Shoutcast vs Icecast – The Showdown!

Shoutcast vs Icecast – The Showdown!

When starting an internet radio station, a vital decision to make before you launch is which streaming technology to use.As you might have guessed from the title, the two main contenders here are Shoutcast and Icecast. In this article, we’ll go over the differences...
Internet Radio Broadcast Licensing

Internet Radio Broadcast Licensing

With our internet radio stations, often we want to be able to play music by popular artists. And those artists expect payment for the use of their material. Such is generally handled by purchasing an appropriate broadcast license.   So how do we go about ensuring that...
How to write a great Audio Ad?

How to write a great Audio Ad?

When you’re not a marketer, writing an ad can seem daunting. There are so many questions and things to consider. It can be easy though when you follow a simple structure and a handful of rules. Let’s go over what you need to know when creating an ad that leads...
What Kinds of Jokes Lead to Troubles?

What Kinds of Jokes Lead to Troubles?

Often in radio we push the limits. Such can be rather humorous to some of your audience but often risky for the broadcasting station. There is a type of outgoing people who do understand offensive jokes. They would laugh or respond smartly. But some people don’t...
How to Make a Shy Guy Talk like a Pro-Podcaster?

How to Make a Shy Guy Talk like a Pro-Podcaster?

This is a common problem. You finally have someone extraordinary in front of a mic, and you are ready to have the best podcast or evening show ever. But this guy does not say a word. They use simple one-word answers to your questions, which is not helping at all. So,...