Category Archives: Radio

Jacobs Media Techsurvey 8 Infographic Of Doom

Highly regarded radio consultant Jacobs Media released their annual Techsurvey over the weekend, this one being the eighth installment in the series and looking at over 57,000 radio listeners listening to 170 stations in 12 different radio formats.  That’s a LOT of data to wade through. In order to get the “top line” information out quickly,… Read More »

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World Radio Day And How The US Can Learn From The Rest Of The World

I ran across a post on the PBS Mediashift Idea Lab blog that told me something that I did not know.  UNESCO, part of he United Nations, has declared February 13th to be World Radio Day.  On their website, here’s what they say about radio: The World Radio Day seeks raise awareness about the importance of… Read More »

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This Post Should Be Read By Every Executive In The Radio Business

I’ve written before about how radio is on the fast track to irrelevance, and that the smart owners and execs in the radio industry have the power to stop that and save the business.  Media guru Mark Ramsey wrote about Pandora and how radio is freaking out about it but shouldn’t on his blog yesterday.… Read More »

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Social Media Is Not The Savior

This is kind of a follow up to the post I put up Sunday about how badly radio handled the death of Whitney Houston.  Since then, there’s been a lot of chatter among those who regularly drink the Social Media Kool-Aid that Social Media actually broke the story of Whitney Houston’s death and therefore it… Read More »

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The Night Radio Became Irrelevant

A fallen tower, no more effective than aradio station that doesn’t let its listenersknow what’s going on in their world February 11, 2012 will always live in my mind for two reasons.  First, the tragic loss of Whitney Houston, one of the greatest singers I’ve ever heard and in the same league as Frank Sinatra,… Read More »

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Five Facebook Factoids

I was recently asked to write a column for superstar radio consultant Gary Berkowitz about Facebook and what radio stations should know about how to really use it.  While the piece was geared towards radio brands, it is relevant to any business.  If you’d like to discuss how these concepts refer to YOUR business, just… Read More »

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