Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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 can be hard to overcome. The Sacramento station that conducted the...

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...

7 Ways to Make a Great Impression at Public Appearances

Public appearances are one of the most powerful ways for radio personalities to win fans. That personal connection pays off in loyalty. But so many radio stations fail to make the impression they could...

The Only 4 Reasons for a Station Promotion

When planning and preparing a promotion campaign, stop and think: What is the goal? What are we really trying to achieve? There are only 4 reasons for a station promotion. And the fourth reason is...

6 Takeaways From the Ice Bucket Challenge

You saw it, remember it and probably participated in it. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge was a worldwide phenomena, earning the ALS organization nearly 40 million dollars. It's one of the greatest stunts in...

6 Factors to Determine Ideal Promotion Length

One of the most difficult decisions for programmers, promotion managers and air talent is timing. Since listeners don't pay much attention, it's easy to assume a promotion campaign should be longer. But what about...

There are regular webinars for all Insiders members. Click below to reserve your spot now!

The Spoke Theory Of Music Programming

Every programmer knows what their strongest songs are, or at least they should. They're the big hits that listeners can't get enough of. The...