Music Radio Delivers a Diverse Audience

Contributor: Jay Nachlis, Associate Consultant/Marketing Director, Coleman Insights

Radio is not a one-size-fits-all proposition. It’s one of the advantages and calling cards of local radio stations — the ability to reach specific audiences with differing tastes. Understanding differences in music tastes and usage helps validate the effectiveness of radio as a local, targeted medium for advertisers.

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Radio on Main Street Podcast Featuring Lori Lewis, Vice President Social Media at Modern Luxury

Social media has become one of the most popular ways of connecting for both personal relationships as well as for use in professional brand building. In fact, it has become such an important means of communication it is hard to believe it has only been around for 11 years.

In this edition, Erica Farber, President and CEO of the RAB speaks with Lori Lewis, Vice President Social Media at Modern Luxury. She is also the lead volunteer that produces the annual Conclave. An early adopter Lori reminds us the actual focus of social media is to be used to share positive messages and to remember it is ok to take a break from it now and then.

Radio Helps Small Businesses Grow

Author: Annette Malave, SVP/Insights, RAB

Last week was National Small Business Week. According to the U.S. Census, there are nearly 30 million small businesses. Small businesses play a crucial role in their local communities. They have a positive impact on the job market, help defray costs/taxes and provide consumers with product/service alternatives. They also help shape and influence the community – just like radio.

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Radio on Main Street Podcast Featuring Steph Garfrerick, Vice President of Strategy at Revenue Analytics

When it comes to growing revenue, every radio station has the same challenges. Decisions must be made regarding a long list of variables from what to charge per spot to how to best maximize every available opportunity.

In this edition, Erica Farber, President and CEO of the RAB speaks with Steph Garfrerick, Vice President of Strategy at Revenue Analytics. The company recently released the 2019 Dynamic Pricing & Revenue Management Trends in Media. Media companies are rethinking how best to do business and the sellers’ role is becoming more empowered as they become better armed with data, processes and technology.

In Radio You Can Trust

Author: Annette Malave, SVP/Insights, RAB

No word has ever had a greater impact on brands as trust. Consumers today are in control and not only expect but demand that the brands they engage with be authentic to keep their loyalty.

Security breaches and concerns about data privacy are now at the forefront of consumers’ minds, and trust is as important a component of brand consideration as brand value. For marketers, finding the balance or sweet spot tapping into data, consumer engagement and maintaining trust are what may keep many chief marketing officers up at night.

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Radio on Main Street Podcast Featuring Steve Goldstein, Senior Director, Digital Sales Strategy for Hubbard Broadcasting

One of the most discussed issues, no matter the market size, is how radio can better compete in the digital space. Making that transition from traditional radio seller to digital may not be as hard as it sounds, but rather should be thought of as an evolution.

In this edition, Erica Farber, President and CEO of the RAB, speaks with Steve Goldstein, Senior Director, Digital Sales Strategy for Hubbard Broadcasting. With a strong background in radio sales, Steve has not only continued to move up into management at the country’s number one billing station, WTOP in Washington DC, he has successfully embraced digital and become one of radio’s most successful leaders. As he shares, local businesses need help and want to work with partners they can trust.  Radio can deliver any audience, anywhere and as long as we hone in on solutions, we will have great results.