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6 Things That Will Determine Your Radio Advertising Costs

Posted by Chad Elliot on May 6, 2019 at 8:00 AM

As every business has unique marketing needs, radio advertising costs can vary quite a bit. A simple Google search of “radio advertising costs” will provide broad ranges, like $200 - $5,000 per week, which isn’t very helpful when planning your advertising budget.

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Topics: Radio Advertising, Marketing Strategy

10 Ways Restaurants Can Use Local Radio

Posted by Chad Elliot on April 25, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Competition in the restaurant industry can be quite intense. That’s why finding ways to stand out from the crowd and build continual awareness of your restaurant is essential. Local radio can help.

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Topics: Radio Advertising, Marketing Strategy

Zimmer Cares: Community Non-Profit Spotlight -Fostering Hope

Posted by Chad Elliot on April 3, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Zimmer Cares proudly supports Fostering Hope in the work they do in supporting children and families participating in the local foster care community. Fostering Hope is an organization that lives up to their name, which is just one reason they were voted a Zimmer Cares 2019 winner.

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Topics: Zimmer Cares

Team Zimmer: Randy Brooks on KIX 102.5 received recognition as one of the best PDs in America!

Posted by Chad Elliot on March 28, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Every year, the radio industry's premiere magazine – Radio Ink – ranks America's top 30 program directors in the Country format. This year, Zimmer Radio's own Randy Brooks made the list thanks to his hard work and dedication to KIX 102.5 listeners. Since there are hundreds of country stations, this puts him into a very exclusive group. Here is more about Randy and how he was able to surpass all of the competition to make this list:

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Topics: Team Zimmer

Radio and Search: A Winning Combination

Posted by Chad Elliot on March 14, 2019 at 8:00 AM

With 3.5 billion Google queries being made each day, search engines are critical to the customer journey. Savvy, empowered customers use search engines like Google and Bing to find and research the products and services they ultimately purchase.

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Topics: Radio Advertising, Marketing Strategy

Celebrating MJ's 10 Year Anniversary

Posted by Chad Elliot on March 12, 2019 at 8:00 AM

A business can only be successful if it has the right team members. These are loyal, hardworking people who are committed to doing their part to create great results. They also remain with the company long enough to truly master their jobs so that they are both effective and efficient.

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Topics: Team Zimmer

Our Jingle Workshops Make It Easy to Create a Jingle for Your Business

Posted by Chad Elliot on February 8, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Advertising jingles are short pieces of music that are associated with a specific brand, product, or company. The best ones are as memorable as good logos, and people can recall them for years - or even decades - after a campaign that features them. Coming up with a good one, however, can be hard for those who don't have the skills or practice to do it. To help with this challenge, we offer Jingle Workshops.

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Topics: Jingles, Jingle Workshop

Why Employer Branding is Key to Recruiting Top Talent

Posted by Chad Elliot on January 4, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Attracting top talent can be challenging, and with today's low unemployment rate, the competition is high. Fortunately, employer branding can help your company stand out as a good place to work and improve your chances of attracting the best candidates.

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Topics: Recruitment

Everything You Need to Know For BrandsFormation Fall 2018

Posted by Chad Elliot on October 2, 2018 at 8:00 AM

There's an exciting event headed your way this fall - BrandsFormation 2018! After a successful event in March, we’re bringing the free educational workshop back to help even more Four State business owners develop their brand and improve their bottom lines. Scheduled for Wednesday, November 7 at 8:00 am., BrandsFormation 2018 is designed to help you transform your business from good to great.

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Topics: BrandsFormation

You Can Advertise Effectively WITHOUT Discounting

Posted by Chad Elliot on September 27, 2018 at 8:00 AM

If you’re used to relying on discounts to drum up business and customer interest, we’ve got good news — you don’t have to use discounts! While discounts can be useful, there are different tactics that you can build into your strategy that are effective at building sales and loyalty. Even better, these methods don’t force you to cut profit margins in order to make the sale.

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Topics: Marketing Strategy

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