Hurricane Sandy and SurferNETWORK

Last week the team at SurferNETWORK witnessed firsthand the awesome power of Mother Nature as “Superstorm Sandy” devastated New Jersey and much of the tri-state area.  After being without power at the SurferNETWORK Headquarters for a week, we’ve started to make our way back to some semblance of normalcy today, and reflecting back on the past week has without a doubt reinforced our passion for the radio industry. Continue reading

SurferNETWORK at the IdeaBank Conference

This week SurferNETWORK attended our very first International Broadcasters IdeaBank, Bill Grywalski and I had a wonderful time meeting the radio station executives that attended this event. We are so ecstatic with the release of our upcoming streaming media player, and the feedback so far has been fantastic.  We believe that the future of broadcasting is bright, and are working hard to keep our partner radio stations right at the forefront of the industry.

I believe that we have found a real niche in the IdeaBank – broadcasters focused on the future of radio, making it a great experience for listeners and profitable for the radio station.  This has been at the core of SurferNETWORK’s culture since the beginning… revolutionizing radio online with an enhanced listener experience, and creating advertising opportunities for our partner radio stations.

If you were at the convention and have any other questions about streaming we are always available to answer all of them! We also had a great time meeting our customers and seeing that so many were part of a great organization like the International Broadcasters IdeaBank.

International Broadcasters IdeaBank thanks for having us in New Orleans and see you in Decatur!

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comScore June 2012 Mobile Market Share

comScore recently published the June 2012 market share report, and there were some interesting numbers, especially for radio broadcasters.

Total smartphone ownership was up 4% from March, with 110 million people now owning smartphones in the United States alone.  This number continues to grow as smartphones become more widely available and less expensive. Continue reading

Get Social

Social Media is a tremendous marketing tool for your station, and if it’s used correctly, could greatly help your station not only gain listeners, but sell more effective advertising as well.

Spending a lot of time looking at Radio Station websites, as well as their respective social outlets, the trend in radio seems to be one of the following: Continue reading