Audio Research

Proving the Power of Podcast Advertising – What’s Next?

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We might be biased but you can’t deny, it’s a great time to be doing podcast studies. Podcasts are on a roll. Listeners keep growing. Ad revenues are doubling every two years. Perhaps best of all, there’s still so much to learn. As podcasting stands ever taller on the audio landscape, it keeps changing. Going …

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All Audio is Not Alike: What Each Type Brings to Listeners and Advertisers

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Lots of people are talking about audio these days. And for good reason. Smartphones and smart speakers have people listening to more audio and more different types of audio than ever. The downside, though, of talking about “audio” in general is that it can put every type of audio—radio, music streaming, and podcasts—into the same …

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Survey Benchmarks are Only the Beginning

marker embedded in a large rock in front of the Noroton Volunteer Fire Department, Darien, Connecticut.

How Customization Adds Value to a Brand Lift Study        In civil engineering surveys, benchmarks (like the one above) provide a reference point from which other measurements can be taken. These are often quite literally set in stone because their value derives from being a static, unchanging point of comparison. Market research surveys …

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Hear That? It’s the Sound of Audio Building Brands

Over the past few decades, audio has been used mainly as a tactical tool to drive immediate sales. And for some very good reasons. Radio serves as the last mile in reaching drivers in their cars or trucks who are about to make a purchase. Meanwhile, direct-to-consumer brands have had great success with host-read ads …

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