Contributor: Laura Ivey, Director of Research, Edison Research
Today’s environment of almost unlimited audio choices means advertisers and stations must craft targeted messages and personalized outreach to listeners. The more we understand consumers, the better we are able to speak to them, which brings importance to the understanding of ethnic listeners and their digital media habits.
Continue reading “Reaching African American and Hispanic Listeners Across
The Infinite Dial”
Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. recently released the results of a research project titled, Understanding Parents, Teens and Country Music, conducted by Edison Research. Although the focus of the study was based on country music users, the overall findings of the research are applicable for parents and teens who listen to any type of music format on the radio.
In this edition, Erica Farber, President and CEO of the RAB speaks with Megan Lazovick, Vice President at Edison Research. Radio by far is the most listened to form of audio among the parents of teens but the research suggests that due to the vast technology options available, it’s the teenagers that may be changing their parents listening habits.
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Contributors: Larry Rosin, Co-founder & President, Edison Research; Megan Lazovick, Vice President, Edison Research; Laura Ivey, Director of Research, Edison Research
We will hazard a guess right now that you, the reader of this article, are not a teenager. So we at Edison Research will tell you exactly what we think of teenagers: They are important. They are especially important to radio and to the businesses that want to reach them, and we have new research to tell us why.
Continue reading “Why Teens Matter, Part One: Understanding Teens’ Influence”
Author: Annette Malave, SVP/Insights, RAB
Have you ever wondered why hearing certain songs on the radio makes you smile? Other than it might be your favorite song or stir up a memory, there are some scientific facts to support your enjoyment. Listening to music has been proven to make you smarter and more productive. Music is also known to make people happy and elevate their mood. Perhaps this is part of the reason why people tune in to radio. But radio plays another important role – music.
Continue reading “Radio’s Music Role”
Contributors: Brad C. Deutsch Principal, Garvey Schubert Barer, P.C. and Aaron S. Edelman, Attorney, Garvey Schubert Barer, P.C.
In our previous blog posts, we’ve addressed both the possible risks associated with marijuana advertising that are unique to being the federal licensee of a radio station and the intricacies of many state laws regarding digital media advertisements for marijuana.
The latest development in the push to normalize marijuana and cannabis products as a consumer good comes from the cannabis industry’s own “Self-Regulatory” member organization, the National Association of Cannabis Businesses (NACB), which has recently adopted voluntary standards for advertising by its members. This blog post examines what impact these voluntary standards will actually have for advertising on the radio.
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Standards Mean for Radio”
Authors: Tammy Greenberg, SVP/Business Development, RAB & Annette Malave, SVP/Insights, RAB
Happy New Year! It’s hard to believe that another year has gone by. Right now all of us are working toward our resolutions for 2019 — both personal and professional — as well as remembering the numerous highlights of 2018.
Continue reading “Resolutions and Reflections”