Tag: socast

09/04

Revealing Radio’s Social Media Opportunity

SoCast is a company that integrates radio and social media to make the distinctions transparent across platforms. In other words, SoCast makes radio social. Not only does SoCast social media-enable all your online radio content, they can even provide an all-social CMS for your brand. Sandy Hurst is COO of SoCast, and he highlighted the opportunity for radio in the social media space at hivio 2013, the first-ever radio ideas festival held this past Summer in San Diego. Watch as Sandy illustrates specific applications to leverage social media for broadcasters. Click the image below to … [Read more...]

06/24

hivio Radio Ideas Festival – The Afternoon Sessions, including Pandora

Yesterday, I posted the morning sessions from hivio, the first-ever radio ideas festival, a free event in San Diego. Today, you can watch the afternoon ones. The event streamed live. Click the video/image below to watch the afternoon sessions. Because this is a real-time stream, feel free to scrub to whatever point in the afternoon that interests you. Over the coming weeks we will be publishing every individual Q&A and presentation. The afternoon kicked off with a timely Q&A with Pandora Chief Technical Officer Tom Conrad. [iframe … [Read more...]

06/19

hivio – the Radio Ideas Festival – is THURSDAY!

And if you're not here in San Diego in person, you can watch it live! It's the first-ever radio ideas festival and it's happening on Thursday this week. It's FREE - and it's invitation-only. We have a room full of people attending at a quirky downtown San Diego location. The day will include in-depth Q&A with brands, agencies, and media as well as trend-defining presentations. It will stream live in two parts - morning and afternoon. I'll update this blog post to share the URL's for those streams when they're available on Thursday. Home-base for the event is http://hivio.com. And … [Read more...]

07/12

Socializing your Radio Platform

Radio has been (incorrectly) referred to as the "original social network."  But if it's so social, then why are our platforms so stridently and utterly non-social? It doesn't have to be that way. Just ask Elliott Hurst.  He's the CEO of SoCast SRM, a company dedicated to transforming radio's relationship with its audiences by socializing the experience across digital platforms. Watch the overview of what SoCast does in my Q&A with Elliott below (make sure to click the "expand" icon in the lower-right-hand corner of the video). What I find most interesting is the ability of the … [Read more...]

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