I want to compare airplay, streaming and sales between markets.
- In BDSradio to compare airplay, streaming and sales between markets, click on a song title or artist name from any report or go to Songs / Song View to look up a song or artist.
- Click on the "Markets DMA" tab.
- Airplay, streaming and sales is presented at the DMA level. What is the difference between a Market and a DMA?
The "Stations" column shows percentage and number of radio stations in the DMA playing the song or artist. Click to view a list of the stations in the market "Spinning" and "Not" spinning.
- You can toggle between showing "Share", "Index" and/or "Volume" on the report.
- "Share" shows the percentage of activity in the DMA. So a "Spins %" of 0.3816 means that 0.3816% of the spins in that DMA were from this song or artist.
- "Index" of 100 is the average of all DMAs. So an Index above 100 means the song is over-indexing in that DMA compared to the average. An Index below 100 means the song is under-indexing in that DMA compared to the average.
- "Volume" shows the total count of spins, audience impressions, streams and sales.
- You are able to view "Share", "Index" and "Volume" for:
- OnDemand Streams TW (This Week)
- OnDemand Streams YTD (Year To Date)
- Spins TW (This Week)
- Spins ATD (Activity To Date)
- Audience Impressions TW (This Week)
- Audience Impressions ATD (Activity To Date)
- Sales TW (This Week)
- Sales ATD (Activity To Date)
- Hover over any of the highlighted numbers in the report to see the past six weeks of activity
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