Nobex Partners chosen as exclusive mobile app platform for Airtime Pro users

Airtime Pro, the award winning internet radio broadcasting automation platform, and Nobex Technologies, the provider of customizable mobile applications for radio broadcasters and podcasters, announced a partnership today.

Nobex has been selected as the exclusive mobile app provider for Airtime Pro, bringing this long awaited feature to all Airtime Pro station owners. This partnership delivers Airtime Pro broadcasters highly personalized, engaging and monetizable mobile applications for their online radio stations and podcasts.

Internet DJs choose Airtime Pro’s cloud-based radio station broadcasting software for its advanced automation, DJ management, seamless transitions between live and scheduled programming, and social media widgets.

Cait Watson, Nobex’s VP of Customer Success:

We’re really looking forward to helping Airtime Pro users get their own custom mobile apps. Setting up their station with Airtime Pro was easy, we want to make setting up their mobile just as easy.

The combination of Airtime Pro’s powerful broadcast automation technology with Nobex’s robust, fully-customizable mobile apps offers an instant mobile win for broadcasters. With mobile apps for all, broadcasters can streamline management of their online stations, easily monetize their content, and most of all, deliver an unparalleled experience to their listening audience.

Aleksandar Brajanoski, Airtime Pro Product Manager:

We’re extremely happy to have Nobex by our side. Thanks to this partnership, we are now able to meet the huge demand for a customizable Station App in our client base. Furthermore, Nobex gives our DJs and station owners opportunity to monetize their stations, which comes as a nice bonus. We decided to go with Nobex because we think they have the best offering in the station app market.

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Nobex Partners chosen as exclusive mobile app platform for Airtime Pro users

Which songs in your station’s playlists are getting cranked up?

We’ve written before about the benefits terrestrial radio stations get when they add streaming, mobile apps, and websites specifically optimized for radio stations. One of the biggest benefits to going digital is the metrics. When you’re streaming, it’s no longer about estimating market size or approximating listener engagement. You can optimize your playlists to maximize your listenership because you can actually see — in real time — what content resonates with your audience and how they respond to it.

Introducing Top Cranked Up Songs

To help stations grow their audiences, we’re continuing to roll-out more granular reporting alongside our eBex scores (Nobex Partners’ proprietary listener engagement metrics). We’re excited to introduce a new report. Top Cranked Up Songs is available in the Reports section for our Pro subscribers.

As you can probably guess by its name, Top Cranked Up Songs displays — in order — the songs in your playlist that got your listeners to turn up the volume on their mobile devices. The report also lists how many total cranks your songs received.

Here’s a sample report from a Nobex Partners client tracking its station’s top cranked up songs:

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How a station can use Top Cranked Up Songs

If you’re a Pro subscriber, you’ll find your new Top Cranked Up Songs list in the Reports section of your control panel. Just click on Charts.

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Stations are using this data to inform their content decisions, including more plays of songs that listeners dig and removing those songs that push listeners away. Our new Top Cranked Up Songs chart joins a handful of other listener engagement reports that top stations are using to refine and improve their programming, delighting their listeners.

In addition to Top Cranked UpPro subscribers can see what content in their playlists listeners are turning off, which songs are trending up/down in terms of listener engagement, and how specific content is trending over time.

So, get cranking.

Which songs in your station’s playlists are getting cranked up?

Introducing Website Builder

We’re launching Website Builder, a new, easy-to-use tool to build and customize a website for your radio station.

Over the years, we’ve heard from many radio stations that while they were happy with the Nobex Partners platform to build and manage their radio apps, they were still missing a good solution to manage their websites. The audience for digital radio continues to grow and without a good interactive solution on the web, radio stations were missing out on the opportunity to provide a good experience for their online listeners.

Website Builder changes that whole dynamic. Now, a station can use Website Builder to build an interactive website using the same tools they use to manage their station’s native apps. This tight integration between a website and app saves a station time and money in managing its digital presence.

  • Build a website for your station: Perfect for replacing your station’s current website or starting from scratch, Nobex Partner’s Website Builder makes your station look awesome right from the start. Our all-in-one platform provides everything you need to present your best side to existing and new listeners.
  • No coding necessary: Over 5000 radio stations around the world trust Nobex Partners to build and manage their apps. Now, using the same point-and-click technology that runs our app platform, stations can quickly design and launch a website.
  • One interface to manage your apps and website: We built the Website Builder to be tightly integrated it into your station’s apps. That means you don’t have to manage them separately — use one interface to manage both your station and your website. It’s easy, really, and cuts down on the time it takes to manage your digital presence.
  • Customize the look and feel: Nobex Partner’s Website Builder enables you to customize the look and feel of a website for your station. You have lots of choices to include, like your weekly schedule, playlists, forms for live requests, on-demand content, and much more.

