Pandora Gets Advertisers to Pay for ‘Trial Offer’ for Potential Subscribers
Will it boost revenue and improve conversion?
Pandora, the popular internet radio platform, is testing out an aggressive new ad model to boost revenue and improve conversion. Under the new model, registered users can listen to Pandora for an hour ad free after clicking on a Sponsored Listing, which is essentially an on-air commercial. Partnering with Fox and Sony PlayStation as sponsors, Pandora has rolled out a beta version of this new ad model to 20% of Pandora’s non-paying listeners (about 14.6 million…
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