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Why Build an App?

These days attention focuses more and more on addiction to smartphones.  While we used to lament about the kids and their video games now even Gran can be seen playing “Words with Friends” more often than she is sitting down around the table with her community group exchanging words with her IRL (“In Real Life”) friends. In addition, as the world keeps changing, the same “Apps” that used to live only on your smartphone are now also used on your tablet, reader, your television and even your car.  Yes, your car. More hearts With so much more media content available …

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Finney’s Fast Five Plus February 2018

Finney’s Fast Five Plus February 2018

The Bottom 5 Morning Show Topics We asked Contemporary Christian Music Radio listeners in multiple markets across the North America during the past few months about different Morning Show topics and how interested they are in hearing them on the radio, with 1 = not interested and 9 = very interested. The numbers below are averages of all responses in multiple markets. Here are their Bottom 5 answers, ranked from worst to less worse. 1. The latest on President Trump’s tweet’s  2.7 2. The latest Hollywood news 3.2 3. Update on the local NFL team  3.3 4. Tips on ways …

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Christmas on the Radio – December 2017

CHRISTMAS ON AMERICAN RADIO For many, the first Christmas song on the radio is a welcome change to the daily routine. It brings to mind a more innocent time. A time of wonder, of warmth, of childlikeness. Memories flood your mind. Suddenly the stress is gone from your daily commute, and you’re singing along to songs of joy and merriment. And then it hits you. It’s nearly Christmas, and there’s still so much to do! The non-stop, heartwarming songs on the radio set the backdrop for an otherwise hurried time, helping minds and hearts stay focused on Jesus, the real …

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Finney Fast Five Plus

Finney Fast Five Plus

Finney’s Fast Five Plus January 2018 The Top 5 Social Media Outlets For CCM Listeners Finney Media does research across the US – representative sample surveys that give stations detailed data on not just songs, but also listener perceptions about Christian radio. We asked Contemporary Christian Music Radio listeners in multiple markets across the North America during the past few months what social media outlets they use most. Here are their Top 5 Answers, ranked by the percentage of respondents who indicate they use that Social Media site:   1. Facebook 90% 2. Youtube 72% 3. Instagram 54% 4. Pinterest 53% …

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