Friday, June 25, 2021

Stunt Categories

There are a million ways to create a successful stunt. Well, maybe not a million, but a lot. That can be a problem, actually. So many possibilities can be confusing or paralyzing. That’s why...

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. Or it could expand into a major promotion. In this article, I explain how to play The...

Promotion: Pack Your Bags

Pack Your Bags is fun on the air and off. It creates a terrific event in public and lends itself well to cross-promotion with other media (television) and digital (online). At the same time, you can...

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...

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...

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...

Promotion: Free Fuel Friday

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....

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Imaging Is a Secret Weapon If Managed Properly

Production is a powerful tool, and used effectively, can be an important part of your message and communication. This applies to the station in...