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Stream Licensing Explained (For 7 countries & continents)

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.

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Radio Directories: The Ultimate 2020 Guide

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.

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Radio Broadcasting Software: The Ultimate 2020 Guide

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? 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?

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6 reasons why https is so important

You and I –we’re online targets. Vulnerable to hacker attacks that transpire every 39 seconds. Frightening, right? Protecting yourself or your website users is critical – whether you run an e-commerce store, a banking application or a web radio station. ​

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8 Tips on How to Write a Radio Script

Should you write radio scripts for your shows? Or is it okay to not plan out your shows word by word and improvise/ad-lib. We have some tips.

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Radio Streaming Services

Are you setting up an online radio station? Need tips on how to find a radio streaming service? Today, we'll teach you the ins and outs of radio streaming services.

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Broadcasting Glossary

Expand your radio terms vocab. with this list of 30+ words. You'll never struggle to right term again. Just refer to this list of broadcasting terminology.

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Internet Radio Hosting with Auto DJ

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.

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Should I Create an Internet Radio Station?

Should I create an internet radio station? If you're asking this question, you're probably thinking of creating one. But if you have never worked in radio, it may seem like an impossible task.

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How to Set up a Radio Station Online: 10-Step Checklist

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!

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Quick Guide to Radio Studio Types

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

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14 Radio Show Topics

Looking for thrilling radio show topics for your radio station? We have some topics to joggle your mind. See them here:

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How to add radio station on smart speakers

Most users buy smart speakers to listen to music, talk shows, news etc. There are crusical for online radio streams. Learm how to add your radio station to smart speakers.

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Radio Interview: Conduct A++ Radio/Podcast Interviews

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.

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How to Start a Radio Show: 9 Quick Tips

Figuring out how to start a radio show? Relax, because it is so simple! Why do I sound so confident? Well, thousands of people have done it. And thousands more will do it, including YOU.

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Write Great Radio Ads: The Ultimate Guide

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.

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Radio Station Name: 6 Easy Naming Techniques

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.

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Radio Station Formats

n today’s post, you’ll see: What are radio formats? A short history of radio formats. Types of radio formats, target audience, music charts, and examples.

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Radio Website Widgets: With 11 Must-have Widgets

In today’s guide on radio website widgets, you’ll learn: The role widgets play Widgets every radio station website needs Where to find free & paid widgets How to add widgets to your website

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How to Improve Your Radio Voice: Web Radio Guide

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.

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Radio Station Logo: 8 Ideas & Tips

Are you in the process of designing a new logo for your radio station? We have some radio station logo ideas you can try! So let's quickly go over them.

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Radio Contest Ideas: 8 Hot-Practical Ideas

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.

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Community Radio: Everything You Wanted to Kno

In today’s blog post, learn about community radio stations. Some topics covered include: What is community radio? Does it pay its staff? How does it raise money? And more.

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Radio Playlists Tips: Create the Best Music Shows!

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.

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Internet Radio – Most Frequently Asked Questions

Are you new to internet radio? As you start out, it might seem like there are a thousand things you need to know. To fast-track your progress… ...we wrote this starter’s internet radio FAQ guide.

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9 Challenges Faced by Internet Radio Stations

Are you a budding online radio broadcaster? If yes, which challenges keep you up at night... Today, we’ll look at some of the common challenges online radio broadcasters face.

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Broadcast Live Radio Shows on YouTube (How-To)

Today, we’ll cover: Streaming on YouTube (step-by-step tutorial using OBS). Different types of content radio stations upload on YouTube. What are copyright strikes? And more.

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How to broadcast Online Radio & Audio From Your SmartPhone

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.

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9 Tips to Engage & Entertain Radio Listeners

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.

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Live Audio Streaming Software Solution Explained

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.

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Voice-Tracking – What is it? How to get started

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.

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How to Get Advertisers for Internet Radio Station/Podcast

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.

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Write Effective Radio & Podcast Descriptions + Examples

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.

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Radio Show Preparation Tips: Hosts & Guests

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;

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Top Radio Presenters and Lessons From Their Careers

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;

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