Live365 Broadcaster Feature Requests

Welcome to the Live365 Broadcasters Feature Requests log!   Our goal is to build the best platform possible to help all our broadcasters. To help make sure we are building the features you specifically want to see, we opened up this public feature requests log. This gives you, the user, the ultimate power because you now decide what we build next! Please submit any features you'd like to see built in this channel and be sure to vote on the ones that are most important to you. The features that get the most votes will become priorities for our development team during the next sprint.

Last played widget

This would allow their listeners who are visiting the website to see a list of the last played tracks on the station before tuning in. The goal is to show what type ...
Suggested by: Bogdan (26 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 04 Dec, '23 Comments: 19

Affiliate Links for Amazon/Apple Music purchases

Some have requested that we allow them to participate in the affiliate programs that music providers offer. The listeners can click on links which take them to ...
Suggested by: Brian (16 Jul, '18) Upvoted: today Comments: 32
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Skill for Amazon Alexa

listening to live365 on the amazon echo is listening with live365 app through Bluetooth. it would be nice down the road for listening to live365 via Alexa skill
Suggested by: Chris from Rockade Radio (03 Aug, '18) Upvoted: 16 May Comments: 9

Premium Option for Station Listing

This was brought up for years at the old Live365 especially in the old forums. A premium listing option for the top position in the genre page and /or station page ...
Suggested by: Rich (25 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 18 May Comments: 12
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Sonos Intgration

I would like to see integration with Sonos so that I can listen to my fav stations on Live365 via my Sonos system.
Suggested by: Tim (27 Jun, '19) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 9

Publish the stations "Upcoming Schedule" on the Live365 Directory profile page

A fantastic feature would be a daily or weekly schedule for listeners to see when their favorite DJ or special scheduled events were coming up. If this was posted to ...
Suggested by: David Craven (22 Feb, '19) Upvoted: 14 May Comments: 9
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Paid listener/listener suscription

Some current listeners and broadcasters have requested that we bring back this feature of the old Live365. Listeners who pay might have an ad free experience, hear ...
Suggested by: Brian (15 Dec, '18) Upvoted: 04 Mar Comments: 23
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Social Media Sharing

It would be super nice if the content providers on Live 365 were able to allow their users to share their listening experience with friends on social media. ...
Suggested by: Rocky Bucano (15 Sep, '18) Upvoted: 20 May Comments: 7
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Activate 'Connect with DJ' on mobile app

Still 'Coming Soon' - how difficult is this to connect to our email. Such a service and important for our listeners to give us feedback easily. :)
Suggested by: Thomas Callahan (21 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 05 Jan Comments: 6
Under consideration Directory/Listeners Mobile App

Custom Art work during LiveDJ sets

Ability to enter a jpeg or name of the Guest or organization's Logo during Live Interviews to identify speaker. This would show on the player like the Album Art or ...
Suggested by: J Hollidah (06 Nov, '18) Upvoted: 30 May, '23 Comments: 15

Expand the search feature of Directory to include station locations.

Suggested by: John Mouw (03 Apr, '19) Upvoted: 06 Dec, '22 Comments: 6
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Adding a live chat room to the Live365 profile page

By integrating this into the stations. We can have better interaction with our listeners. Especially if we want to diversify the stations by doing talk shows. Being ...
Suggested by: DJ Elementz (01 Jan, '22) Upvoted: 20 May Comments: 10
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Simplified, Station-specific URLs

This is maybe a headache to do, but simplification of station URLs to something like "http://live365.com/__[station name]__ would be a valuable tool for publicizing ...
Suggested by: Sake-bito (28 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 03 Jun Comments: 3
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Addons - iHeartRadio Add-on

I think it would be cool to see an add-on for iHeartRadio to get listed as you are currently offering with TuneIn.
Suggested by: Jacob Lee (25 Feb, '23) Upvoted: 09 Jun Comments: 1
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Directory - Featured "New " and other station categories on the website

