Sunday, December 8, 2019

Promotion: Wishes Come True

This can become as much of it's own brand as the station itself. Become known as the place where wishes, needs and fantasies become reality. If you can be the station where wishes come...

The Wall of Heroes

Here’s an idea that works for many types of stations looking to honor local folks that make a difference in the community. The Wall of Heroes can be adapted as a salute to military,...

Major Promotion: Stuff a Bus

Stuff a Bus is an interesting and unique way to generate donations for needy families (or the homeless) at Thanksgiving or Christmas. Invite listeners to donate items for the needy to Stuff a Bus to the...

Promotion: Been Tipped Over

One of the most powerful ways to grow “roots” in your community is through emotional “from the heart" promotions. Been Tipped Over does this in an unexpected way. In doing so, stations can generate...

Promotion: Starbucks Pay It Forward

A promotion doesn't have to be a big moment. Many times, it's a small thing. That's why this Starbucks Pay it Forward idea is so successful. On the way to a meeting, Jeff Dauler, the...

Promotion: Give Back

What do you do to offset an image for being an outrageous, edgy morning show? With a heartfelt, sensitive and emotional promotional campaign. Give Back is one of the ways Kiss 106/Sydney's top rated...

Case Study: WestJet Wins Hearts With Incredible Christmas Promotion

This is brilliant marketing. It's the type of thing that radio stations should specialize in. WestJet captured the moment with a brilliant promotion that reached consumers on an emotional level at Christmas. Consumers typically don't have warm feelings...

Promotion: Love That Sticks™

Here's a great promotion idea that's ideal for Valentine's Day, but can easily be extended far beyond. Love That Sticks ™ activates listeners to send a positive message and spread your brand to others...

Promotion: Bringing People Together

IF you need a pick-me-up, or just some encouragement of the magic of radio to make the world a better place, read on. This is a heart-warming story of pure goodness. In San Diego, Magic...

Heart Promotion: 12 Strays

Many stations do a public service by publicizing the need for adopting from a shelter. It's a great cause, particularly if you have a pet lover on your show. But when you frame it...

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Your Morning Show Should Start Earlier Than It Is

Traditionally, radio morning shows start at 6 and end at 10. Why? Because that's what time the ratings services have chosen to define a...