75 per cent of UK ad agencies plan to spend more money on podcasts
July 4, 2019 · 2.2 minutes to read
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75% of UK advertising agencies plan to spend more in podcasting over the next twelve months, according to new research from DAX. Digital audio as a whole, including music services, will see 85% of agencies spending more.
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