This week we got a call from a station asking if their news posts could be set to automatically expire after a certain day and time. For example, you post a local news story about a new farmer’s market... Read More.
A few weeks ago I received an e-mail from a station General Manager asking if his website was ADA compliant. We have very high coding standards, so I was intrigued by the question and did some research. Chances are that you did not know... Read More.
With so much marketing expertise, professional staff, extensive knowledge, and the capability to create powerful marketing messages, it just makes sense for radio stations to offer marketing services to clients outside the traditional radio ad. When you can do this, it gives businesses the... Read More.
We have received several reports of a malicious website visitor filling out contact forms on our station websites from a person named "Mel" claiming your website is using their images and that you must "delete them NOW". Do NOT click on the link... Read More.
Thinking about jumping into the pool of podcasting? Awesome! We believe every radio station in every market, no matter how small, should be owning a podcast of some kind. The possibilities are limitless. A question we get often is "do you include podcasting in your... Read More.
Ad inventory is the total amount of space that any publisher of content has available for advertisements at any given time. If you operate a radio station, surely your sales manager maintains a list like this showing all available commercials in each daypart as... Read More.
Countless research papers and benchmarks prove that optimizing your website speed is one of the most affordable and highest ROI providing investments you can make in your radio station website. Here at Skyrocket Radio, we do all we can at the server and CMS... Read More.
What the heck is GDPR? GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation. It’s basically a privacy law from the European Union that went into effect on May 25, 2018 pertaining to ALL websites (whether you are big or small). It affects everyone that does ANY sort of... Read More.
Over the past few years, we have received several requests for popup ads, auto-playing video ads and large takeover banners that fill the page. We’ve always urged our station affiliates against displaying these types of banner ads simply because we don’t like seeing them... Read More.
Every radio station owner has the same questions, "Why is our site(s) not getting traffic?" and "Why is it so difficult to sell ads on our station website?". While one question has to do with visitors and another with advertisers, in fact the solution... Read More.
Every year at this time it’s customary to look back on the previous year and examine things you could be doing better. Let’s focus on your online visitors window to your station – your website. Hopefully you have some goals in mind for 2018... Read More.
With so many channels available for brand promotion, like social media, TV, podcasting, etc, it can be easy for stations to lose consistency in their messaging and design, especially if different people are updating these channels. This makes it confusing for potential (and even... Read More.