Faced with uncertainty about the future, many companies are responding by trying to freeze all activity, from hiring to marketing. But stopping and cutting all activity can only persist for so long without dramatic downstream effects. Adaptation will be the key to survival.
Amid the various media options consumers have to choose from, including streaming platforms and connected TVs, a recent Nielsen survey found that 83% of consumers say they’re listening to as much or more radio as they were before the COVID-19 pandemic.
As new media options like podcasts mature, U.S. consumers are opting to add them to their daily routines instead of simply replacing the traditional fare. And when it comes to audio, podcast listeners actually listen to more broadcast radio than people who don’t listen to podcasts at all.
Audio is fundamentally different from video in a number of ways, and business models need to reflect them. And as streaming becomes ubiquitous, it’s important for audio providers to embrace the fact that consumers are more apt to gravitate toward free options. After all, that’s where the...
Content creators and platforms battling for audiences will be happy to know that consumers are willing to crown multiple champions. According to a special Streaming Wars edition of the Nielsen Total Audience Report, which serves as the industry’s premiere source of media truth across platforms,...
Adults 18 and older in the U.S. spend just shy of six hours (5 hours, 51 minutes) with their TV-connected devices each week. While that’s nothing to snub your nose at, it’s dwarfed by the amount of time Americans spend with traditional radio, the proverbial patriarch of the media industry.
African Americans are powerful consumers, wielding $1.3 trillion in annual buying power. These consumers' path to purchase is non-linear and technologically driven.
How can broadcasters make their radio ads more memorable and more impactful with consumers? Neuroscience is how.
With so much choice available, how are modern consumers navigating the “paradox of choice” and deciding what to listen to and watch? Are they embracing subscription and and-demand services, or relying on traditional means like scheduled programs and live radio?
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