Monday, February 6, 2023

Promotion: Free Fuel Promotions

Free Fuel Friday is a great promotion that can be adapted to be a one-time event, an ongoing campaign, or a recurring promotion that pops up from time to time when gas prices spike....

Contest: 1 Song 1 Second $1,000

1 Song, 1 Second, $1,000.  It is so simple, fast, and addictive. It adds a lot of play-along intrigue to the station. This could become a recurring benchmark as a station promotion and/or a...

Game: Bracket Promotions

Every spring, the world turns collective attention to the NCAA college basketball tournament. Consumers invest time and attention filling out predictions for bracket promotions, hoping to pick the winners in the pool of 64...

Promotion: NCAA Basketball Million Dollar Bracket

Every spring, the sports world becomes obsessed with the NCAA college basketball championship tournament. The enthusiasm spreads well beyond sports fans as millions complete a tournament bracket. It is a perfect promotion opportunity. Call...

Contest: Beat The Bank

Beat the Bank is a great contest because it's easy to play, adds drama on the air and offers the appeal of a large prize without having to pay off every time. The promotion works...

Contest: Crack The Code

Crack the Code is one of the stickiest promotions on the radio. If you do it right, it engages listeners, seducing them into more and more appointment tune ins, and gives you a dynamic...

Contest: High Low

High Low is a great radio promotion that has been around for decades, and has proven to be a winner every time it's played. There are many reasons it works, but the most important is...

Contest: Secret Sound

The Secret Sound can be a simple feature on a radio show as a daily or weekly game. And it can expand into a major promotion that drives multiple daily tune-in occasions. In this article,...

Promotion: Phrase That Pays

The Phrase That Pays is a branding campaign with a cash incentive to repeat the station’s key positioning statement, causing listeners to pay attention, learn, recite and recall a slogan. If you're in a diary...

Promotion: Epic 48 Fantasy Contest

You may have heard about Z90/San Diego’s incredible promotion called Epic 48, which turned out to be the first of a series of campaigns. Each is an amazing radio promotion on it's own, but the...

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Halloween Old Ghoul Weekend

Reflecting listener lifestyles is more than just phone topics and contests. Stations should invest in their brand values, and have fun. That's what San...
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