Add an area on the Live365 webpage that introduces new stations or stations that may need a boost.
Suggested by: James H Becker (22 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 21 May Comments: 2
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Add a favorite station tab to the Live365 Smart TV and Carplay apps

A favorite tab needs to be added to the new Live365 Roku app so listeners can retrieve stations they like listening to without the need to search for them every time ...
Suggested by: steve reich (05 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 07 Jun Comments: 7
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Display Most-Listened To Stations First, Within Their Respective Genre Listings

Let's reward the stations that are attracting the most listeners by showing them first within their respecitve genre listings. Something the 'old' Live365 used to ...
Suggested by: Ernie Mitchell (21 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 19 Sep, '23 Comments: 9
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Bandcamp "Buy Now" (or Custom Buy Link)

It would be great to include Bandcamp when a listener clicks on "Buy Now". That's where a lot of bands now sell their music. Or a custom "buy now" link that I can ...
Suggested by: Sooz (27 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 20 Sep, '23 Comments: 2
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Post-roll Message at end of session duration limit

when the maximum session time is reached, the listener hears a pleasant message instead of silence. This way, they know it's not a technical problem. The message ...
Suggested by: Bogdan (26 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 04 Oct, '23 Comments: 6

Follow station system with notifications

This could make a big difference in our listening numbers. Create a "follow" or "subscribe" button on our Live365 pages, on the app, and in the widgets that would ...
Suggested by: Michael Serio (Food and Travel Nation) (30 Jan, '23) Upvoted: 21 Mar Comments: 1
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Generic images on player pages

The page that gets opened before the pop-out player ( http://player.live365.com/a39578) has a generic rock concert image. We would like to have the same background ...
Suggested by: Stefanie Lubkowski (22 Apr, '19) Upvoted: 08 Feb, '20 Comments: 1
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Use one of the iHeart directory slots to feature LIVE365 stations.

Let people hear the featured stations and drive people to the LIVE365 website. Use ads to tell people how to download the app and information about the stations. ...
Suggested by: Bernard L Overly (25 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 27 Sep, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Filter for stations with LIVE shows

I would like to suggest having a search tab or directory that filters radio stations who offer LIVE jock shows. It will definitely motivate broadcasters to listen to ...
Suggested by: Pu'ukani (11 Aug, '22) Upvoted: 28 Mar, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Audacy Add-on

I think it would be awesome to see an add-on feature for Audacy, so stations can get listed on the platform. It also would be cool to see somehow to get the album & ...
Suggested by: Jacob Lee (12 Oct, '22) Upvoted: 24 Jan Comments: 1
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Station Profile - Tags & Keywords

Please put a better selection of tags other than genre of music or talk radio. When searching for a specific keywords if the name of the station does not have a the ...
Suggested by: Cindy (06 Feb) Upvoted: 25 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Sirius XM Add On

It would be very cool to see a partnership that allows to get Live365 stations onto Sirius XM. Definitely would be a very cool thing to see, if that could happen!
Suggested by: Jacob Lee (04 Aug, '23) Upvoted: 20 Dec, '23 Comments: 0

SEO (Search Engine Optimization) tags.

There are a number of small broadcasters on this platform who are struggling to reach more listeners and would like Live365 to help with more ways to attract more ...
Suggested by: Keenan Copening (26 Aug, '22) Upvoted: 20 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Affiliate "buy now" links - Shopify and others

I've seen requests for adding affiliate links from Apple, Amazon, etc. I've also seen requests for allowing Bandcamp links. I would like to suggest that a user of the ...
Suggested by: Adam Zelinka (20 Sep, '23) Upvoted: 27 May Comments: 1

Search by Song and Song Alerts for the Live365 Directory

From the Live365 home page, allow listeners to search for a song that is currently being played (now) by a active Live365 broadcaster. Also allow listeners to sign ...
Suggested by: James H Becker (25 Jun, '22) Upvoted: 27 Sep, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

LinkedIn

Adding LinkedIn as an option to the social media links on the Live365 dashboard, website, and mobile apps.
Suggested by: Romane (08 Jun, '22) Upvoted: 15 Jun, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration Directory/Listeners