Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Promotion: Give Back

What do you do to offset an image for being an outrageous, edgy morning show? With a heartfelt, sensitive and emotional promotional campaign. Give Back is one of the ways Kiss 106/Sydney's top rated...

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...

Promotion: Stuff a Bus

Stuff a Bus is an interesting and unique way to generate donations for needy families (or the homeless) at Thanksgiving or Christmas. Invite listeners to donate items for the needy to Stuff a Bus to the...

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...

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...

Game: Thousand Dollar Minute

The Thousand Dollar Minute is absolutely, positively, one of the best games you can play on the radio. It's sticky, drives tune in and won't break your budget. It's such a strong feature that many shows...

Online Promotion: Themed Recipe Books

Okay, I know this is going to sound cheesy to a lot of you, but If you target women, a themed promotion campaign to create (Your Show) recipe books is a winner. It could even be...

Promotion: Home For The Holidays

As the song says, "There's No Place Like Home For The Holidays", but many aren't able to make it home for various reasons (logistics, financial, etc.). Home for the Holidays is a promotion that...

Promotion: Pick Your Purse

If you target women, style and fashion is a hot button. Handbags and shoes cause emotional responses. Pick Your Purse is a great contest that many stations have used to drive tune-in and attention...

Promotion: 12 Strays

Many stations do a public service by publicizing the need for adopting from a shelter. It's a great cause, particularly if you have a pet lover on your show. But when you frame it...

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General Prank Ideas For April Fool’s Day

A good prank can help most shows, as long as they're performed well and within the character brand expectations for the personalities. Here are...