The Agency Blues
Episode 53 February 15, 2015
One of the key things internet broadcasters have to deal with is the simple act of monetizing. Advertising agencies want to see big numbers. When a broadcaster does bring those numbers, the rules seem to change. It all seems to be based in fear, of all things. In this episode, Ric takes a look (and a shot) at advertising agencies and their current attitudes toward the internet. Sadly, some of these companies still hold on to the “tried and true” terrestrial format even though 75 – 80 percent of the AM/FM audience has evaporated. Where did they go? To the internet. Is he ahead of the curve? You bet. What may seem like a good place to be, not so much.
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