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Infinite Dial: AM/FM radio holds steady in the car, digital sources gain

Car listening continues to be a topic of interest for the audio industry. The Infinite Dial from Edison Research and Triton Digital charted the latest trends for what people hear behind the wheel. AM/FM radio still holds court as the top audio source used in the primary car for 82% of respondents. Continue Reading

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Infinite Dial: Steady rise for podcasting; continued super-listening

In today’s Infinite Dial 2017 webinar, we learned that recognition of podcasting, and listening, are continuing to grow. The latest data show that familiarity with the term “podcasting” has been on a very gradual uptick over the past decade. The past two years have had bigger hops for this metric, growing from 49% in 2015 to 55% in 2016 and now 60% in 2017. Continue Reading

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PodcastOne/Edison study reveals effectiveness of brand advertising in podcasts

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PodcastOne and Edison Research have shared the results from a series of brand lift studies, which examined the the impact of podcast ads for national consumer and service brands. The data combined three separate studies into five national brands during 2016, including analysis of brand awareness lift achieved by podcast advertising. Continue Reading

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Edison Research: AM/FM still leads Share of Music, but streaming and mobile are catching up

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Edison Research has presented the latest installment of its Share of Ear series. The new report is titled Share of Music and it focuses on American adults’ music listening habits. This analysis reveals ongoing changes to where and when AM/FM radio still holds the largest share, as well as who is most frequently tuning in. Continue Reading

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Pew’s State of News Media offers industry snapshots

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Pew Research Center has released its State of the News Media report, a compilation of the extensive research into topics such as podcasting, audio, and public broadcasting. It offers a consolidated look at where the news media is headed. The fact sheets for podcasting and audio leaned heavily on data from Edison Research and Nielsen. Continue Reading

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Podcasting jumps: New metrics from Edison Research and Triton Digital released today

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The Podcast Consumer, an annual research report from Edison Research and Triton Digital and released today, represents the 12th year of podcast research conducted by Edison. This year’s report reveals a jump from incremental podcast adoption seen for several years. “This year, we saw a spike we haven’t seen before,” said Tom Webster of Edison Research, who presented a webinar. Continue Reading

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The smartphone shift and what it means for radio

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The smartphone is one of the most influential consumer electronics categories of the last 20 years. It certainly influences how Americans listen to radio and internet-delivered audio. At RAIN Summit West, Edison Research President Larry Rosin brought new metrics about smartphone listening from Edison’s ongoing Share of Ear and Infinite Dial consumer surveys. A shift is underway, too dramatic to disregard. Continue Reading