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One Last Listen to the 2013 Holiday Radio Season

By now the holidays may seem like a distant memory: people are watching their waistlines and stuffing decorations into dark basement corners. But that doesn’t mean we’ve heard the last of the 2013 holiday season. So before you start breaking your new resolutions, let’s recap the impact of...

How Connected Cars Are Driving Consumers Into Auto Showrooms

Tech is everywhere these days: In our pockets, our living rooms and even on the highways. Today, about one in five drivers aware of connected cars is already driving a high-tech vehicle. And as car manufacturers continue to introduce new tech at showcases like the recent International Consumer...

Super Bowl Wins with Super-Sized Wallets

Advertising during the Super Bowl requires very deep pockets, as the average 30-second spot cost marketers well over $3 million the last two years. And the stakes for those dollars are just as big, considering that viewership routinely tops the hundred-million viewer mark. So when you take a step...

Tapping Into India’s Local Hotspots in the Global Bazaar

More than 80 percent of the world’s consumers reside in emerging markets, and they account for nearly 65 percent of the world’s spending on fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG). What’s remarkable is that 60 percent of these consumers are located in rural or smaller towns. In addition, many of...

How Can You Reach People Who Will Tweet About Your Brand?

There’s no shortage of people tweeting about live TV these days—it’s a digital phenomenon and picking up speed. In 2013 alone, 36 million people sent 990 Million Tweets about TV, according to Nielsen SocialGuide. Until now, however, we haven’t known how many people tweet about TV and...

Backseat Driving is Welcome on the Road to Financial Goals

Managing money can be difficult no matter where we live, and in many cases, it feels like we spend our cash before we earn it. In fact, Nielsen reports that globally, we save or invest just 10 percent of our monthly income on average. Is that enough? How prepared are we for an unexpected household