You’ve all heard about radio’s incredible reach and its ability to create relevant imagery in a person’s mind. Did you know that radio is great at selling shiny new objects, too? Yes, it can help to sell watches, earrings, bracelets and rings – oh my! According to National Jeweler.com, the holiday sales are off to a strong start.
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With only 9 weeks left before we bid farewell to 2016, we asked Mark Fratrik, Ph.D., SVP and Chief Economist with BIA/Kelsey to provide with us with radio’s outlook for 2017.
Where do local radio stations stand in the new local media advertising marketplace, especially compared to their traditional and online/digital competitors? According to the recently published 2017 BIA/Kelsey U.S Local Advertising Forecast, which provides a five year national forecast and 12 individual media forecasts, radio does reasonably well. The combination of online activities with the over-the-air advertising leads to a 10.5% share of the $148.8B local advertising pie in 2017.
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