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So Far In 2010: Digital Drops, Non-Traditional Rises

From Billboard.biz By Ed Christman, N.Y. With the first quarter of 2010 now completed, the good news for the U.S. music industry is the slowing decline of album sales. And another observation is the emergence of the non-traditional sector as … Continue reading

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Top 10 Radio Trends for 2010

Top 10 Trends for 2010 By: Daniel Anstandig Social Media means Qualified Prospects. There are over five billion tweets sent per day, and the people who tweet have been shown in a number of studies to spend more money on … Continue reading

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Take a Breath and Reinvent

The music industry goes quiet for a couple of weeks.  Other than Christmas tours, there isn’t much happening on the road.  Radio is in Christmas music gear and as a result label radio promotion and marketing slows.  Record companies are obviously hoping … Continue reading

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Sailing Away from the Safe Harbor

 Radio’s Digital Blue Ocean Why radio needs to move away from the red ocean and into the deep blue seas… by Daniel Anstandig Future success can be accomplished with a new way of thinking and an adjustment to radio’s business … Continue reading

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Coming Home from the Real World

I am back home in Nashville and still in recovery mode.  I appreciate Chris, Elizabeth, and Brian for their contributions to the blog while I was away.  It feels like I was out for a month, so forgive me if … Continue reading

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How Far Will We Chase Older Demos?

The demographic of country radio is skewing higher.  The more we chase the demo, the higher the age keeps getting.  Logic would tell us that in order to grow the format we can’t rely on the older demo, but the … Continue reading

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Clear Channel Opening Up a New Box

Clear Channel is streaming a couple of Pandora stations on various individual web properties. Will this testing of the waters turn into something more long term? Check out the Wired article here.  

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