JNLR Q2 2011 Local Stations

The local stations have varying penetration ranging from Highlands 67% to East Coasts 23%. But still in top spot is Highland with a fairly commanding lead.  The only real movements were KCLR up 7 points and ocean up 6. On the other side of that coin TippFM was down 6 points and LMFM down 5. […]

JNLR Q2 2011 Dublin Figures

Dublin market whilst very crowded, it’s actually fairly static. In the list below there has only been two one changes in the order: 2FM down and Newstalk up.   2FM lost about a quarter of its listeners in the capital and is now firmly rooted, like Wolves last year,  to the bottom of the table. […]

JNLR Q2 2011 National Figures

The latest JNLR figures hold no real surprise in some quarters. Radio listenership, whilst still particularly healthy with a 85% penetration, has dropped back a little on last year’s comparable figures. Radio 2011 2011 2010 2010 000 +/- Any Radio 2979 85% 3024 86% -45 Any National 1610 46% 1678 48% -68 Any RTE Radio […]

The real crimes of Social Media

K Cole

I read recently that some marketing departments were “afraid” of social media and, in some cases, that fear could be completely justified either because of their complete misunderstanding of social media (SM) or (more importantly) the incompetence of the individuals left with the responsibility of chartering a brand through the sometimes choppy waters of SM. […]

Irish Newspaper Circulations June 2011

Seemingly if you’re a media owner with an abundance of titles and the poo hits the spinning thing, you simply throw the title out with the dirty water. And it will all go away! The figures below are BC – before crisis and next months will not reveal anything other than confusion as the News […]

After the News of the World Readers

They are circling. The UK Sunday Papers are planning to see that they can pick off the carcass of the News of The World with three newspaper groups actively perusing the papers Sunday previous buyers and readers. It’s going to be particularly interesting to see, firstly, the contraction in the Sunday market in the wake […]

News Of the World – Hacking and Boycott


Without getting into the political debate of the News of the Worlds (NoW) latest lesson in distasteful journalism – “hacking” the phone message of an abducted minor, outside the public reaction is how this will impact on the paper from an advertising point of view. On the circulation front the buying public are fairly adept […]

Group Deal Sites and SEO

Group Deal Sites and SEO Site Coupons Daily Deals Deals of the Day Deals of the Week Discount Coupon Group Deals Voucher www.5hop5.ie – 2 – – – – 22 www.boardsdeals.ie – 15 13 – – – – www.bonkers.ie – 6 – – – – – www.citydeal.ie – – – – – – – www.clicknsave.ie […]

Ireland Internet statistics


An amalgam of statistics here combining data from ComScore and Akamai, the internet network people. Looking at just some of the data that leaps out: Irelands very low average hours per visitor in comparison to its near neighbours. Irelands stands 5# from the bottom and is 63% less than to of the list The Netherlands […]

Daily Deals and Coupons, some interesting research

There have been some very interesting studies conducted recently into the world of the ‘Daily Deal’ and coupon redemption. Perhaps one of the more interesting of these was conducted by Rice University in September of last year and again in June of this year. But…. if you’ve been tempted, have a look at something we […]

Daily Deal and Coupon Calculator

In an effort to try and bring some reality as opposed to hype Daily Deals, we’ve put together an interactive spreadsheet sheet to try and help you get to the bottom of the numbers. There are so many variables it can really be a bit of a nightmare. But hopefully below will at least give […]