The more a radio show can add drama, suspense or expectation to a segment or campaign, the better. When listeners become invested in the outcome, attention and time spent listening result. There are many ways to do this. One is to raise the stakes paying off a bet between cast members.
In this article, I’ll share ideas on how to increase audience through paying off a bet on the air. Highlights include:
- The types of content that work with a bet.
- How to raise the stakes and cause listeners to care.
- What makes paying off a bet work…
- …and what causes it to fail.