Monday, January 21, 2019

Promotion: Last Prize Standing

Last Prize Standing is a great promotion that sounds a lot bigger than it actually is. It has aspects of The Last Contest, the classic KCBQ/San Diego promotion from the late 70s, which remains...

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...

Promotion: Win a Baby

Win a Baby is a great promotion for the right station. Who's ideal? A station that appeals to women and doesn't mind dealing with controversy. The controversy isn't so much what actually happens, but rather...

Who Do You Know?

Who Do You Know is a fun promotion that gets celebrities to call a radio show! And listeners do most of the work. This promotion can be a great campaign, but it also has a...

Promotion: The Black Box

The Black Box is a terrific promotion that builds intrigue, gets attention and drives appointment tune in. It's also a tool to tell a story on the air that can be addictive. The concept is...

Promotion: The Money Man

This is one of those promotions you have probably heard of, and may have admired. If elected properly, it's a great way to get attention and create drama. The Money Man carries the risk...

Promotion: The Fugitive

One of the greatest promotions for building word of mouth and adding a story to your radio station, "The Fugitive" has been launched under several titles and with various methods of execution. It can expand...

Contest: Listen And Win

This contest doesn't win a creativity award, but if you're looking for something short, sweet and easy to play, this could be it. Listen and Win is one of the easiest contests or promotions...

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...

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...

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When Stunts Go Wrong

Regardless of best intentions and detailed planning, sometimes things don't go according to plan. When promotions or stunts go wrong, listeners remember. And it...