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It’s Time For Rush Limbaugh To Go

Rush Limbaugh’s contract is up and it’s decision time – not only for Rush but for the industry which awakens to a 2016 where, for better or worse, Rush is the most famous name in radio. And it’s time for Rush Limbaugh to go. Now this is nothing personal. Rush has had an amazing symbiotic […]

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Posted in am radio, contract, facebook, future, hivio, iphone, mark ramsey, mark ramsey media, Media, radio, Radio's Future, ramsey-blog, red seat ventures, renewal, rush limgaugh, Satellite Radio, trends, Twitter, youtube

The Secret of Howard Stern

Bob Lefsetz penned a great piece in praise of Howard Stern recently. I recommend you check it out. It’s great not simply because he hits all the right notes about Howard, although he does. It’s great because Bob deciphers the real secret to Howard’s success, a secret available to anyone who considers themselves “talent.” Says […]

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Posted in america's got talent, bob lefsetz, howard stern, mark ramsey, Morning Radio, radio, radio industry, ramsey-blog, Satellite Radio, secret, siriusxm, talent

The Future of Your Radio Brand – Mark Ramsey @hivio 2014

Podcasting, online radio, terrestrial radio, satellite radio….Do you think that all these audio silos have little in common? That podcasting is different from radio is different from online radio and Pandora, etc? You’re wrong. Do you think that ever-increasing choices in a world offering everybody their own personal customized experience means the end of “hits,” and – […]

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Posted in 2014, Audio, brands, broadcasting, festival, future, go big, go home, hivio, mark ramsey, mark ramsey media, Media, pandora, presentation, radio, radio industry, ramsey-blog, Satellite Radio, star wars, terrestrial radio, trends

Sirius XM’s Take on Personalization

Personalization is a rainbow extending all the way from “lowest common denominator” to “all mine.” The former is what you get on the radio while the latter is what you find in the iTunes store. SXM’s version of personalization, which appeared in the iTunes store this past weekend, is closer to the former than the […]

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Posted in mark ramsey, mark ramsey media, Media, radio, radio industry, Satellite Radio, sirius, siriusxm, xm

SiriusXM is Stealing Your Fans

It’s largely off the radar for most broadcasters but I have noticed something interesting in the past year or so: Satellite radio is getting more important to consumers. I do regular proprietary research studies for broadcasters all over America, and one of my basic measures is the “favorite station” metric. For the many music stations […]

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Posted in favorite, Internet Radio, mark ramsey, mark ramsey media, Media, online, online radio, pandora, radio, radio industry, RIU, satellite, Satellite Radio, sirius, streaming, trends, xm

Why I like SiriusXM’s new Mobile App

It hasn’t gotten a ton of attention, but SiriusXM’s recently revised mobile apps add some functionality which I think makes a dramatic difference in the quality of the user experience and also transforms the meaning of satellite radio online using the familiar metaphor of the DVR (not new for the conventional satellite radios, but certainly […]

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Posted in app, ipad, iphone, mark ramsey, mark ramsey media, Media, mobile, radio, radio industry, RIU, Satellite Radio, sirius, siriusxm, xm