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Hey Pandora, Watch That Commercial Load

There’s this myth out there that its the personalization that provides the primary motivation to use Pandora: The limitless allure of choice and variety. But I don’t think so. I think it’s much more about the comparatively clutter-free environment. That is, fewer spots. The “variety” argument: Everywhere we turn, it’s clear that consumers favor hits. […]

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Posted in Advertising, choice, clutter, commercials, Internet Radio, mark ramsey, mark ramsey media, Media, online radio, pandora, radio, radio industry, ramsey-blog, spot load, spots, tom conrad, variety

What’s ahead for Pandora? CTO Tom Conrad talks to Mark Ramsey

Tom Conrad is the CTO of Pandora, and this conversation – from hivio 2013, the inaugural radio ideas festival – is the first public response of Pandora following Apple’s introduction of iTunes Radio. Here are some of the questions I asked Tom: How has Apple’s introduction of iTunes Radio changed the calculus for Pandora? Are […]

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Posted in 2013, apple, Audio, cto, featured, hivio, Internet Radio, interview, Interviews, itunes radio, mark ramsey, mark ramsey media, Media, online radio, pandora, radio, radio industry, strategy, tom conrad, video, Videos

hivio Radio Ideas Festival – The Afternoon Sessions, including Pandora

Yesterday, I posted the morning sessions from hivio, the first-ever radio ideas festival, a free event in San Diego. Today, you can watch the afternoon ones. The event streamed live. Click the video/image below to watch the afternoon sessions. Because this is a real-time stream, feel free to scrub to whatever point in the afternoon […]

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