“With this addition of pureplay streaming music publishers to our network, we continue to diversify TargetSpot’s broad Digital Audio offering for advertisers,” said Eyal Goldwerger, CEO of TargetSpot. “Our research shows that Internet Radio users switch between streaming sites multiple times a day. Our highly diversified network lets advertisers reach their desired target audiences regardless of the service they listen to or the device they use.”
TargetSpot’s Digital Audio advertising network now includes more than 85 radio groups and pureplay online music providers, with thousands of music, talk/news and sports channels. Using the TargetSpot network, advertisers can target Internet Radio listeners based upon a variety of factors, including geography down to the zip code level, time of day and personal listening preferences.
The new partners:
–Songza — a free streaming music service that has expert-made playlists for every occasion and makes it easy to find the right one, at the right time. Songza’s music concierge serves users music based on a variety of factors such as genre, mood, activities, decades and culture.
–Radionomy — a free global service that allows radio enthusiasts from around the world to create their own online radio stations. Radionomy provides the tools for members to broadcast, promote and monetize their own station free of charge. Radionomy stations are more than just playlists, they are produced and run by real people such as music fans, artists, DJs, opinion leaders, comedians and story tellers. Radionomy is one of the largest user generated online radio networks in the world with more than 7,000 Internet Radio stations and more than 45 million listening hours each month.
–just hear !t — the place for music lovers to hear any song in the world for free, legally. In addition, users can add songs to their own playlists and share them with friends.
–Thefuture.fm — The first platform for DJs to share mixes with their fans under full rights compliance while receiving their own royalties. Thefuture.fm streams the world’s best mixes from top DJs, venues, and festivals to music fans. It has the world’s largest library of fingerprinted mixes and is home to over ten thousand DJs. The company recently surpassed two and a half million mix-plays by listeners.
–Soundtracker — a free music service that blends Internet Radio, social networking and location-awareness. Users have access to more than 22 million songs. They can create and share personal radio stations, play music with friends in real time, find music playing in their area and connect with friends through a built in chat feature.
–HulkShare — a music platform that provides services to artists, blogs, labels, magazines, and other industry professionals. Users can upload and share songs, demos, samples, beats, and any other files related to their musical movement.