Tag: Podcasts

Three Solutions To The Podcast Ad Frequency Problem: “Remind The Many, Don’t Lecture The Few”

By Pierre Bouvard
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 “Share Of Ear” Q1 2022: Among Registered Voters, AM/FM Radio Dominates Ad-Supported Listening With A 75% Share, Podcasts And AM/FM Radio Streaming Surge, And AM/FM Radio Has An 89% Share In The Car

By Pierre Bouvard
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.

New Online Sports Betting Study: AM/FM Radio Listeners Show Significantly More Interest and Engagement Than TV Viewers

By Pierre Bouvard
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.

Two New Studies Reveal Growing Interest In Cryptocurrency Investing: Podcast And AM/FM Radio Listeners Over Index On Crypto And The Optimal Media Plan Allocation Is 43% Social, 37% Audio, And 19% TV

By Pierre Bouvard
Two new studies commissioned by the Cumulus Media | Westwood One Audio Active Group© reveal growing consumer interest in cryptocurrency. The first study was conducted by MARU/Matchbox in January 2022 among 1,023 average Americans. The second study was completed by MESH Experience in December 2021 on behalf of a major financial firm focused on high investable asset individuals who have at least $500,000 of investments.

Cumulus Media And Signal Hill Insights’ Podcast Download – Spring 2022 Report: Watching Podcasts Soars As YouTube Edges Out Spotify To Become The Most Used U.S. Podcast Platform And Listeners Prefer Funny And Entertaining Ads To Rational “Feature/Benefit” Creative

By Brittany Faison and Jeff Vidler
For the eighth edition of our Podcast Download series, Cumulus Media and Signal Hill Insights retained MARU/Matchbox to conduct an in-depth study of 604 weekly podcast listeners in April 2022. The Spring 2022 report highlights trends from prior studies and examines new topics such as the growing use of video podcasts and the type of advertising creative the podcast audience prefers.

The Cumulus Media 2022 Audioscape: 6 New Findings About The Podcast Audience And Smart Speaker Owners That Reveal Where They Live, Who They Are, Their Audio Habits, And More

By Pierre Bouvard
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 Q4 2021.

New Study: Major Personalities Generate Significant Incremental Reach For Marketers Who Advertise On Both AM/FM Radio And Podcasts; Dan Bongino Leads In Awareness And Favorability Among New National Talk Shows Launched In 2021

By Pierre Bouvard
To understand which platforms audiences use to listen to major national talk personalities, Westwood One retained MARU/Matchbox to survey 1,501 U.S. adults 18+ on their listening habits to major national personalities in February 2022.

Edison Research’s “Share Of Ear” Q4 2021: Among Registered Voters, AM/FM Radio Dominates Ad-Supported Listening, Podcasts And AM/FM Radio Streaming Surge, And AM/FM Radio Has An 88% Share In The Car

By Brittany Faison
The just-released Q4 2021 "Share of Ear" report from Edison Research provides an opportunity to study listening among key voter segments and examine ad-supported audio use by location and demographic.

New Advertiser And Consumer Studies On Media Attentiveness And Ad Skipping From The CUMULUS MEDIA | Westwood One Audio Active Group®

By Pierre Bouvard
The Media Attentiveness and Ad Skipping Report incorporates several new studies that examine consumer attentiveness and concentration levels when using various media platforms, ad-skipping tendencies, and the reasons why listeners choose to use various audio platforms.

Branded Podcasts: Who’s Creating Them And Best Practices For Getting Them Right

By Lauren Vetrano
What do marketers and agencies think about branded podcasts? New data from Advertiser Perceptions shows the future of branded podcasts is bright. Plus, best practices from podcast expert Steve Goldstein for advertisers considering getting into the world of branded podcasts.

As TV Viewers Flock To Ad-Free Video Streaming, Advertisers Can Find Lost Audiences With Podcasts

By Pierre Bouvard
In December of last year, CUMULUS MEDIA | Westwood One and Signal Hill Insights released the seventh installment of the Podcast Download series. The data showed how advertisers can use podcasts to reach consumers who are difficult to reach with TV or advertising-free streaming platforms.