Author Archives: Hugues

SHOUTcast vs. Icecast: Everything you need to know

SHOUTcast vs. Icecast: Which streaming media server software should I use?

Most radio web streams are powered by SHOUTcast and Icecast.

And in this post, you'll learn more about them, plus Steamcast, a radio server software that we also offer at CloudRadio.

Let’s get started:

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  • Hugues
  • Updated February 17, 2019

Your Guide to Radio Streaming Services

Are you setting up a radio station for the first time? Or have you been broadcasting online for a while?

Wonderful! This guide will teach you the ins and outs of radio streaming services.

You’ll see the full path audio takes from your studio to the listener’s computer, smart speaker, or phone.

By the end, you’ll have the know-how to select the best stream hosting service.

Let’s get to it:

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  • Hugues
  • Updated February 20, 2019

8 Ways to Improve the Audio Quality of Your Internet Radio

As a radio station owner, I bet you’re always looking for ways to make your radio station sound great!

Right? Well, don’t stop…shoot for the ⭐⭐⭐ stars!

We also take sound quality very seriously.

While we can’t help you tinker with the EQ settings, we do our part by offering premium bandwidth and streaming up to 320 Kbps at no extra cost.

We know this is not enough, so we’re sharing 8 tips to improve your radio stream.

So let's start:

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  • Hugues
  • Updated February 11, 2019

8 Tips on How to Write a Radio Script

"Should I script my radio shows?"

I'd say yes because:

a) You will have more control over content.

b) You may forget what you planned to say.

c) You establish structure and maintain the flow.

d) You'll have the drive to research and rehearse.

Well, most of the spoken content on the radio is first written down.

So—let's delve into how to write great radio scripts:

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  • Hugues
  • Updated December 27, 2018

How to plan radio promotions (with examples)

Would it be awesome to create radio promotions & contests that go viral and draw many new listeners for your radio?

In this post, we talk about how to create successful radio promos.

I've included two brilliant radio promos you can learn from:

Have your ducks in a row and let’s go...

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  • Hugues
  • Updated February 14, 2019

Top 4 audio recording programs for your radio shows

Recently—we published a guide on radio automation programs (In case you missed it).

But, there was one thing glaringly missing from the programs we reviewed.

...most lack advanced audio recording or editing features.

Today, I’ll save you the trouble of looking for one—and show you some of the best audio recording and editing programs for your radio shows/podcasts.

So, let's dive straight in:

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  • Hugues
  • Updated February 14, 2019
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