Press Release

4 Ways to Make Money in Online Radio with SteamingFREE.TV Radio Stations

4 Ways to Make Money in Online Radio with SteamingFREE.TV Radio Stations


For many of you, online radio is a hobby – a fun way to share your love of music with the world. For others, it’s big business bringing in millions every year.

Between these two extremes are a large number of web radio producers just like you. Some of them eek out just enough money to cover their costs, while others make enough to be professional webcasters. These people drive income in a number of different ways.


1- Sponsorships

Just because in-stream advertising is complicated doesn’t mean you can’t incorporate some sort of advertising model directly into your broadcast product. On-air sponsorship isn’t an advertisement, it’s more of an endorsement.

In its simplest form, sponsorship involves asking a business owner to pay you to mention their product or service on your station a certain number of times.

You may need to conduct some research to figure out how much you can charge for this type of sponsorship. Business owners want a return on their investment — that is, they want their sponsorship to bring in more sales. How can your station help them reach their goals? Often on-air calls-to-action are successful. For example, announcing special events or pricing deals. Figure out what your station can do to help businesses reach their sales goals and price your sponsorships accordingly.


2- Display ads

Where in-stream advertising is complicated, online display advertising has become very simple. Display advertising refers to placing text or image-based ads directly on your station’s website. Display ads come in a variety of shapes and sizes.

Google’s AdSense  is perhaps the most popular ad distribution program on the planet. Signup is straightforward, and placing ads on your website is relatively easy to do.

However, there are plenty of other ad networks out there. Among them is the powerhouse partnership of Yahoo and Microsoft’s Bing search engine. You have to request an invite but once you’re in you can count on a wide range of high-paying clients.There are many, many other ad networks, these are just a few of the most popular.


3- Affiliates

Perhaps the most natural way to generate income from an online radio station is through affiliate marketing. Affiliate marketing is basically directing listeners to a product or service in exchange for a commission on the sale. This makes so much sense for music stations especially because listeners may decide to buy an album or single after hearing it on your station — why not get a cut of the sale?


The top two online music marketplaces are Amazon and iTunes. Both offer affiliate programs in many different countries.
4- Donations

The absolutely simplest way to make money through an online radio station is from donations. If your listeners like what you play and value your online radio station, encourage them to help ensure its continued existence by paying whatever they think your station is worth.

To get started with your own online radio station give us a call at 1-888-801-1563 or visit us via these websites or or


Leave a Reply