Monday, October 22, 2018

The Art of the Tease is Seduction

The primary goal of a radio tease is to set an appointment or build anticipation for a future event. Some teases have the right words, but sound more like a commercial. The art of a great...

How To Master The Transition Tease

Teases serve a variety of functions for air personalities. There are several types of teases, and each has a place for most personalities. One of the most useful benefits of a great teasing strategy...

Create a Radio Tease Like a Highway Sign

A good radio tease is one of the most powerful weapons personalities can use to lead listeners to additional tune in occasions. Some personalities are shy about teasing, thinking it's hype. Or over-promotion. Or...

When To Break For Commercials

Radio stations need to re-evaluate their programming clocks. But more than that, programmers and personalitie need to learn how to earn extra quarter hours by learning new tactics of when to break for commercials. I'm...

8 Lessons For More Effective Teases

Sometimes the best radio lessons are learned from other industries and businesses. When it comes to teases and short promos for content, television is a great resource. The teases for newscasts are brilliant. The...

Double or Triple Tune In With a Stack Tease

Imagine there are two stacks of prizes. You have won a contest and will have your choice of anything you want from either of the two stacks. But before going through the prizes, first...

Easy Teasy: A Simple Way To Create Great Teases Every Time

Teasing upcoming content is a key part of a radio personality's ability to drive added TSL. But just saying the words to promote the segment isn't effective. And after about 30 teases, they all...

The 80 – 20 Tease

Effective promotion on the air is both art and science. The goal should be to deliver more listening occasions, longer tune in by leading the audience through a segment and expand interest in your...

The Sneaky Power Of The Horizontal Tease

Most personalities don’t think about promoting tomorrow’s show that much. Most of their attention is spent trying to get listeners to stay tuned in now, or to convince them to come back in the...

Content Is King. Who’s The Queen?

You've heard it over and over. It's all about content. Content is king. But is it? You may have the most compelling material on the air, but if nobody knows about it, does it...

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Feature: Your Show On The Street

You've probably seen (or heard of) YouTube star Billy On the Street. The concept is simple: Billy's an interesting, fun personality who talks to people...