Moody
Applying
Technology to
Your Business
Challenges
jācapps develops custom software applications including mobile apps, web applications, and other digital technologies
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Discover
and Define
We work with you to discover your business needs and define the project scope
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Design
and Plan
We combine skill and strategy to make sure your apps look great and are easy to use
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Develop
and Build
Our development teams bring your application to life
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Deploy
and Support
Once deployed, we continue to provide support for anything regarding your app
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moody
Applying Technology to Your Business Challenges

jācapps develops custom software applications including mobile apps, web applications, and other digital technologies

big fm
Discover and Define

We work with you to discover your business needs and define the project scope

town crier wire
Design and Plan

We combine skill and strategy to make sure your apps look great and are easy to use

michigan public
Develop and Build

Our development teams bring your application to life

podmn
Deploy and Support

Once deployed, we continue to provide support for anything regarding your app

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Our highly collaborative, four-step process results in outstanding custom apps. We discover, design, develop and deploy. We work with you to find the inspiration to move forward and to determine what your needs are. Because we are dedicated to your success, we keep a close eye on the apps once they’ve been launched for any potential problems and to help you navigate the inevitable new devices and software updates.

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Calling All Stans

By Fred Jacobs | April 15, 2024

When it comes to radio, there’s often a fine line between a fan…and a fanatic. But what about “stans?” Who are these hardcore fans, and how can radio stations harness their passion and enthusiasm? For inspiration on a Monday, let’s turn to one of the most accomplished rappers since the genre began. If anyone understands the “stan” mindset, Eminem sure does.

When Did Radio Stop Advertising?

By Fred Jacobs | April 12, 2024

We always hear “Radio needs to do a better job tellling its story.” But where would the creative come from and how could broadcasters pay for it – especially in this economy? OK, here’s some back of the napkin math for you.

New AI Audio Tools and Competition

By Fred Jacobs | April 11, 2024

Lots of Innovations, New Tools, and Counter-Hype What’s News: After a late-March lull, press releases and news stories for AI innovations have been fast and furious over the last week, showing that even if the PR teams took a spring vacation, the development teams didn’t. First off, Google announced the public release of the latest…

Does Your Radio Station Give Listeners “The Feels?”

By Fred Jacobs | April 11, 2024

Radio programmers are always seeking to make a true emotional connection with their audience. It’s about creating “the feels” for your listeners. But how do you accurately identify precisely what that is, and how to reflect it back to your listeners? We take on that lofty challenge in today’s #TBT blog post. You may need a little Kleenex.

Fred and Paul Jacobs to Receive National Radio Award

By Andrea Mendez | August 17, 2022
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The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) today announced the 2022 National Radio Award will be presented to research and consulting experts Fred and Paul Jacobs. The award will be presented at NAB Show New York during the Marconi Radio Awards on October 19. This marks the first time the award has been given to two people. “Radio…

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Hey Radio, Are You Ready For An NFL Bake Off?

May 21, 2024

Imagine a 4 minute playoff that would pit all 32 NFL teams against each other in head-to-head combat. Well, that happened last week – but not on any football field. Instead, every NFL team competed hard on social media to produce the funniest, cleverest, and most viral video short to highlight the 2024-25 schedule. It’s a case study in creativity, celebrity, and humor. And there are great lessons here for radio stations and their personality shows. Are you ready for the “2024 NFL Schedule Debut Bake-Off?”

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Let’s Eat Somewhere Else

May 20, 2024

The restaurant business is littered with eateries that started with great promise, only to fizzle out. Kind of like radio station formats. For today’s blog, it’s a look at consumer food products and the lengths they now go to in order to stand out and grab attention – without compromising the essence of their brands. I hope that deep into my many analogies, you’ll walk away with a different way to think about the radio stations you program and market.

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Pulling The Plug On A Radio Brand

May 16, 2024

What makes a legendary radio station? Is it about how many Marconi and Crystal statues it manages to snag? Is it about how much cash flowed during its lifetime? Or is it more about longevity and whether it stayed with its original format throughout its radio lifetime? That’s the topic of today’s #TBT blog post where the center of attention is a long-running radio station whose plug got pulled five years ago in 2019. You know the call letters, but can we consider this station an iconic radio brand?

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