NuVoodoo's executive team regularly publishes thoughts, data, and analysis here and in media industry publications and trade magazines.
We all know that music radio in general suffers a perception that it repeats songs over and over. Anecdotally, we also all know that smaller playlists tend to generate better ratings than larger ones. Now that the word “playlist” is part of the vernacular for many people because of iTunes and other platforms, we wondered…Read More
For many reasons, Social Media contact and advertising has become a vital channel for lots of radio stations. Not only can they reach and have a dialog with current and potential listeners, but they can also put the odds of interacting with ratings respondents squarely in their favor. We accelerated the frequency of our NuVoodoo…Read More
What’s radio’s role in the morning from a consumer’s perspective? In the changing media landscape, where do we fit in among the choices consumers have available? For many years TV morning programs have been sounding like radio shows (that just happen to have video). All types of information are available online – news, weather, traffic,…Read More
That funny thing about radio ratings interpretation: good ratings mean the station is doing a great job connecting with listeners, while bad ratings mean Nielsen’s sample sucks. Clearly there are situations where bad ratings are caused by mistakes and missteps in programming. And, just as clearly, there are situations where good ratings are caused by…Read More
Setting out to write about the problems that arise when trying to move a music station’s audience older or younger (or more male or more female or more ethnic, etc.) we started to invoke the image of turning an aircraft carrier. But, a quick online search reveals that aircraft carriers, being warships, are comparatively nimble…Read More