RAIN 9/19: Check out hundreds of photos from RAIN Summit Chicago

Michael Schmitt
September 19, 2011 - 12:00pm

RAIN Summit Chicago photosWe've published hundreds of photos from last week's RAIN Summit Chicago gathering, taken by RTT News (which covered the event). From Tim Westergren's keynote to the afternoon's panels and even happenings outside the room, you can see it all via our Flickr galleries here and here. RTT News themselves also posted some photos here.

Last week we published video of Pandora founder Tim Westergren's keynote (find it here).

Very soon we'll publish Kurt Hanson's keynote presentation and video coverage of the Summit's panels. Stay tuned!

 

 

Michael Schmitt
September 19, 2011 - 12:00pm

Web radio ad revenue

A report from the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) states that online radio advertising in Q1 of 2011 was up 21% from Q1 2010. The report also shows that Internet radio users are more likely to act on advertising, with 18% visiting an advertisers' website (compared to 11% of overall Internet users).

The report cites data from Arbitron, Edison Research, the Radio Advertising Bureau and TargetSpot. You can find more coverage here.

 

Michael Schmitt
September 19, 2011 - 12:00pm

Clear Channel has partnerediHeartRadio Festival with Microsoft to stream HD video coverage of the iHeartRadio Music Festival (September 23-24) on Xbox LIVE -- the online platform of the Xbox 360 video game system. 

The concert promotes the new Pandora-like iHeartRadio update, which is already available in Beta form (RAIN coverage here). Clear Channel will broadcast the concert live in over 150 markets and will stream it online via its 800 radio station websites.

 

Michael Schmitt
September 19, 2011 - 12:00pm

The UK'sRadioplayer all-in-one web radio platform Radioplayer says it attracted 6.7 million unique visitors in August. MediaWeek has more coverage here.

That's up 17.5% from May 2011, when Radioplayer reported it reached 5.7 million uniques during the month (RAIN coverage here).