Posts Tagged ‘ statistics ’

Future For Radio “Bleak”, Despite Growth Of Online Revenue

Aug 22nd, 2008 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players, Making Money with Podcasts

The Radio Advertising Bureau has reported its latest revenue numbers, and, it looks “bleak” for the future of traditional radio. On-air revenue dropped 7 percent in the first half of 2008. While other revenues, from the Internet and other sources, are growing at a healthy rate, they are not enough to balance plummeting broadcast revenues. […]

People Trading Traditional Media News Sources For New Media

Aug 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Story, General

New research shows that people are relentlessly moving from traditional media – including newspaper, radio & television – to Internet-based news sources.

In the last ten years, the percent of people getting their news from the Internet has tripled, while the radio and newspaper news audience has declined 14% and the television news audience has declined 9%!

Online Video Market To Reach $4.5 Billion

Aug 14th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Internet TV, Video

Worldwide online video revenue is expected to top US$4.5 billion by 2012, up from $1.2 billion in 2008, predicts research firm In-Stat. Much of that revenue is expected to come from online video rentals, with ad-supported online video making up a major part, too. Research Highlights: By 2012, 39% of adults in the US are […]

Why Teens Are Skipping The Olympics

Aug 12th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Story, Internet TV, Video

Teens are skipping the Olympics this year.

Only 46 percent of teens surveyed by Harris Interactive showed any interest in watching the Olympics.

Here’s why.

Internet Video Producers Making Money, Averaging $12 Per 1,000 Views

Aug 7th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcasting Research, Podcasting Statistics, Video

Internet video producers are making money and averaging more than $12 per 1,000 views, according to a Web Video Study (pdf) by video distribution platform TubeMogul. Here are some of the highlights of the survey: More than half (51.1%) of those surveyed are making money with their videos. Of those that are monetizing their videos, […]

Apple Solidifies Dominance Of Music Retailing

Aug 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Music

According to the latest MusicWatch consumer surveys from The NPD Group, Apple is again the top music retailer in the US. The five leading music retailers in the U.S. for the first half of 2008 (January through June, based on purchases of CDs and a-la-carte digital music downloads) are: iTunes Wal-Mart (Walmart,, Walmart Music […]

Audience For Online Video In Europe Doubles

Aug 1st, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Podcasting Research, Podcasting Statistics, Video

28 percent of Europeans now regularly watch online video, more than double the rate in 2006, according to a new report from JupiterResearch. In addition, time spent watching online video has grown by 50 percent in the last 12 months. Short form video content – typified by YouTube – currently accounts for most of this. […]

Broadband Internet Audience To Hit Half Billion Within 5 Years

Jul 25th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Story, Podcasting Research

The audience for broadband Internet media will grow to half a billion people within the next five years, according to new research from Gartner.

Numbers like this point out that the broadband audience is rapidly growing to be larger than traditional broadcast audiences.

Internet TV Use Up 45% In Last Year

Jul 14th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Podcasting Research, Podcasting Statistics, Video

Internet TV is growing at an insane rate. According to comScore, U.S. Internet users viewed more than 12 billion online videos during the month, up 45 percent versus year ago. Nearly 142 million U.S. Internet users watched an average of 85 videos per viewer in May. Google Sites (mainly YouTube) attracted the most viewers (83.8 […]

Internet Television Turning Couch Potatoes Into “Mouse Potatoes”

Jul 8th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Podcasting Research, Podcasting Statistics, Video

The Nielsen Company today released figures showing video and TV usage across television, Internet and mobile devices in the US. According to Nielsen, Americans are watching more TV than ever, and Internet video viewing isn’t cutting into time spent watching traditional TV – it’s adding to it. In other words, the Internet is turning couch […]