We’ve come a long way in just one year. At 12:04 pm on April 8, 2014, the first XAPP Ad was served on the NPR News mobile app. The advertiser was Lumber Liquidators and the call to action was to download the company’s Floor Finder app.
Today, XAPP has released an infographic showing how interactive audio ads have impacted the economics of Internet radio. Data show that voice is the new touch and response rates increase significantly when the listener only needs to respond with his or her voice. View the infographic here.
We have received a lot of interest in our latest product, XAPP Content Discovery. Our first product, Interactive Audio Ads addressed the challenge of mobile audio monetization straight on. Interactive Audio Content Discoveries leverage the platform even further. Instead of advertisers generating engagement for their offers, publishers can use the platform to promote their audio content libraries.
Today, XAPPmedia announced Interactive Audio Content Promos, a proprietary voice interaction solution that allows consumers to access content by speaking while using audio apps. The microphone on mobile devices is used to allow the 100 million American consumers listening to audio through mobile apps to access content hands-free and eyes-free.
Veteran media strategist Mark Ramsey is well known in the audio world. He has worked with companies ranging from Apple and Pandora to Clear Channel and CBS. Mark recently connected with XAPP CEO Pat Higbie over Skype to conduct a 15-minute video interview.