We encourage everyone to take the survey announced today on the state of the Internet radio and streaming industry. XAPPmedia and RAIN News are sponsoring the research and we are looking to your input.
A recent AdExchanger article emphasizes the uselessness of the banner ad format, calls for advertisers to change their mentality around digital advertising and lists 10 innovative ad tech companies, including XAPPmedia.
As 2014 comes to a close, many are looking back on the past year and many are looking forward into the year to come. At XAPP, we're doing the same. We know 2015 will be a big year for Internet radio and we look forward to what's to come. Before the new year starts though, we decided to take a look back on 2014 and share our most popular blog post again.
XAPPmedia CEO Pat Higbie shares his Internet radio predictions for 2014 with MediaPost in an article published today. He predicts a lot of changes and growth when it comes to advertising in internet radio.
Taylor Swift leaves Spotify and takes her music with her. Ed Sheeran comes to Spotify's defense by contributing his success to its streaming services. XAPPmedia's Bret Kinsella had a featured article on Adotas today where he breaks down both sides of the debate, presents important data, explains what advertisers need to know and how they can benefit from internet radio.
As the year comes to a close, marketers are starting to plan their advertising strategies for 2015. A Mobile Marketing article addressed this task directly and suggests that audio ads on Internet Radio will be an increasingly powerful tool. In particular, the article highlights sponsored content as a popular and effective audio ad format. Some other strategies suggested by Mobile Marketer include...