruiting new candidates.

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May 1, 2019 at 9:45 AM

4 Things You Probably Don't Know About Social Influencers

Social influencers are individuals in the media who have significant influence on their audiences. They may or may not be actual celebrities, but they have gained trust and credibility with those who interact and engage with them on a regular basis. Through influencer marketing, brands can earn as much as $6.50 for every $1 spent as well as increase engagement, boost SEO and generate leads. If you are new to using social influencers, here are some facts that you may not know about this effective marketing technique.

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April 25, 2019 at 10:30 AM

Why All Digital Agencies are NOT Created Equal

You have many options when it comes to outsourcing your digital marketing. However, when it comes to providing high-quality digital marketing services that drive results, many agencies fall short. That’s why, before you sign a contract, it is vital that you evaluate a potential partner and check out their features and attributes. In doing this, you are best able to determine which agency is right for your business. We have put together a few things you should look out for that help separate the good from the great in digital agencies.

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April 23, 2019 at 9:15 AM

How to Determine the Perfect Media Mix to Increase Student Enrollment

In the past few years, both public and private universities and colleges have struggled to hit admissions targets when recruiting potential students. They are up against a number of challenges, including the image of higher education institutions and a fear of college debt, which can negatively impact the quality and quantity of students who apply.

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