Website Builder is available as a stand-alone product or as an add-on for existing clients on one of the Nobex Partners paid plans.

Introducing Website Builder

Update: Net Promoter Score

As another year draws to a close, we like to have a look at how things are going, and where we can improve. A big part of that is keeping track of our Net Promoter Score (NPS). If you’re not familiar with NPS, you can learn more about the concept here.

We survey users who have reached 6 months, 1 year, and 3 year milestones as partners with us, asking a simple question: How likely are you to recommend Nobex Partners to a friend or colleague?

Spread the Word

Here’s how things are shaping up this year:

6 months – 71% of respondents would recommend, 14% would not. Overall score of 57
1 year – 100% of respondents would recommend. Overall score of 100
3 years – 96% of respondents would recommend, 4% were neutral. Overall score of 96
This increase over time shows us that we are able to win over detractors by helping to guide them through the process of going live and providing the tools to help make their app a success.
Don’t forget your can share ideas with us whenever you want! And join us for a webinar to learn more about how to use the features on your Dashboard.
Update: Net Promoter Score

Announcing Partnership with Waze

We’ve partnered with Waze, the crowdsourced navigation app, to offer traffic reporting in real time for your station using their amazing Waze for Broadcasters suite of tools.

PARTNER OFFER INCLUDES:

  • Waze Traffic View: A dynamic, traffic dashboard that helps Nobex Partners access real-time Wazer-generated reports on changing road conditions for on-air updates. Waze algorithms automatically detect unusual traffic conditions and provide alternative routes and drive times for planning and reporting purposes.
  • LiveMap: A Waze-branded map for Nobex Partners’ websites. This means all listeners (not just Wazers) can see real-time traffic conditions.
  • Training: the Waze team will help you get the most out of this feature

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Partnering with Waze means bringing even more to your Nobex Partners Dashboard. We’re so excited to join with Waze for Broadcasters because getting the best and most accurate traffic reports makes your station first choice for your listeners.

Get Signed Up Today!

Announcing Partnership with Waze

Hurricane Harvey – Waze wants to help

Our friends at Waze want to help in areas effected by Hurricane Harvey.

Hurricane Harvey has devastated areas across Texas, Louisiana, and much of the American south. Together, we’re working to get the people of Texas and Louisiana back to their routines, one free #HarveyCarpool at a time.

The Waze and Waze Carpool apps work in tandem to help riders and drivers on similar routes find each other, ride together, and navigate around road closures and hazards with real-time updates from the Waze Community.

Waze Carpool Harvey Help

What can you do? – Make announcements on-air and through your station’s social media to notify your listeners about Waze Carpool.

Please visit the Waze Blog to learn more

 

Hurricane Harvey – Waze wants to help

The Sound Podcast launches with Nobex Partners

Santa Cruz, August 28, 2017 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Nobex Partners is proud to announce our partnership with The Sound Podcast. They launched their custom app with Nobex Partners earlier this week.

The new podcast-focussed apps from Nobex Partners offer podcasters a chance to create custom mobile apps that are packed with all the great features that radio stations love about Nobex Partners, including integrated social feeds, custom requests forms, and push messages. Push Messages are really powerful for podcasters; being able to send a push that is in realtime, or scheduled, or episode specific draws listeners back into the app.

“We’re thrilled to be partnering with Nobex to bring our podcast, and all of our content to a mobile audience with our new The Sound Podcast App.”

— Ira Haberman | Host/Executive Producer, The Sound Podcast

“The Sound Podcast is a great example of what you can do with our podcast-focussed custom apps. It’s been great working with Ira to get this launched and ready for him to grow his listenership even more.”

— Cait Watson | VP Marketing, Nobex Technologies

ABOUT THE SOUND PODCAST

The Sound Podcast is a music discovery podcast rooted in music and musicians inspired by the Grateful Dead and the larger “Jam Band” community. We provide a forum for artists, writers and others involved in the scene to tell their story. Just like you, we’re always listening for the secret, and searching for the sound. http://www.thesoundpodcast.com/

The apps: https://www.thesoundpodcast.com/the-sound-podcast-app

 

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About Nobex Partners:

Nobex Partners powers a complete digital solution and custom apps for thousands of broadcasters and podcasters across the globe. It’s not just mobile – it’s a complete digital solution.www.NobexPartners.com

The Sound Podcast launches with Nobex Partners