Saturday, May 30, 2020

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...

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...

Audio Teases Drive Listening to Audio!

Before buying a car, you take it for a test drive. At the grocery store, they hand out samples of the latest taste-tempting sale item. And at the theater, they show highlights of an...

How To Tease Through Commercials

Pop Quiz (and if you get this wrong, turn in your radio programming card): What is the #1 reason listeners tune out radio stations? Answer: Commercials. No doubt. The spots come on and the...

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...

Disguise Your Promo With A Content Tease

If listeners hear a promotion coming, the tease isn't clever enough. It hasn't been prepared properly. Teases aren't just promotion. And teases are more than commercials for upcoming content. They're actually content themselves. That's...

Quick, Easy Ways to Test Hooks And Teases

A headline on an online post is designed to cause users to take action. If it's not provocative enough to earn a click, the publisher won't win engagement. That's why successful online sites go...

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...

Double or Triple Tune In With a Stack Tease

Imagine there are two stacks of prizes. You won a contest and have the choice of anything from either stack. But before choosing a prize, first you have to choose a stack. In this...

When To Tease Is As Important As What To Tease

Many years ago, after the authorities finally caught up with notorious criminal Willie Sutton, they asked him why he robbed banks. His simple reply was, "Because that's where they keep the money." It's a...

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