Sunday, December 8, 2019

How to Conduct a (Nearly) Free Research Project

A free research project? Seriously? That price point gets even the tightest manager’s attention. But you can do it, if you are willing to invest a little time and creativity into a project. First off,...

Music Research: How To Interpret Results

The results of the music research have come in. 600 songs have been tested, and you have reams of data. Now it's time to interpret results and get it on the air. The first thing you notice makes...

Get Free Audience Research Using The OAR Method

A fundamental step in creating a radio station or show strategy is defining a target listener. A poorly defined target has caused many stations to fail. That's why I recommend stations get deeper into...

How To Get Free Audience Research

Radio stations have a tremendous advantage over most businesses. We have a large audience that is willing to respond with feedback if we ask for it properly. Mine that resource, can you can get...

Improve Music Research: Eliminate The Middle

Radio station music research has been around for decades, but many stations are still testing songs the way they have for, well, decades. It's time to improve results by adjusting the traditional scale used to...

The Danger of Using Online Music Clubs For Music Research

Programmers who base music choices on research and data feel comfortable and confident in the decisions they make. They reason feedback from real listeners is more reliable than good old fashioned "gut". But there...

Methods To Test Features

We all love our babies. They're cute to us because they're ours. But if you step back, some of those kids are ugly. It's the same with features. Is the feature working for you? How...

Music Research: 5 More Ways To Improve Response

How can I improve response from my research panel? That's the most asked question about online music tests. Online music surveys are a popular way for radio stations to gather information from listeners. It's inexpensive,...

Music Research: Get More Response-Ask For Less

Sometimes, to get more, it makes sense to ask for less. That sounds strange, but it's not a contradiction of terms. It's reality, and it certainly applies to the world of online surveys. How many times...

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Prank Calls: Prank the Host

Prank calls work for some shows, but are out of character for others. If it doesn't fit your nature, you could make one of...