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hivio 2016: How Radio Can Make a Real Difference in Local Communities

During this week of Thanksgiving (and in the spirit of giving thanks), I wanted to share with you one of the most important conversations from the 2016 hivio audio future festival. If you’re a radio broadcaster, this will change the way you view contesting forever. Ryan Cummins is the Co-Founder/Co-CEO of Omaze, a cause marketplace that […]

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Posted in 2016, broadcasting, charity, contest, hivio, impact, kickstarter, mark ramsey, mark ramsey media, Media, omaze, platform, radio, radio industry, ramsey-blog, ryan cummins

You are Invited to hivio 2016 – the Audio Future Festival

There are events for radio and online radio and digital and local revenue and commercial and public and Christian broadcasters, but there’s no event for people across the audio space to gather together in one place at one time. Audio is one medium, and hivio, the audio future festival, is that one event. I’m proud to announce that […]

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Posted in 2016, acast, Adam Carolla, alpha media, andy bowers, beck media, clammr, conference, dr. drew, glenn mcquaid, hivio, howard lapides, huge, ian grace, jimmy kimmel, june, lizzie widhelm, los angeles, mark ramsey, mark ramsey media, Media, omaze, pandora, panoply, parviz parvizi, patricia korth-mcdonnell, peter kafka, ramsey-blog, re/code, ryan cummins, sarah van mosel, stefan brock, tales from beyond the pale, tickets, todd beck, valerie geller, virgin radio

Announcing: hivio 2016 – Get your TIX now!

It’s back! It’s hivio, the audio future conference. What is it? One of the coolest events of the year, hivio brings together more than 100 of the most influential people in audio and media for two days of candid, unscripted conversation. This is not your father’s NAB (no offense intended, NAB). Amazing thought-leaders and provocative presentations. […]

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Posted in 2016, acast, alpha, andy bowers, Audio, beck media, chris balfe, clammr, future, geller, glenn mcquaid, hivio, howard lapides, ian grace, lineup, lizzie widhelm, mark ramsey, mark ramsey media, Media, omaze, online radio, pandora, panoply, parviz parvizi, peter kafka, radio, radio industry, ramsey-blog, re/code, red seat, ryan cummins, sarah van mosel, stefan brock, tales from beyond the pale, tickets, todd beck, valerie geller, virgin radio

Can Taylor Swift Save Apple Music?

Have you checked out the Media Unplugged podcast I do with Tom Asacker? If not, the holiday season is a great time to catch up. Just go here for the iTunes link (other links are below). We reveal what’s really happening in media. And so far, the ‘cast has been good enough to be distributed by […]

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Posted in alamo drafthouse, amazon, apple music, bundle, cable company, facebook, force awakens, george clooney, mark ramsey, mark ramsey media, Media, Media Unplugged, omaze, platform, podcast, podcasts, ramsey-blog, rant, rave, save, star wars, svod, taylor swift, tom asacker, unplugged, video

What’s Wrong With Radio Contests…

Are you doing contests all wrong? Why yes, I think so. Seth Godin makes a point about the wrong questions to ask before crowdfunding, but they also turn out to be the wrong questions to ask before we expect anything from an audience. He writes: A friend explained to me all the reasons for her […]

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Posted in bikram, contest, Contesting, crowdsource, force for change, indiegogo, mark ramsey, mark ramsey media, Media, omaze, pay your bills, prize pigs, radio, radio industry kickstarter, radiotopia, ramsey-blog, seth godin, star wars