The recently released Cumulus Media 2022 Audioscape examines the latest podcast consumer and smart speaker trends from Edison Research’s “Share of Ear” Report from Q2 2022 and Nielsen Scarborough’s Podcast Buying Power report. Last week, eight key findings on the smart speaker audience were covered. This week, here are the seven key findings on the podcast audience.
The recently released Cumulus Media 2022 Audioscape examines the podcast consumer and smart speaker trends using data from Edison Research’s “Share of Ear” Report from Q2 2022. Here are the key takeaways from the report that look at smart speakers.
Which podcast ads work best: live reads, talent pre-recorded ads, or pre-produced programmatic executions? A new study from Tom Webster and Bryan Barletta of Sounds Profitable called After These Messages looks at these ad formats and answers the question.
According to AdImpact, for 2022’s midterm elections, political ad dollars are projected to reach $9.67 billion with “this election cycle outpacing 2020 by nearly $700 million dollars.” AdImpact expects AM/FM radio to take $270 million of the total political ad spend alone. How can political campaigns optimize their use of their AM/FM radio advertising?
For some advertisers, the primary marketing strategy is “buy now,” a relentless series of sales events and promotions. Ad copy is rational, product and price focused, with limited time offers. Some call this “performance marketing” or “converting existing demand.” The goal is to target people who are in the market.
Edison Research’s quarterly “Share of Ear” study is the authoritative examination of American audio time use. Edison Research surveys 4,000 Americans to measure daily reach and time spent for all forms of audio. These are the key findings from the Q2 2022 release.
Independent data analysis agency Colourtext and Radiocentre, the UK commercial AM/FM radio industry group, recently released the biggest and most comprehensive AM/FM radio ad effectiveness report in the world. Big Audio Datamine encompasses 1,002 campaigns for 463 brands covering 14 sectors.
This season, NFL Thursday Night Football will be on Amazon Prime Video and no longer on a broadcast TV or cable network. To determine the degree of awareness that Amazon Prime Video will be the exclusive home of Thursday Night Football, the Cumulus Media | Westwood One Audio Active Group® commissioned a national study from MARU/Matchbox.
In support of the growth in the pharma category, the Cumulus Media | Westwood One Audio Active Group® now has access to a new capability for pharmaceutical brands developed with data from Swoop, the precision healthcare marketing experts, and Nielsen that will allow data-driven targeting.
The Cumulus Media | Westwood One Audio Active Group® has tested hundreds of audio ads over the years working with the leading experts in creative testing. The findings from those tests, along with marketing effectiveness and creative strategy work from industry giants, have been combined to form Cumulus Media | Westwood One Audio Active Group®’s comprehensive Audio Creative Best Practices.
Two new studies measuring national AM/FM radio campaigns for the recently completed 2022 tax season reveal AM/FM radio is the ideal media platform for tax preparation services and generates significant impact. Here are the key findings.
Last week, Nielsen released the latest issue of Audio Today 2022: How America Listens. In the report, Nielsen profiles how Americans use broadcast AM/FM radio, podcasts, streaming, and satellite audio.
The number of times podcast listeners hear an ad campaign is soaring. According to Podsights, the leading podcast attribution measurement firm, average podcast ad frequency has doubled in the past year, reducing podcast conversions. Here are three solutions to the podcast ad frequency problem.
Edison Research’s quarterly “Share of Ear” study is the authoritative examination of American audio time use. Edison Research surveys 4,000 Americans to measure daily reach and time spent for all forms of audio. The Q1 2022 report provides an opportunity to study listening among key voter segments and examine ad-supported audio use by location and demographic.
The Cumulus Media | Westwood One Audio Active Group® commissioned MARU/Matchbox to conduct a national brand awareness study of online sports betting brands. 1,252 adults 21+ were surveyed in February 2022. 483 respondents were from states that have legalized sports betting and 769 respondents were from states that have not. The findings were compared to prior studies that were conducted in April and October 2021.
Pharmaceutical brands have discovered network radio. According to a Miller Kaplan network radio ad spend analysis, 2021’s pharmaceutical ad spend of $126 million was up 2.5X, skyrocketing from 2018’s $49 million.