Promotion Execution

WestJet Christmas Promotion Wins Hearts

This is brilliant marketing from an airline with a history of outstanding promotions. It's the type of thing that radio stations should (and once did) specialize in. WestJet reached consumers on an emotional level. WestJet...

Game Technique: Physical Challenge Trivia

The Physical Challenge Trivia is an amazing game for team shows with three or more characters. It pits two cast members against one another in a game of trivia, but with a physical challenge. Before...

Promotion: The Love Ball

This idea is ideal for stations wishing to deepen their community roots. the idea is so simple, you'll wonder how it could possibly have an impact. But it does. The Love Ball is a winning...

Use This Idea to Get More Local TV Coverage

Local TV coverage for radio is a good thing. While television viewing may be on the decline, television still reaches a startling number of radio listeners. So doesn't it make sense to get on...

How To Crank Up Your Publicity Machine

Radio stations don’t send press releases as much as they once did. In fact, most marketers have gotten away from cranking out content that feeds their publicity machine. Here’s the problem. Most press releases you send...

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...

How to Make Minor Stunts Work For You

Stunting can be an effective way for radio shows to activate an audience, as long as the stunt is used properly. Many shows create minor stunts on a regular basis, assigning the task to...

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...

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...

Radio Stunts Need a Story

Radio personalities don't need stunts to be successful. It's not a requirement. Some of the most successful, high profile personalities of all time have avoided stunts entirely. And many others rely on stunts to...
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