[JPL] New JazzWeek Chart Reporting

Tom Mallison tomthejazzman at embarqmail.com
Fri Jun 15 20:16:14 EDT 2012


I personally don't think threats are the way to go, but it surely has 
encouraged others to step up and comment.  Just think about all the time 
Ed has worked on this project only to see such a slow response.  ALOHA  Tom

On 6/15/2012 4:47 PM, MFA - Jazz Radio Promotion, Publicity & Consulting 
wrote:
> Hi Group -
>
> I too have been encouraging folks invited to participate on the chart panel not only in my weekly e-mail blast to broadcasters as well as in individual tracking calls and e-mails - hopefully in what is perceived as a non-berating manner since that is my intention - to complete the registration process.
>
> I also don't think threatening is the way to go and agree that while perhaps moving slower than we might have hoped / wished (and good point Mark about people being in fund drive mode or out of town), the number of reporting stations is growing - for example I believe 33% more reported airplay used for this week's 3rd chart than did to the previous chart.
>
> Still, only a couple of dozen stations have reported in each of the 3 weeks since the re-launch which is a far cry from the 90 or so that the JazzWeek chart was based on until it switched to MediaGuide data in 2004. Also a number of stations have completed the process but not yet reported and still others have registered but still have not completed the process so they can report.
>
> Hopefully with all of us working together things will continue to grow and, as Mark wrote, get to a point where we have a panel / chart that accurately reflects national airplay (with a bit of Canada thrown into the mix :-).
>
> Mitchell
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> Mark Rini mark at groovmarketing.com
> Fri Jun 15 15:18:50 EDT 2012
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> agreed, Mike.
>
> We are reminding the folks who are not reporting  and asking them to please
> consider doing so. If a station is not reporting, not getting back to us
> and doesn't have a searchable playlist on their website, yes, they are in
> jeopardy of losing service. Of course there are other variables to consider
> as well.
>
>   But I think strong arming/threatening at this point is premature. Don't
> get me wrong, some pressure needs to be applied, but the % of reporting
> stations is growing every week and there are still some stations in drive
> and others who are on vacation. As long as the number of stations continues
> to grow weekly, I'm confident we'll get to a point where we have a panel
> that that accurately reflects national airplay.
>
>
> MR
>
> On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 12:00 PM, Michael Carlson<mcpro at earthlink.net>wrote:
>
>> Seems to me that all of us can carry this torch a little - I am reminding
>> stations that have not reported and thanking those, of course, who are
>> making what is a pretty time consuming effort for several.
>> For my small part, I intend to use the existing and future charts as bait
>> each week for those on my various lists that have not responded.  Wanted to
>> encourage all to share the charts with all appropriate broadcasters going
>> forward - we are now a moving train - need to help stragglers see it move
>> with the music we are all dedicated to.
>> Mike
>>
>>
>> On 6/15/2012 9:07 AM, Tom Mallison wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>   IF only about 50% of the invited stations/programmers have signed up to
>>>> report who is responsible for getting the other invitees into the process?
>>>>   Is it the labels, promotion contacts, JW or who?  Maybe more drastic
>>>> action is needed or the threat of such.  ALOHA  Tom
>>>>
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