Sunday, July 21, 2019

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....

Proof That Radio Contest Players Are Ratings Respondents

Why do radio stations offer promotions and on-air contests? After all, the vast majority of listeners come for the entertainment elements, don't they? It's about the music, or the information or the personality. True....

Giveaway Strategy: One Day Contests Can Be A Big Winner

Here’s an interesting question that is sure to inspire a spirited debate between programmers. Which has more promotional value: Giving away valuable prizes by spreading them across several days (or weeks) and...

Online Contest: Scared of Santa

Photo contests are highly engaging and, when executed properly, they can add a lot of traffic to your website or social media pages. A Scared of Santa or Scared of the Easter Bunny contest...

Game: Bracket Promotions

Every spring, the world turns collective attention to the NCAA college basketball tournament. Consumers invest time and attention filling out their bracket promotions, hoping to pick the winners in the pool of 64 teams...

How to Use Text To Win To Triple Ratings

Triple radio ratings? Great headline, huh? No, it's not click bait. Well, maybe a little. But it's true, and I'll show you how one of my clients tripled ratings just by creating contests with...

Stretch Your Contest Budget: Create a Listener Experience

Many times, program directors and promotion managers are trapped in thinking that everything the station does has to be larger than life, over-the-top promotions that blow listeners away with how big it is. That's...

Excite Your Audience With Unique Experiences

If your station is struggling to reach the millennial generation, or Generation Now, it could be that you’re programming to values held by past generations. It used to be that we could excite an...

Promotion: Who’s On (Your Station)

A measure of what makes a great promotion is the ability to create excitement on the air while inspiring your audience to actively participate and share. That's what The Who's On promotion can do...

Contest: Breakfast With Your Show

Breakfast With Your Show is a promotion that takes advantage of one of radio strengths. When you first consider this idea, you'll probably think that it's so simple it won't work. But it does, because...

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Game: Genius Quiz

Here's a fun Genius Quiz game that you can bring out from time to time. It's fun to play between the cast members, or with...