When it comes to hosting an internet radio show, there are a few things you need to know regarding the music you stream.
Unlike regular terrestrial radio, you don’t need a license to broadcast an internet radio show. But, if you want to stream commercial music, then a license is required.
Are you looking for royalty free music for radio, podcast, or YouTube videos?
Well, with royalty-free music, you can avoid paying expensive commercial music licensing fees.
You also don't have to pay royalties for every performance.
A business will use the yellow pages to promote itself –do the same for your radio with an internet radio directory.
Many will list your stream for free. And the more directories you list your radio, the easier it is for listeners to find you.
Are you searching for a radio broadcasting software for your web radio?
OR are you...curious about the alternatives to the radio software you're currently using?
We reviewed some of the best radio broadcasting software, DJ programs, and encoders with free trial versions!
You and I –we’re online targets. Vulnerable to hacker attacks that transpire every 39 seconds.
Protecting yourself or your website users is critical – whether you run an e-commerce store, a banking application or a web radio station.
Scouting for a radio hosting provider that offers internet radio hosting with Auto DJ capabilities?
CloudRadio has hosted radio stations, both big and small, for more than a decade.
We understand and solve the challenges internet radio broadcasters face.
Are you setting up a radio station online?
We made this checklist for you.
It covers the planning stage, the technical setup phase, and how to build an audience for your radio.
Let’s get your radio station up and running!
What is a radio studio
It’s a specialized facility for producing, recording, and broadcasting live audio including interviews, commercials, and more.
Radio studios range in size from small in-home studios to large broadcasting centers
Radio interviews are great because they birth new & original content.
Getting famous & interesting people through your doors builds up your image and authority.
And don't you love stimulating conversations?
Information is still power – the last time I checked.
Today, I'm going to show you how to write radio ads. It doesn't matter if you're an absolute beginner, together we'll learn:
The basics of radio ads.
Ad scripting techniques.
How radio ads are produced.
Today, you’re going to learn exactly how to choose a radio station name.
And not just any name: A really good one!
Some topics covered include:
What is in a name
Where do names come from?
Mistakes never to make with your radio name
Name choosing techniques.
To kick off this blog with a bang, let’s articulate what a good presenter’s voice sounds like.
Natural yet relaxed.
Crisp, clear & engaging.
Intonates —rises and falls.
Not always deep, and announcer like.
But dead easy to listen to and understand.
Attractive and an attention magnet.
Radio content is still king. And internet radio has a positive impact on both listeners and broadcasters.
In this article, you'll discover:
Pros and cons of internet radio for broadcasters.
Pros and cons of web radio for listeners.
In today’s post, I’m going to reveal 8 radio contest ideas.
You’re familiar with a contest, right?
"When opponents battle it out for a chance to win a prize." An easy off-air example is a pie-eating contest.
WELCOME TO TODAY’S BLOG POST….
...where we will share secret tips to create great radio playlists.
Anyone who ever built a playlist knows that they are tough beasties to get right.
Some turn out to be boring.
Why broadcast live audio from your smartphone?
Maybe you run an online radio station and want to broadcast remotely to your fans.
Some podcast owners are also interested in LIVE podcasting.
They will record the podcast in the studio, at the same time broadcasting it to live audiences.
We can define a student radio simply as a radio station that's run by the students attending a learning institution.
Students contribute most of the programming, but it might also feature other members of the community.
If you’re noting that more people are listening to your radio, it's the best time to make a good impression and retain new listeners.
The only way to do this is by becoming more entertaining.
Use these tips to obtain the highest listener engagement. Learn how to make shows Fun.
Looking for a live audio streaming solution? You might be an organisation like a church looking to live stream services online.
OR a town or city looking to update residents with timely audio broadcasts —during this pandemic— which might be easy to execute than video broadcasts.
The problem with many radio internet stations is that they are playlist-heavy. There are no talk segments.
If you don't have the time to create live shows, you can still make your shows sound live through voice tracking.
Today, you'll learn:
- How to find companies or individuals that want to run ads;
- Definition of an advertising package and ways to create one;
- Ways to get noticed by potential advertisers;
- Joining radio ad networks and what they provide.
Writing a good description is terribly important.
It doesn’t matter if it's for a radio or podcast show; the elements tend to be similar.
Effectively, the description tells a potential listener the contents of your show —giving them a reason to tune in.
And in today's guide, you’ll learn:
How to use storytelling to create better radio & podcast shows;
Ways to find interesting things to say during links;
Phone-in and interview show preparation tips;
The right way to ask questions;
Importance of promoting shows beforehand;
Today, we'll talk about some iconic radio presenters. This is important for various reasons:
Having positive models is key;
There is a lot to learn from other presenters, including presentation techniques and general career advice;
Do you have a podcast or radio website and need more web visitors?
Getting more traffic for your website means:
More people listening to your podcasts or stream;
Increased brand awareness and visibility;
Looking forward to a chill relaxing evening? Well, watching a movie about radio is a perfect way to ease into the night!
Today, we're presenting some of the top 10 radio movies and documentaries. You can easily find them from various sources on the web
Is DAB radio better than internet radio? Can the two technologies co-exist in the modern competitive world of media?
Today, we will go over the following: What is DAB Radio, and how does it work? How is DAB different from internet radio?
Looking for the most popular radio formats? Perhaps, you’re launching a new internet station and require a format that will be a hit with the masses.
Or, are you considering a switch from your current radio format?
Choose a fast computer capable of running your internet broadcasting software and handling resource-intensive programs like a digital audio workstation. The bare system requirements for a decent computer are 8GB RAM
Today, we're taking a look at some of the best courses for internet radio owners. And because most of us also produce podcasts, we will take a look at podcast courses. Both formats deal with audio, and there are many things to learn from related courses.