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Learning these lessons was neither cheap nor easy. Our digital roadmap for 2020 and what we ended up doing were not exactly similar.  Like everyone, we had to throw out our plan in March when it became clear the world was shutting down and pivot as fast as we could towards products and ideas that…

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Today’s jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics is a very hopeful sign for radio. Wall Street analysts had expected a decline of 8.3 million jobs and anticipated an unemployment level 19.5% for the month of May. Instead, nonfarm payrolls actually rose by 2.5 million and the unemployment rate fell to 13.3%. Much of…

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You’ve probably seen the meme detailing the sacrifice we must all make, akin to our grandparents’: But Radio doesn’t get that luxury. There is no “sitting on the couch” version of adjusting to this new (hopefully temporary) normal. Over the years, Radio has struggled to defend what were once key footholds: TV news shows supplanted…

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As the situation with COVID-19 evolves, Radio’s role is even more important than usual. In an effort to keep the industry informed, NuVoodoo will be tracking both the awareness and concern of Americans, and their usage and dependence on media — especially radio — during this unusual time. NuVoodoo will be generating thousands of interviews over the…

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In NuVoodoo Ratings Prospects Study Fifteen we asked about the most desirable elements to have in a radio station direct mail piece. We showed the details in the first installment of our spring webinar series that we finished up last week. If you missed it, a recording of 20 Things to Put Your Station on…

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Every year the Thanksgiving holiday brings us together with (non-radio) family and friends and reminds us just how odd our business can sound to folks. We’ve written about describing diaries to non-radio people – folks trying to remember their listening for a week and writing it all down in a pamphlet. Of course, this leads…

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We’re in the midst of three opportunities to sit in on the first installment of the NuVoodoo fall webinar series. This first entry is “How To Win The Workplace War In 2019,” based on our latest Ratings Prospects Study of over 3,000 respondents across all PPM markets. Last week we showed that 60% of the…

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Congratulations to Jake Swesey of Cumulus and Bob Neumann of iHeart for winning $20 and $100 gift respectively. They’re the winners in the first of two chances to play Million Dollar Media’s Instant Win Game attached to interactive webinars showing data from NuVoodoo Ratings Prospects Study 13 from earlier this year. Attendees of our final…

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