NuVoodoo's executive team regularly publishes thoughts, data, and analysis here and in media industry publications and trade magazines.
Last week we showed percentages of P1 constituencies from major music formats responding to whether their station had surprised them pleasantly with a song or something other than a song in the past week. Overall, music radio stations are about half again more likely to have delighted listeners with a song than with something other…Read More
One of our competitors announced that they’re finally following our lead and moving their library music tests from hotel meeting rooms to the internet. We’re glad they’ve caught on. At NuVoodoo we’ve been doing all of our research online since we set up shop at the end of 2010. We’ve been working with recruiting and…Read More
Last week we talked about contests that help delight listeners – and the factors that sometimes get in the way of making those contests delightful. We asserted that contest prizes don’t need to be huge – in fact it’s better if they seem attainable. The greater the perceived chance to win the prize, the greater…Read More
It’s hard to read those words and not hear Jerry Seinfeld wondering about people who are unusual in one sense or another. It’s the question that arose in a casual lobby bar discussion of research samples at the recent NAB Radio Show in Atlanta. The discussion began with someone pondering those who will still cooperate…Read More
Delight. According to Merriam-Webster it’s “something that makes you very happy; something that gives you great pleasure or satisfaction.” In other words, it’s what most music radio stations strive to do for listeners every day. For many years, simply the continuous stream of well-chosen songs was enough to be delightful: “We let our music do…Read More